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Date Added: Thu 15/12/2022

Commis Chef Skills Coach

Northampton, NN2, UK
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Company: NATIONAL SKILLS AGENCY

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £30000 - £38000/annum

Main Purpose of the Post:
To deliver Apprenticeships and other competency based qualifications within a
variety of settings, ensuring achievement of agreed performance and quality targets.

Specific Responsibilities:

* To provide initial advice and guidance to applicants to ensure recruitment with integrity and that the right learner is on the right course at the right time.

* To assess an applicant's prior learning and ensure that their starting point is accurately measured and appropriate adjustments are made to tailor the programme accordingly.

* To perform role of Skills Coach in accordance with awarding body guidelines and occupational assessment strategy and comply with quality standards and procedures and relevant funding organisation guidance.

* Carry out regular visits to apprentices at their place of employment to assess competence in the workplace.

* Together with the apprentice and employer, completion of progress reviews at least every twelve weeks ensuring that appropriate SMART targets are set to ensure apprentices achieve in line with their Training Plan.

* To ensure that all electronic systems e.g. “Smartassessor” are kept accurate and up to date to ensure accurate reporting of learner progress.

* To deliver training (1-1/group) as and when required and evaluate the effectiveness of all training.

* To apply or reference relevant initial and diagnostic assessment in planning learning.

* To spend time in relevant industries as required to ensure that currency of knowledge and skills is kept up to date and occupational competency is maintained.

* To assist with marketing activities to promote the full range of products offered by the College.

* To undertake risk assessments for any new activity and to ensure risk assessments are carried out for any ongoing activity.

Person Specification

Qualifications
Assessor qualification within 6 months of start date
Level 4 or higher Teaching Qualification within 2 years of start date
Vocational qualification at Level 3 or above
Minimum of grade C in GCSE Maths and English Language (or
equivalent)
Full driving licence

Experience & knowledge
Knowledge of sources of where and how to access up-to-date and
valid Information, Advice & Guidance (IAG) X
Knowledge of relevant forms of assessment to identify individual
needs X
Knowledge of how to design individual programmes that inspire and
challenge apprentices to achieve new knowledge, skills and
behaviours

Familiar with e-training and e-portfolio platforms
Experience of dealing with external professional bodies and
organisations
Able to deliver outstanding training, learning and assessment
Able to reflect on own practice to systematically develop and improve
Able to communicate effectively at all levels
Excellent organisational skills
High level of interpersonal skills
Ability to manage time effectively
Able to work as an effective team member
Ability to work to multiple deadlines in sometimes challenging situations and tight timeframes.

Safeguarding

* Satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure

* Displays awareness, understanding and commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young vulnerable adults

* Commitment to policies on child protection, health and safety, confidentiality, student behaviour / discipline and equal opportunities

Core Benefits

* Teachers Pension Scheme Health Cash Plan (Subject to conditions)

* 38 days holiday (including bank/public holidays) 10% discount on College courses

* On-site Gym Free on-site parking

* Cycle to Work Scheme High Street Discounts

Paul Feldman is the National Skills Agency Data Protection Officer. Your data will be stored until notice is given by you for it to be removed. Our Data Protection Policy will be forwarded to you on request. As we get a high number of applications we may be unable to give feedback to unsuccessful candidates. We will retain your details to keep you informed of other opportunities. National Skills Agency Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy and is an Equal Opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all backgrounds
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