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Job Details: Personal Tutor / Assessor

ReferenceREQ 3339
RecruiterParagon Skills
Industry SectorApprentices, School Leavers, Education, Teaching, Health, Social Care, Nursing
Salary£22,000 to £24,000 Per Annum
Town/City Leeds/Huddersfield
LocationsNorth, North East, United Kingdom
Contract TypePermanent
Date Posted11 July 2017

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Job Description
We are currently looking for a Personal Tutor to deliver services apprenticeships within the Leeds and Huddersfields area. So if you’re a qualified assessor, with a passion for inspiring people to succeed and a talent for delivering outstanding learning experiences, this could be the perfect role for you. 

A bit about us: 

Everything we do is about inspiring people to succeed. We are one of the UK’s leading providers of skills and apprenticeship training. Our pledge is to ‘deliver outstanding teaching, learning and assessment to every learner, every time’. We want every one of our 4,000+ learners to succeed and we have the experience, the skills and the passion to help them do just that. We create programmes that are right for learners and employers. We inspire them to achieve, to create their own opportunities and to enjoy their own unique career paths. We firmly believe that if it doesn’t make a difference, then it’s not worth doing. 

Some key things to know about the role: 

Our Personal Tutors work within a variety of different settings to deliver excellent teaching and assessment to all our learners. This is an overarching role, where you will be actively managing a caseload of around 40-45 learners to ensure that they complete their apprenticeship to a high standard and in a timely manner. You’ll need to be an expert at delivering constructive feedback and good at working as a coach to help others improve their own performance. You will also recruit new learners to maintain and grow your caseload as well as being the ‘go to person’ to provide information, advice and guidance to both learners and employers to enable them to make informed decisions and meet their goals. 

What we are looking for: Energy is key! 

You need to love teaching and have worked in the industry at a management or supervisory level for a minimum of 2 years. Experience of coaching and mentoring people with mixed abilities is essential as are sales and business development skills. You will also need to hold your assessor qualifications such as TAQA or A1 and Functional Skills at level 2, with experience in delivering level 2 and 3 apprenticeships. 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities of the Role 

  • Motivate and drive learners to achieve work-based qualifications through great teaching and learning 
  • Retain learners and employers by delivering consistently great levels of service as per our Learner Promise 
  • Recruit learners and as appropriate to maintain minimum caseload and mix of learners in line with operational targets 
  • Support the learning process through use of learning resources, Virtual College and facilitating workplace on-the-job training as required 
  • Support quality improvement activities by attending standardisation and sharing best practice with colleagues to improve performance 
  • Plan and deliver teaching, learning and assessment with learners in conjunction with employers’ needs through a variety of different methods 
  • Give feedback and complete all relevant documentation accurately 
  • Carry out planned progressive visits and reviews with the involvement of both learner and employer in line with SFA and our Learner Promise requirements 
  • Provide information, advice and guidance throughout the learner’s qualification to promote progression onto a suitable higher level qualification and to make informed decisions to meet their goals and objectives Provide learners with all the relevant policies and regulations to clarify what is expected of them and to ensure their safety 
  • Consistently demonstrate our Paragon cultural and behavioural values. 
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people you are responsible for or come into contact with 
Essential Criteria Required 
  • 2 years at minimum supervisory level within your sectors of expertise 
  • Assessing qualification 
  • IT Literate 
  • Effective communication skills 
  • Planning and organisational skills 
  • Strong administration skills 
  • The ability to meet a range of targets with a proven track record Up to date literacy and numeracy skills 
  • Clean driving licence and access to a car 
  • Minimum of level 2 in Functional Skills
  • The ability to work flexible hours and locations Ability to influence and motivate learners 
Desirable Criteria 
  • Required Worked at a managerial level in the required industry
  • Achieved a vocational qualification 
  • Delivery of Functional/Key Skills through testing and portfolio building 
  • Adaptable to change CIET or Cert Ed 
  • Level 4 qualifications

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Company Details
Recruiter: Paragon Skills
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