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’.

Key Responsibilities

The Role 
The role requires you to assess learner performance and/ or deliver related underpinning knowledge. To support in a range of tasks and to ensure that the competence and/or knowledge meet the requirements of the standards for our Flexible Learning courses, specifically in the care sector area. 
You’ll need these important qualities:
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    Monitor and meet deadlines for learner timely completions
    Proactive in the approach to complete assessments
    Focus on delivering high quality support and assessment
    Ability to work on own and is self-motivated
    Ability to manage own diary and caseload
We offer a full induction and training package to our new staff so you very quickly feel part of the team.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
    Provide support, feedback and guidance to learners on VRQ programmes ensuring regular contact is maintained
    Carry out assessments and provide robust feedback confirming assessment decision in accordance with the Awarding Body requirements, a sample of the assessments will be assessed by our team of internal moderators
    Ensure timely achievements are met, including retention and achievement targets by implementing strategies and supporting learners 
    Provide robust exit advice to learners as they set personal goals for career progression
    Maintain strong links with team members, ensuring all activity is complementary and utilises existing knowledge, expertise, resources and industry business links within our organisation
    Manage own continued professional development through undertaking relevant training and sharing best practice
    Liaise with the Tutor Support Team regarding paper and online assessments and highlight any areas of concern with learners
    Meet with dedicated Tutor Support Officer weekly to exchange work and discuss learner progress
    Make initial contact with learners within 3 days of allocation and maintain regular contact
    Address any actions identified by the internal moderation team within a period of 10 days
    Attend mandatory standardisation meetings and other meetings where required
    To undertake any necessary Data Protection responsibilities and duties as required by the post
    Undertake any training relevant to the efficient execution of any of the above duties, and to take responsibility for your own personal development

Knowledge and Experience Skills Required:
    A sector qualification at least one level higher than the level of the course you would like to mark
    Recent sector experience and CPD
    Assessing Award (A1/A2/D32/D33/TAQA or equivalent qualification) is preferred but not essential
N.B it is a requirement of the role that you can evidence up-to-date occupational competency within this field.

The main duties and responsibilities shown above are not exhaustive but should merely be regarded as a guide.  The jobholder will be expected to conduct any reasonable activities according to the business needs at that time. These will be subject to periodic review and may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business.  The job holder will be expected to participate in this process and the company would aim to reach agreement to changes.

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 provide satisfactory references and prove their eligibility to work in the UK. Dependning on your role, we may also need to carry out a DBS check.