IT Tutor Apprenticeship Assessor

City Gateway

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Job Description

About City Gateway

Based in East London, we are a charity working with young people aged 16-24 who are not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET). Through our Route to Employment programmes, we give them the skills, experience and qualifications they need to achieve their ambitions and secure a sustained outcome of a job,

apprenticeship or further training.

Job Role

IT Tutor Apprenticeship Assessor

Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience

Job purpose


City Gateway is looking to significantly grow and expand the delivery of its apprenticeship programmes following the recent successful partnerships with established local and brand-named employers. We’re seeking an experienced IT Tutor/ Assessor who is motivational, engaging and inspiring, demonstrates exceptional customer service and communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders.

Working with our expert Apprenticeship Manager you’ll run and deliver IT traineeship and apprenticeship programmes in the IT field. The role will require the successful candidate to have a good understanding of the delivery of the Information Communications Technician apprenticeship standards.

A City Gateway tutor/assessor will inspire and ensure that every learner that goes through an apprenticeship programme with us will have an opportunity to thrive and succeed. They will also be responsible for mentoring learners during their work placements and ensuring they are in a safe environment where they can progress and learn.

The IT Tutor/Assessor will also be responsible for the creation, design and delivery of a dynamic and engaging IT curriculum for our traineeship sector programme, that motivates and inspires learners to want to succeed and to progress to our apprenticeship provision.

They will work across teams to ensure a joined-up approach to the promotion of employer engagement activities that maximises learner interaction and participation, developing their skills and knowledge.


Duties and responsibilities


Traineeship Delivery

  • Prepare quality schemes of work, lesson plans and materials as required for learners on traineeship provision.
  • Use initial and diagnostic assessments and Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) to effectively plan the learner’s individual learning journey.
  • Plan and deliver engaging classes and workshops that inspire learners to achieve.
  • Prepare learners effectively for assessments in accordance with JCQ and/or Awarding Body requirements.
  • Monitor attendance, punctuality and achievement, setting improvement targets where standards are not met.
  • Work with the Head of Education and Inclusion, and Coaching Team to ensure the curriculum Intent, Implementation and Impact remains current and effective.
  • Liaise with the Data Team and other key staff to confirm learner qualification registration, ensuring that any special adjustments are in place.
  • Maintain accurate and complete tutor records, tracking and monitoring learner progress and development to ensure high accreditation pass rates, and good retention.


Apprenticeship Delivery

  • To take full responsibility for a full caseload of apprentices on IT programmes to ensure they complete in a timely way to ensure our employer expectations are met.
  • To take responsibility for recruiting apprentices onto the programme including progression from City Gateway IT traineeships.
  • Undertake appropriate initial assessment of learners to ascertain their starting point on the course.
  • Carry out wider assessments of the learners needs and identify any additional support.
  • To put together a comprehensive induction programme for all apprentices including the involvement of their employer which leads to the production of a comprehensive and robust Individual Learning Plan (ILP) which has clear goals, objectives and timescales.
  • Regularly review the ILP giving advice and guidance plus any additional support identified during the apprenticeship, tailoring to their individual needs to enable them meet their aspirational objectives.
  • Prepare and produce scheme of work and session plans.
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate records (e-portfolio on One File and caseload tracker) for each individual learner according to internal processes.
  • Achieve good levels of compliance by maintaining timely records on One File.
  • Ensure Outlook Calendar is always kept up to date with detailed appointments.
  • Assess learner’s performance in the workplace.
  • Carry out regular formal reviews with apprentices together with their line manager to track their progress and follow up on any outstanding actions including regular monitoring of their safety and wellbeing.
  • Work with employers to maintain engagement and curriculum sequencing.
  • Build an effective rapport with apprentices and employers so that you can tackle any underperformance to ensure learners get back on track with their learning.
  • To ensure that all employers are able to offer sufficient opportunities for apprentices to develop their skills and demonstrate their competency in all areas.
  • Meet timely achievement and overall success rates which are above the national benchmark. 
  • To be confident that all apprentice files and their off-the-job learning are compliant with relevant bodies such as Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and Ofsted requirements.
  • To work with other departments to deliver an outstanding experience to apprentices whilst on their apprenticeship.

  • Apprenticeship and Traineeship Duties

    • Work closely with the Head of Education and Inclusion to ensure that teaching and learning is judged Good or Outstanding by Ofsted.
    • Provide on-going information, advice and guidance with learners in order for them to reach their aspirations.
    • Deliver training on 1:1 or group basis – face to face and online.
    • Keep up to date with curriculum development.
    • Deliver inclusive and high-quality courses, materials and opportunities to all learners, and actively seek to eliminate any indirect or direct discriminatory practice or behaviours.
    • Comply with the internal quality assurance process to ensure all delivery is delivered to a high standard.
    • Undertake appropriate training as identified through the observation and appraisal/one to one process.
    • To provide information, advice and guidance and identify sources of support for any health and wellbeing issues identified.
    • Contribute to the self-assessment process which informs continuous improvement.
    • Promote, challenge and demonstrate behaviours that will help our learners become good citizens, through the adoption of City Gateways core values alongside British Values.
    • Undertake a minimum of 30 hours Continuous Professional Development (CPD) per year.
    • Any other duty which, from time to time, may reasonably be required to meet the needs of the business.


    Data and Management Information


    • Produce timely reports on the progress of apprentices for the Senior Leadership Team which clearly sets out how and when apprentices will successfully achieve their programme. 

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