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Academic Tutor - Degree Apprenticeships (Coach Assessor)

Business, Law & Tourism - Sunderland Business School

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 per annum pro rata
Part time
Hours per Week:  30
Closing Date:  Sunday 27 October 2019
Interview Date:  Monday 04 November 2019
Reference:  0335-19
Further details:    Job Description    

Associate Tutor - Higher/Degree Apprenticeship (Coach Assessors)

Due to the continued success and growth of our undergraduate and master's degree apprenticeship programmes, we are seeking to appoint two Coach Assessors to join our Degree Apprenticeship Team. The role of the Coach Assessor is to support learners as they undertake their programme of studies whilst in the workplace. The role will involve conducting both face to face and virtual tripartite meetings with learners and their sponsoring employers. These meetings focus on coaching the students to enhance their personal and professional development in line with the appropriate apprenticeship standards; assessing progression against programme milestones and ensuring compliance aspects are being achieved.

The role will also involve you working collaboratively with the academic teams in supporting learner development and completion of their undergraduate/postgraduate apprenticeship standards. The role includes but is not limited to, setting realistic goals, monitoring learners development, providing feedback and assessment; liaising with employers, work-based mentors, academic staff. and members of our Work Based Learning Team.

If successful, you will join the University as part of the Academic Tutor family, which is often a great entry point to an Academic Career.  For more information on our Academic Tutors, please click here.

Sunderland University Business school provides a supportive, challenging and innovative approach to supporting learners through, some of this is achieved through coaching. Coach Assessors will therefore require knowledge, skills and experience of supporting others with their personal and professional development to improve job performance and career development. The role will require excellent interpersonal skills, specifically active listening, the ability to ask powerful questions and provide constructive feedback.

The role will involve some travel within the UK and hours will be flexible and volume of work depending upon the split of responsibility and cohort numbers

For an informal discussion about becoming a Coach Assessor, please contact Claire Hoy on 0191 5152985 or

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Please note that this role is not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System.  Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website

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