Trainer/Assessor Plant Science Horticulture

North East

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Job Description

Location: Derby

Salary: Salary: £23,631 + Extensive Benefits Package

Hours: Full time, 52 weeks per year

Would a college setting suit you?

Would upskilling and setting progression for students interest you?

Do you possess assessor and training capabilities and qualifications?

TeacherActive is proud to present the opportunity of becoming an Plant Science Trainer/Assessor in the Derby area. The role allows you to plan, deliver and develop high quality learning opportunities for students to help them achieve their learning goals and help them progress to a rewarding career.

Main Roles and responsibilities
  • assessment (to include skills scans, basic skills, initial assessment, health and safety pre-vet checks and diagnostic testing for key skills when required) and individual learning plans (ILP) in negotiation with learners (groups/1-1).
  • Identify potential learners and progression opportunities.
  • Perform the role of assessor and undertake work-based assessments in accordance with awarding body guidelines and occupational assessment strategy and comply with quality standards and procedures and relevant funding organisation guidance.
  • To deliver training (1-1/group) as and when required, and evaluate the effectiveness of all training.
  • Responsible for the instruction of workshop skills
  • Responsible for the supervision of students timetabled in the workshop
  • Motivate learners and provide regular support and guidance to learners and record as appropriate.
  • To carry out regular progress reviews with employer/learner where required.
  • To complete and maintain all required administration weekly/monthly and submit to appropriate person by agreed timescales.
  • To ensure contact for each learner is recorded and evidenced via registers and/or contact logs.
  • To manage retention and achievement of learners allocated to your caseload. Ensure that individual targets are achieved.
  • Efficiently and effectively co-ordinate appointments, working flexibly (weekends and evenings) when required.
  • To travel and stay in accommodation provided as and when required in line with the requirements of the programme.
  • Attend team meetings as and when required to do so, and represent the College at internal/external meetings or conferences if required.
  • Responsibility for ensuring that you have a supply of learning resources and associated documentation.
  • Provide regular written, electronic and verbal reports to line manager.
  • Effective use of College systems and technology including proactively embracing use of IT and digital technology.
  • Assist with marketing activities to promote the full range of products offered by the College.
  • A1 awards (or TDLB units D32 and D33) within 6 months of start date
  • Level 3 Award in Education and Training or equivalent within 1 year of start date (for 1 to 1 teaching)
  • Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training within 2 years of start date or equivalent, if applicable (for group teaching)
  • Vocational qualification at Level 3 or above
  • Full driving licence and transport
  • Level 2 English
  • Level 2 Maths
If you believe the Plant Science trainer/Assessor position is for you then please click ‘apply’ which will then follow with a call so I can discuss the role further with you.

For any further enquiries please contact or call 0115 824 8784 and we will get back in touch as soon as possible.

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services.

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