Apprenticeship Advisor

Job Category: Advisor
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Essex
Salary: £26500 - £29000

Purpose of the job and what you will achieve.

As an Apprenticeship Advisor you will deliver the ASK (Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge) programme to schools and colleges across Essex, supporting the Get Set Contract Manager to ensure the support needs of students, parents and teachers are met in upskilling and informing them about apprenticeships and T-levels.

As an Apprenticeship Advisor, you will be responsible for working with the stakeholders to ensure contract key performance indicators are met. You will undertake planning meetings with schools and colleges to determine their needs and you will provide high quality activities and bespoke sessions for students, teachers, and parents.

Based in Essex, and covering half of the County, the successful candidate will have excellent experience and knowledge of the work-based learning sector and wider routes into Apprenticeships. Excellent organisational and communication skills are also essential, as this post will involve the need to engage with schools at a range of levels of seniority up to Head Teacher.

This is an exciting opportunity for a confident and innovative individual with a passion for supporting young people to make informed choices about their future and who wants to join an organisation that improves the lives of thousands of individuals every year.

The person behind the job.

  • You are organised with excellent attention to detail.
  • You are an excellent communicator, both written and verbal, with a high level of accuracy in numeracy and literacy.
  • You are passionate about providing a consistently excellent service.
  • You are ambitious and show this through your determination and innovation.
  • You inspire those around you to take responsibility through your daily actions.
  • You take pride in your daily achievements and want to support your local community.
  • You are considerate to your colleagues, partners and stakeholders and collaborate well in an inclusive environment.
  • You own your attitude, motivation and actions. You are prepared to step and be accountable

Your day-to-day job.

  • Deliver both virtual and face to face presentations to students from small groups to larger assemblies to raise awareness of apprenticeships and T-Levels.
  • Deliver bespoke sessions to students in supporting them to register and apply for apprenticeships.
  • Deliver awareness raising sessions to parents, teachers and local stakeholders.
  • Support the coordination and booking of school events, working with teachers and careers advisors to assess their school/college ASK support delivery needs.
  • Work proactively with key partners and stakeholders promoting Get Set and the ASK programme across the region.
  • Diary management as responsible for booking all meetings, activities and sessions.
  • You will evidence delivery by collecting completed evidence templates and updating records on the contract database.
  • There will be KPIs related to the number of meetings, activities and sessions held and the number of students and parents/carers supported.

Impact on the community.

The Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for schools and colleges programme (ASK) has been in development since 2015 to ensure that a professional, high quality and consistent apprenticeship, traineeship and T-level support offer is in place for all schools and colleges across England.

Experience & qualifications.

  • Excellent experience and knowledge of the work-based learning sector and wider routes into Apprenticeships.
  • Have Maths and English GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and quick to understand internal software packages

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