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Working at The Skills Network, you will be joining a diverse workforce who produce fantastic results and are passionate about what they do. Many of our roles are based at our HQ in Selby, North Yorkshire, but we also have many home-based positions to provide flexibility.



Learner Support Advisor - Selby

Salary: £18,000

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week rostered in advance with core hours of Mon-Thurs 08:00-16:00, Friday 09:00-17:00 with the minimum requirement to work 12:00-20:00 one day per week and 09:00-17:00 one Saturday per month (home working arrangements will be considered).

Contract type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Selby, North Yorkshire

 

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Learner Support Advisor to join our Learner Services Team here at our Head Office in Selby.

 

In this customer focused role, you will deliver an excellent service to our Learners by managing your own ‘learner caseload’. This will include maintaining regular contact (predominantly by phone), data retrieval, diary management and the provision of appropriate support throughout their learning journey.

 

This role is crucial in ensuring that all learners receive an exceptional learning experience which adds significant value to their learning, development, and progress.

 

About you:

You will be an energetic and enthusiastic individual with previous experience in a customer service role. You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to multitask. You will also have an excellent telephone manner and will be proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office Programmes.

 

This would be an excellent opportunity for someone who is ambitious and driven, but also able to demonstrate a high level of emotional intelligence.

 

Employee benefits:

Bonus scheme

- 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

- Pension scheme

- Employee assistance programme

- On-site break room with a TV and pool table

- Discounted gym membership

- Free parking

- Excellent personal development opportunities

- Eye care vouchers

- Free Fruit

- Biannual company events

- Working as part of a large team in a friendly open office.

 

Closing date for applications: 8th March 2021

 

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Bid Writer - Nationwide

Salary bracket: £25,000 - £30,000 (dependent on experience)

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Flexible, Home based

 

About the role:

We are seeking an experienced Bid Writer to join our Bids and Tenders Team on a full time, permanent basis. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of growing team working in a fast-paced and rewarding role. 

 

This role will be varied, completing DPS, SQ and ITT submissions across a range of funding streams in both the public and private sector. The Bid Writer will support all stages of the tender process, including content production, storyboarding, review processes, research, and opportunity co-ordination.

 

About you:

We are looking for a degree-educated individual who is experienced in bid preparation, with a demonstrable track record in successful tender submissions and wins. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal English skills, with an ability to communicate across all levels.

 

The candidate must be flexible, motivated and able to work to strict deadlines, managing multiple projects and maintaining oversight of each opportunity throughout the process.

 

Employee benefits:

- 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

- Home working

- Pension scheme

- Employee assistance programme

- On-site break room with a TV and pool table

- Discounted gym membership

- Free parking

- Excellent personal development opportunities

- Eye care vouchers

- Free Fruit

- Biannual company events

- Working as part of a large team in a friendly open office.

 

Closing date for applications: 21st March 2021

 

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Graphic Designer - Selby

Salary: £19,000

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Selby, North Yorkshire (remote working will be considered for this role with a requirement to attend the office upon request)

 

About the role:

In this role, you will support the continued growth of the company with developing and delivering purposeful, creative content for brand projects. From first scribbles to beautifully crafted solutions, this role will help and support with bringing the brand of The Skills Network to life.

 

About you:

With a head full of ideas and an eye for detail, you’ll be a natural graphic artist with a love for typography and a thirst for quality. The ability to communicate concepts in an articulate manner is key to the success of this role.

 

If you are self-motivated, have the relevant experience and can use your initiative to create new ideas then this role will offer an excellent opportunity for personal and professional development.

 

Employee benefits:

- 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

- Pension scheme

- Employee assistance programme

- On-site break room with a TV and pool table

- Discounted gym membership

- Free parking

- Excellent personal development opportunities

- Eye care vouchers

- Free Fruit

- Biannual company events

- Working as part of a large team in a friendly open office.

 

Closing date for applications: 18th March 2021

 

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Business Development Manager - Nationwide

Salary bracket: £30,000 - £35,000 (plus uncapped commission) 

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: National

 

About the role:

Due to the continuous expansion of our organisation, we are looking to appoint a Business Development Manager to work in conjunction with our team who lead on maintaining and growing our customer base within the learning technology industry.

 

We have a large growth plan for our learning technology division and therefore require individuals who can contribute to this exciting product set, so we can recognise our vision of being the learning technology provider of choice over the next 3-5 years.  You will be accountable for an individual income target and will be fundamental to sales both in the field and online in order to drive both our UK and International business streams.

