Skills Coach

Job Type: Contract / Salary: Competitive / Job Ref: 321123
Location: London, United Kingdom / Date Posted: 11th March 2019

Job Description

On behalf of our client we are looking for fantastic skills coaches to manage a case-load of apprentices, providing guidance and support ensuring successful completion of their apprenticeship and progression into full time roles. Within the role, coaches will maintain regular contact with apprentices & their employers providing continuous guidance throughout the apprenticeship, ensuring the students stay on track and are achieving the programme. Coaches will typically have a case-load of approximately 60 apprentices and will be expected to travel across our employers, organising and running progress reviews with apprentices & employer. This is a unique opportunity to work with a wide range of employers and apprentices, understanding their strengths and areas for development and helping their develop their skills and work effectively within their organisations and teams.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assessing and supporting apprentices through their apprenticeship programme
  • Carrying out reviews either in person or on the phone with apprentices and line managers to monitor progress against key milestones
  • Work with students to create and monitor their individual learning plans
  • Providing personal and professional support to apprentices and employers
  • Ensuring monthly performance updates on students are provided
  • Providing rigorous feedback on work-based learning evidence
  • Managing & tracking of progression of all key programme elements
  • Ensuring all apprentice records are maintained and compliant to regulations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ideally have experience monitoring and reporting on individuals progress
  • Able to effectively use systems, including e-portfolio tracking system, to record and track outcomes
  • Professional working ethos to effectively build business relationships with employers
  • Interest in technology and the digital industry and/or a willingness to expand your technical knowledge
  • Organised and have strong time management skills
  • Adaptable and patient, able to manage many priorities at once and resolve concerns with empathy and compassion