Are you a flexible, imaginative and well organised individual with a passion for supporting and guiding apprentices to success?
Reaseheath Training is the work based learning arm of Reaseheath College and is seeking to appoint Skills Coach to support the Apprenticeship Team, train and assess a caseload of apprentices at all levels working in the Equine sector.
We are a dynamic and busy team who, work closely with employers, seek to maximise apprentice’s potential by developing their skills in the work place to support them in achieving their career aspirations and vision.
As a Skills Coach in Equine in the following: Equine Groom; you will coach, manage, review and train a caseload of apprentices who are based in the workplace and ensure that the success rates of apprentices remain at the level set by the College.
Duties will include: coaching and mentoring of apprentices, assessing the progress of apprentices; maintaining up to date records of assessment; supporting employers with the learning and teaching of their apprentices; creating a training plan for employers using agreed Standards; designing individual learning and development package to meet their needs; delivering workshops one to one instruction and training sessions relating to knowledge skills and behavior development.
Additionally, you will be expected to provide regular and purposeful reports to employers, apprentices and the college so that there is a clear plan of which is time bound for each apprentice, which allows completion with agreed target dates. You will provide information, advice and guidance throughout the qualification to help apprentices get this best of the programme and to help with next steps in their academic journey.
Part of this role will involve setting up work placements with employers as well as building working relationships with employers to ensure that all apprentices receive a smooth and consistent learning experience.
Key responsibilities, skills and attitudes
• Team player
• Flexible, enthusiastic and organised approach to work
• Ability to prioritise and work under pressure
• Ability to react and problem solve effectively
• Creativity, imagination and vision in the context of teaching and learning
• Dynamic and innovative thinking
• Relevant industry experience
• Ideally holds an assessor or verifier award
Please note this role constitutes ‘regulated activity’ as defined by the Protection of Freedom Act 2012. The successful candidate will therefore be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check with barred list information prior to starting employment. You must have the right to work in the UK and will be required to provide evidence to support this.
Closing date: Sunday 7th June 2020 at midnight (this date could be brought forward if we experience a high volume of applications)
Reaseheath College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.