Trainer Assessor

Location: Liverpool, Birkenhead, Manchester, Preston and Bolton
Salary: Competitive

Contract: Freelance

The Company

Our client is one of the largest and most successful colleges in the UK, priding themselves on offering exceptional study and social facilities to the thousands who choose to study with them.

Role Summary

They are looking for enthusiastic, dynamic ex military individuals with a passion for teaching and learning, who can deliver against NVQ Facilities Service Level 2 and 3 Apprenticeships. Their learners are all placed in their local Job Centre offering a service within both Facilities Management and Building Security. Our client is looking for an appropriately qualified ex-military team player with strong organisational skills and training experience to take on the role of Trainer Assessor. You will deliver training and assessment in appropriate disciplines (including skills for life) to a range of learners on their selected programmes on and off site. You will be an experienced ex-military team player with strong organizational skills and training experience including Functional Skills up to Level 3. Passionate in engaging with learners; mentoring, training and supporting them as they undertake their qualification, supporting the learner throughout the entire learning journey. This rewarding role will allow you to draw on your own personal experience within Facilities Management to provide support to learners, enabling them to realise their personal goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Organise and undertake assessment planning with learners; assist learners in the timely completion of site diaries/ evidence portfolios and any other relevant documentation which enhances achievement or the training provision.
  • To be responsible for a minimum of 40 candidates at any one time (pro-rata for part time), ensuring timely completion within agreed timescales appropriate for level and individual needs.   
  • Participate in the enrolment process; sign up learners and complete all contract documentation in liaison with learners, parents and employers.
  • Undertake reviews and target setting with learners, informing relevant parties of progress.
  • Assist staff and other learners with Assessor Awards, and other training units and share best practice as appropriate.
  • Be responsible for tracking and reporting progress of learners on a regular basis/as required.  
  • Contribute and participate in the assessment and quality assurance procedures for all programmes/ training provision, including Internal Verification to the prescribed standards.  
  • Provide feedback on students’ work and assignments, including marking distance- – learning assignments, liaising with venues, employers or placement supervisors and providing guidance and support to students.
  • Work with employers to identify and develop training opportunities, promoting the work of the College as appropriate and assisting with recruitment activities for the College.
  • Undertake a minimum of 30 hours CPD per annum and achieve the relevant new teaching qualification.

Key Requirements

Essential qualifications:

  • A recognised NVQ Assessor/Apprenticeship Assessor qualification
  • GCSE Grade C (or equivalent) in English and Maths or assessed at level 2 for numeracy and literacy within probationary period to enable access to required literacy or numeracy qualification.
  • Minimum Level 3 qualification in Facilities Management or have worked within the Facilities Management sector at Supervisory/Management level.
  • Health and Safety knowledge and/or IOSH qualification.

Key skills:

  • Demonstrate a broad range of post qualifying relevant, practical experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of IV and QA practices.
  • Some experience of teaching, training peers or transferring skills to others.
  • Able to work without close supervision and resolve own work problems using own initiative.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate effective team working.
  • Able to use IT to enhance delivery and quality or resources.
  • Be prepared to deliver training flexibly including during unsociable hours and at locations throughout the region.
  • Able to work within a target driven environment.
  • Able to demonstrate an ability to work with a diverse range of learners and manage their assessment.
  • Ability and commitment to developing new and innovative resources and assessment design.