Technical IT Skills Coach

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 657670876-2
  • Date Posted: 14 July 2022
  • Apprentice Employer: Gazelle Professional Recruitment Solutions Ltd
  • Location: North
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Apprentice Pay: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension, Career development
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Digital, PR & Communications, Project Management, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Remote Homebased Role
We are delighted to be working alongside one of the country leading Digital Skills Colleges. With colleges based in the North West and London this provider offers a variety of degree level apprenticeships. They offer diverse higher-level apprenticeships which allows learners access into fantastic roles in the tech sector. They work with over 30 of the most cutting-edge companies in the world.
We are looking to recruit enthusiastic Technical Skills Coach to join their growing team. Working remotely from home, you will be tasked with delivering, assessing and mentoring students throughout their chosen apprenticeships.
In return this provider will invest in your development so that you can develop your skills and change the lives of thousands of young people with a passion for tech desperate to break into the sector.
Their mission is to educate and empower the next generation of diverse digital talent.
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, collaborative Technical Skills Coach who is keen to share their own passion and technical expertise with the next generation of digital pioneers.
Technical Skills Coach you will:

Assess and support apprentices through their apprenticeship programme

Carry out reviews with apprentices and line managers to monitor progress against key milestones

Work with learners to create and monitor their individual learning plans

Provide personal and professional support to apprentices and employers

Provide rigorous feedback on work-based learning evidence

Manage & track of progression of all key programme elements

Assess whether apprentices are ready to enter gateway and support them to prepare for their end point assessment

Ensure all apprentice records are maintained and compliant to ESFA regulations
About you
Ideally you will have:

Professional experience in software development or data analytics, and/ or a Degree/Higher Apprenticeship in a technical subject (e.g. Computer Science, Software Engineering, STEM subject with demonstrable use of technology)

Knowledge of either Python or JavaScript

Excellent communications skills and the ability to work effectively with people at all levels

Experience monitoring and reporting on individuals progress or in coaching learners/apprentices in their career development

The ability to effectively use systems, including e-portfolio tracking system, to record and track outcomes

Experience tracking apprentices through the EPA process and with liaising with the relevant regulatory bodies

The ability to build effective business relationships with employers

Strong time management, multitasking, and organisational skills