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in a growing organisation?



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.



Sales Advisor - Selby

Sales Advisor

Salary: £16-£18k + uncapped bonus + plus benefits.

Are you looking for an exciting new role? 

Are you hungry for progression? 

Do you want to work in an exciting environment with huge opportunities for growth?

We are currently looking to recruit highly enthusiastic Sales Advisors to work in our fast-growing Sales Team based in Selby.

Working in a fast paced target driven environment you will be contacting customers and managing key accounts to promote all the benefits on offer from The Skills Network who are one of the largest training providers in the UK.

As part of the The Skills Network family we offer fast progression routes for high performers with fantastic personal training and development opportunities.

You don’t need to be an experienced sales professional, but you’ll definitely need to bring brilliant customer service skills, ambition, and a passion to sell.

Developing a career with us:

Working as part of The Skills Network family you’ll have access to our range of accredited training courses helping you drive your career to the next level. With 90% of our managers / senior managers coming from internal promotion we are dedicated to growing talent.

Perks:

25 Days annual leave, plus bank holidays

Oustanding uncapped bonus scheme

Ongoing sales incentives throughout the year (Last year we gave away a £1000 Thomas Cook voucher) along side many weekly incentives.

Eyecare, Childcare vouchers, Pension

 

       If you are looking for your next role and has the necessary experience, then hit apply!

At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees and partners without regard to race,  religion, gender, gender reassignment, age,  disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicants colleagues and partners is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Sales Consultant - Selby

Sales Consultant

Salary: £18- £20k + uncapped bonus + plus benefits.

Looking for an exciting new role? Hungry for progression? Want to work in an exciting environment with huge opportunities for growth?

We are currently looking to recruit highly enthusiastic Sales Advisors to work in our fast-growing Sales Team based in Selby.

The Skills Network are passionate about our people and as you increase your skills you will reap the rewards as a top performer.

  • Average bonus per month for on target - £300
  • Average bonus per month for performance above target - £500
  • Average bonus per month for performance exceeding targets - £700

Working in a fast paced target driven environment you will be contacting customers and managing key accounts to promote all the benefits on offer from The Skills Network who are one of the largest training providers in the UK.

  • Motivate the team and drive performance
  • Create and supervise activities that drive sales performance
  • Providing training and support to sales team members as and when needed
  • Lead by example
  • To provide appointments for the employer engagement team
  • To engage with new employers to provide learner leads
  • To meet personal targets set in order for the company to meet contract targets
  • To undertake administrative duties associated with the role including but not limited to – daily summary reports, pipeline update, sending information to employers
  • To maintain up to date and accurate contact records for all clients and learners using internal CRM system and company databases
  • To liaise with sales teams to create new sales opportunities through direct marketing and office based sales initiatives
  • To undertake other duties and responsibilities as directed by line management from time to time

Perks:

25 Days annual leave, plus bank holidays

Great uncapped bonus scheme

Ongoing sales incentives throughout the year (Last year we gave away a £1000 Thomas Cook voucher) along side many weekly incentives.

      Eyecare, Childcare vouchers, Pension      

 

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience for this role then hit apply!      

 

At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees and partners without regard to race,  religion, gender, gender reassignment, age,  disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicants colleagues and partners is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. 

Learner/Customer Support Advisor - Selby

Learner/Customer Support Advisor

£16,000 - £18,000 Per Annum plus bonus 

Working hours: up to 37.5 over mon-sat flexable hours

IMMEDIATE START AVAILABLE

We are currently looking to add additional Learner/Customer Support Advisors to our existing team in Selby.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Learner Support Advisor to join our company due to expansion. We are looking for suitable candidates to join a highly driven team of Learner/Customer Support Advisors widely recognized for producing market leading training to the Consumer.

The Role:

As a Learner Support Advisor your main responsibilities will include:

=         To follow structured guidelines and processes designed to support the learning journey

=         To contact learners as and when required, eg pre, on and post work due dates, course completion, course achievement, etc

=         To professionally handle inbound and outbound telephone, postal and electronic enquiries from learners and employers

=         To maintain up to date and accurate contact records for all learners

=         To manage own ‘learner bank’ including data retrieval, diary management, support of learners and successful completion of the learning journey

=         To work closely with Tutors and other Learner Support Co-ordinators to ensure allocation, capacity and deadlines are met and ensuring correct guided learning hours are maintained by tutors.

=         To complete regular learner surveys with allocated learners at the point of completion.

=         To assist the Employer Engagement Team in engaging with new employers to provide eligible learner leads/inductions as and when required

=         To undertake other duties and responsibilities as directed by line management from time to time.

The Candidate:

=         Energetic and enthusiastic

=         Ability to work without constant supervision

=         Structured and organised approach

=         Friendly and approachable

=         Professional appearance

=         Excellent communication, listening & problem solving skills

=         Excellent telephone manner

=         Well organised and able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy with the ability to multitask

=         Proven numerical and written skills

=         Able to use all MS Office programs particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint and be familiar with other bespoke databases

=         An eye for detail and a methodical manner

=         Willingness to adapt and respond to the changing and varied needs of the business.

BENEFITS:

=         Perkbox

=         Uncapped bonus scheme

=         Eyecare scheme

=         Pension

=         Excellent CPD opportunities

=         25 days holiday, plus bank holidays.

 

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for this role hit apply!

At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees and partners without regard to race,  religion, gender, gender reassignment, age,  disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicants colleagues and partners is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool 

English Trainer - Nationwide

 

English Trainer/Assessor

The Skills Network are currently seeking to recruit English Trainer/Assessor to join our rapidly growing Apprenticeships team. We are looking for outstanding individuals who would relish the opportunity to work within an established company with proven success in Apprenticeship delivery. 
The Skills Network is one of the most successful providers of online learning solutions in the UK and is about to enter its tenth year of business.

Our mission is to combine innovative technology and outstanding customer service to help enrich lives through learning, and to inspire and nurture the ethos worldwide. 

Our vision is to be the number one provider of technology-based learning and skills.

Our values are achieving excellence, striving to be the best and continually delivering excellence, inspiring others to achieve, developing talent, passion to improve and grow, and integrity.


