Catering & Hospitality Level 2 and 3 Talent Coach/ IQA

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Apprenticeship Assessor
South East England
Salary Description:
£25,000 + London Weighting
Learning Curve Group
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The Role

This role requires you to have a deep understanding of apprenticeships and a real desire to transform our learners’ lives and help employers to grow their business.
As one of our Vocational Talent Coaches you will be working as part of a larger successful team. You will be required to work independently visiting learners at a variety of sites and you will be responsible for delivering high quality teaching, learning and assessment. The goal is to ensure learners gain new knowledge and skills and ultimately are successful in obtaining their apprenticeship framework.

You’ll need these important qualities:

 Passion for learning
 Personable and engaging
 Organised and self-reliant
 Enthusiastic and professional

It is essential that you have excellent vocational experience in the sector for which you are assessing and hold the appropriate level of qualification to meet Awarding Organisation requirements. We offer a full induction and training package to our new staff so you very quickly feel part of the team.

As an essential car user, you must hold a full UK driving licence, be a confident and able driver, have access to your own vehicle and have the right to live and work in the UK.

Key Responsibilities and Duties – Talent Coach

 Guide and support learners and their employers in the effective pursuit of their individual learning programme and progression planning
 Support transition activities for learners moving to higher level Apprenticeships or on to Further Education
 Adhere to organisational and funding requirements for completion of induction paperwork
 Maintain regular contact with learners and deliver high quality learning and development
 Monitor and review programme activity and standards to ensure funding and Awarding Organisation guidelines are met and comprehensive records of participation and outcomes are kept
 Ensure all learner records and reporting are kept up to date and provided in a timely manner to support management reporting and audit requirements
 Attend regular team meetings and Moderation/validation workshops.
 Undertake regular progress reviews and offer guidance to learners on how to improve performance
 Work closely with our Functional Skills Tutors to support framework achievement and the embedding of Functional Skills within your contextual delivery
 Gain feedback from learners and employers through Apprentice focus groups, surveys and verbal feedback as appropriate and contribute to course evaluation
 Interpret guidelines, effectively plan, implement and review training programmes and assessment tools for nationally accredited qualifications
 Ensure timely achievements are met, including retention and achievement targets by implementing strategies and supporting learners in self-esteem and confidence-building activities
 Provide robust exit advice to learners as they set personal goals for career progression
 Support transition activities for learners moving to higher level Apprenticeships or on to Further Education
 Collaborate with the Director of Apprenticeships you will pursue opportunities for growth by developing industry links for vocational education and training delivery and promotion of Learning Curve Group’s range of current programmes and services
 Represent the organisation on public occasions, such as recruitment events and to promote the best interests of the organisation by creating a positive impression of the organisation
 Maintain strong links with their team members, ensuring all activity is complementary and utilises the existing knowledge, expertise, resources and industry business links within our organisation
 Manage your own continued professional development through undertaking relevant training and sharing of best practice

Key Responsibilities and Duties - IQA

 Ensure accurate and full internal verifying of accredited work and auditing of learner files is carried out in a timely and effective manner.
 Full compliance with the learning Curve Group’s Quality Assurance systems to ensure consistency and continuous improvement
 Following the guidance issued by both the Awarding Body and Learning Curve Group with regard to assessment practice and the completion of documentation.
 Liaising with appropriate staff to ensure that systems in support of assessment, verification and any additional support required are fully implemented
 Carry out observations of assessors and recommend improvements where appropriate
 Undertaking staff development appropriate to the contractual requirements of the post and the needs of the department.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Learning Curve Group
Tel: 01388 436192
Contact: Chelsea Spooner

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