Buying and Merchandising Trainer - Remote

  • Job Reference: VP5B6D3ED9
  • Date Posted: 9 May 2024
  • Recruiter: SCL Education Group
  • Location: Remote
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Tutor / Trainer
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

To effectively manage a caseload of Apprenticeship learners to successfully achieve and exceed targets.  You will be great at designing and delivering teaching, learning and assessment sessions which motivate, engage, develop, improve, stretch and challenge the knowledge, skills and behaviours required for the job role and Standard.

You will provide support and mentor learners to develop their confidence to progress and excel in their careers, and employers the confidence that we understand the needs of their business.

 You will be home based with great support from your line Manager as well as your colleagues.

 Key responsibilities and duties

  • Maintaining a caseload of up to 40 learners to meet retention and achievement targets
  • Designing and developing outstanding teaching, learning and assessment
  • Continuous review of resources and delivery plans for improvement
  • Keeping accurate records; monitoring and reporting on learner performance and ensuring compliance is met in line with the ESFA rules
  • Effectively utilise the e-portfolio system (OneFile)
  • Providing feedback which offers stretch, challenge and progression opportunities
  • Keeping up to date with sector trends and ensuring delivery meets expectations
  • Attending Standardisation meetings
  • Engaging with employers and ensuring they are fully involved in Apprenticeship Programmes
  • Ensuring learners are well prepared for EPA
  • To work in collaboration with all centre staff to ensure learner success
  • Work with the Quality team to continuously develop the apprenticeship programmes
  • To attend CPD events and programmes as appropriate
  • To be willing to travel to SCL sites and Support centre as requested
  • Delivery of Maths and English 


Essential skills and qualifications

Experience in Buying and/or Merchandising 

Occupational qualifications and/or experience to a minimum of level 4

Assessing qualification (CAVA or equivalent)

Minimum 2 years' experience within a teaching, learning and/or assessment role, delivering  Apprenticeship Frameworks and/or Standards

Innovative approach to learning with ideas which promote engagement

 Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

Functional Skills level 2 in Maths, English and ICT

GCSEs English and Maths (C or above or key skills equivalent)

Experience of working in high demand environments, to targets and tight deadlines

Desirable skills & qualifications

IQA Qualification

PTLLS or higher teaching qualification

Experience of Ofsted/Matrix inspection

Experience of working for a Private Training Provider or FE/HE Establishment

Experience of meeting audit expectations (e.g. ESFA)

Proficient in OneFile

Health and Safety Work Place Risk Assessments

Practical coaching experience

What SCL offer?

Attractive benefits for you and your family - We offer Life Assurance, Income Protection and reimbursement for dental, optical and alternative health therapies to all of our staff

An exciting and rewarding employee recognition scheme - We make sure excellence is recognised and give our stars a very special VIP experience at our annual awards

Outstanding internal promotion prospects

Investment and Training - We are dedicated to developing you to reach your potential

Companywide Socials - A chance for the entire company to get together

Excellent Staff discounts on SCL services - Opportunity to save on childcare costs at SCL provisions

The safety and welfare of children is paramount to SCL, all applicants will be subject to thorough background checks to ensure their suitability to work with children. These will include, but are not limited to; reference checks, police checks, DBS checks and qualification checks.