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Work Based Tutor - Multi-Skills


Hopwood Hall College is seeking to recruit a highly competent and knowledgeable Property Maintenance Work based tutor, to join our Apprenticeship Team. We are looking for a candidate who has had a number of years industry experience and someone who holds a sector specific qualification up to Level 3. (One or more of the following - Carpentry & Joinery, Brickwork, Plastering or Painting and Decorating)

The successful candidate will be required to carry out workplace coaching and assessments to support the property Maintenance Standard, reviews and set action plans for apprentices, including SMART Targets. They will be required to support the curriculum teaching of the Property Maintenance qualifications at Levels 2 and will be capable of sharing their knowledge with our apprentices that demonstrates their passion for the subject. They will also need the skills to coach the apprentices through their end point assessment.

Ideally suitable candidates will hold a recognised assessment qualification ((TAQA, A1, or equivalent), or a willingness to work towards one) and be confident in all aspects of workplace assessment using an electronic portfolio system. Current IQA experience (V1) would be desirable.


The Work Based Tutor will train apprentices across a wide range of skills, knowledge and behaviors to enable them to pass the End Point Assessment. The tutor will develop and deliver highly inspirational teaching and training resources and will be expected to facilitate a structured learning programme, providing feedback during formative assessment periods. Using an e-portfolio system, the tutor will evidence and review progress to date across all aspects of the Apprenticeship. For some apprentices, there is an expectation that the tutor will support the development of maths and English.

Must have own transport.

Main Responsibilities and Duties

1. To support learners on apprenticeship programmes to successfully develop and evidence skills and competence in their roles

2. Conduct initial and diagnostic assessment activities and recruit with integrity

3. Ensure all teaching, learning and assessment adheres to quality assurance processes

4. Participate in and support an inspirational learner induction

5. Manage learners through the initial six weeks period and confirm or redirect to appropriate qualifications

6. Undertake individual reviews, embracing and completing all aspects of the E-Portfolio system including the individual learning plan (ILP) providing SMART targets for learners, which promote learner advancement and success

7. Monitor any risk status of learners, apply and record interventions as appropriate

8. Continually review the learners’ progress in liaison with employers

9. Monitor caseload performance and action concerns through appropriate channels including regular attendance at performance boards

10. Carry out regular learner reviews every 10-12 weeks (more frequent within the induction phase) in liaison with the employer

11. Recruit learners onto programmes to maximize caseloads through new business activity and effective maintenance of current relationships

12. Ensure the employers fully understand the training programmes and their role and responsibilities

13. Deliver training and formative assessments on aspects of the Standards to meet the needs of employers and learners and to the standard of awarding bodies

14. Manage the behaviour and discipline of students, including timekeeping and attendance

15. Develop resources for the course/subject including maintaining effective links across College for resources

16. Ensure effective use of the OneFile e-portfolio to track and complete tasks and off the job requirements


SALARY SCALE: BS Scale 37 £32,574.62 per annum

HOURS OF DUTY: 36 hours per week

CLOSING DATE: 9th November 2020

INTERVIEW DATE: 16th November 2020

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