The role:
This English Trainer/Assessor role will be fundamental in our organisation's ambition to ensure that learners gain the new knowledge and skills required to make exceptional progress with their development, pass their Functional Skills English tests, and are ultimately successful in obtaining their qualification in a timely manner.  There may also be an expectation for the delivery of Functional Skills ICT, depending upon our Apprentices’ needs.
• Deliver full training and support learners to achieve English qualifications up to level 2. In addition, deliver full training and support learners to achieve ICT qualifications up to level 2 (where appropriate).
• Working closely with other Trainers and contributing to the development of an Individual Learning Plan (ILP). This creates personalised learning, which enables the learner to undertake the learner journey and achieve the required learning outcomes. 
• Develop resources and materials for Functional Skill English (and ICT where appropriate), including high quality ‘Schemes of Work’ and training plans.
• Manage a caseload of learners, providing high quality customised delivery.
• Guide and support learners and their employers in the effective pursuit of their Functional Skills individual learning programme and progression planning.
• Visit each Apprentice in the workplace on a regular basis in order to assess their progress and deliver teaching sessions. Carry out remote sessions in between face to face visits with learners. Maintain regular contact with learners and deliver high quality learning and development.
• To meet learning outcomes and improve soft skills in a flexible and appropriate manner within the environment in which they are located, to ensure achievement of standards in accordance with the TSN learner journey and timely achievement
• Using ‘ForSkills’ and ‘OneFile’, ensure that all learner records, progress and reporting are kept up to date and provided in a timely manner to support management reporting and audit requirements. 
• Ensure that learner progress reports are kept up to date and correct and are submitted weekly to the manager.
• Ensure that the manager is notified of any issues or learners at risk immediately, and that withdrawals are completed and submitted in a timely manner.
• Play an active part in the promotion and awareness of Safeguarding of learners across the business and externally as appropriate and help prevent acts of radicalisation and extremism.
• Where appropriate, include learning and teaching of Equality and Diversity in line with the qualification they are completing, and TSN policy and procedures relating to equality and diversity.
• Ensure the well-being and safety of the learner throughout their period of learning.
• Attend team meetings and moderation/validation workshop.
• Gain feedback from learners and employers through focus groups, surveys and verbal feedback as appropriate, and contribute to course evaluation.
• Ensure that timely achievements are met, including retention and achievement targets, by implementing strategies and supporting learners in self-esteem and confidence-building activities.
• Collaborate with the Apprenticeship Delivery Manager and the Director for Curriculum and Quality and pursue opportunities for growth by developing high quality online learning products for high quality development in English.
• Maintain strong links with team members, ensuring that all activity is complementary and utilises the existing knowledge, expertise, resources, and industry business links within our organisation.
• Carry out all duties and work in accordance with the TSN Quality Improvement procedures and in the spirit of the TSN values.

 

The candidate must have:
Qualifications:
• English qualification (at level 3 or above). 
• Teacher training qualification (at level 3 or above).

Skills, knowledge, and experience:
• Successful experience of working in the modern training/education sector delivering Functional Skills English qualifications.
• Knowledge, skill and successful track record for the delivery of high-quality teaching, learning and assessment practice which contributes to excellent learner progress and outcomes.
• Good level of IT/digital skills.
• Strong organisational skills to manage Apprenticeship caseloads, workplace visits, and high-quality learning activity. 
• Ability to manage a constant workload with conflicting demands to achieve timely targets.
• Experience of using OneFile and ForSkills software.
• Able to use all MS Office programs, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, and be familiar with other bespoke databases.
• An ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills and relate to a wide range of people.
• Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
• Commitment to high professional and personal standards of work and conduct. 

Benefits:
• Competitive salary
• Car and mileage allowance
• 25 days’ holiday
• Perkbox subscription
• Expenses
• Eyecare vouchers
• Company charity fundraising events
• Team building days
• Biannual company events
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Incentives based on performance.

At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees, and partners without regard to race, religion, gender, gender reassignment, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicant's colleagues and partners are critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Maths Trainer - Nationwide

 

Maths Trainer / Assessor

The Skills Network are currently seeking a recruit Maths Trainer / Assessor to join our rapidly growing Apprenticeships team. We are looking for outstanding individuals who would relish the opportunity to work within an established company with proven success in Apprenticeship delivery. 
The Skills Network is one of the most successful providers of online learning solutions in the UK and is about to enter its tenth year of business.

Our mission is to combine innovative technology and outstanding customer service to help enrich lives through learning, and to inspire and nurture the ethos worldwide. 


Our vision is to be the number one provider of technology-based learning and skills.


Our values are achieving excellence, striving to be the best and continually delivering excellence, inspiring others to achieve, developing talent, passion to improve and grow, and integrity.


The role:
This Trainer / Assessor role will be fundamental in our organisation's ambition to ensure that learners gain the new knowledge and skills required to make exceptional progress with their development, pass their Functional Skills Maths tests, and are ultimately successful in obtaining their qualification in a timely manner.  There may also be an expectation for the delivery of Functional Skills ICT, depending upon our Apprentices’ needs.
• Deliver full training and support learners to achieve maths qualifications up to level 2. In addition, deliver full training and support learners to achieve ICT qualifications up to level 2 (where appropriate).
• Working closely with other Trainers and contributing to the development of an Individual Learning Plan (ILP). This creates personalised learning, which enables the learner to undertake the learner journey and achieve the required learning outcomes. 
• Develop resources and materials for Functional Skill Maths (and ICT where appropriate), including high quality ‘Schemes of Work’ and training plans.
• Manage a caseload of learners, providing high quality customised delivery.
• Guide and support learners and their employers in the effective pursuit of their Functional Skills individual learning programme and progression planning.
• Visit each Apprentice in the workplace on a regular basis in order to assess their progress and deliver teaching sessions. Carry out remote sessions in between face to face visits with learners. Maintain regular contact with learners and deliver high quality learning and development.
• To meet learning outcomes and improve soft skills in a flexible and appropriate manner within the environment in which they are located, to ensure achievement of standards in accordance with the TSN learner journey and timely achievement.
• Using ‘ForSkills’ and ‘OneFile’, ensure that all learner records, progress and reporting are kept up to date and provided in a timely manner to support management reporting and audit requirements. 
• Ensure that learner progress reports are kept up to date and correct and are submitted weekly to the manager.
• Ensure that the manager is notified of any issues or learners at risk immediately, and that withdrawals are completed and submitted in a timely manner.
• Play an active part in the promotion and awareness of Safeguarding of learners across the business and externally as appropriate and help prevent acts of radicalisation and extremism.
• Where appropriate, include learning and teaching of Equality and Diversity in line with the qualification they are completing, and TSN policy and procedures relating to equality and diversity.
• Ensure the well-being and safety of the learner throughout their period of learning.
• Attend team meetings and moderation/validation workshops.
• Gain feedback from learners and employers through focus groups, surveys and verbal feedback as appropriate, and contribute to course evaluation. 
• Ensure that timely achievements are met, including retention and achievement targets, by implementing strategies and supporting learners in self-esteem and confidence-building activities.
• Collaborate with the Apprenticeship Delivery Manager and the Director for Curriculum and Quality and pursue opportunities for growth by developing high quality online learning products for high quality development in maths.
• Maintain strong links with team members, ensuring that all activity is complementary and utilises the existing knowledge, expertise, resources, and industry business links within our organisation.
• Carry out all duties and work in accordance with the TSN Quality Improvement procedures and in the spirit of the TSN values.

