Apprentice and Skills Development Coach (Engineering Degree Apprenticeship)
Would you like to work within a rewarding role, unlocking the potential within the apprentices? We currently have a vacancy for an Apprentice and Skills Development Coach (Engineering) at our site in Warton/Samlesbury.
As an Apprentice and Skills Development Coach (Engineering), you will be responsible for delivering outstanding teaching, learning and assessment practices that engage and inspire apprentices to fulfil their individual potential and develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours to successfully progress into the business.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to help shape the apprenticeship programme as BAE Systems continue to invest record amounts into Early Careers with another 800 apprentices due to start this year. Occasional travel to other sites.
Your main responsibilities as an Apprentice and Skills Development Coach (Engineering Degree Apprenticeship) will involve:
Coaching apprentices to reach their full potential by providing key support, mentoring, challenging and motivating throughout all aspects of their learning journey
Assessing and monitoring learner progress & performance in line with the apprenticeship standards and the occupational expectations of the business
Accurately maintaining and recording data in accordance with funding and awarding body requirements and effectively managing the progress and performance of an allocated cohort of apprentices
Effectively planning, supporting and monitoring apprentice placements ensuring clear objectives and alignment to the development of required skills, knowledge and behaviours
Taking professional pride in their role and embrace continuous professional development opportunities in support of delivering innovative and impactful teaching, learning and assessment
Enacting effective programme delivery that utilises a coaching and blended learning pedagogy to train, monitor, develop and assess apprentices against relevant qualification Standards in support of them attaining occupational competence
Effectively communicating within the business to ensure all stakeholders involved in the apprentice learner journey are clear on their roles and responsibilities and working in support of the individual learning plan
Providing and monitoring the effective safeguarding, SHE, welfare and support arrangements for apprentices throughout their programme
Your skills and qualifications as an Apprentice and Skills Development Coach (Engineering):
Degree or equivalent in an engineering related discipline (Aerospace, Mechanical, Structural, Systems engineering)
Skilled engineering professional with occupational competence to a minimum of NVQ 4 or equivalent
Excellent knowledge of technical skill discipline
Strong coaching skills
Knowledge and experience of assessment/ verification practices and awarding body requirements
Knowledge and understanding of Ofsted EIF requirements
Knowledge and understanding of awarding organisations and professional engineering institutes
Assessor qualification desirable
Teaching qualification preferred
What we’re looking for in you:
You should be a proud professional with the ability to inspire learners with personal credibility and professional confidence. You should have demonstrable team working characteristics and be passionate about apprentice and skills training.
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems
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