Assessor/Coach - Teaching Assistant
LAT Apprenticeships

Job reference: 004267

Location: LAT Apprenticeships

Closing date: 24/01/2022

Salary: Actual salary ranging between £24,966 - £30,538, commensurate with experience

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Specialist Staff

Hours per week: Full time: 37 hours per week

Start Date: As soon as possible

Please note that this role can be offered as part-time / full-time, or, on a Term time basis depending on the successful candidate's preference.

About the role: LAT Apprenticeships are currently looking for an experienced Assessor/Coach to support learners who are engaged in Teaching Assistant apprenticeships.

Assessors will manage a caseload of learners with the coaching and delivery being carried out via blended learning, predominantly e-learning with some face to face delivery.  

The successful candidate will be reliable, self-disciplined and remain calm under pressure. They will be self-motivated, organised, adaptable and have an eye for detail. We are looking for an assessor with the ability to bring their own innovative ideas and training/assessing experience to an open and forward-thinking business. The role of an Assessor is hands-on working with our learners, employers and end-point assessment organisations. Using a variety of teaching and assessing techniques,  you will ensure that the highest standards of bespoke learning is offered, making a difference in the lives of learners, but also increasing standards and reputation of the industry.

Join a friendly and growing team, a supportive ‘learning’ organisation and enjoy developing your own ideas to achieve the business plan goals. We believe in quality delivery and offering excellent support to all learners.

As a qualified and experienced Apprenticeship Assessor/Coach you can expect:

  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days+ bank holidays (pro rata)

  • Pension Scheme, laptop and mobile.

There may be a requirement to travel up to 30-mile radius in this role, covering Kent and South-East London.

This is a permanent position offering a salary ranging between £24,966 - £30,538 per annum, commensurate with experience.  We also welcome applications from those seeking part-time hours or a role based on Term time work, however, the salary would be dependent on the agreed hours and basis. Please be aware that interviews may be conducted on a rolling basis, therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. 

Working with us at LAT Apprenticeships: LAT Apprenticeships is an independent learning provider, part of Leigh Academies Trust. Formed in 2019, it was initially established to provide high quality apprenticeships to internal staff across the various academies. Significant growth of the business has allowed us to increase our expertise across a specific range of sectors, allowing LAT Apprenticeship to deliver to both internal and external employers across Kent and South-East London. 

We are a friendly team who have a huge passion for learning that makes a difference, and we put quality at the heart of everything we do. We are looking to expand our team and are seeking staff who share the same passion, and who want to grow their career as the business goes from strength to strength. 

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document. 

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff. ​​​​​​​

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.  

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date.  Applicants will be notified of this where possible.  Therefore, early applications are encouraged.