English & Maths Trainer

Job Description

Educated Appointments are delighted to be supporting one of our Apprenticeship training provider clients in recruiting a new English & Maths Trainer.

Our client are based in Nottingham, this role will involve travelling in and around the East Midlands area.

Our client is a well-established leading training organisation working in and around Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire. They provide a range of employment related training including Full Time Programmes, Apprenticeships, Employability, Adult Learning Loans and work experience opportunities for adults and young people from diverse backgrounds, that will enhance individuals' employment potential and qualifications. In their most recent Ofsted inspection in they retained their “Good” rating and are continuously developing and improving their provision. In November 2021 they were announced winners of the Education and Business Partnership award at the East Midlands chamber of Commerce Nottingham Business Awards 2021 for the second year running.

Main purpose:

To deliver English and Maths Functional Skills (and potentially any other qualifications as funding rules change or as required by the company). The aim is to improve the career prospects and motivation of people from diverse backgrounds, both in the workplace within Apprenticeships and other programmes, and in-house as required. This can be achieved through one-to- one, group work, structured taught sessions and other innovative activities to achieve nationally recognised qualifications and suitable progression.

To raise the achievement of all learners, reinforcing the company's high expectations of learners regardless of their level and results. To ensure that they have stretching targets which maintain their motivation, are focused on the challenges ahead and to encourage lifelong learning.

To be aware of business needs and maintain a focus on timely and effective achievement of targets.

To challenge all practices and procedures within own role and throughout the organisation, to contribute to and ensure continuous improvement and quality.

Main responsibilities:

To plan and deliver training to learners that identifies individual learning needs, preferred approaches and prior skills and knowledge, to ensure maximum impact. This will include workplace sessions, 1:1 coaching and in- house training where necessary. To make good and effective use of ICT demonstrating active learning.
To achieve required outcomes in relation to English & Mathematics from Entry Level to L2 and/or GCSE as per the department's needs.

To be responsible for a given caseload of learners in terms of progression and achievement in accordance with all contractual requirements.

To liaise with employers, assessors and other trainers (as appropriate) to ensure that learners are motivated to continue with their programme and achieve their qualifications.

To diagnose learners' English, Maths and Digital Skills needs and requirements by using various teaching aids and diagnostic resources.

To work with learners to agree and set realistic targets ensuring learners are provided with relevant information regarding the aims, objectives and activities of the programme.

To maintain both paper based and electronic assessment records and quality processes as required by Access Training to meet needs of any contractual arrangements and awarding bodies. Also to keep accurate records of all learners' progress towards their qualification and attendance.

To prepare and develop innovative lesson plans, design and deliver group activities and individual support, which enhances learning, development and achievement of qualifications, to include reviewing and setting agreed targets.

To be responsible for relevant examination and administrative procedures. To have full knowledge of the on-line Registration and Assessment process and ensure these are carried out in a timely fashion.

To be suitably professionally qualified to meet Access Training's and legislative requirements.

To ensure all required paperwork is scanned in a maximum of 5 days and internal systems kept up to date.

To keep up to date with all changes in qualifications and adapt delivery accordingly.

To attend and contribute to team meetings and be proactive in achieving the targets of the department's action plan.

To maintain a safe and suitable learning environment at all times, meeting the needs of learners and employers.

To work to the quality standards and process requirements by Access Training and Awarding Bodies, attending standardisation meetings when required.

Other responsibilities

To contribute to the generation of new opportunities/business in general and to participate in marketing activities for all Access Trainings activities.

To follow company procedures and policies including equality of opportunity, health and safety and safeguarding.

To undertake any other duties/projects relevant to the post.

To comply with Access Training's Equality Opportunity, Health & Safety and Safeguarding policies ensuring that any issues are handled and referred appropriately.

NB. The above job description sets out the main responsibilities for this position but should not be regarded as an exhaustive list of the duties that may be required of the post holder.