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Vocational Development Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/10/2021 23:59
Grade G/H. £25,481 - £32,234. Fixed Term - 1 year
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Dryden PDC
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Closing date:
17 Oct

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This job is closed for applications.

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Location: Dryden Centre.

learningSkills School Workforce Development would like to recruit a vocational development officer (fixed term to September 2022) to deliver high quality training programmes and apprenticeships to learners in a range of venues and community centres.

You must be occupationally competent in a specialist field (i.e. Early Years, Teaching Assistant, Education and Training etc) in order to deliver a variety of accredited and non-accredited programmes to cater for the variety of roles and responsibilities of learners within School Workforce Development. You must hold a teaching qualification or be willing to work towards the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training and have experience of both classroom delivery and vocational delivery within the workplace. The role requires you to have an assessment qualification D32, D33, A1, TAQA or work towards a recognised assessment qualification along with a current, full driving licence and access to a car or means to mobility support. There will also be an element of development work associated with the role.

It is essential that you will be committed to anti-discriminatory practices, and be knowledge-able around current teaching, learning and assessment practice/strategies and have a subject specialism, to support teaching & learning i.e. Early Years practice, Supporting Teaching and Learning, Education and Training. You will be familiar with relevant subject specialism occupational standards the occupational standards long with an understanding of apprenticeship frameworks, Ofsted, RQF and awarding body guidance. Knowledge of children, young people, vulnerable adults and families and experience of working with vulnerable families is also essential.

Experience of apprenticeship delivery including assessment and internal verification and teaching adults following educational frameworks in a range of settings is paramount to the post.

There will be a range of administrative skills required associated with the post and you will be expected to act on your own initiative, work in a number of outreach locations and with colleagues as part of a team. Vocational experience within the appropriate vocational sector is also essential.

You must have a Level 5 Teaching qualification and D32, D33, A1 or TAQA or be willing to work towards. You must have occupational competency in the area of delivery, be occupationally competent and qualified within their skill sector and have a current full driving licence and access to a car or means to mobility support.

This post is open to career progression and you will be fully supported to work towards the essential teaching and assessment qualifications should you be successful.

Previous applicants need not apply.

If successful you will need to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

On-line application forms only, available at www.gateshead.gov.uk.

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