Workplace Skills Coach

Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Date Posted:13 Oct 2020
  1. Design & Technology
  1. Permanent

Workplace Skills Coach

Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Workplace Skills Coach - Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Maintenance

Tradewind are working with an FE college in the Rotherham area seeking a qualified workplace skills coach with the relevant experience in Electrical maintenance and electrical engineering on a full time basis.

The successful candidate is needed to support and enhance the apprentice and employer experience through effective skills coaching and tutoring.
The skills coach will be a Mechanical Engineering / Electrical Maintenance specialist and will be required to visit each apprentice once every quarter for the entire duration of their programme. They will also be required to have regular ongoing contact with all learners & employers and to complete all the relevant paperwork and update all records relating to learner progress. This job will involve extensive travelling, as apprentices must be visited at their place of employment.
A driving licence and regular access to a vehicle is essential and evening work may be required.
Have you got what it takes?
You will need to:
*Be a confident assessor who can engage with a wide variety of learners (mainly Level 2 & 3) and bring the subject matter to life in a creative and engaging way.
*Hold a relevant trade NVQ Level 3 qualification (or equivalent)
*Hold A1/V1 Assessors Award (or equivalent)
*Have experience working with e-portfolios and delivering apprenticeship standards
A Health and Safety Qualification and teaching qualification is desirable but not essential as support will be provided.
At Tradewind Recruitment we offer;
We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay.
We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a great referral bonus*
Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
Full training is provided by the client
Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants.

To join us and be successful in this Workplace Skills Coach you will need to:
Be willing and able top apply for a DBS if you do not already have one in place.
Be Professional and reliable
This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearance (if applicable and professional reference checks.
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history, where possible, and any employment breaks must be explained.
You must have the legal right to work in the UK.

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy click Apply or send your CV to Tradewind's experienced specialist recruiter: or call: 0114 2870650.

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