Introduction

Learning Curve Group is a national training and education specialist we work with further education providers, employers, and learners to help them achieve success. We have strong values which are all centred around our learners – and that is how we believe it should be, as we impact on over 100,000 of them every year. Our ‘Purple People’, the dedicated and passionate people of LCG, help us to deliver success no matter what, to achieve our vision to ‘transform lives through learning’. So where do our Apprenticeship Trainer’s fit in?

Key Responsibilities


We are looking for our next Purple People who will be responsible for working with work-based learners working towards their apprenticeship in Early Years Educators up to Level 3.  You will be responsible for delivering all aspects of the apprenticeship framework & standard’s to successful completion of the qualification, through our ways of working and behaviours.

To succeed as an Apprenticeship Trainer, you will need these important qualities:
  • Passion for learning and coaching
  • Focused on developing the potential in people
  • Personable and engaging
  • Organised and self-reliant
  • Enthusiastic and professional

You will work from home managing your own diary, visiting learners based at client sites at various locations, so you must be comfortable with travel and hold a full UK driver license with access to your own car. We will endeavour to keep travel within a 1-hour radius or 50 miles; however, this must balance with the needs of our learners.


Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Plan and deliver a training programme that ensures a robust ILP and regular reviews of learner progress
  • Ensure all learner records and reporting kept up to date and provided in a timely manner to support management reporting and audit requirement
  • Liaise with our Functional Skills tutor to support framework, standard achievement and the embedding of Functional Skills within your contextual delivery
  • Provide robust exit advise to learners as they set personal goals for career progression (should this recognise IAG across the learning journey as well as end)
  • Facilitate learning for learners, adhering to the standards of the apprenticeship program to ensure consistency and fairness throughout all teaching, learning and assessment delivery techniques. And, provide meaningful and specific feedback to learners to support progression.
  • Deliver a balanced KPI’s in line with Company expectations
  • Operate within the delivery framework to maintain operational consistency and ensure learner progress
  • Ensure all learners receive the highest quality experience in line with company expectations and external requirements.
  • Maintain and enhance relationships with business support teams to support the delivery of the sector plan
  • Participate in quality assurance activities working closely with the quality team.
  • Drive self – generation across the area you operate within
  • Maintain and enhance relationships with existing learner and clients assuring the Learning Curve Group brand is synonymous with and recognised for quality of service
  • Ensure CPD is planned and reflects Company and stakeholder requirements as guided by the quality team.
  • Ensure any CPD updates are added to purple people
  • To be a vocational expert within the designated sector
  • Contribute to ad hoc cross sector/function projects to support the delivery of Learning Curve Group strategic plan
  • Role model the organisation’s values and behaviours


Key Performance Indicators
  • Maintain a caseload level of up to 42 learners
  • Retention and achievement rates
  • Less than 5% pass planned end date learners
  • Regular contact with learners and employers

Essential Criteria
  • Occupational experience in the  Early Years Sector
  • Relevant Level 3 qualification in Early Years
  • Educated to Level 2 or above in Mathematics & English
  • Assessor qualified, A1, TAQA, CAVA, or D32, D33
  • Recognised teaching or training qualification at level 3 or above
  • Proven track record of meeting targets
  • Access to a car with a full UK driving license
  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • Good level of IT Skills
  • Excellent communication and coaching skills
  • Drive and enthusiastic to support learners
  • Passionate about transforming people’s lives through learning
  • Self-reliant and able to manage own workload
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team

Benefits
  • Holidays – 26 days + bank holidays
  • Pension – 5% from yourself, 3% from LCG
  • Laptop and Mobile phone
  • Healthcare and Tech scheme
  • Social events
  • Keeping in touch meetings
  • Amazing Headquarters
  • CPD
LCG is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
 

Essential Criteria

Learners are at the centre of everything we do so we are committed to safeguarding and promoting their welfare. If applicable, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check, provide satisfactory references and prove their eligibility to work in the UK.