Health & Adult Care Tutor/IQA
Full Time Vacancy
Time for a new opportunity? Join the Exalt-Training team and unlock the next stage of your career.
Our Health & Care team is expanding and we are looking for an experienced, confident tutor to work with cohorts in Ipswich and the surrounding areas as a Health & Adult Care Tutor. This is a great opportunity to join a committed and passionate team with plenty of scope for progression, if desired..
Our apprenticeship programmes help release potential and performance, they create opportunities by helping to upskill key workers for career growth – through training and education.
At Exalt-Training the apprentice is at the heart of all we do. For us, that starts with teaming them up with the a great Skills Coach (tutor) to provide support coaching and excellent teaching.
As more employers work with us we are expanding our search for tutors/coaches who align with our values and culture.
In return for your commitment to quality teaching and supporting your apprentices on your learning journey, you’ll get
– Excellent rates of pay
– Flexible working schedule (work life balance is important to us)
– Manageable case loads – we believe in giving you time to progress and support your team
– Structured and supportive CPD
– 25 days holiday and a day off for your birthday
Home Based, Ipswich/Suffolk
Position in Organisation
Reports to: Head of Health & Care
Responsible for: Health & Social Care Qualifications/Functional Skills Mentoring, Teaching & Supporting Apprentices/Learners
Main Purpose & Scope of The Job
To support the effective completion of Health & Social Care Qualifications including Leadership & Management, Levels 1-5 and also deliver Functional Skills English and Maths Level 1 – Level 2 and successful progression of the Apprentices/Learners during the programme.
Duties & Responsibilities
Support & coordinate initial assessment paperwork and induction of Apprentices/Learners onto the Health & Social Care Qualifications, Functional Skills or other training programmes.
Mentor and prepare Apprentices/Learners in readiness for sitting their Functional Skills tests, completing diagnostics and providing any learning requirements they might need.
Where appropriate refer Apprentices/Learners to Head of Health & Social Care or Quality Team for diagnostic testing for confirmation of any additional support needs.
Act as a mentor and or coach to Apprentices/Learners, offering information, advice and guidance as required.
Complete all relevant paperwork for the induction process as laid down by company policy and procedures, ensuring that details are passed on to administration for processing in line with ILR and Funding requirements.
To teach, mark and feedback on Functional Skills assessments, coordinate the Level 1 & 2 papers to ensure timely completions of tests.
Design, deliver and assess Health & Social Care qualifications up to level 5. Plan effective delivery schedules alongside Employer and update relevant MIS systems.
Ensure sufficient progression against all aims and maintain Apprentice/Learner files in line with all funding requirements.
Ensure timely completion of delivery, meeting OPP requirements, including EPA preparation.
Maintain < 1% outstanding reviews and past planned end date completions.
To provide Health & Social Care/Functional Skills support to Head of Health & Social Care/Dental Care provision as required, at locations around the company network.
To report back to Head of Health & Social Care/Dental Care provision the Learner Journey on progress.
Attend monthly meetings, including employer engagement meetings.
To be fully conversant with company policies and procedures.
To participate in Standardisation, Self-Assessment Reviews and Quality Improvement Planning activities.
To keep up to date with changes to National Awarding Organisations’ criteria and standards.
To contribute to the implementation of quality systems and processes.
Identify and share good practice with other staff and teams.
Develop and prepare resources for teaching, update Schemes of Work & Lesson Plans in line with company and awarding organisation requirements.
Undertake IQA duties as required to meet qualification compliance
Partake in bi-annual observations of teaching and learning
To keep up-to-date with national and local developments, which may affect Health & Social Care/Functional Skills delivery and Learner Support requirements.
To monitor and evaluate personal performance within the context of the role.
To participate in the company appraisal system and remain conversant with Company Policy and Procedure.
To participate in the training and development activities as required.
To remain proficient in the use and application of IT.
To comply with annual CPD requirements
Experience & Qualifications
Level 5 Health & Social Care qualifications including Leadership and Management Qualifications
Achievement of or working towards teaching qualification (minimum CET or equivalent)
Key Skills Level 3/Functional Skills Level 2 (or equivalent)
TAQA A1/D32/D33 (or equivalent)
Equality & Diversity Cert.
Health & Safety Cert.
ITQ Level 2 (or equivalent)
Business Admin Qualifications
Experience of working within and delivering Health & Social Care Qualifications
Assessment of Apprentices/Learners
Lesson Planning & Preparation
Delivery of Training to Apprentices/Learners
Initial Assessment of Apprentices/Learners
Identifying and implementing training solutions
Assessment to identify additional learning support needs
Working in an environment offering individual support and support for differentiation
Working in a ESFA / FE or WBL training environment
Skills & Abilities
Skills/Abilities – Interpersonal
Ability to train and assess up to Functional Skills Level 2 and Level 5 Health & Social Care Qualifications.
Possession of good communication skills, both written and oral.
The ability to develop positive working relationships with individuals at all levels.
The ability to train others with energy and enthusiasm and provide the environment where Apprentices/Learners feel motivated.
The ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as autonomously when necessary.
Knowledge of apprenticeships
Skills/Abilities – Other
Ability to prioritise own workload and meet deadlines.
Ability to produce work to an appropriate standard in line with requirements of the role.
Use a PC to create, store and retrieve information.
Effective Time Management Skills.
Flexible and able to cope under pressure.
An understanding of Safeguarding Issues.
An understanding of Equality & Diversity.
Possession of a full driving licence, the ability to drive and use of a car.
The ability and willingness to undertake relevant staff development.
Certificate of Higher Education (Preferred)
Teaching/tutoring: 1 year (Preferred)
IQA: 1 year (Preferred)
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: Up to £29,000.00 per year
Schedule: Monday to Friday