Assessor/Trainer
 

Assessor / Trainer
Salary - £28,992 - £30,585 | Based in Twickenham | Fixed Term| Full time

There’s never been a better time to join Achieving for Children (AfC), we were awarded OUTSTANDING in our October 2019 Kingston Ofsted inspection.

If you have the skills that will enable us to continue to enhance our practice and improve outcomes for children further, we want to hear from you. We are looking for bright, enthusiastic people who have the passion and the drive to make a positive difference to children’s lives. By recognising and championing strengths we know we can make a real difference. It’s a genuine team effort in AfC. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help create a brighter future for children and families.

If you have the skills that will enable us to continue to enhance our practice and improve outcomes for children further, we want to hear from you. We are looking for bright, enthusiastic people who have the passion and the drive to make a positive difference to children’s lives. By recognising and championing strengths we know we can make a real difference. It’s a genuine team effort in AfC. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help create a brighter future for children and families.

About the role
We are looking for an Assessor / Trainer who will work to deliver and assess the delivery of new apprenticeship standards including Business Administration and Customer Service. 

As Assessor / Trainer for Achieving for Children, you will be responsible for:
  • The delivery of new apprenticeship standards including Business Administration and Customer Service.
  • Offer new programmes and explore options of Associate Project Manager which we hope this role will support.
  • Oversee the development of lesson plans, schemes of work, and resources managing a caseload of learners.
  • Work closely with the existing training team, participating in standardisation meetings and peer observations of teaching, learning and assessment.
  • Support their learners individually providing ongoing assessment and carrying out learner reviews.
  • Engage with employers to maintain and develop relationships.
  • Assist in the recruitment, induction, support, assessment and training of learners, as required and ensure that appropriate Information, Advice and Guidance is provided for all.
  • Ensure that their learners are well prepared, confident and ready to undertake End Point Assessment in a timely manner.
About AfC
We are a not-for-profit social enterprise owned by three local authorities (Kingston, Richmond and Windsor & Maidenhead), we offer the freedoms of a social enterprise with the employment benefits of local government. To find out more about us click here

About you
To be Assessor / Trainer for AfC, you will be passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of children and young people as well as demonstrating the following points:
  • Proven experience delivering and assessing Business Administration and Customer Service Standards.
  • An experienced apprenticeship assessor trainer with Project Management experience and evidential occupational competence (Desirable).
  • Proven experience and track record of supporting apprentices through End Point Assessment.
  • Experience assessing and delivering other apprenticeship frameworks and/or standards including Management, Business Administration and Customer Service.
  • A good knowledge of Apprenticeship standards and related external body requirements.
  • The ability to develop and enhance programme content and delivery methods that meet the requirements of the apprenticeship standard.
  • A general understanding of Apprenticeship funding rules, requirements and compliance.
  • Experience with Ofsted inspections of Further Education & Skills.
  • Able to evidence Continuous Professional Development.
  • An excellent knowledge of British Values, Prevent, Equality & Diversity and Safeguarding.
  • Experience managing a large caseload of apprentices, assessing and training cohorts of up to 20 learners.
  • Able to work collaboratively with the Manager, Internal Quality Assurer and EPAO to report on learner progress and the quality of the provision.
About our benefits
When you join AfC you will have access to:
  • Positive and supportive working environments - We have a highly supportive working environment in which managers are challenging and supporting in equal measures.
  • Positive work-life balance - Access to employee benefits and support forms part of our health and wellbeing offer.
  • A competitive salary and access to LA pension scheme - Our salaries are benchmarked against other local authorities.
  • A range of staff benefits and discounts managed via your own app - Staff can enjoy a wide range of discounts on sports and leisure activities and everyday shopping through AfC My Place.
  • Professional reflective supervision - Regular, high-quality reflective supervision which helps to build confidence is available to all.
  • Strong Management - A strong performance management culture, with an equally strong focus on practice learning is embedded across the organisation.
  • A fantastic learning and development offer - A clearly set out and accessible learning and development pathway, offering an extensive range of training and learning opportunities is accessible for all. This includes funding for post qualifying courses.
To find out about all of the breadth of benefits of working for Achieving for Children click here.

Start dates
Achieving for Children have fixed start dates, candidates are advised to prepare for this should a job offer be accepted to ensure eligible continuous service is not affected.

How To apply
If you would like more information about this role please see our role profile.

Please apply online including a supporting statement addressing how you meet the criteria for this post detailing what skills, knowledge, experience and abilities you can bring to the role, as outlined in the role profile.

