Technical Skills Coach

Job Type: Contract / Salary: Competitive / Job Ref: 0908070605
Location: London, United Kingdom / Date Posted: 11th March 2019

Job Description

We are looking for technical coaches on behalf of our client to support software development students with technical components of their programme. Within the role, technical coaches will maintain regular contact with apprentices & their employers providing continuous guidance throughout the apprenticeship, ensuring the students stay on track and working towards targets. Coaches will be expected to work with allocated apprentices in building their technical competency & ability alongside their employer.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assessing and supporting apprentices through their programme
  • Work with students to create and monitor their individual learning plans
  • Provide personal and professional support
  • Ensuring monthly performance updates
  • Management & tracking of progression of all key programme elements
  • Supporting students during technical teaching weeks
  • Advising students on their work based project (Level 5) and Synoptic Project (Level 6)
  • Software Development or Software Engineering
  • Proficient in at least 2 programming languages, one of which is either Python, JavaScript or Java
  • Experience monitoring and reporting on individuals progress or in coaching learners/apprentices in their career development
  • Excellent communications skills and are able to work effectively with people at all levels
  • 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
  • Organised and have strong time management skills
  • Adaptable and patient, able to manage many priorities at once and resolve concerns with empathy and compassion