The candidate must have:
Qualifications:
• Maths qualification (at level 3 or above). 
• Teacher training qualification (at level 3 or above).

Skills, knowledge, and experience:
• Successful experience of working in the modern training/education sector delivering Functional Skills Maths qualifications.
• Knowledge, skill and successful track record for the delivery of high-quality teaching, learning and assessment practice which contributes to excellent learner progress and outcomes.
• Good level of IT/digital skills.
• Strong organisational skills to manage Apprenticeship caseloads, workplace visits, and high-quality learning activity. 
• Ability to manage a constant workload with conflicting demands to achieve timely targets.
• Experience of using OneFile and ForSkills software.
• Able to use all MS Office programs, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, and be familiar with other bespoke databases.
• An ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills and relate to a wide range of people. 
• Ability to work effectively as a member of a team. 
• Commitment to high professional and personal standards of work and conduct. 

Benefits:
• Competitive salary
• Car and mileage allowance
• 25 days’ holiday
• Perkbox subscription
• Expenses
• Eyecare vouchers
• Company charity fundraising events
• Team building days
• Biannual company events
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Incentives based on performance.

At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees, and partners without regard to race, religion, gender, gender reassignment, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicant's colleagues and partners are critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Early Years Childcare Trainer - London

The Skills Network are currently looking to collate a database of interested candidates of Early Years Trainers to join our rapidly growing Apprenticeships team. We are looking for outstanding individuals who would relish the opportunity to work within an established company with proven success in Apprenticeship delivery. This role will support and assess learners in completing CACHE L2 and L3 within agreed timescales.

The Skills Network is one of the most successful providers of online learning solutions in the UK, and is about to enter its tenth year of business.

Our mission is to combine innovative technology and outstanding customer service to help enrich lives through learning, and to inspire and nurture the ethos worldwide. 

Our vision is to be the number one provider of technology-based learning and skills.

Our values are achieving excellence, striving to be the best and continually delivering excellence, inspiring others to achieve, developing talent, passion to improve and grow, and integrity.

The role:
• Deliver sector specific framework/standards qualifications
• Deliver full training and support learners to achieve Functional Skills qualifications up to Level 2 (if required).
• Manage a caseload of learners, providing customised high-quality delivery, mainly using remote delivery techniques
• Visit each Apprentice in the workplace on a regular basis in order to assess their progress and deliver high-quality teaching sessions. You will also carry out remote sessions in between face to face visits with learners.
• Devise an Individual Learning Plan for the learner that creates personalised learning to enable the learner to undertake the learner journey and achieve the required learning outcomes and new knowledge, skills, and behaviors.
• To retain learners engaged in the programme and manage their learning and achievement in line with the targets and objectives agreed in their Individual Learning Plan.
• Develop resources and materials for Apprenticeship framework/standards.
• Create Schemes of Work and Session Plans and constantly look to stretch and challenge apprentices to learn and develop new knowledge, skills, and behaviors
• To meet learning outcomes and improving soft skills in a flexible and appropriate manner within the environment within which they are located, to ensure achievement of standards in accordance with the TSN learner journey and timely achievement
• Complete all appropriate documentation relevant to the standard and learners progress in a timely manner and in accordance with Company policy and the requirements of the awarding body to ensure internal verification can be undertaken and funding can be claimed.
• Plan and deliver high quality Formative and Summative assessment which monitors apprentice progress, leads to meaningful and challenging feedback and supports each apprentice’s preparation for Gateway and End Point Assessment
• Be able to use and support learners using OneFile, CognAssist and Skills Forward (formally known as ForSkills)
• Ensure learner progress reviews are of high quality and constantly challenge apprentices to develop new knowledge, skills, and behaviors. Ensure these reviews are kept up to date, accurate and include stretching targets that look to accelerate apprentice progress and progression
• Ensure manager is notified of any learners at risk or any issues immediately and withdrawals are completed and submitted in a timely manner.
• Play an active part in the promotion and awareness of Safeguarding of learners across the business and externally as appropriate, and to help prevent acts of radicalisation and extremism.
• Include learning and teaching of Equality & Diversity in line with the qualification they are completing, and TSN policy and procedures relating to equality and diversity.
• Ensure the well-being and safety of the learner throughout their period of learning
• Carry out all duties and work in accordance with the TSN quality improvement procedures and in the spirit of the TSN Values.

The Candidate
• A degree or equivalent qualifications and competencies in the relevant sector or significant up to date industry experience to deliver the sector-specific apprenticeship frameworks/standards
• Strong Digital Skills
• Teaching/Training qualification at Level 3 (minimum) or willing to work towards a qualification
• TAQA qualification
• Experience working within education/training
• Experience developing online materials would be desirable
• Experience dealing with employers in a professional capacity
• Ability to demonstrate sound experience using OneFile, CognAssist and Skills Forward (formally known as ForSkills)
• Working experience and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Note, and Skype
• You must be confident and professional with the ability to inspire and motivate people
• Must be eligible to live and work in the UK
• Clean Driving Licence
• Must have own vehicle and willing to travel Nationwide (although we will endeavor to caseload all trainers in logical and appropriate localities in line with our nation locality plan)
• Must be clean, smart and presentable at all times. Role model behaviors.


Benefits:
• Salary - up tp £35,000
• Car and mileage allowance
• 25 days’ holiday
• Perkbox subscription
• Expenses
• Eyecare vouchers
• Company charity fundraising events
• Team building days
• Biannual company events
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Incentives based on performance.

At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees, and partners without regard to race, religion, gender, gender reassignment, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicant's colleagues and partners are critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Health and Social Care Trainer - London

The Skills Network are currently looking to collate a database of interested candidates of Trainers to join our rapidly growing Apprenticeships team. We are looking for outstanding individuals who would relish the opportunity to work within an established company with proven success in Apprenticeship delivery. This role will support and assess learners in completing Health and Social Care L2, L3 and L5 across Advanced Loans (level 3) and Apprenticeships (L2, L3 & L5) within agreed timescales.

