Trainer/Assessor - AAT

Job number


Working pattern

Part Time


up to £5,600 per annum

Closing date for applications

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Grantham College is looking for a Trainer Assessor to deliver and assess AAT learning to prepare our apprentices for appropriate qualifications/end point assessment. The purpose is to ensure the successful completion of Apprenticeship Frameworks/Standards. 

The roles main responsibilities will be to:

  •       Carry out initial employer visits to ensure the workplace resources and opportunities are suitable to meet the requirements of the intended programme, keeping appropriate records
  •       Provide initial advice and guidance to potential candidates and employers, providing an effective induction, clearly outlining expectations and commitments of all involved
  •       Keep up to date with relevant changes as prescribed by awarding bodies, the Institute for Apprenticeships, the ESFA and other regulatory bodies
  •       Recommend which standards are to be delivered and work with college colleagues to ensure relevance to employers, consistency and quality standards are upheld
  •       Work with the recruitment team to review existing provision and on the development of appropriate new standards/programmes to ensure cost effectiveness and facilitate the growth of the area
  •       Meet internal and external quality assurance requirements, following relevant processes, using appropriate systems
  •       Carry out regular progress reviews with employers and apprentices, highlighting any concerns to the appropriate person immediately
  •       Monitor and facilitate 20% Off the Job requirement, manage and maintain apprentice data and track progress using appropriate management information systems (e.g. eportfolio)
  •       Create, develop and deliver appropriate training sessions in an environment which supports the personal and professional development of apprentices
  •       Assess objectively against published criteria and ensure apprentices and employers are prepared for the End Point Assessment process where relevant
  •       Take responsibility for the end to end process of your own caseload of apprentices and their progression/achievement

The successful applicant will have:

  •        A comprehensive knowledge of Accountancy competency based qualifications and current standards
  •        Relevant Assessor qualification, TAQA or equivalent
  •        Experience working in a business environment and evidence of continuous professional development in the sector
  •        Experience of assessing candidates in the workplace and tracking apprentices/learners and reporting against learning plan outcomes. 
  •        Experience of delivering outcome focused, accredited training programmes

We can offer a pleasant working environment, excellent pension scheme, continued professional development and a generous holiday allowance. 

The closing date for all applications will be Thursday 24 January 2019. Interviews will be held on Monday 04 February 2019. 


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Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we will only be able to contact candidates who have been selected for interview.

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Please note that we do not accept CV’s by way of application or online application via other websites, you must complete a Grantham College application form.

All employment offers are subject to a self-funded (£44) satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.