Employability Trainer

Recruiter
Kirkwood Consulting
Location
London (Central)
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is one of the UK’s leading welfare to work providers and due to a recent contract win; they are looking to recruit an additional full time tutor to join their existing team in East and North London.

My client is looking for someone who is an experienced trainer/tutor with a proven track record of working with ESA or work choice customers. Someone with a good understanding of the barriers faced by those with disabilities and poor health conditions returning back to work.

CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Identify and assess individual learner needs and skills requirements by undertaking a robust initial assessment: including BKSB (Maths and English),

Experienced at developing tailored action plans to address specific barriers and skills development requirements. The training will include non-accredited personal, social and wellbeing development activities, and accredited work skills wrapped around a sector of interest, digital literacy and development of maths and English skills. The tailored action plan also includes SMART goals/targets.

Planning lessons effectively to ensure that activities are differentiated towards individual learner needs.

Delivering training, coaching and assessment that effectively assists learners to develop personal, social, employability and IT skills to better prepare them for work and independence.

Be proactive in evaluating learning support requirements; ensuring that it is consistently and effectively assessed, implemented and reviewed, throughout the learner’s journey.

Undertake regular and meaningful reviews with learners to ensure they remain engaged in the programme and that they are progressing well relative to their initial starting point.

Obtain and respond to learner and stakeholder feedback; to enhance outcomes and to contributing to the company’s cycle of continuous quality improvement.

Complete contract paperwork to an exceptionally high standard to avoid errors and potential funding claw back.

SPECIAL SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES

 Excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt to a wide range of communication and learning styles

 Strong interpersonal skills, specifically around listening, questioning, building relationships, motivation and demonstrating initiative

 Influencing skills that promote commitment and action to improve learner independence

 Must have a passion for supporting disabled people and those with complex barriers to reach better life outcomes

 Strong written communication skills with the ability to produce clear, accurate contractual paperwork and reports

 Customer and outcome focused with a solutions based approach

 Planning, problem solving, organisation skills and the ability to work under own initiative

 Excellent computer skills - good working knowledge of Microsoft Office

 Excellent classroom management skills

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND KNOWLEDGE

 Teaching qualification CTTLs (equivalent) or above

 Proven track record of working with unemployed adults

 Proven track record of working with adults with complex barriers to progression

 Proven track record of delivering funded employability programmes (including accredited and non-accredited qualifications)

 To have the ability to travel independently as required

DESIRABLE

 A1/TAQA or equivalent

 Working with / delivering employability programmes to disabled adults / those with health conditions

 Delivering IT and vocational programmes

 Working with employers, to ensure programmes are employment focussed

 Current knowledge of ESFA funding rules

 Curriculum design experience

Package consists of Salary of £26,341 PA plus 30% share in the business, bonus, Bupa, 25 days holiday plus paid travel to outreach locations.

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