Apprenticeship Tutor/ Assessor

Job Description

The main responsibility is the delivery of training/assessment to promote learning and improve outcomes for learners in line with the key responsibilities outlined below.

Key Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities have been aligned to the company Teaching and Learning Strategy and the handbook for the inspection of further education and skills.

* To provide outstanding and rarely less than consistently good teaching, learning and assessment for all age groups and learning programmes that may take place in a variety of locations, such as the classroom, workplace or wider community.

* To ensure that a large majority of learners consistently make very good and sustained progress in learning sessions.

* To be highly adept at working with and developing skills and knowledge in learners from different backgrounds.

* To have excellent subject knowledge and/or industry experience to be able to set challenging tasks based on systematic, accurate assessment of learners’ prior skills, knowledge and understanding.

* Be able to use well-judged and often imaginative teaching strategies that, together with sharply focused and timely support and intervention, match individual needs accurately.

* To be able to set appropriate and regular coursework, high quality learning materials and resources including information and communication technology.

* To be able to mark and provide constructive feedback that is frequency and of a consistent quality.

* To be able to deliver a high level of Functional Skills (Maths, English and Information Communication Technology (ICT) support and qualifications and be able to successfully embed them into all teaching/assessing activity.

* To ensure that equality and diversity are fully integrated into the learning experience.

* To manage the safeguarding of learners and report incidents using the safeguarding procedure when required.

* To be able to provide appropriate advice, guidance and support to motivate learners to secure the best possible opportunities for success in their learning and progression.

Qualifications & Training

* Possess appropriate vocational qualifications in business

* Be committed to continuous professional development

* Hold an Assessor award or be working toward e.g. CAVA

* Hold a relevant teaching certificate e.g. PTTLS, PGCE, Certificate in Education

* Level 2 Functional Skills (English, Maths and ICT) or equivalent


* Have a minimum of 3 years occupational experience be able to demonstrate a high level of practical skill in the sector relevant to teaching area.

* Ideally experience of working within a recruitment team.

* Have experience of supervision of training in an educational or workplace environment.

* Have experience of undertaking assessments in training provider and in the workplace.

* Have experience of NVQs/QCFs/Apprenticeship delivery in the relevant sector.

* Have relevant industrial experience.


* Be able to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in order to meet the challenges and demands of the role.

* Demonstrate behaviour consistent with Company values

Special requirements

* References which are satisfactory to the Company

* Evidence of qualification certificates

* Be willing to undertake a DBS Enhanced Disclosure check

Our Head Office is in Newton Aycliffe and Tutors will be required to work at various locations within the Northeast and a car user is an essential part of the criteria.

Salary negotiable depending on previous skills and experience