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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.

It is the WBT’s responsibility to ensure that all components of the apprenticeship standard are completed accurately and timely.

Must have own transport.


Main Responsibilities and Duties
• To support learners on apprenticeship programmes to successfully develop and evidence skills and competence in their roles.
• Support the recruitment of learners onto programmes to maximize caseloads... through new business activity and effective maintenance of current relationships
• Ensure the employers fully understand the training programmes and their role and responsibilities – Job scans and pricing.
• Conduct initial and diagnostic assessment activities and recruit with integrity –skill scans
• Participate in and support an inspirational learner induction
• Manage learners through the initial six weeks period and confirm or redirect to appropriate qualifications.
• Undertake individual reviews every 10-12 weeks (more frequent within the induction phase) in liaison with the employer, 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.
• Monitor and support with Off the Job learning, ensuring it is accurately recorded and sufficient progress is being made.
• Monitor any risk status of learners, apply and record interventions as appropriate
• Continually review the learners’ progress in liaison with employers and provide timely and effective feedback to learners that contribute to the learner’s development and success.
• Monitor caseload performance and action concerns through appropriate channels including regular attendance at 1-1 with the Apprenticeship Manager.
• Ensure all teaching, learning and assessment adheres to quality assurance processes.
• 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
• Ensure learners are fully prepared and competent to undertake a successful End point Assessment
• Manage the behaviour and discipline of students, including timekeeping and attendance.
• Develop resources for the course/subject including maintaining effective links across College for resources.
• Comply with internal and external quality assurance requirements

Teaching, Learning and Assessment
• Deliver inspirational teaching, learning and assessment to promote high levels of learner satisfaction and success
• Embed English and Maths into vocational delivery and planning to Level 1 and 2
• Produce detailed and highly effective schemes of work and lesson plans that motivate learners and ensure high success rates. Participate in the observation of teaching and learning and embrace areas for improvement positively
• Develop a range of innovative assessment methods to meet the requirements of awarding bodies, expected standards and address learner individual needs
• Produce effective assessment strategies to reduce front or end loading for learners, contribute to scheme needs and provide for timely success
• Contribute towards the production of high quality resources
• Provide timely and effective feedback to learners that contribute to learner development and success
• Comply with internal and external quality assurance requirements
• Manage the tracking of learner performance against targets and present in accordance with your role
• Co-ordinate and as applicable invigilate examinations for required aspects of the learners programme following awarding body regulations with internal verification (IV) and standardisation activities complying with College assessment and IV policies and procedures and external QA requirements, as required

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise


Essential Criteria

Appropriate minimum L3 Qualified for the skills qualification

Maths/English Level 2

Desirable Criteria

Assessor qualification (D32/33/A1)

Internal Verification Qualification (D34/V1)

How Identified: Application


Essential Criteria

Extensive relevant industrial experience

Desirable Criteria

Negotiating & working with employers & learners

Experience of using learning technologies, e-portfolio

How Identified: Application/Interview

Specialist Knowledge

Essential Criteria

Knowledge & understanding of the specific industry & current industrial practices.

Knowledge of Apprenticeships Standards..

Health & Safety /Equality & Diversity /Safeguarding.

How Identified: Application/Interview

Desirable Criteria

Knowledge of Apprenticeships Standards.

Knowledge of education & training within the industry.

Knowledge of up to date funding

How Identified: Application/Interview

IT Skills

Essential Criteria

Intermediate user of Microsoft applications.

Ability to use technology to generate information & improve efficiency

About Hopwood Hall

We are a Further Education College and University Centre offering a range of full and part time courses employing over 600 staff on our campuses in Rochdale and Middleton situated to the north-east of Manchester. Both campuses have ample free parking and subsidised restaurants.

We offer staff a range of benefits including free gym membership at our Middleton Sports Arena and generous holiday entitlement

We are committed to being a great place to work and have membership status of the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter. We are a Living Wage employer and an accredited Disability Confident Employer. Our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion statement is designed to ensure that unfair discrimination does not take place in any part of our recruitment process.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and colleagues and we expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment. The college complies with Safer Recruitment guidance in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education and all successful applicants are required to undertake a DBS check and other pre-recruitment checks in line with our Safer Recruitment policy. It is an offence to apply for a regulated role at the College if you are barred from working with children (or vulnerable adults if in a role where this applies).

Hopwood Hall College Values

Job Description
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