IT Apprenticeship Coach

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1232595586-2
  • Date Posted: 7 February 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Find Recruitment Group LTD
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Apprentice Pay: £38,000 to £45,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Cyber Security, Project Management, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

IT Apprenticeship Coach

Location - Remote working

We're looking for an experienced apprenticeship coach to join our team as an ICT Apprenticeship Coach. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in guiding and supporting apprentices through the ICT Apprenticeship Standards, ensuring they acquire the necessary skills and knowledge for success.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide personalized coaching and technical support to apprentices, assisting them in understanding and applying ICT concepts and practices.
  • Collaborate with employers and apprentices to develop tailored project plans that align with the apprenticeship standards, ensuring comprehensive coverage of required competencies.
  • Maintain detailed records of apprentice progress, activities, and achievements using our E-portfolio system.
  • Prepare apprentices for assessments, including end-point assessments, by delivering targeted training, conducting mock assessments, and offering constructive feedback.
  • Deliver engaging training sessions on relevant topics such as technical specifications, security policies, and testing methodologies, incorporating Maths and English Functional skills where appropriate.
  • Act as a mentor and guide for apprentices, fostering their personal and professional development through continuous learning and skill enhancement.
  • Monitor and evaluate apprentice performance, identifying areas for improvement and implementing strategies to address learning barriers.
  • Communicate effectively with internal teams, including the Apprenticeship team and Career Support team, to ensure seamless coordination and support for apprentices.
  • Stay informed about industry trends and best practices, actively seeking opportunities to enhance our apprenticeship delivery and maintain our reputation as a high-quality provider.
Candidate Requirements:
  • Proven experience in ICT apprenticeship standards or related IT roles, demonstrating a strong understanding of technical concepts and practical applications.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and motivate learners effectively.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, ensuring accurate documentation and timely reporting.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a dynamic environment, adjusting coaching approaches to meet individual learner needs.
Desirable:
  • Experience in learner/employee development, along with relevant qualifications such as Assessor qualifications (e.g., TAQA, A1)
  • Hold IT certifications (e.g., CISCO CCNA, AWS, Azure, CompTIA A+, Network+, ITIL).