 

If you’re looking for a role that is fast paced, rewarding and has an uncapped potential earning pot, then this job is for you. 

 

About you:

We are searching for a dynamic individual who has a successful history of selling learning technology and educational products to organisations. You will be passionate, driven and have a rock star work ethic.

 

You will have a strong sales background; with experience of delivering presentations and closing large deals. Experience with short contracts and renewals of 12 months would be desirable.

 

In return, you will join an ever-growing team who share the same passion for the business, whilst being given clearly defined objectives for now and the future.

 

Employee benefits:

- Uncapped commission

- Company Laptop

- Mobile phone

- 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

- Pension scheme

- Employee assistance programme

- On-site break room with a TV and pool table

- Discounted gym membership

- Free on-site parking for office visits

- Excellent personal development opportunities

- Eye care vouchers

- Biannual company events

- Working as part of a large team both virtually and in a friendly open office.

 

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Digital Trainer - Nationwide

Salary Bracket: £35,000 - £40,000 + car allowance

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: National (with a requirement to attend the head office in Selby, North Yorkshire upon request)

 

About the role:

Working as part of the Apprenticeship delivery team, you will be responsible for the delivery of high-quality teaching, learning and assessment of digital apprenticeship standards. 

 

This role will be fundamental in our organisations ambition to ensuring that Learners gain the knowledge and skills required to make exceptional progress with their development, achieve high grades and are ultimately successful in obtaining their qualification in a timely manner. 

 

About you:

You will be a committed and passionate Trainer with a deep understanding of digital apprenticeship qualifications and a real desire to transform Learners’ lives and help Employers to grow their business.  

 

You will have a real passion for teaching and learning, be personable and engaging as well as organised and self-reliant.  As an essential car user, you must hold a full UK driving licence, be a confident and able driver, have access to your own vehicle and have the right to live and work in the UK.

 

Employee benefits:

- 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

- Car allowance

- Company laptop & mobile phone

- Pension scheme

- Employee assistance programme

- On-site break room with a TV and pool table

- Discounted gym membership

- Free parking

- Excellent personal development opportunities

- Eye care vouchers

- Free Fruit

- Biannual company events

- Working as part of a large team in a friendly open office.

 

Closing date for applications: 14th March 2021

 

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Programme Lead - Health Sector - Home Based

Salary bracket: £24,000 - £26,000

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Homebased Working

 

About the role:

This role will allow you to apply your own experience and knowledge to ensure and improve Quality for each qualification within your Academy; this will be achieved through the effective implementation and development of specific Quality Assurance and improvement mechanisms. You will also take an active role in the delivery of high-quality teaching, learning and feedback for Learners studying on qualifications within your Academy.

 

As a Programme Lead, you will work in close conjunction with the Quality Improvement Coordinators to provide ongoing guidance and support to our Tutors and Learner Support Advisors in order to develop their guidance and feedback skills.

 

About you:

You will have a thorough understanding of IQA and EQA processes as well as learner needs and support requirements. You will also hold a Level 4 (or equivalent) qualification in Health and Social Care and a TAQA (or equivalent assessing and verification) qualification.

You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, alongside the ability to plan, communicate and problem solve effectively. You will also be able to implement and develop a highly effective quality assurance system.

The role will be an exciting challenge for a passionate and enthusiastic individual with a commitment to high quality education.

 

Employee benefits:

- Remote working

- Company laptop and mobile phone

- 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

- Pension scheme

- Employee assistance programme

- On-site break room with a TV and pool table

- Discounted gym membership

- Free on-site parking for office visits

- Excellent personal development opportunities

- Eye care vouchers

- Biannual company events

- Working as part of a large team both virtually and in a friendly open office.

 

Closing date for applications: 21st March 2021

 

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Tutor Services Coordinator - Selby

Salary bracket: £18,000 – £22,000 (dependant on experience)

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Selby, North Yorkshire

 

About the role:

As Tutor Service Coordinator, you will support in the delivery of quality Tutors to meet the ever growing demands of our partners and learners. You will oversee the allocation of work to our bank of Tutors and be the main point of contact for Tutor queries.

 

About you:

You will be an energetic and enthusiastic individual with effective communication skills, an eye for detail and the ability to multitask. You will have an excellent telephone manner and will be proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office Programmes.

 

Employee benefits:

- 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

- Pension scheme

- Employee assistance programme

- On-site break room with a TV and pool table

- Discounted gym membership

- Free parking

- Excellent personal development opportunities

- Eye care vouchers

- Free Fruit

- Biannual company events

- Working as part of a large team in a friendly open office.

