Apprenticeships Assessor – Early Years, Education and Health

Apprenticeships Assessor 

Early Years, Education and Health 

0.5 post £14,545-£16,756 (£29,090-£33,513 FTE)
Total annual holiday entitlement of 38 days (pro rata) (rising to 43 after 5 years service)

Based at our Hereford Campus 


Do you have expertise in Early Years, Education and Health and are passionate about providing opportunity for educating the next generation of apprentices? 

We are seeking an assessor in Early Years, Education and Health to develop our apprenticeship provision. This post provides an excellent opportunity for a qualified assessor, teacher, a graduate or a vocationally experienced professional interesting in pursuing a career as an apprenticeship assessor. 

You will become part of a great existing team who are committed to supporting every student to achieve their potential. Early Years, Education and Health are high performing departments within this highly successful Further Education College. We currently offer full and part time provision to students from Level 1 to Level 5 and we are now keen to develop our provision to include apprenticeships in these sectors. 

We would like to appoint a student-centred apprenticeships assessor who can motivate and support our learners to achieve in their related apprenticeship. 

The role of the assessor is to liaise with employers to understand the difference that taking on an apprentice can make to their business.  They will help employers find and secure an apprentice and support them whilst they undertake their placement to ensure that their business needs are being met.  The role also includes recruiting and supporting apprentices into appropriate settings and liaising with curriculum teaching staff to ensure that the placement is meeting the qualification requirements. The post holder will also be required to ensure that apprentices successfully meet the assessment requirements of their apprenticeship. 

This post provides an excellent opportunity for someone with a background in Early Years, Education or Health who is keen to support our professionals of the future to gain the work experience they need to succeed in their future careers. 

A comprehensive package of employee benefits is in place including a competitive salary, above average holiday entitlement, eligibility to join a defined benefit pension scheme with excellent financial contributions of 19.9 % by the College and pension death in service grant of 3 x salary, generous occupational sickness, maternity, paternity and shared parental leave pay schemes, high number of free on-site parking bays, access to a range of free CPD events, professional qualifications and recreational courses, flexible working policy, eye care voucher scheme, cycle to work scheme, wellbeing support, use of free on site gymnasium, reduced fees for on site children’s nursery, access to competitively priced food outlets, access to on site training restaurant and occasional free hairdressing and beauty treatments.

As one of the largest employers in Hereford we offer a friendly, honest and respectful working environment. We promote the safety and equality and diversity of our workforce and have a supportive approach to the development of our staff both on a personal and professional level.

HLNSC is committed to equality of opportunity, safeguarding including the Prevent Duty and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. 

This position is subject to Safer Recruitment procedures which include criminal convictions checks, barred from working with children checks and any necessary overseas checks

Closing date: Monday 25th September 2023 at 9.00am 

Interview date: Friday 29th September 2023 

Vacancy Details

Job Location: Hereford
Salary: £14,545-£16,756 (£29,090-£33,513 FTE)
Contract: 0.5
Working Hours: 18.5
Possible Start Date: ASAP
Interview Date: Friday 29th September 2023
Listing Expires: Monday 25th September 2023 at 9.00am