Work-Based Assessor in Arboriculture

Recruiter
Capel Manor College
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
08 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job title: Work-Based Assessor in Arboriculture
Location: Peripatetic (travel across London is required to various sites)
Salary:??21,413 - ?28,687 plus ?1791 London Weighting plus 1% pay increase pending
Full Time, Permanent
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Capel Manor College is London?s only specialist college for land-based studies and an internationally renowned learning resource for those interested in Horticulture, Animal Management, Saddlery, Arboriculture, Floristry, Garden Design, Countryside and the Environment.
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The College are currently looking for a Work-Based Assessor in Arboriculture who will act as an assessor/coach/ instructor in the workplace, undertaking the work based training review of trainees? competences in accordance with the requirements of the relevant Standard?s Assessment Plan.
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Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Visiting trainees? workplaces to ensure that the employer understands and is compliant with the terms of the apprenticeship in terms of its delivery, funding and health and safety requirements
Taking the lead in supporting apprentices, ensuring they remain on track and responding to their needs
Exercising flexibility in responding to employer requests and responding to employers rapidly changing priorities to provide a responsive service
Providing apprentices and their employers with feedback from assessment and training plans and completion of portfolio (e-Portfolio)
Liaising with tutors to ensure all aspects of the apprenticeship standard are being delivered for a timely success
Organising and participating in regular reviews of progress to include the employer an apprentice
Review and build portfolios
The successful candidate will have a mature and calm approach to work and be able to schedule own appointments to meet targets and timescales.

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Required Skills and Experience:

Minimum of a Level 3 Academic Qualification in Arboriculture
Level 2 award in chainsaw maintenance, crosscutting timber using a chainsaw, felling and processing trees up to 380mm, accessing a tree using a rope and harness, aerial tree rescue operations and aerial cutting of trees using free fall techniques
Minimum of three years? recent arboriculture industry experience
Clean driving licence & access to a vehicle

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What?s in it for you?
The college offers a unique working environment with a range of benefits including:

Access to LGPS Pension Scheme
Employee assistance programme
Superb staff development opportunities

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This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and barring list check as it is within regulated activity due to the college being defined as a ?specified place?. The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.
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Capel Manor College aims to employ a workforce which reflects the community it serves. Therefore applications from minority groups are welcomed. Where applicants indicate they have a disability and meet the essential criteria in the person specification, they will be short-listed for interview.
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How to apply
To apply for this position, please click on ?Apply? and complete an online application form.
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Closing date is Monday 23 rd April 2018

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