 

Closing date for applications: 14th March 2021

 

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Lead Developer - Selby

Salary bracket: £40,000 - £45,000 (dependant on experience)

Working hours: 37.5 per week

Contract type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Selby, North Yorkshire – Home working will be considered, with a requirement to attend the office upon request

 

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Lead PHP Developer to join our Web Development Team.

 

In this new and exciting role, you will lead a team of Junior Developers, work on various web-based projects from new technological ventures, to maintaining existing code bases. You will also assist in the bug and issue management of the company’s online learning platform.

 

About you:

- At least 5 years’ experience as a Senior Developer

- Self-motivated

- Logical

- Excellent attention to detail

- Proactive team player and team leader

- Excellent problem solving and analysis skills

- Excellent communication skills.

 

Technological Requirements:

- Exceptional knowledge of raw PHP / OOP

- Good understanding of MVC Frameworks (Laravel)

- Thorough knowledge of RDMS / Postgres

- Excellent understanding of HTML / CSS / Sass

- Ubuntu / Nginx Knowledge - Desirable

- Good understanding of package management (NPM / Composer) - Desirable.

 

Employee benefits:

- 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

- Company laptop

- Pension scheme

- Employee assistance programme

- On-site break room with a TV and pool table

- Discounted gym membership

- Free parking

- Excellent personal development opportunities

- Eye care vouchers

- Free Fruit

- Biannual company events

- Working as part of a large team in a friendly open office.

 

Closing date for applications: 21st March 2021

 

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Distance Learning Tutor - Warehousing Specialist - Home Based

In line with our vision to contribute to the development and delivery of high-quality education and training, we are looking to build up our bank of Distance Learning Tutors to assess and mark Learners’ work.

 

As Distance Learning Tutor, you will take full ownership and responsibility for the assessment, marking and feedback of Learner work within your Academy. You will draw on your own occupational experience to support each Learner through their journey in order for them to increase their skill set, gain new knowledge and achieve a nationally recognised qualification.

 

We are currently looking to build up our bank of freelance Distance Learning Tutors who are competent and qualified to mark within the following areas:

 

- Warehousing and Logistics 

 

This is a homebased, freelance, self-employed position

 

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Publishing Team Leader - Selby

Salary: £22,000

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Selby, North Yorkshire (remote working will be considered with the requirement to attend the office upon request)

 

About the role:   

As Publishing Team Leader, you will play a fundamental part within the Product Development Team, contributing to the development and production of cross platform materials including learning resources, assessments, support literature and marketing collateral for the business all whilst monitoring and maintaining productivity and efficiency across the Publishing Team

 

About you:

You will have proven experience of writing, editing and proofreading content accurately and confidently. You will have an ability to multitask, work effectively on a number of projects at the same time and lead a team of Publishers.

 

If you are an energetic and enthusiastic copy editor, proofreader or publisher who enjoys working as part of a team in a dynamic, fast-paced environment then this role will offer an excellent opportunity for personal and professional development.

 

Employee benefits:

- 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

- Pension scheme

- Employee assistance programme

- On-site break room with a TV and pool table

- Discounted gym membership

- Free parking

- Excellent personal development opportunities

- Eye care vouchers

- Free Fruit

- Biannual company events

- Working as part of a large team in a friendly open office.

 

Closing date for applications: 16th March 2021

 

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Junior Teaching & Learning Specialist - Selby

Salary: £25,000

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Selby, North Yorkshire (Remote working will be considered with a requirement to attend the office upon request)

 

About the role:

This role is responsible for assisting with the development and project management of high-quality e-learning resource products in line with the company’s strategic vision.  

 

This is a crucial role focusing on the development of highly effective teaching and learning e-resources. Working within the Product Development department, this role will support and contribute to the creative processes to develop and maintain innovative learning resource products, ensuring that pedagogical considerations are paramount.

 

About you:

You will be creative and adaptable with excellent project management skills. You will have a good understanding of e-learning and will have proven successful experience of developing high quality teaching, learning and assessment resources.

 

An expertise in current and evidence-based teaching and learning practice will be crucial in the aim to ensure all e-learning resources add significant value to the progress of our learners as well as their depth of knowledge, understanding and application.

 

Employee benefits:

- 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

- Pension scheme

- Employee assistance programme

- On-site break room with a TV and pool table

- Discounted gym membership

- Free parking

- Excellent personal development opportunities

- Eye care vouchers

- Free Fruit

- Biannual company events

- Working as part of a large team in a friendly open office.

 

Closing date for applications: 16th March 2021

 

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