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Vacancies Within Aspire-i

Aspire-i Ltd is a social enterprise company committed to helping individuals, organisations and communities succeed through learning and work. We have a strong track record of successfully delivering government funded initiatives and contracts including Next Step and Study Programmes. We are a major provider of advice and support services to young people and adults across the Leeds City Region, Yorkshire and the North of England.

    Vocational Tutor/Assessor – Construction/Joinery

    Full time, permanent

    Based in Bradford, with some delivery at alternate locations

    Full time 37 hours per week, £26,000 per annum

    An opportunity has arisen for a Vocational Tutor/Assessor, within our Learner Delivery Team reporting to our Vocational Learning Manager, who will be responsible for providing delivery of a full range of vocational training and support services associated with our contracted Programmes. This would include teaching and learning, assessment and learner support from Entry to Level 3, leading to further training, vocational pathways and employment opportunities. You would need to plan, monitor, support and train learners on our contracted programmes to ensure planned programmes are completed in a timely manner.

    The main objectives of the role are:

  • To train and teach learners skills in vocational areas the skills needed to ensure that they gain the relevant knowledge and skills that lead to vocational pathways and employment opportunities.

  • To use learning materials that enhance learner’s practical and technical employability skills and prepare them for further employment and/or training and raise motivation and self-esteem.

  • To contribute to the development of schemes of work, session plans and learning resources to support flexible learning strategies and to meet the learning aims of learners

  • To contribute to the planning and scheduling process of both teaching, learning and assessment to ensure that learners gain the relevant knowledge and skills that lead to vocational pathways and employment opportunities

  • To support learners to find suitable work experience placements which support their chosen career path and aspirations, and visit them in the workplace and assess them as part of their Study programme or Apprenticeship to ensure the successful achievement of their programme in line with contractual requirements and targets.

  • You must have at least two years occupational competence in the vocational area detailed above, and be familiar with Awarding Bodies. You should be able to design and deliver training appropriate to our learners and have previous experience working with young people.

    You must have a recognised teaching qualification (PGCE, Cert Ed, CTTLS, DTTLS). A Skills for Life or Functional skills qualification in English, maths and ICT, a D32 and D33, A1 award or Level 3 Certificate in assessing vocational achievement would be desirable but not essential.

    Closing date for all positions is Friday 3rd October 2014

    Application Process

    To apply for the position please send your CV and a covering letter to rob.mifsud@aspire-i.com or by post to Robert Mifsud, Vocational Learning Manager, Onward House, 2 Baptist Place, Bradford, BD1 2PS. If you require a full job description please click here.

    No agencies please.

    All positions are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exemptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for an Enhanced Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions, cautions, warnings and reprimands. Aspire-i is an Equal Opportunities employer. We wish to encourage the recruitment of staff from under-represented groups to apply for the advertised positions. Aspire-i will seek to recruit the best candidate for the job based on merit. The recruitment and selection process will ensure the identification of the person best suited to the job and the Aspire-i Ltd.

    Aspire-i is an equal opportunities employer. We wish to encourage the recruitment of staff from under-represented groups to apply for the advertised positions. Aspire-i will seek to recruit the best candidate for the job based on merit. The recruitment and selection process will ensure the identification of the person best suited to the job and the Aspire-i Ltd.

    Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 6th October 2014.

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