The Skills Network is one of the most successful providers of online learning solutions in the UK, and is about to enter its tenth year of business.

Our mission is to combine innovative technology and outstanding customer service to help enrich lives through learning and to inspire and nurture the ethos worldwide. 

Our vision is to be the number one provider of technology-based learning and skills.

Our values are achieving excellence, striving to be the best and continually delivering excellence, inspiring others to achieve, developing talent, passion to improve and grow, and integrity.

The role

• Deliver sector specific framework/standards qualifications
• Deliver full training and support learners to achieve Functional Skills qualifications up to Level 2 (if required).
• Manage a caseload of learners, providing customised high-quality delivery, mainly using remote delivery techniques
• Visit each Apprentice in the workplace on a regular basis in order to assess their progress and deliver high-quality teaching sessions. You will also carry out remote sessions in between face to face visits with learners.
• Devise an Individual Learning Plan for the learner that creates personalised learning to enable the learner to undertake the learner journey and achieve the required learning outcomes and new knowledge, skills, and behaviors.
• To retain learners engaged in the programme and manage their learning and achievement in line with the targets and objectives agreed in their Individual Learning Plan.
• Develop resources and materials for Apprenticeship framework/standards.
• Create Schemes of Work and Session Plans and constantly look to stretch and challenge apprentices to learn and develop new knowledge, skills, and behaviors
• To meet learning outcomes and improving soft skills in a flexible and appropriate manner within the environment within which they are located, to ensure achievement of standards in accordance with the TSN learner journey and timely achievement
• Complete all appropriate documentation relevant to the standard and learners progress in a timely manner and in accordance with Company policy and the requirements of the awarding body to ensure internal verification can be undertaken and funding can be claimed.
• Plan and deliver high quality Formative and Summative assessment which monitors apprentice progress, leads to meaningful and challenging feedback and supports each apprentice’s preparation for Gateway and End Point Assessment
• Be able to use and support learners using OneFile, CognAssist and Skills Forward (formally known as ForSkills)
• Ensure learner progress reviews are of high quality and constantly challenge apprentices to develop new knowledge, skills, and behaviors. Ensure these reviews are kept up to date, accurate and include stretching targets that look to accelerate apprentice progress and progression
• Ensure manager is notified of any learners at risk or any issues immediately and withdrawals are completed and submitted in a timely manner.
• Play an active part in the promotion and awareness of Safeguarding of learners across the business and externally as appropriate, and to help prevent acts of radicalisation and extremism.
• Include learning and teaching of Equality & Diversity in line with the qualification they are completing, and TSN policy and procedures relating to equality and diversity.
• Ensure the well-being and safety of the learner throughout their period of learning
• Carry out all duties and work in accordance with the TSN quality improvement procedures and in the spirit of the TSN Values.

The candidate must have:

• A degree or equivalent qualifications and competencies in the relevant sector or significant up to date industry experience to deliver the sector-specific apprenticeship frameworks/standards
• Strong Digital Skills
• Teaching/Training qualification at Level 3 (minimum) or willing to work towards a qualification
• TAQA qualification
• Experience working within education/training 
• Experience developing online materials would be desirable
• Experience dealing with employers in a professional capacity
• Ability to demonstrate sound experience using OneFile, CognAssist and Skills Forward (formally known as ForSkills)
• Working experience and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Note, and Skype
• You must be confident and professional with the ability to inspire and motivate people
• Must be eligible to live and work in the UK
• Clean Driving Licence
• Must have own vehicle and willing to travel Nationwide (although we will endeavor to caseload all trainers in logical and appropriate localities in line with our nation locality plan)
• Must be clean, smart and presentable at all times. Role model behaviors.

Benefits:
• Salary - up to £35,000
• Car and mileage allowance
• 25 days’ holiday
• Perkbox subscription
• Expenses
• Eyecare vouchers
• Company charity fundraising events
• Team building days
• Biannual company events
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Incentives based on performance.

At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees, and partners without regard to race, religion, gender, gender reassignment, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicant's colleagues and partners are critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Retail Trainer - Nationwide

The Skills Network are currently looking to collate a database of interested candidates of Trainers to join our rapidly growing Apprenticeships team. We are looking for outstanding individuals who would relish the opportunity to work within an established company with proven success in Apprenticeship delivery. This role will support and assess learners in completing L2 and L3 Retail Apprenticeships within agreed timescales.

The Skills Network is one of the most successful providers of online learning solutions in the UK, and is about to enter its tenth year of business.

Our mission is to combine innovative technology and outstanding customer service to help enrich lives through learning and to inspire and nurture the ethos worldwide. 

Our vision is to be the number one provider of technology-based learning and skills.

Our values are achieving excellence, striving to be the best and continually delivering excellence, inspiring others to achieve, developing talent, passion to improve and grow, and integrity.

The role:
• Deliver sector specific framework/standards qualifications
• Deliver full training and support learners to achieve Functional Skills qualifications up to Level 2 (if required).
• Manage a caseload of learners, providing customised high-quality delivery, mainly using remote delivery techniques
• Visit each Apprentice in the workplace on a regular basis in order to assess their progress and deliver high-quality teaching sessions. You will also carry out remote sessions in between face to face visits with learners.
• Devise an Individual Learning Plan for the learner that creates personalised learning to enable the learner to undertake the learner journey and achieve the required learning outcomes and new knowledge, skills, and behaviors.
• To retain learners engaged in the programme and manage their learning and achievement in line with the targets and objectives agreed in their Individual Learning Plan.
• Develop resources and materials for Apprenticeship framework/standards.
• Create Schemes of Work and Session Plans and constantly look to stretch and challenge apprentices to learn and develop new knowledge, skills, and behaviors
• To meet learning outcomes and improving soft skills in a flexible and appropriate manner within the environment within which they are located, to ensure achievement of standards in accordance with the TSN learner journey and timely achievement
• Complete all appropriate documentation relevant to the standard and learners progress in a timely manner and in accordance with Company policy and the requirements of the awarding body to ensure internal verification can be undertaken and funding can be claimed.
• Plan and deliver high quality Formative and Summative assessment which monitors apprentice progress, leads to meaningful and challenging feedback and supports each apprentice’s preparation for Gateway and End Point Assessment
• Be able to use and support learners using OneFile, CognAssist and Skills Forward (formally known as ForSkills)
• Ensure learner progress reviews are of high quality and constantly challenge apprentices to develop new knowledge, skills, and behaviors. Ensure these reviews are kept up to date, accurate and include stretching targets that look to accelerate apprentice progress and progression
• Ensure manager is notified of any learners at risk or any issues immediately and withdrawals are completed and submitted in a timely manner.
• Play an active part in the promotion and awareness of Safeguarding of learners across the business and externally as appropriate, and to help prevent acts of radicalisation and extremism.
• Include learning and teaching of Equality & Diversity in line with the qualification they are completing, and TSN policy and procedures relating to equality and diversity.
• Ensure the well-being and safety of the learner throughout their period of learning
• Carry out all duties and work in accordance with the TSN quality improvement procedures and in the spirit of the TSN Values.

