Construction Trainer

MidKent College

  • £39,419 - £46,437 / year
  • Maidstone / South East
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago
Delivery of high-quality teaching both practical and theory delivery to apprentices. Inspire and motivate students through outstanding teaching and learning that stretches and challenges students to be the best they can be.  Mapping classroom and workshop delivery to on-the-job practical learning.  Developing Skills, Knowledge and behaviours to meet the requirements of the Apprenticeship Standard and those required to become proficient in their job role in Higher construction . You will be teaching and assessing apprentices who will be working towards the achievement of the Higher Construction Apprenticeship Standards.  

Main Responsibilities and Duties

he following is an indication of the type and level of the main priorities expected of this role as directed by your line manager and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties or tasks:

 

  1. Deliver high quality teaching/ assessing in a designated vocational area in accordance with approved College standards and applicable validating/ moderating bodies, preparing teaching materials, schemes of work and lesson plans as required, developing and implementing the revised curriculum, undertaking quality assurance in collaboration with the other College staff as applicable, assessing student’s written and practical work, monitoring and reporting on their progress including writing regular reviews of students’ Individual Learning Plans (ILPs), recording, reporting and disseminating assessment grades and students’ results in liaison with other College delivery staff, parents, carers, employers and professional agencies as appropriate. This will include maintaining good order in the teaching environment, including statutory aspects such as safeguarding, equal opportunities and health and safety.
  2. Undertake day to day course management duties including all communication, problem solving, diagnostic compliance, timetable checks and amendments, arranging/ providing cover at short notice for lessons or offsite where needed, co-ordinating internal verification scheduling, liaising with all relevant departments as required e.g. Exams, MIS, ALS, etc. and complete all related organisation and administration, ensuring cross site compliance and consistency can be maintained at all times.
  3. Visit students in their workplace, setting work place skill development targets with students and their employers, monitoring progress throughout the programme and assessing their competency as required in line with the awarding organisation competency criteria.
  4. Assist with the recruitment and selection of suitable candidates for courses, managing enrolment procedures effectively, including Qualifications on Entry, transfers, additional qualification aims and late enrolments, to ensure that students are registered on the right course at the correct level. This will include assisting with the organisation and implementation of appropriate Induction Programmes for students.
  5. Conduct initial consultation with recruiting employers, complete skills scan and range of scop assessment to ensure apprentice responsibilities are mapped to appropriate learning programme for required job outcome.
  6. Undertake all required meetings with students, including regular one to one meetings with students setting and reviewing SMART targets, assisting students with UCAS references, supporting students with their pastoral needs, guiding and directing in both academic and personal matters and liaising with cross-college services. The frequency of student meetings will be determined by the Head of Department.
  7. Monitor student attendance and student results, including start of year registers, exam entry and attendance, co-ordinating and administering course performance monitoring, to report on attendance, retention, achievement and success, with appropriate course and student action plans where required.
  8. Promote and support English and Maths provision, both in class and on a one-to-one basis, including monitoring and addressing attendance to English and Maths lessons.
  9. Ensure that teaching resources are maintained and ordered as appropriate, maintain all teaching and practical assessment areas to a high standards, preparing and setting up tools and materials for classes and assessment.
  10. Attend meetings, including staff meetings, employer meetings, marketing events, courses and discussions, internal and external to the College as directed and reporting back as appropriate. This will include planning and co-ordinating review and progress meetings as directed.
  11. Work with colleagues throughout the College to develop courses, training methods and materials, including attendance at Focus Days and other compulsory CPD events and participate in peer observation for developmental purposes, ensuring adherence to college policies and practices. This will include mentoring other staff as required.
  12. Assist with departmental administration including the timely marking of registers, updating of Smart Assessor, producing reports on student attendance, retention and achievement, participating in relevant college meetings/ groups/ committees and quality assurance mechanisms e.g. verification, moderation, course reviews and Self-Assessment Reviews (SAR).  

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