We are looking for a full-time Skills Trainer Assessor to join our Apprenticeship Academy Team. The successful candidate will engender a strong team ethos, which promotes a positive, can-do attitude across the department and demonstrate excellent standards of customer service.
The role will include overall co-ordination of in-college and on-site activities to provide an overall view of progression of each apprentice. In addition, to act as the Co-ordinator and Assessor of a small cohort of Level 2 Apprentices within your scope of experience. You will be required to co-ordinate the training and assessing for the breadth of the programme between yourself and other staff.
As a Skills Trainer Assessor you will work alongside the Apprenticeship Coordinator in Apprentice sign-up, initial assessment and induction process. You will liaise with lecturing staff to compile and carry out comprehensive apprentice reviews, which lead to meaningful action plans and ensure that apprentices are clear on the criteria and the evidence they have to gain to meet this. You will maintain tracking systems to provide regular and purposeful reports to all interested parties as directed, so that there is a clear plan of action.
It is expected that you will have good written and oral skills to enable you to maintain accurate record keeping and general correspondence. You should also have excellent interpersonal skills, be good at problem solving, and have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
You will require a Level 3 qualification in at least one relevant vocational industry as well as a Level 3 in Assessment and Quality Assurance. A Level 2 (GCSE C/4 or above) in English and maths is also essential. You should also have recent experience of working within the relevant industry with high level practical skills. Other key skills include the ability to demonstrate a practical trade professional manner and engage and support children in their learning.
Normal working hours of 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday
Yes extensive free parking is available at all our locations.
Sponsorship and financial support to achieve Degree Level and Professional qualifications is available upon application.
We have an on-site nursery at our Peterborough Campus, and also offer childcare vouchers to support nursery fees here and at other locations.
Our generous holiday entitlement starting from 41 days of paid leave for full-time employees also hugely supports our working parents, and for some roles, term-time only contracts are available.
You will also find above-average occupational maternity and adoption benefits with up to 12 months off work, and access to paternity and shared parental leave scheme.
The Senior Leadership Team truly care for the wellbeing of staff and students and are actively involved in not only ensuring professional training is available, but that support for personal and professional problems is also accessible. Our free ‘Employee Assistance Programme’ offers access to a wide range of wellbeing resources and programmes including a counselling helpline if required.
Aside from delivering above-average generous holiday and pension benefits, we offer awards and vouchers, and encourage contribution to recognition schemes to ensure staff feel valued and appreciated.
Both locations offer impressive on-site gym and fitness suites, free-parking, well-stocked libraries, and a number of eateries including a Costa at Peterborough and a Starbucks at Stamford.
Peterborough College also has an on-site nursery rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.