The candidate must have:
• A degree or equivalent qualifications and competencies in the relevant sector or significant up to date industry experience to deliver the sector-specific apprenticeship frameworks/standards
• Strong Digital Skills
• Teaching/Training qualification at Level 3 (minimum) or willing to work towards a qualification
• TAQA qualification
• Experience working within education/training
• Experience developing online materials would be desirable
• Experience dealing with employers in a professional capacity
• Ability to demonstrate sound experience using OneFile, CognAssist and Skills Forward (formally known as ForSkills)
• Working experience and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Note, and Skype
• You must be confident and professional with the ability to inspire and motivate people
• Must be eligible to live and work in the UK
• Clean Driving Licence
• Must have own vehicle and willing to travel Nationwide (although we will endeavor to caseload all trainers in logical and appropriate localities in line with our nation locality plan)
• Must be clean, smart and presentable at all times. Role model behaviors.

Benefits:
• Salary - up to £35,000
• Car and mileage allowance
• 25 days’ holiday
• Perkbox subscription
• Expenses
• Eyecare vouchers
• Company charity fundraising events
• Team building days
• Biannual company events
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Incentives based on performance.

At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees, and partners without regard to race, religion, gender, gender reassignment, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicant's colleagues and partners are critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Generic Trainer - London

The Skills Network are currently looking to collate a database if interested candidates of Trainers to join our rapidly growing Apprenticeships team. We are looking for outstanding individuals who would relish the opportunity to work within an established company with proven success in Apprenticeship delivery. In this role you will support and assess learners in completing L2, L3 and L4 Business Administration, L2 and L3 Customer Service, L2 and L3 Team Leading and L3 and L5 Management Apprenticeships, within agreed timescales.

The Skills Network is one of the most successful providers of online learning solutions in the UK, and is about to enter its tenth year of business.

Our mission is to combine innovative technology and outstanding customer service to help enrich lives through learning, and to inspire and nurture the ethos worldwide. 

Our vision is to be the number one provider of technology-based learning and skills.

Our values are achieving excellence, striving to be the best and continually delivering excellence, inspiring others to achieve, developing talent, passion to improve and grow, and integrity.

The role
• Deliver sector specific framework/standards qualifications
• Deliver full training and support learners to achieve Functional Skills qualifications up to Level 2 (if required).
• Manage a caseload of learners, providing customised high-quality delivery, mainly using remote delivery techniques
• Visit each Apprentice in the workplace on a regular basis in order to assess their progress and deliver high-quality teaching sessions. You will also carry out remote sessions in between face to face visits with learners.
• Devise an Individual Learning Plan for the learner that creates personalised learning to enable the learner to undertake the learner journey and achieve the required learning outcomes and new knowledge, skills, and behaviors.
• To retain learners engaged in the programme and manage their learning and achievement in line with the targets and objectives agreed in their Individual Learning Plan.
• Develop resources and materials for Apprenticeship framework/standards.
• Create Schemes of Work and Session Plans and constantly look to stretch and challenge apprentices to learn and develop new knowledge, skills, and behaviors
• To meet learning outcomes and improving soft skills in a flexible and appropriate manner within the environment within which they are located, to ensure achievement of standards in accordance with the TSN learner journey and timely achievement
• Complete all appropriate documentation relevant to the standard and learners progress in a timely manner and in accordance with Company policy and the requirements of the awarding body to ensure internal verification can be undertaken and funding can be claimed.
• Plan and deliver high quality Formative and Summative assessment which monitors apprentice progress, leads to meaningful and challenging feedback and supports each apprentice’s preparation for Gateway and End Point Assessment
• Be able to use and support learners using OneFile, CognAssist and Skills Forward (formally known as ForSkills)
• Ensure learner progress reviews are of high quality and constantly challenge apprentices to develop new knowledge, skills, and behaviors. Ensure these reviews are kept up to date, accurate and include stretching targets that look to accelerate apprentice progress and progression
• Ensure manager is notified of any learners at risk or any issues immediately and withdrawals are completed and submitted in a timely manner.
• Play an active part in the promotion and awareness of Safeguarding of learners across the business and externally as appropriate, and to help prevent acts of radicalisation and extremism.
• Include learning and teaching of Equality & Diversity in line with the qualification they are completing, and TSN policy and procedures relating to equality and diversity.
• Ensure the well-being and safety of the learner throughout their period of learning
• Carry out all duties and work in accordance with the TSN quality improvement procedures and in the spirit of the TSN Values.

Candidate

• A degree or equivalent qualifications and competencies in the relevant sector or significant up to date industry experience to deliver the sector-specific apprenticeship frameworks/standards
• Strong Digital Skills
• Teaching/Training qualification at Level 3 (minimum) or willing to work towards a qualification
• TAQA qualification
• Experience working within education/training
• Experience developing online materials would be desirable
• Experience dealing with employers in a professional capacity
• Ability to demonstrate sound experience using OneFile, CognAssist and Skills Forward (formally known as ForSkills)
• Working experience and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Note, and Skype
• You must be confident and professional with the ability to inspire and motivate people
• Must be eligible to live and work in the UK
• Clean Driving Licence
• Must have own vehicle and willing to travel Nationwide (although we will endeavor to caseload all trainers in logical and appropriate localities in line with our nation locality plan)
• Must be clean, smart and presentable at all times. Role model behaviors.
 

Benefits:
• Salary - up tp £35,000
• Car and mileage allowance
• 25 days’ holiday
• Perkbox subscription
• Expenses
• Eyecare vouchers
• Company charity fundraising events
• Team building days
• Biannual company events
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Incentives based on performance.

At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees, and partners without regard to race, religion, gender, gender reassignment, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicant's colleagues and partners are critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Business Development Coordinator - Selby

Salary up to £18,000 

The Skills Network are in search of an Apprenticeship Business Development Coordinator to work within our busy Apprenticeship department. This is a permanent position with an immediate start available.

