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Apprentice Skills Coach - Bricklaying

Job reference number: ZS006

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Leicester College


£27,476 - £29,502 pro rata per annum £13,738 - £14,751 per annum (plus an additional £2,500 market supplement)



Job Overview

N.B: Please see Note at the end of the description re deadlines.

Leicester College is looking to appoint an enthusiastic Apprentice Skills Coach (formerly known as Trainer Assessor) with current bricklaying experience. We would like somebody to join our team that has the passion and ability to impart their experience, skills, and knowledge to a caseload of Apprentices on Craft Apprenticeships.

Leicester College's Apprenticeship and Commercial Operations Department is one of the largest apprenticeship providers in the region. We have an ambitious vision for delivering high standard apprenticeship programmes that positively shape the future careers of all Leicester College students.

If you are looking for a new challenge or looking for a career change and have the right attitude and skills, then this is your opportunity to join a motivated, creative, and well-resourced department full of like-minded people on a journey to outstanding.

Attitude is key - we want someone who is committed to our vision and willing to support us in supplying the highest quality service to both students and local, regional, and national employers.

The successful applicant will work as part of a team delivering high quality training and assessment to Bricklaying apprentices.

The primary duties include carrying out 8-10 weekly high quality tripartite reviews of apprentice's progress across the holistic programme supplying feedback in a way that motivates individuals and help apprentices overcome potential barriers to progression whilst supporting them to pass their Apprenticeship end point assessment.

We are looking for a positive, proactive and solutions focused individual to help us drive the provision.

Knowledge of the Apprenticeship Standards, E – portfolio system (Smart Assessor) and experience of working with apprentices would be beneficial along with excellent communication skills and a 'can do' approach to tasks. However, we will provide all the required training for those looking for a career change from industry related roles to education.

Benefits we offer:

- 41 days holiday pro rata per annum
- Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Discounted shopping and rewards
- Wellbeing services and support
- On-site nurseries
- Excellent training and development opportunities

PLEASE NOTE: Leicester Employment Hub are supporting Leicester College with recruitment. Please send in application by 4pm on 26/04/2024 latest. Once we have identified suitable candidates we will inform HR and they will look at your application, but you will also need to complete their online application- deadline is 28/04/24 at midnight.

Skills and Qualifications required

You must have the following:

- Level 2 Bricklaying or trade related qualification
- Relevant and current bricklaying experience
- Hold or be prepared to work towards an Assessor and Verification award, e.g., TAQA, A1 or V1.
- A minimum of Level 2 qualifications in maths and - English or equivalent (GCSE Grade C or GCSE Grade 4)

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