Apprenticeship Placement Coach
Makers
London, United Kingdom
6d ago

Apprenticeship Placement Coach

Based : Makers Apprenticeship Office, Barbican

Reporting to : Head of Delivery

Salary : £35,000-40,000

Everyone deserves a job they love. Makers retrains people as software developers and helps them find that job.

You deserve a job you love. We've got one for you.

About the role

You want to be more than just an assessor or apprenticeships trainer : you want to help people build fantastic careers at an unbelievable rate, which will help them and the people they work with change their lives for the better.

As an Apprenticeships Placement Coach you'll be responsible for empowering our software engineers to succeed whatever that means for the developers.

With your educational focus, you'll help developers advance their understanding and collect evidence of their progress. You'll help them to understand the requirements of their level 4 Apprenticeship qualification, and help them to overcome any team and workplace obstacles.

You will help them grow into their role, coaching them to work better with clients, or even help them take on leadership roles in their teams.

You'll have the freedom to act in a way that you believe is right for the company. You'll have a genuine say in the way the business is run, and the environment in which you work.

You'll be encouraged to identify problems and solve them; and to seek out new opportunities and pursue them. In short, you'll have a voice that will be heard and valued.

What you'll be doing

You will be the main point of contact for our learners, empowering them to solve their own problems, and helping to remove anything that may hinder their progress.

You will be responsible for setting up regular meetings across the UK with each Apprentice and their Line Manager. You are passionate about tech, and you will have the support of our technical coaches to support you with specific code-related problems.

Where required, you'll be supporting learners with Functional Skills attainment, keeping tuition relevant and effective.

You won't just help developers navigate challenges, but also be their guide in charting a course through the immense learning opportunities of their early careers making sure no opportunity goes unexplored, and ensuring they end their placement year competent and accomplished.

Imagine the mentor you wish you had at the start of your career that's your role.

Your experience

  • A successful Placement coach will have a great rapport with all the learners under their care.
  • You'll ideally have experience working in a similar apprenticeship environment
  • You will have in-depth knowledge of each learners pathway through the course.
  • Learners will feel like they are supported and empowered to follow their own path to success.
  • You'll be studying toward or will have obtained CAVA or will have TAQA experience
  • You will also have a trusted relationship with our learners' employers, helping them to identify areas where they can make changes to better support the growth of our learners.
  • LMS and knowledge of tech would also be highly desirable but not essential!
  • As a culmination of all these things, your success will be shown in a high number of distinctions and an outstanding Ofsted assessment.
  • Perks

  • Working in a company that's built on trust over fear with a core mission to transform lives;
  • Growing as a person, by learning transparency, vulnerability, the growth mindset, emotional intelligence, perhaps some hard truths about yourself, and how to give and receive feedback honestly and productively;
  • Able to join yoga and meditation;
  • Discounts on classes & treatments at Triyoga Shoreditch;
  • Join a scaling company that's evolving all the time;
  • We have a minimum holiday policy, rather than a maximum - we encourage our team to take at least 33 days a year;
  • Private Medical Insurance (after you've been with us at least 3 months);
  • A Perks Work account for significant discounts on products, experiences and things like gym membership;
  • Being surrounded by a diverse group of bright, motivated people, who all really care about doing the very best they can for our students, for our hiring partners and for each others.
  • About Makers

    Makers is Europe's first and leading coding bootcamp' - where career-changers retrain as software developers. Founded in 2013, we've helped more than 1,500 people begin a new career in software, building long-term relationships with tech employers big and small.

    We're pretty good at what we do, according to our clients (both developers and employers ), industry bodies , the press and the government.

    We can only get better by working with you.

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