The Role
In this Busines Development role you will also be required to source new leads as well as arrange appointments and manage the diaries of the field-based sales team. The role will require the individual to liaise with both Levy and Non-Levy businesses over the phone to determine their needs and arrange appointments to discuss these needs in more detail. You will also be responsible for both the registering and monitoring of learner Initial Assessments to ensure minimum entry requirements are met prior to enrolment and to provide overview reports for the leadership team to show progress against targets and participate in any required meetings. 

• Securing meetings for the Business Development Team and Apprenticeship Engagement Manager to increase Apprenticeship in learning numbers in line with the strategic marketing plan.
• Identify and make contact with potential customers to generate new business leads within the public and private sectors throughout the UK.
• Register all potential learners to complete Initial Assessments and then monitor the results to ensure eligibility for the course required.
• Maintain company’s contact management database with accurate, up-to-date contact and activity details
• Appointment setting and meeting confirmation for Account Managers
• Planning and making follow-up calls.




The Candidate

• Knowledge of Apprenticeship delivery and funding desirable
• Ability to build rapport with clients
• Excellent communication, listening & problem-solving skills
• Well organised and able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy 
• A strong work ethic with the willingness and drive to succeed
• Positive attitude
• Attention to detail
• Previous experience in sales, customer service, or other related fields
• Proven numerical and written skills
• Able to use all MS Office programs particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint and be familiar with other bespoke databases
• An eye for detail and methodical manner
• Willingness to adapt and respond to the changing and varied needs of the business.


The Package

• Salary upto £18,000 per annum
• Perk box
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Eyecare vouchers
• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays



At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees, and partners without regard to race,  religion, gender, gender reassignment, age,  disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicant's colleagues and partners are critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.



Technical Customer Service Advisor - Selby

Technical Customer Service Advisor

The Skills Network are looking for a Technical Customer Service Administrator to work in our Tech Sales team. In our Selby offices.

Salary 18,000 per annum

The Role


In this Customer focused role you will communicate directly with clients, primarily through email and phone providing support to customers by resolving system software queries and also assisting with client implementation and onboarding of our LMS – EQUAL. You will work closely with our Sales, Product Development and Technical teams to ensure a seamless customer experience.
While managing and supporting specific client accounts through consistently delivering exceptional customer service, you will be part of a team responsible for the retention of our clients, through the resolution of any queries relating to their system.


Other duties and responsibilities 

• Consistently provide high levels of customer service and investigate technical issues for a range of customers via email and telephone.
• The first point of contact for inbound calls/emails, offering technical guidance and support to resolve queries raised. 
• Grow and maintain relationships with customers through excellent customer service, providing support, information, and guidance by supporting them in their use of EQUAL via Information and guidance
• Assist in managing brand new and existing clients. 
• Become an EQUAL product expert, which will allow you to best optimize customer accounts and resolve queries raised in the most effective manner.
• Monitor and analyse monthly usage reports, along with trends of queries 
• Provide system training both online and/ or face to face
• Assist the team in projects where applicable


The candidate

• Technical Support Experience
• Excellent Customer Service Experience
• Ability to manage and maintain customer relationships and engage with clients effectively
• Well organised and can work on own initiative
• Good communication skills and telephone manner, along with 
• Personable, Energetic and enthusiastic
• Professional, but friendly and approachable
• Ambitious and works on own Initiative.


Perks


• Bonus
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Perkbox subscription
• Eye care voucher
• Pension scheme
• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.

 

At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees and partners without regard to race,  religion, gender, gender reassignment, age,  disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicants colleagues and partners is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

ILR Manger - Selby

ILR Manager


Salary: £30,000.00 to £35,000.00 


The Skills Network are in search of an ILR Manager to work within our Selby office. This is a permanent position with an immediate start available.
This ILR  manager role will be responsible for producing, validating and submitting Individualised Learner Record (ILR) returns, ensuring data and funding claims are comprehensive, accurate and timely. The role will also be responsible for ensuring ILR data is reconciled with other associated information portals e.g. Student Loans Company and Apprenticeship Service.


The role
• Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the ILR and funding rules, and apply this to maintain accurate ILR data in accordance with the published validation rules
• Ensure the ILR is uploaded to the ESFA Hub in accordance with the published schedule of returns
• Monitor data on the Student Loans Company and Apprenticeship Service portals; in conjunction with other relevant staff reconcile SLC and Apprenticeship Service data with EQUAL and the ILR, ensuring contractual compliance and timely receipt of payments.
• Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of data collection and recording by carrying out regular compliance checking of ILR data including, but not necessarily limited to, the use of FIS, ESFA Hub, FRM and PDSAT reports.
• Support the Data Analyst by ensuring reports developed are accurate, intuitive timely and add value to the organisation.
• Work to a set of agreed KPIs and ensure progress against these is reported in real time wherever possible
• Undertake other duties and responsibilities as directed by line management from time to time.

The Candidate
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED
• Excellent communication, listening & problem solving skills
• Well organised and able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy
• Proven numerical and written skills
• Able to use all MS Office programs particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and be familiar with other bespoke databases
• An eye for detail and a methodical manner
• Willingness to adapt and respond to the changing and varied needs of the business.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
• Energetic and enthusiastic
• Ability to work without constant supervision
• A structured and organised approach
• Friendly and approachable
• Professional appearance.

Benefits
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Bonus 
• Perkbox subscription
• Eye care voucher
• 25 days holiday and bank holidays



At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees, and partners without regard to race,  religion, gender, gender reassignment, age,  disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicant's colleagues and partners are critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Programme Lead - Care - Nationwide

Programme Lead - Care

The Skills Network is currently looking to recruit a Programme Lead in Care to work. This is a permanent position with an immediate start available, working remotely with expectation to travel as and when required.

Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 

The Role:
The purpose of this role is to actively contribute to the delivery of high-quality teaching, learning, and assessment for all learners studying with The Skills Network.  This will be achieved through the effective implementation of specific quality assurance and improvement mechanisms as well as taking an active role in the delivery of high-quality learning and support for a number of learners studying qualifications with us.  A passionate and ambitious commitment to high-quality education is a must for this post as well as a proven track record of achieving challenging Key Performance Targets (KPIs).