If you would like an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact Matthew Burke, Way2Work Business Manager, at matthew.burke@achievingforchildren.org.uk

Closing Date: 13th August 2021
Interview Date: TBC

Achieving for Children is an equal opportunities employer, this extends to welcoming candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Area
Twickenham
Working Hours
Full-time
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Salary From
£28,992
Salary To
£30,585
 
Assessor / Trainer
Salary - £28,992 - £30,585 | Based in Twickenham | Fixed Term| Full time

There’s never been a better time to join Achieving for Children (AfC), we were awarded OUTSTANDING in our October 2019 Kingston Ofsted inspection.

If you have the skills that will enable us to continue to enhance our practice and improve outcomes for children further, we want to hear from you. We are looking for bright, enthusiastic people who have the passion and the drive to make a positive difference to children’s lives. By recognising and championing strengths we know we can make a real difference. It’s a genuine team effort in AfC. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help create a brighter future for children and families.

If you have the skills that will enable us to continue to enhance our practice and improve outcomes for children further, we want to hear from you. We are looking for bright, enthusiastic people who have the passion and the drive to make a positive difference to children’s lives. By recognising and championing strengths we know we can make a real difference. It’s a genuine team effort in AfC. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help create a brighter future for children and families.

About the role
We are looking for an Assessor / Trainer who will work to deliver and assess the delivery of new apprenticeship standards including Business Administration and Customer Service. 

As Assessor / Trainer for Achieving for Children, you will be responsible for:
  • The delivery of new apprenticeship standards including Business Administration and Customer Service.
  • Offer new programmes and explore options of Associate Project Manager which we hope this role will support.
  • Oversee the development of lesson plans, schemes of work, and resources managing a caseload of learners.
  • Work closely with the existing training team, participating in standardisation meetings and peer observations of teaching, learning and assessment.
  • Support their learners individually providing ongoing assessment and carrying out learner reviews.
  • Engage with employers to maintain and develop relationships.
  • Assist in the recruitment, induction, support, assessment and training of learners, as required and ensure that appropriate Information, Advice and Guidance is provided for all.
  • Ensure that their learners are well prepared, confident and ready to undertake End Point Assessment in a timely manner.
About AfC
We are a not-for-profit social enterprise owned by three local authorities (Kingston, Richmond and Windsor & Maidenhead), we offer the freedoms of a social enterprise with the employment benefits of local government. To find out more about us click here

About you
To be Assessor / Trainer for AfC, you will be passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of children and young people as well as demonstrating the following points:
  • Proven experience delivering and assessing Business Administration and Customer Service Standards.
  • An experienced apprenticeship assessor trainer with Project Management experience and evidential occupational competence (Desirable).
  • Proven experience and track record of supporting apprentices through End Point Assessment.
  • Experience assessing and delivering other apprenticeship frameworks and/or standards including Management, Business Administration and Customer Service.
  • A good knowledge of Apprenticeship standards and related external body requirements.
  • The ability to develop and enhance programme content and delivery methods that meet the requirements of the apprenticeship standard.
  • A general understanding of Apprenticeship funding rules, requirements and compliance.
  • Experience with Ofsted inspections of Further Education & Skills.
  • Able to evidence Continuous Professional Development.
  • An excellent knowledge of British Values, Prevent, Equality & Diversity and Safeguarding.
  • Experience managing a large caseload of apprentices, assessing and training cohorts of up to 20 learners.
  • Able to work collaboratively with the Manager, Internal Quality Assurer and EPAO to report on learner progress and the quality of the provision.
About our benefits
When you join AfC you will have access to:
  • Positive and supportive working environments - We have a highly supportive working environment in which managers are challenging and supporting in equal measures.
  • Positive work-life balance - Access to employee benefits and support forms part of our health and wellbeing offer.
  • A competitive salary and access to LA pension scheme - Our salaries are benchmarked against other local authorities.
  • A range of staff benefits and discounts managed via your own app - Staff can enjoy a wide range of discounts on sports and leisure activities and everyday shopping through AfC My Place.
  • Professional reflective supervision - Regular, high-quality reflective supervision which helps to build confidence is available to all.
  • Strong Management - A strong performance management culture, with an equally strong focus on practice learning is embedded across the organisation.
  • A fantastic learning and development offer - A clearly set out and accessible learning and development pathway, offering an extensive range of training and learning opportunities is accessible for all. This includes funding for post qualifying courses.
To find out about all of the breadth of benefits of working for Achieving for Children click here.

Start dates
Achieving for Children have fixed start dates, candidates are advised to prepare for this should a job offer be accepted to ensure eligible continuous service is not affected.

How To apply
If you would like more information about this role please see our role profile.

Please apply online including a supporting statement addressing how you meet the criteria for this post detailing what skills, knowledge, experience and abilities you can bring to the role, as outlined in the role profile.

If you would like an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact Matthew Burke, Way2Work Business Manager, at matthew.burke@achievingforchildren.org.uk

Closing Date: 13th August 2021
Interview Date: TBC

Achieving for Children is an equal opportunities employer, this extends to welcoming candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.