Progression Co-ordinator/Tutor

Recruiter
Juniper Training
Location
Wednesbury, West Midlands
Salary
£18,000 - £26,000 per annum
Posted
28 Jun 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
1191210905
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an opportunity for a Progression Co-ordinator/Tutor to join our team based in our Wednesbury Centre. If you are successful, you will be joining us on a full time, permanent basis and you will receive a competitive salary of £18,000 - £26,000 per annum + a range of fantastic benefits.

Juniper are an independent established training provider who have been assisting young people to move forward and achieve for 35 years. Delivering Traineeships, Study Programmes and Apprenticeships we help young people across the country to take positive steps forward in their lives.

Purpose of the Progression Co-ordinator/Tutor Role:

- To market, advertise and 'sell' students to potential employers and businesses for work experience, jobs, apprenticeships and further education opportunities.

- To set, manage and monitor students' Study Programmes.

- To undertake regular in-centre and placement reviews to measure students' progress.

- To have a bank of at least 50 live employers form a selection of career sectors and source work-experience placements

- To undertake robust risk assessments.

Key responsibilities as our Progression Co-ordinator/Tutor will include:

Networking & Marketing

- Ensure a planned and professional approach to selling the programme and students to potential businesses and organisations.

- To understand and liaise with your Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP) and other partners who can support with your knowledge and understanding of opportunities for students.

- To understand your local Labour Market Information and disseminate this information to staff and students.

Training

- To deliver engaging, effective and innovative group training sessions to students

- To ensure that students work-skills are developed and that they are ready for working life by the time they leave Juniper

- To engage external speakers (employers, business people, celebrities, progression/support agencies) in order to enhance the learning experience

- To plan and facilitate enterprise projects

- To deliver training that meets criteria and standards for BTEC

Work-experience

- Carry out effective marketing to local employers to ensure sufficient work-experience placements are recruited and retained, including: cold-calling, employer visits, recruitment fairs, local events and networking, ensuring the database is maintained and relationships managed to gain further business.

- Ensure all students have a purposeful, individualised learning plan; ensuring appropriate work-experience activities are planned as a key component to the course and students are appropriately prepared before entering their work experience placement.

- Undertake robust risk assessments and ensure current risk assessments are in place for all live placements.

Information, Advice & Guidance (IAG)

- Assist and empower students to fulfil their potential by increasing expectations and raising aspirations.

- To know and understand where to access local and national support agencies to ensure all students access to good, quality IAG about learning and work to improve their employability potential, achieve personal ambitions and help to their next step.

- To signpost and refer students who need support and document this, as per procedure.

Progression

- To ensure all students progress to a positive destination.

- Undertake networking & marketing activities, including social media, to keep up to date with progression opportunities.

- Undertake tracking of students who have left programme and provide on-going support

Monitor & Feedback

- To collate and monitor feedback from students, employers and stakeholders in relation to work experience, progression, career and IAG and transfer actions into the Centre Improvement Plan.

- To analyse employer, work experience and progression data to ensure appropriate actions transfer into the Centre Improvement Plan.

Essential skills and abilities we're looking for in our Progression Co-ordinator/Tutor

Essential:

- Level 2 English & Maths - or working at

- To persuade & influence others and deal with conflict/challenging behaviour

- Innovative & solution focused

- To be persistent & tenacious

Within 6 months

- Health & Safety qualification: IOSH/NEBOSH/Ento D or equivalent

- Level 3 Teaching qualification

- Level 3 in English or/and Maths

Desirable qualities of our Progression Co-ordinator/Tutor:

- IAG Level 3/4

- Experience of working with 16 - 18 year olds

- Outreach, sales, marketing or recruitment

Juniper changes to meet demands of customers and stakeholders, therefore duties within job roles are also subject to change from time-to-time. This role profile will be regularly reviewed and updated, and staff are expected to employ a flexible approach to their work to adapt to these changes.

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