• Carry out internal moderation on tutors assigned to you by the Quality Team
• Quality check internal moderators to ensure a standardised approach is being taken
• Work closely with the Quality Team to monitor standards of tutor work highlighting any areas of concern
• Support the continued development of new and existing tutors
• Support the Quality Team with preparations for External Quality Assurance visits as and when required
• Support the creation of sampling plans in conjunction with the Quality Team
• Review learning materials on a regular basis in conjunction with both the Tutor Team and Product Development team
• Work closely with the Product Development Team to support the quick implementation of product amends
• Contribute to future curriculum planning
• Facilitate tutor standardisation meetings ensuring that all agreed actions are completed
• Ensure any appeals are dealt with in accordance with appeals procedure
• Manage a caseload of learners on a distance learning programme. Duties to include:
• To follow structured guidelines and processes designed to support the learning journey
• To maintain up to date and accurate contact records for all learners
• Complete regular reviews with your learners which will include communication via telephone, email and live chat
• Assess learner submissions in line with Awarding Body standards ensuring that robust, developmental feedback is provided
• Ensure learner communication, assessment and feedback is returned in a timely fashion
• Delivery of high-quality instruction and coaching when required to support learner development, progress and progression
• Provide high-quality IAG and next step guidance at the end of each learners’ journey to ensure progression opportunities are enhanced
• Commit and successfully meet the agreed KPIs which will be designed to evidence high-quality impact of this roles service

The Candidate
• English, ICT, and Mathematics at Level 2
• A proven track record of delivering high-quality TLA which has contributed to strong learner outcomes (above national rates).
• Worked at a Good/Outstanding education provider
• Where possible TAQA or equivalent assessing and verification qualifications
• Qualifications and experience within the Business and Management sector
• Quality Assurance within the education experience
• Ability to work under pressure
• Excellent communication, listening & problem-solving skills
• Excellent telephone manner
• Well organised and able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy
• Proven numerical and written skills
• Able to use all MS Office programs particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint and be familiar with other bespoke databases
• An eye for detail and a methodical manner
• Willingness to adapt and respond to the changing and varied needs of the business.


Benefits
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Bonus
• Perkbox subscription
• Eye care voucher.
• 25 days holiday plus bank holiday.


At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees, and partners without regard to race, religion, gender, gender reassignment, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicant's colleagues and partners are critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Programme Lead - Health - Nationwide

Programme Lead - Health

The Skills Network is currently looking to recruit a Programme Lead in Health to work. This is a permanent position with an immediate start available, working remotely with expectation to travel as and when required.

Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 

The Role:
The purpose of this role is to actively contribute to the delivery of high-quality teaching, learning, and assessment for all learners studying with The Skills Network.  This will be achieved through the effective implementation of specific quality assurance and improvement mechanisms as well as taking an active role in the delivery of high-quality learning and support for a number of learners studying qualifications with us.  A passionate and ambitious commitment to high-quality education is a must for this post as well as a proven track record of achieving challenging Key Performance Targets (KPIs).

• Carry out internal moderation on tutors assigned to you by the Quality Team
• Quality check internal moderators to ensure a standardised approach is being taken
• Work closely with the Quality Team to monitor standards of tutor work highlighting any areas of concern
• Support the continued development of new and existing tutors
• Support the Quality Team with preparations for External Quality Assurance visits as and when required
• Support the creation of sampling plans in conjunction with the Quality Team
• Review learning materials on a regular basis in conjunction with both the Tutor Team and Product Development team
• Work closely with the Product Development Team to support the quick implementation of product amends
• Contribute to future curriculum planning
• Facilitate tutor standardisation meetings ensuring that all agreed actions are completed
• Ensure any appeals are dealt with in accordance with appeals procedure
• Manage a caseload of learners on a distance learning programme. Duties to include:
• To follow structured guidelines and processes designed to support the learning journey
• To maintain up to date and accurate contact records for all learners
• Complete regular reviews with your learners which will include communication via telephone, email and live chat
• Assess learner submissions in line with Awarding Body standards ensuring that robust, developmental feedback is provided
• Ensure learner communication, assessment and feedback is returned in a timely fashion
• Delivery of high-quality instruction and coaching when required to support learner development, progress and progression
• Provide high-quality IAG and next step guidance at the end of each learners’ journey to ensure progression opportunities are enhanced
• Commit and successfully meet the agreed KPIs which will be designed to evidence high-quality impact of this roles service

The Candidate
• English, ICT, and Mathematics at Level 2
• A proven track record of delivering high-quality TLA which has contributed to strong learner outcomes (above national rates).
• Worked at a Good/Outstanding education provider
• Where possible TAQA or equivalent assessing and verification qualifications
• Qualifications and experience within the Business and Management sector
• Quality Assurance within the education experience
• Ability to work under pressure
• Excellent communication, listening & problem-solving skills
• Excellent telephone manner
• Well organised and able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy
• Proven numerical and written skills
• Able to use all MS Office programs particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint and be familiar with other bespoke databases
• An eye for detail and a methodical manner
• Willingness to adapt and respond to the changing and varied needs of the business.


Benefits
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Bonus
• Perkbox subscription
• Eye care voucher.
• 25 days holiday plus bank holiday.


At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees, and partners without regard to race, religion, gender, gender reassignment, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicant's colleagues and partners are critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Programme Lead - Early Years and Education - Nationwide

Programme Lead - Early Years and Education

The Skills Network is currently looking to recruit a Programme Lead in Early Years and Education to work. This is a permanent position with an immediate start available, working remotely with expectation to travel as and when required.

Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 

The Role:
The purpose of this role is to actively contribute to the delivery of high-quality teaching, learning, and assessment for all learners studying with The Skills Network.  This will be achieved through the effective implementation of specific quality assurance and improvement mechanisms as well as taking an active role in the delivery of high-quality learning and support for a number of learners studying qualifications with us.  A passionate and ambitious commitment to high-quality education is a must for this post as well as a proven track record of achieving challenging Key Performance Targets (KPIs).

• Carry out internal moderation on tutors assigned to you by the Quality Team
• Quality check internal moderators to ensure a standardised approach is being taken
• Work closely with the Quality Team to monitor standards of tutor work highlighting any areas of concern
• Support the continued development of new and existing tutors
• Support the Quality Team with preparations for External Quality Assurance visits as and when required
• Support the creation of sampling plans in conjunction with the Quality Team
• Review learning materials on a regular basis in conjunction with both the Tutor Team and Product Development team
• Work closely with the Product Development Team to support the quick implementation of product amends
• Contribute to future curriculum planning
• Facilitate tutor standardisation meetings ensuring that all agreed actions are completed
• Ensure any appeals are dealt with in accordance with appeals procedure
• Manage a caseload of learners on a distance learning programme. Duties to include:
• To follow structured guidelines and processes designed to support the learning journey
• To maintain up to date and accurate contact records for all learners
• Complete regular reviews with your learners which will include communication via telephone, email and live chat
• Assess learner submissions in line with Awarding Body standards ensuring that robust, developmental feedback is provided
• Ensure learner communication, assessment and feedback is returned in a timely fashion
• Delivery of high-quality instruction and coaching when required to support learner development, progress and progression
• Provide high-quality IAG and next step guidance at the end of each learners’ journey to ensure progression opportunities are enhanced
• Commit and successfully meet the agreed KPIs which will be designed to evidence high-quality impact of this roles service

