Systems and Networking Assessor - Berkshire
We are currently looking to hire a Systems and Networking Assessor in the Berkshire area, to coach, mentor and assess groups of young adults towards the achievement of a vocational Apprenticeship programme
To work with the Assessment Manager to meet the key business strategies and objectives, planning and completing assessments for learners engaged in Apprenticeships for IT Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals. To assess all components of the above framework for a caseload of learners
To retain learners engaged on the programme and manage their learning and achievement in line with the targets and objectives agreed in their Individual Learning Plan, complete regular, formal progress reviews with learners and their employers and to complete internal and external quality assurance activities, where required.
Your duties & Key Responsibilities:
Work with the Assessment Manager / IQA to achieve agreed volumes of learner achievement in line with the business strategy and plans. Carry out high quality mentoring and coaching with apprentices to ensure units are completed within agreed timelines.
You should be willing to travel and complete assessment of all portfolio evidence. Liaise with technical skills Tutors to ensure all Apprentices have the required skills and knowledge to achieve the technical components of frameworks. Work with internal and external partners to ensure that agreed quality standards are met
Undertake additional projects and activities to meet the needs of the Apprenticeship team and learners as required and ensure that programmes are delivered in accordance with the organisations Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety Policies.
Skills and Abilities we look for:
ICT Technical networking skills, excellent communication skills, ability to identify individual learner needs. Ability to provide feedback in a way that motivates individual learners. Understanding of equality and diversity issues and how these impact on the assessment process, ability to identify and help learners to overcome potential barriers to progress and achievement
Your experience and knowledge:
A Degree, Higher Education Qualification in ICT or significant industry experience in areas to be assessed is essential
Willingness to gain Assessor Award within 3 months of commencing employment
Industry experience in a networking role i.e. 1st/2nd line support
GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics and English at Grade C or above
Good knowledge of Government funded Apprenticeship programmes is desirable
Knowledge of the ICT Apprenticeship frameworks is desirable
Knowledge of business requirements, processes and methodologies is essential
CAVA / A1 assessor award (desired, not essential)