Freelance Horticulture Apprenticeship Tutor

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Other Workplaces
Contract Type:
Part Time
Subject Area:
Agriculture/Rural Science
South West
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
Competitive rates of pay
9th Mar 2018
Start Date:
Central YMCA
Job Ref:

Freelance Horticulture Apprenticeship Tutor

Bristol, Gloucester, Wiltshire

3 days per week

About Us

YMCA is one of the most recognisable and iconic of all global charity brands. The YMCA movement started with us, Central YMCA. Throughout our nearly 200-year history, we’ve worked towards a world where people are happier, healthier and more fulfilled.

We’re a team of dedicated professionals who strive to reach that goal through creative health, wellbeing and education programmes. These range from fitness qualifications through to apprenticeships – everything from childcare to horticulture. We award qualifications in fitness and leisure for educational institutions in the UK and abroad. Then, of course, there’s our famous Club in central London, which is at the epicentre of contemporary wellbeing thinking and practice.

YMCA Training was created during the deep recession and mass unemployment of the late 1970s to help young people find new opportunities through work and training, and to give them the chance to play a more fulfilling role in their communities.

This focus on developing talent and providing opportunities for employment remains at the heart of what YMCA Training does, and has been consistently and successfully developed through specialist support and vocational training across many sectors and specialisms.
Do you want to be a part of this? We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprenticeship Tutor, to join our team of professionals delivering Horticulture (Level 5) in the Bristol, Gloucester and Wiltshire regions.

About You

You will be able to effectively manage a caseload of learners at various locations. You will assess and coach all learners individually or within a group, conforming to current Awarding Organisation, national occupational standards and YMCA guidelines.

You will motivate and support learners to achieve their Apprenticeship. You will identify and encourage further employees to undertake these qualifications/assessments and match their needs to the most appropriate qualification for their role.

You will also be able to:

• Manage apprenticeships for the lifecycle of their programme, from sign-up to qualification, including all associated administration;
• Robustly assess and develop learner competency for a range of qualifications;
• Provide training for all components throughout the apprenticeship, in line with our quality standards; and
• Work with current and prospective employers to identify and secure additional apprenticeship opportunities.

Are you up for the challenge? You will have excellent communication skills and great rapport building ability. This will help you not only to support our learners, but to engage with employers about each learner’s progress, as well as to explore new opportunities. You’ll be highly organised, with demonstrated planning and time-management skills (supported by good IT skills).

You will also need:

• Qualification in a range of Level 5 disciplines;
• A recognised teaching qualification; and
• A1 assessor or equivalent qualification.

This could be your chance to join our innovative team and to do something great for yourself – and for others. If this sounds right for you, click apply.

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