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

Work-based learning provides learners an opportunity to learn then apply academic and technical skills in real life work experience. Apprenticeship Trainers play an integral part in this process, delivering all aspects of the framework & standards to successful completing of the qualification. They need to be masters in the occupational field in which they are delivering to impart both theoretical and often practical knowledge to the learners.

At Learning Curve Group we believe in a blended approach to delivery, so some learning will take place remotely with the use of video conferencing. However its important we meet the needs of all learners and there are still occasions where delivery will need to take place face to face.

We are looking for an Apprenticeship Trainer to deliver Early Years Educator in the North East for 30 hours per week. Excited by the prospect of transforming lives? You will need these important qualities to apply:

  • Passion for learning and coaching
  • Focused on developing the potential in people
  • Personable and engaging
  • Organised and self-reliant
  • Enthusiastic and professional

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

Although delivery is our passion, it’s important you are comfortable using e-portfolios for the following:  

  • Comprehensive planning – Intent of the session and what teaching strategies.
  • Resources – What resources you will use during the session e.g powerpoints
  • Feedback – Feedback on the session, how the learner approached the session and what they gained
  • Marking – Mapping and giving feedback on work
  • OTJ – Recording OTJ on learners profiles
  • Diary Management – Booking sessions through SMARTASSESSOR
  • Audit trail – Learners not participating, that recording an audit trail on SA.

Essential Criteria

  • Recognised teaching or training qualification at level 3 or above
  • Vocational experience in the area in what you are applying for
  • Proven track record of meeting targets
  • 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
  • Access to a car with a full UK driving license
  • Right to live and work in the UK

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                                                               

You’re unique – and we love that about you. As an equal opportunity employer, we positively encourage 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.

PURPLE PERKS OF BECOMING AN ASSOCIATE                                                                                           
Aside from the amazing support you receive from your Tutor Delivery Manager, there are some great reasons to come onboard as an Associate Tutor with Learning Curve Group.

As an associate tutor you have the luxury of picking and choosing how often you would like to teach to accommodate to your other commitments. All Employability courses differ in terms of the length of the course and the number of days which are required from the tutor each week for delivery. You will receive all courses information prior to accepting work.  

From day 1 you will receive support from your Tutor Delivery Manager, starting with an in depth and thorough onboarding process and a chance to ask all your questions! You will have regular contact and update with your manager over Microsoft Teams, or face to face if you’re passing the office.

We have recently invested into a live scheduling tool called ROTA for all our tutors in Employability. As a tutor you will receive instructions on how to sign into the APP. Once you have completed your profile, you will receive notifications when a job has been assigned to you and be able to look at all your upcoming courses you have agreed with your Tutor Manager to deliver. Organisation at its finest!

Standardisation Meetings
You will use your own initiative to complete the services, however LCG can specify working standards which are monitored by observations and twice-yearly standardisation meetings. The standardisation meetings are also an excellent opportunity to learn and share best practice with other tutors across the nation.

We are diverse
You’re unique – and we love that about you. As an equal opportunity employer, we positively encourage 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.

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail or need support in applying for this role, please contact our recruitment team on 01388 777129 or

Working Flexibly 
If the working hours, days or times don't quite meet your needs please contact us to see if we can accommodate working flexibly. 

Essential Criteria

Learners are at the centre of everything we do so we are committed to safeguarding and promoting their welfare. If your role is applicable, the successful applicant will be required to provide satisfactory references and prove their eligibility to work in the UK. Depending on your role, we may also need to carry out a DBS check.