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Learning & Development Trainer & Observer





£25000 - £32000 per annum

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Do you have experience in coaching, mentoring or assessment? Are you passionate about apprenticeship standards and supporting those delivering standards? Are you also interested in improving the levels of teaching, learning and assessment that learners receive by providing critical observation and constructive feedback?

Baltic Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Permanent Learning & Development Trainer & Observer to work for a leading provider of apprenticeships within the IT, Tech and Digital sector. To deliver a training and mentoring programme to our client’s team of Learning Mentors and contribute to a schedule of observations alongside their Teaching and Learning Specialist.

Learning & Development Trainer & Observer Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To create and maintain a programme of learning (alongside internal stakeholders), consistent with recognised apprenticeship standard and awarding body quality assurance processes, that ensures a first-class learning experience and effective learning outcomes
  • To deliver and assess Level 3 Learning Mentor and L4 Assessor apprenticeships to cohorts of Learning Mentor professionals, in line with recognised apprenticeship standards and awarding body quality assurance processes, via SMART Classroom
  • To ensure regular learner contact
  • To ensure learner progress and achievement through effective teaching and learning methodologies, assessment of learning practices and guided observation, coaching and mentoring
  • To ensure learners are prepared for End Point Assessment, through the effective facilitation of assessment plan completion and portfolio building, continuous coaching and mentoring and exam preparation
  • To develop the Functional Skills of learners consistent with the apprenticeship standard
  • To attend and contribute to regular training & standardisation meetings as required by internal quality assurance procedures
  • To maintain accurate data management records, assessment of learning records and documentation, ensuring delivery and paperwork is compliant with standards and is GDPR compliant
  • To maintain and continuously update own knowledge, skills and occupational competence as required
  • To conduct observations of teaching, learning & mentoring of all Trainers and Learning Mentors
  • To maintain and update knowledge of OFSTED inspection frameworks and activity
  • To contribute to annual review of the Observation of Teaching, Learning & Assessment policy, providing recommendations for continuous improvement

Learning & Development Trainer & Observer Applicants:


  • Hold GCSEs (or equivalent) in A-C English, Math and IT
  • Knowledge and/or experience of the apprenticeship sector and apprenticeship standards
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of IT systems and databases, including Microsoft Office programs
  • Possess the ability to build strong working relationships, rapport and understanding with learners and other internal stakeholders
  • Strong time and task management skills, with the ability to manage and deliver to key objectives and projects
  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills, with the ability to drive high performance through facilitated performance development (including observation, root cause analysis, training needs analysis, coaching & mentoring)
  • Demonstrable experience in the teaching and assessment of apprenticeship standards, coaching & mentoring and teaching & learning


  • Hold a relevant Education & Training qualification (such as EAT L3 or equivalent)
  • Hold a relevant Assessment qualification (such as A1, TAQA and V1 or equivalent)
  • Hold a relevant Coaching and Mentoring qualification (such as L5 CMI Coaching & Mentoring or equivalent)
  • Hold a relevant Learning & Development qualification (such as L5 CIPD Learning & Development Partner or equivalent)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the OFSTED Inspection Framework
  • Demonstrable experience in an apprenticeship teaching, learning or mentoring role
  • Demonstrable knowledge and/or experience of the L3 Learning Mentor and L5 Assessor apprenticeship standards and curriculum
  • Demonstrable observation of teaching & learning experience
  • Knowledge of End Point Assessment processes and requirements

Applicants may also be interested in Trainer, Training, Education, Tutor, Assessor, A1, CAVA, TAQA, Skills Coach, Learning Mentor, Teaching, Observing, Observation, IQA, Internal Training, Junior Learning Mentoring, Mentoring, Learning, Coaching, Assessing.

Job Reference: SM/LDTRAINER_1600247617

Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum

Salary per: Annum

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Baltic Recruitment Sector: Education_training

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