Overview of post
The department of health, care and early years are looking to further expand their apprenticeship and short provision. They are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and dedicated Trainer/Assessors. Reporting to the Team Leader you will be responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of apprenticeship programmes including technical certificates and all associated responsibilities within programme delivery. You will be required to provide relevant training, support and assessment for a range of sector specific short programmes ranging from Level 1 to Level 4 including TAQA and Coaching & Mentoring qualifications.
You must have experience of assessing candidates on a range of programmes within a health, social care and /or early year’s settings and be familiar with SFA / ESF documentation.
A minimum two years of working within the sector would be an advantage. The role requires you to work as part of the health, care and early year's team to monitor and track the learner journey and to ensure appropriate support is implemented to maximise timely learner achievement. You should be familiar with quality processes such as close monitoring and tracking candidates on programmes to ensure timely success and excellent outcomes for all learners.
You are required to have excellent communication and ICT skills, be highly organised with very good time management skills and be able to work independently as well as part of a team, you must be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, have a strong work ethic and will share best practice with all members of the department. You will be required to be flexible in your approach with a ‘can-do’, ‘will-do’ attitude.
A relevant qualification in health and social care, preferably at level 5, a teaching qualification and TAQA / A1 and ideally V1 awards is also required for this post.
Delivery is Mainly in employer premises and also across College sites therefore a car driver and access to a car is essential.
Due to the nature of business growth in our work based learning you could be requested to deliver on other short programmes.
About the College
As an outstanding organisation and business (Ofsted 2015) we pride ourselves on the very highest standards and look to recruit people to join our team who share our passion for ensuring that our students have the best possible opportunity to secure a prosperous future. We provide education with employment edge; it is one of the things that sets us apart from other colleges and has made us so successful.
We also have excellent benefits to offer with this role; 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays(pro rata for part time), a career average pension with Local Government Pension Scheme, free gym membership, on-site parking, company sick pay, discount on public transport, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, childcare vouchers, hair and beauty salon discounts, and many more!
In accordance with the collective agreement made with UCU and Unison, all applicants on salary protection will be considered in the first instance.
Gateshead College is committed to Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding the Welfare of Children, Young People and Adults at Risk.