Residential Childcare Trainer Assessor

Wigan & Leigh College
Wigan [Greater Manchester]
£22,499 - £27,531 Per Year
07 Jun 2021 13:51
21 Jun 2021 23:59
Further Education, Higher Education
Job Level
Assessor / Trainer
Childcare / Early Years
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Residential Childcare Trainer Assessor

Residential Childcare Trainer Assessor

Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2  College, Wigan & Leigh College is well underway  on its journey to become Outstanding.  With over 9,500 students and a turnover of £30m, the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow.

The College has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and support the economic transformation of Wigan and the surrounding areas.  As a growing college we are in a strong position to continue to invest in our campuses with the development of state of the art facilities.

The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study, apprenticeships and employment.     

We are looking to appoint a Residential Childcare Trainer Assessor to our highly motivated and creative team.

A Residential childcare Trainer Assessor is required to carry out group delivery and workplace assessments, for apprentices working towards the Residential childcare standards at level 4 and 5.  This includes carrying out reviews and setting action plans for apprentices, including SMART Targets and the delivery of Functional Skills. The role will also include IQA duties within an existing team and developing the College’s offer in conjunction with employer partners and awarding bodies.

Suitable candidates will hold a recognised assessment qualification (TAQA, A1, V1 or equivalent), and ideally be confident in all aspects of workplace assessment using an electronic portfolio system. You will have at least 2 years occupational experience within a residential childcare setting at the relevant level and a sector specific qualification.

The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date. 

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. To comply with legislation, you are required to obtain a DBS check for your role. We will be asking Protocol National Ltd/Esafeguarding Ltd to undertake this process on our behalf.

Wigan and Leigh college is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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