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Team Leading Apprenticeship Assessor Scotland

Company: Halfords    Location: Edinburgh
Team Leading Apprenticeship Assessor Scotland Field based,Competitive salary, plus fleet car.

About us
Halfords are the UKs leading retailer of leisure and automotive products and the UKs leading operator in garage serving and auto repair. Our retail business boasts over 460 stores, on-line shopping, a delivery service and in-store collection. Just to top this off we are now one of the Sunday Times 30 best big companies to work for!

Our Apprenticeship scheme is an established and essential route into a career at Halfords whether its in the Distribution Centre, our shops or some parts of our Support Centre. This role ensures that we support our learners through their Apprenticeship Programme and help them to achieve their relevant qualifications.

Key Responsibilities

Initial sign up meeting and completion of the ILR
Ensure all new sign-ups are completed accurately and submitted daily
All initial assessments (for example functional skills) to be completed at the initial sign up stage
Complete an introduction with each learner when they start the programme clearly outlining the requirements and helping them to create an individual learning plan
Assess and support learners working towards full apprenticeship frameworks in Retail, Customer Service, Team Leading, Warehousing and any other apprenticeship programmes within Halfords
Deliver full training and support learners with functional skills, Maths, English and ICT (if applicable)
Work remotely and manage your diary effectively and efficiently to ensure timely visits take place, assessments and reviews are conducted and that learners complete on time
Complete a minimum of 10 visits a week
Book all visits a minimum of 8 weeks in advance
Regular communication with your Team Leader regarding the progress of your learners
Ensure all relevant parties such as the learner and their management are aware if the visits and it is booked on the rota a minimum of 8 weeks in advance
Update all relevant systems daily with learner progress using e-track and ensure all weekly reports are sent to relevant parties on time
Organise and maintain documentation on learners progress
Ensure you are using the relevant paperwork
Ensure the learner journey and any relevant information or changes are logged and display a clear audit trail and inform any relevant parties
Support, motivate and advise learners
Overcome barriers to learning and adapt delivery to meet individual learners needs
Work to monthly KPI´s and targets
Ensure you keep your personal CPD up to date monthly
Ensure the learner and manager are updated at the end of the visit with progress and actions
Take any relevant feedback into account from your IQA, SFA, OFSTED or any other relevant party and ensuring it is incorporated going forward
Ensure all actions from your IQA are completed and resubmitted within 5 days
Ensuring regular communication with your learners and tracking their monthly progress to keep them on track for their expected completion date
Responsible producing and analysing relevant data to assist in the delivery of the apprenticeship strategy

Key Skills/Experience

Passion for teaching and learning
Good knowledge of apprenticeships and Government funded programmes
Flexible and adaptable
Self-motivated and proactive
Confident and professional
Target driven
Be able to inspire, influence and motivate
Strong organisational and time management skills using your time productively and efficiently
Effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
Be able to work remotely and as part of a team
Must be flexible to travel daily with some overnight stays required
Flexible and willing to work away from home for extended periods with a can do approach to short term commercial needs
Listen to customers both internal and external for the benefit and improvement of the apprenticeship programme
Coaching and leadership skills
Ability to influence at a higher level
Strong networking skills
Computer literate (Microsoft office)
Full clean driving licence
Flexibility to work weekends and evenings as required