Post: Apprenticeships and Workplace Training Manager Designation:
Support Staff Contract Starting Salary: Sixth Form Colleges’ Support Staff Scale 33 £26,069 Hours: 37 hours a week, all year.
Responsible to: Director of Learner Progress, Development and Welfare
Purpose: The successful candidate will coordinate and contribute towards the achievement of QCF Diplomas and apprenticeship scheme targets.
Key Duties: Proven demonstrable experience of assessment of learners, lesson planning and preparation and delivery of training to learners (one and one and group).
Assessing, recording and reporting on students’ work.
Working within appropriate staff teams to coordinate and contribute to college planning, monitoring and evaluating processes and procedures.
Continue to grow the partnership provision of the college.
Line management responsibilities of the team.
Responsibility for the quality of the provision.
Responsibility for the learning journey of all candidates (recruitment, enrolment, induction, review, assessment etc.)
Responsibility for relationships with stakeholders (employers, learners and awarding bodies). Sharing best practice across and within the team.
Keep up to date with changes to national awarding bodies’ criteria and standards.
Committed to equality, diversity and safeguarding practice with young people and vulnerable adults.
Contributing to marketing and promotional activities.
Undertaking continuing professional development activities.
Participating in the college staff appraisal programme.
Other reasonable duties/activities required by the Principal and / or senior management team (SMT).
Generic to all staff: To support the College’s mission, values and strategic objectives.
To implement the College’s equal opportunities policies and to actively challenge discrimination on the grounds of protected characteristics or status in the College.
To participate and contribute to staff development.
To implement the College’s Health and Safety Policies and practices.
To implement the College’s commitment to continuous improvement and its quality assurance process.
To maintain up-to-date knowledge of current developments in relevant fields of education.
Note This job description allocates key duties and responsibilities but does not direct the particular amount of time to be spent on carrying them out and no part of it may be so construed. The job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post and is subject to review following consultation.
Person Specification for QCF and Apprenticeship Coordinator Essential skills, experience and characteristics
Appropriate professional/ training qualifications (relevant Assessor and Verifier qualifications).
High quality training skills.
Observation Team working skills.
Good communication skills: interpersonal, group, written and verbal.
Line management experience or a clear capacity to manage a team.
Flexibility and the capacity to adapt effectively to rapidly changing situations.
Good presentation skills.
Knowledge of equality, diversity and safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults.
Effective negotiating skills and the ability to inspire and motivate both students and staff.
Ability to work calmly, multi-task and meet tight deadlines.
Commitment to continuing personal professional development.
A full UK driving licence with access to their own vehicle and be prepared to travel to other sites when required.
Knowledge of a variety of quality systems and processes;
Knowledge of funding and fees for the department’s provision.
A firm commitment to achieving profitability and sustainability for the department to function efficiently within budget.
Desirable skills, experience and characteristics
• Experience of delivering business administration QCF and apprenticeship qualifications.
• Educational qualifications to a minimum of Level 4 or above.
• Experience of the Further Education and training and/or the post 16 sector.
• Experience of having developed and grown the QCF and apprenticeship provision before.
• A proven track record in sales. Non-Contractual Benefits
• Free use of the sports hall / gym facilities on site.
• Employee assistance programme and wellbeing initiatives.
• Free onsite parking.
• Local government career average pension scheme.
• 34 days’ annual leave inclusive of college closure days and bank holidays (rising to 37 after five years’ service).