Training & Development Officer - Passenger Transport
Closing date: 13th April 2018
As one of the UK’s leading training providers, the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy has created some new and exciting opportunities for Interserve Learning and Employment to work with some large household names ensuring their employees receive the highest standard of accredited training and development.
This particular role is working in partnership with Stagecoach Bus where -
'Fairness, respect and a strong commitment to equal opportunities are central to how we work. Our customers come first - and our focus is on new ideas and making things happen. We also believe in helping our people develop their skills and rewarding them for their performance’.
Stagecoach is the UK's biggest bus and coach operator, with around 8,500 buses and coaches on a network stretching from south-west England to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Low-cost coach service, megabus.com, operates a network of inter-city services across the UK.
If you are a trainer looking for that chance to make a real difference to someone’s career and are excited by this partnership - ILE want to hear from you.
Please note the base for this position will be classed as a local office, however you will need to be prepared to travel around the North East.
We will consider applications for full time and part time hours. We will also consider applications to work flexibly where this will fit with needs of the learners. This will be discussed at interview
The successful candidate will take responsibility for ensuring that we have a high quality passenger transport curriculum for our learners and employers. This includes understanding the needs of the Passenger Transport industry and ensuring that we have the content, processes and assurance needed to offer a curriculum that meets their needs and is deliverable to the highest standard. For the first 3 - 6 months of the contract the focus will be curriculum development to ensure that we can implement a successful Passenger Transport Apprenticeship Programme.
On launch of the pilot the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering high quality teaching, guidance and support for our learners and their employers to ensure that we provide an excellent learning experience utilising industry leading teaching & learning platforms including ePortfolio and virtual learning environments.
Delivering training programmes on site, you will need to advise, teach, guide and support learners to achieve their chosen qualifications on time with a high level of quality, including liaising with the employer on the progress of the learners. You will be confident delivering in a classroom environment or delivering to small groups, putting quality at the forefront of everything you do - for your learners, employers and team.
You will be responsible for maintaining an effective caseload of learners through their apprenticeship journey and enable them to achieve all aspects of their apprenticeship including End Point Assessment.
You will be able to deliver up to Level 2 in Passenger Services and be confident to deliver all stages of the programme from initial engagement, meeting with prospective employers and learners, use a range of teaching methods and techniques to suit individual learners and deliver all aspects of the Apprenticeship provision.
Your enthusiasm will be infectious and coupled with your desire to make a change, we will offer an exciting environment allowing you to develop your career and equip you and your learners for success.
There will be some travel with this role.
Knowledge skills & experience
We are looking for caring people who are passionate about supporting learners through their development journey, our essential requirements are:
- Assessment Qualification (TAQA L3/A1/D32/33)
- Level 3 or above Teaching Qualification
- Level 2 qualification in English & Mathematics
- Ability to demonstrate a minimum of 5 years occupational experience in the relevant area
- Preparation of curriculums
- Experience and confidence in teaching groups of individuals
- Level 4 or above Teaching Qualification (Cert Ed, PGCE, CTLLS or DTLLS)
- Quality Assurance Qualification (TAQA L4, V1, D34)
- Additional specialism-specific Qualifications
- Understanding of the change from Frameworks to Standards
Working for Interserve, you will need to be a people person, representing and promoting our values to our learners & employers. Bringing better to life, taking pride in what you do, doing the right thing, sharing your voice and allowing others to be heard too.
Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment with Interserve Learning & Employment will be subject to a satisfactory check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
As a Disability Confident and Investors in Diversity organisation, we are committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We also offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants with a disability who meet our minimum selection criteria.