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Early Years Apprenticeship Tutor – West Midlands

Reference: e34bc99f-8388-41d8-a283-26b73c094dbc
Employer: Best Practice Network
Location: Not Specified
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

This post will holistically plan, co-ordinate, mentor and support on training and assessment for apprentices based in the Early Years Education sector from level 2 to level 5 and the Teaching Assistant role. Knowledge and experience from working in the Early Years and or Schools sector will be shared with apprentices to ensure they achieve their programme at the highest possible level and in a timely fashion.

Job Responsibilities


Complete skills reviews with apprentices and employers and identify skill and knowledge gaps

Develop and take responsibility for the delivery of individual training plans tailored to candidate needs

Maintain records relevant to individual candidates

Undertake observations in the workplace

Support the delivery of high-quality training to exceed awarding body quality standards, including functional skills, in the workplace as appropriate to the candidates’ requirements

Assess Skills and behaviours and feedback to learners using the ePortfolio system.


Develop individual action plans tailored to candidate needs

Support the delivery of training using approved training resources in the workplace to cover Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours.

English and Maths – Training, monitoring, supporting, recording and reporting to ensure successful completion in partnership with FS specialist

Provide tutorial support including key training for the Apprentice (and Employer around Prevent and British Values), Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare, Safeguarding and any additional learning support requirements

Supporting with remote online delivery of webinars to groups of apprentices

Train and promote British Values and Prevent, mental health and well-being, careers information and guidance and train on topics such as Sexual Exploitation and being safe online

Co-ordination and Support

Monitor candidate progress and provide support in completion of portfolios, end point assessments and other evidence setting targets to ensure timely completion

Detailing, monitoring, recording and reporting of ALS

Supply information to employees and employers to support apprenticeship programmes

Liaise with Line Manager’s to facilitate Reviews and appraisals

Provide appropriate data and information regarding the programme and learners as required and contribute to the regular self-assessment monitoring process

Take responsibility for the quality of the start-up pack (on-boarding) and evidence base for each apprentice

Attend CPD and Standardisation events as appropriate remotely and at Bristol Head Office three times per year and attend Company Conferences in Bristol as required

Support the apprentice and employer as part of the end Point Assessment process


Complete all relevant documentation in order to progress the signing up and recording of new candidates on the programme

Maintain documentation that records the progress of candidates on programme against specified targets

Complete documentation in relation to visits to employers, candidate reviews, assessment visits and any other such appointments that evidence, support and maintain relationships with candidates and employers

Ensure timely achievement of all students on programme and complete the required documentation to achieve Gateway and End Point Assessment


Any other duties connected with the post as are reasonably required from time to time

Equality & Diversity

Support and promote equality and diversity at Best Practice Network to ensure equality of opportunity for all students, visitors and staff and the elimination of discriminatory practices


Support and promote the safeguarding agenda at Best Practice Network to ensure students, visitors and staff are safeguarded.


The success of Best Practice Network rests on a very strongly felt and shared set of values which determine its strategic direction. It is crucial that the successful candidate shares our values of student-centredness, equality of opportunity and parity of esteem for staff and students.

At Best Practice Network we are:

  • Passionate and excited about learning
  • Inclusive and supportive
  • Responsive to student, employer and community needs
  • Always aspiring to the highest standards
  • Professional and enterprising
  • Innovative and creative
  • Friendly and welcoming

The following criteria are used to shortlist applicants and assess candidates. Please show evidence of how you meet these criteria in your application.

Essential Criteria

Hold a qualification or have experience in the subject area

Have up to date industry knowledge

Hold Level 2 Numeracy and Literacy qualifications

Have experience of working with employers in a training or customer relations role

Able to develop strong professional relationships with employers and learners

Have strong IT skills and be willing to work with e-portfolio’s

Can motivate learners and ensure they complete on time

Hold a full driving licence, have own vehicle and be willing to travel to customer sites

Have high levels of motivation and the ability to use own initiative

Desirable Criteria

Hold an assessor qualification

Hold a relevant degree

Hold an IV/IQA qualification

Experience of working in Further Education or a similar environment

Early Years Advanced Practitioner or Management experience

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