Apprenticeship Skills Tutor - Engineering

Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Education and Training
Functional Expertise
Education and Training, Engineering
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Job ID

Job Description

Apprenticeship Skills Tutor - Engineering (Mechatronics) 

Location – Rotherham 

Salary- £35,501 pro rata

Hours- 37 hours per week (maternity cover until 31/5/2024)

Temporary role  


Do you have previous experience in assessing within Apprenticeship frameworks?


Do you hold a valid and current assessing qualification along with experience within a teaching setting?

Our client is committed to providing high-quality education and training and to providing the best possible experience for all their students and stakeholders. With considerable investment in new facilities and their goal to become an outstanding provider of education and training, this is a great time to join the organisation. If you are looking to work in a friendly, progressive organisation that makes a positive difference, and be supported and developed to enhance your skills and build a successive career, then working for our client will be a great opportunity for you where you will help our client achieve their exciting plans for the future.


Responsibilities for the role of Apprenticeship Skills Tutor:


  • To support learners to provide evidence on behaviours, underpinning knowledge, work-based skills, learning & overall progress for each apprentice
  • To provide coaching and skills support to ensure successful timely completion of End Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Work with curriculum colleagues to check learner progress to agree on targets in preparation for tripartite reviews
  • To conduct regular tripartite reviews with the apprentice line manager and apprentice to complete timely EPA
  • To support the development and progression of a caseload of apprentices through onsite workplace visits in the creation of showcase evidence such as observations, reflective accounts, witness testimonies, professional discussions and any further evidence to support EPA requirements, this evidence will be documented within the e-portfolio OneFile
  • To highlight & document any operational issues to the line manager which may affect learner progression as appropriate
  • To set achievable tasks and provide support throughout the apprentice journey including assisting the apprentice to be prepared for any applicable qualification including functional skills, endpoint assessment, and other relevant achievement documentation
  • To support employers in understanding & documenting their responsibilities relating to on and off-job training requirements of the apprentice
  • To provide pastoral support to apprentices as required including on & off the job training/e-portfolio usage and any additional support needs & strategies
  • To provide advice, guidance & training regarding Safeguarding, British Values, Prevent Equality & Diversity and be responsible for ensuring that the workplace provides an ongoing safe environment
  • To meet with the employer & learner to agree on EPA readiness
  • General administration tasks include ensuring accurate learner data within all software packages, monitoring learner attendance & targets, completing all required documentation within the agreed timescales and regular use of Outlook calendars
  • Proactively participate & document in all professional development as required
  • The accurate and full completion of learner start review and completion paperwork
  • Administer and mark initial assessments when required to do so
  • Complete Awarding Organisation documents related to qualification registration and achievement
  • The development of individual learning plans for each learner that fully supports the agreed timescales of either their NVQ or qualification or the individual elements or overall programme
  • Maintain records of individual learner progress by way of regular progress reviews in line with SFA guidelines
  • Manage your diary so that you effectively support your caseload of learners from start to finish of their training programmes
  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with your learners and employers
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach to minimising any barriers to your learners by implementing additional support promptly that promotes their achievement
  • Contribute to the overall team performance by way of suggestions and recommendations to enhance the quality of delivery and support
  • Manage your continuous professional competence by undertaking training or activities
  • Support learner recruitment by assisting with the carrying out of initial assessment and induction sessions
  • To undertake any further training as identified in the company’s review procedures
  • To participate fully in all Quality Procedures
  • Ensure that safe working practices are followed with respect of COSHH and other risk assessment control measures
  • To comply with and promote Health and safety policies and take appropriate responsibility to ensure the health and safety of self and others
  • To understand, comply with and promote the company’s safeguarding policy and
  • procedures
  • To understand, comply with and promote the company’s diversity policies and procedures
  • To engage in continuous professional development
  • Must be prepared to undertake a First Aid qualification


Skills and Experience for the role of Apprenticeship Skills Tutor:


  • Must hold a current valid vocationally relevant qualification at Level 3 or above
  • Educated in Maths and English at Level 2 or above
  • Must hold a valid current driving licence and have access to a vehicle
  • Ideally, have ICT at Level 2 or above 
  • Ideally, hold an assessment qualification D32/D33 A1 or TAQA 
  • Preferably, an internal verification qualification D34 V1 or TAQA 
  • Must hold an appropriate teaching qualification 
  • Must have a solid knowledge of current Apprenticeship Frameworks
  • The ability to work flexibly over the working week, including evenings where required is essential
  • Must have a good understanding of Work-based Learning Apprenticeships
  • Must be pleasant and a helpful approach at all times
  • Able to work in an organised and methodical manner towards a deadline
  • Must be able to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Work professionally and confidentially with a high degree of integrity and flexibility
  • Have a solid commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people receiving education and training
  • Able to work with sensitive information and treat this confidentially in line with the requirements of the Data Protection Act/GDPR



  • Access to local government pension
  • Up to 41 days of annual leave per year including closure during the Christmas period
  • Access to our gyms, restaurants and salons
  • Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service
  • Parking available at all of our sites
  • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry-recognised qualifications
  • You will have good knowledge of the Health & Safety Act and HSE Standards


To find out more about the position, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail



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