Essential Skills Assessor

Salary Banding: £24,500 to £27,000

Base: Itec House. Hybrid Working

Contract type: Full-time, permanent.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This role is subject to a DBS check. The cost of the DBS check will be met by the company.

Itec operates as an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions, or trade union membership.

Itec reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore, we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Should you not hear from us two weeks after your application, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful.

What are the core responsibilities of this role?

  • Responsible for providing literacy, numeracy, and digital literacy support within workshops or one to one setting with learners to ensuring timely achievement of Essential Skills qualifications and skills development, improving on skills in all areas and achieving the full Framework requirements as well as meeting their full potential for skills attainment.
  • Responsible for registering, arranging, conducting, and invigilating controlled tasks with learners undertaking their Essential Skills Qualification in line with award body requirements.
  • Accountable for supporting and fully engaging learners and employers in the qualification and skills development.
  • Deliver training programmes to assigned learners/clients ensuring the highest possible standards are achieved.
  • Covering a regional area, travelling to visit learners in workplace to undertake assessments.
  • Responsible for contributing to the planning, monitoring, and achievement of agreed performance targets.
  • Develop learning materials to support the delivery requirements.

What skills and experience are we looking for in potential applicants?

Essential criteria

  • Experience of Work Based Learning and Award Body practices.
  • Experience of delivering Essential Skills Qualifications
  • Full driving licence with use of own vehicle

Desirable criteria

  • Assessor Qualification Award
  • Qualified or with the potential and willingness to work towards
  • TAQA Qualification or equivalent qualification
  • City & Guilds 9300 Level 2 in supporting Adults and Young People in Essential Skills
  • L3 Essential Skills Practitioner Certificate

Why Work with us 

Itec is an Employee-Owned organisation. Our unique status allows our employees to have greater engagement and ownership in the future growth and success of Itec. At Itec we are passionate about our people and collaborative in the way we work. We are: –

  • Leading provider of work-based learning programmes for 40 years.
  • Employee-Owned organisation
  • Investors in People Gold
  • Disability Confident Leader
  • Living Wage Employer

As an Employee-Owned business, our people are our main asset, and everyone has a say in the direction that the business is heading.  As a valued employee owner, you will be entitled to receive the below corporate benefits:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Being an employee owner as part of the EOT
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and Christmas shutdown.
  • Annual bonus (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal development and career opportunities
  • Employee Mental Health first aiders
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Medicash – Healthcare scheme
  • Length of Service Payment Scheme
  • Employee of Month Awards.
  • Discounts on Gym Membership and fitness products discounts
  • Travel expenses and business mileage
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Social & Charity Events
  • Refer a Friend Payment Scheme
  • NUS/ Totum discount card

The most tangible advantage of being an Employee Ownership Trust is our annual bonus; this percentage is determined by the overall performance of the organisation and subject to qualifying criteria.