Business Skills Tutor/Assessor

To carry out teaching, learning and assessment activities across a variety of training programmes including Business Administration and Team Leader Apprenticeships and a small range of related short courses within the business skills sector.
Job Title:Business Skills Tutor/Assessor
Salary:Competitive salary offered
Contract TypeFull-time/part-time and consultancy considered


Brief outline of role

To carry out teaching, learning and assessment activities across a variety of training programmes including Business Administration and Team Leader Apprenticeships and a small range of related short courses within the business skills sector.

The successful candidate will participate fully in the planning, development, and implementation of the above provisions. They will track learner progress and ensure target success rates are achieved.


Key Responsibilities specific to role:

  • Maintain a caseload of apprentices/short course provision and ensure that their training needs are met and assessed to meet the requirements of the appropriate funding body, awarding body and NA College.
  • Participate in the planning, development and implementation of highly interactive and motivation classroom-based delivery.
  • Ensure all learners are visited regularly as per the agreed Individual Training Plan and where necessary additional visits are carried out to support any additional needs
  • Monitor learners’ progression ensuring they progress well against the assessment plan and achieve timely.
  • Maintain accurate and high-quality learner records.
  • Prepare, adapt, organise and maintain learning resources and/or equipment.
  • To support apprentices in achieving their apprenticeship standard through:
    • Conducting work-based observations and assessments
    • Ensuring portfolio standards and requirements achieved
    • Adapting / developing learning materials as required
    • Encourage and monitor the use of the online platform for maths and English
    • Recording and providing feedback to apprentices on their progress
    • Supporting apprentices to collate a portfolio of evidence to achieve end point assessment
  • Attend internal and external meetings as required
  • Liaise with Awarding Bodies and Internal Quality Assurance.
  • To maintain records to track learner achievement and performance on all aspects of frameworks and standards
  • To contribute to the review and evaluation of curriculum programmes, self-assessment and the implementation of effective quality improvement plans


Person Specification

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesE- Essential D – Desirable
Strong background in management strategies, admin functions and improvement processesE
Conscientious and autonomous self-starter with the ability to plan and manage own workloadE
Strong communication skills, oral and written and the ability to network effectivelyE
Good administration and organisational skillsE
Ability to work with multimedia and new technology in a learning environmentE
Ability to use a variety of assessment methods in order to ensure effective differentiated learningE
Good numeracy, literacy and IT skills.  An intermediate level of understanding of MS office applications desirable.E
Ability to respond positively and sympathetically to learners and provide appropriate support.E
Ability to work as part of a teamE
Creative and innovative with the ability to change role to suit NA College requirements and changing environmentE
Knowledge of Ofsted criteria (EIF)E
Knowledge of a range of teaching and learning strategies that provide learner progression and success.E
Knowledge of most recent Government InitiativesD
Significant sector appropriate experience (management, administration, improvement processes)E
Experience of assessingE
Experience with Standards and End Point AssessmentD
Experience in improving learner successE
Experience in successful employer engagement within a college / training provider settingD
Experience in delivering innovative classroom-based activitiesE
Experience in using a range of technology to support learningE
Experience in using e portfoliosD
Experience working with Awarding Bodies and EPA organisationsE
Qualifications and Training 
L3 Teaching qualification or equivalent and be willing to work towards a L4 Certificate in Education within 1 year of starting employment.E
L2 or above in Math’s, English and ICTE
L3 Certificate in Assessing vocational achievement (or equivalent – eg D32/34, A1)E
L4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of assessment processes and practice (or equivalent eg D34)D
L3 Team Leader qualificationD
L3 Business Administration QualificationE
L4 Management qualificationD
A broad portfolio of professional and personal developmentE
NA College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect staff to share this commitmentE
Target driven and committed to achieving excellence through continuous improvementE
Staff will always strive to achieve outstanding practices during observations to demonstrate excellence in assessingE
Willing to undertake new learning and personal developmentE
Flexibility and readiness to adapt to changing circumstances and work to meet changing requirements and new ideasE
Have a friendly and humorous disposition to fit the culture of NA College 
Other Requirements 
Able to obtain a satisfactory DBS clearanceE
Able to commuteE
Ability to work flexibly to meet NA College requirements.E


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Business Skills Tutor/Assessor

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