The Candidate
• English, ICT, and Mathematics at Level 2
• A proven track record of delivering high-quality TLA which has contributed to strong learner outcomes (above national rates).
• Worked at a Good/Outstanding education provider
• Where possible TAQA or equivalent assessing and verification qualifications
• Qualifications and experience within the Business and Management sector
• Quality Assurance within the education experience
• Ability to work under pressure
• Excellent communication, listening & problem-solving skills
• Excellent telephone manner
• Well organised and able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy
• Proven numerical and written skills
• Able to use all MS Office programs particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint and be familiar with other bespoke databases
• An eye for detail and a methodical manner
• Willingness to adapt and respond to the changing and varied needs of the business.


Benefits
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Bonus
• Perkbox subscription
• Eye care voucher.
• 25 days holiday plus bank holiday.


At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees, and partners without regard to race, religion, gender, gender reassignment, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicant's colleagues and partners are critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Education Business Development Executive - Selby

If you’re looking for a sales role which is fast-paced, rewarding and has an un-capped potential earning pot, then this job is for you. 
We are looking for a dynamic self-starter to become an integral part of our sales team within the Education Market Space. Responsible for farming new business, you’ll be passionate, driven and have a rock star work ethic.
Selling education software and content into the further education marketplace, you need to have an air of professionalism, whilst enabling your passion to come across on the phone and within online demos – the core of our sales processes. 
In return, you’ll join an ever-growing team who share the same passion for the business, whilst being given clearly defined objectives for now and your future – all wrapped up within a development plan so you can clearly see how you can progress with the organisation and the positive impact you will make for The Skills Network and its customers. 

If you are just getting onto the sales ladder or need a change and feel the need to join a team to match your ambitions, then this could be the role for you.


The role
• Ensure new business opportunities are developed through effective sales strategies, including but not limited to digital marketing, social media campaigning, Events, Self-lead generation and other initiatives 
• Establishing contacts and develop relationships with prospects in the Education Sector to drive product sales
• Generation of own appointments
• Strive to maintain good relationships with existing clients, gaining repeat business wherever possible
• Meet or exceed personal targets set to enable the company to meet sales targets
• To undertake senior administrative duties associated with the role including but not limited to updating the TSN Sales CRM system, summary reports and creating proposals 
• Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance
• Engage with the Marketing Teams in supporting sales activity to drive lead generation
• Undertake other duties and responsibilities as directed by line management from time to time.


General
• To adhere to policies and procedures of the business
• Undertake any training relevant to the efficient execution of any of the above duties, and to take responsibility for his/her own professional development
• To undertake necessary Health & Safety responsibilities and duties as required by this post
• To undertake any necessary Data Protection responsibilities and duties as required by the post.


Skills required
• Excellent presentation skills
• Confident communication skills is essential
• Understanding of the sales process and dynamics
• Excellent numerical and written skills
• Able to use word, excel, outlook to a high standard
• Educated to Level 5 preferred but not essential
• Full clean driving license.


Benefits
• Company Pension
• 25 Days Holiday
• Perkbox Membership
• Corporate Gym Membership
• Free Fruit
• Free Gadget Insurance.

At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees, and partners without regard to race,  religion, gender, gender reassignment, age,  disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicant's colleagues and partners are critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

 

 

Financial Controller - Selby

Undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. Finance controller responsibilities will also include financial risk management.
This role will contribute to the company's business objectives by:
(a) working with departments and senior management to provide detailed financial information
(b) developing all necessary policies and procedures to ensure the sound financial management and control of the Company’s business.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategic:
Corporate Finance: manage company policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation equity, disposals and acquisitions as appropriate.
Ensure the company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth.


The role
• Take ultimate responsibility for the company’s cash management, forecasting and policies.
• Oversee the preparation of the company's financial accounts to ensure that these are presented accurately and on time.
• Carry out all necessary actions to ensure that the company meets its financial and legal obligations.
• Lead the annual budgeting process in line with the company’s business plan.
• Provide on-going financial modelling and analysis to support the development of long term strategic initiatives and business plan.
• Oversee business financial management, determine areas for improvement and take lead on implementing change.
• Oversee the External Audit, review and analyse results and recommend for approval the Audited Financial Statements
• Take lead on ensuring efficient systems, processes and controls are in place to deliver Payroll accurately and in a timely manner.
• Take lead on ensuring efficient reporting tools are established to enable budget holders to manage their own budgets effectively, linking budgets to KPI’s and common business drivers.
• Lead and develop finance teams
General:
• Set departmental objectives and management KPIs
• Monitor management performance
• Conduct performance reviews and appraisals of management
• Provide reports to board / SMT
• To adhere to policies and procedures of the business
• Undertake any training relevant to the efficient execution of any of the above duties, and to take responsibility for his/her own professional development
• To undertake necessary Health & Safety responsibilities and duties as required by this post
• To undertake any necessary Data Protection responsibilities and duties as required by the post
• To undertake other duties and responsibilities as directed by line management from time to time.



Knowledge skill and experience
• Accounting qualification ACCA/CIMA or qualified by experience
• Extensive financial management experience
• Management of small teams
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent excel skills and report writing skills.
• Well organised and able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy
• Significant experience and knowledge of working in a finance department


The candidate
• Energetic and enthusiastic
• Ability to work with own initiative as required
• Structured and organised approach
• Friendly and approachable

Benefits
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Bonus 
• Perkbox subscription
• Eye care voucher
• 25 days holiday and bank holidays
 


At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees, and partners without regard to race,  religion, gender, gender reassignment, age,  disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicant's colleagues and partners are critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
 

Finance Manger - Maternity Cover - Selby

Finance Manager - Maternity cover
Salary: £25,000-£30,000


The Skills Network are in looking for an experienced Finance Manager to join our busy Finance team. This position is a Maternity cover position to start in September 2019.


The Role
This position will provide management, leadership, and direction to ensure the smooth running of the finance department.
• Timely production of the monthly management accounts pack.
• Ensure all monthly reconciliations are completed accurately and timely.
• Budget variance reporting. 
• Preparation of prepayments, accruals and depreciation.
• Quarterly VAT return
• Monitor expenses across the company and look for efficiencies. 
• Daily Cash Flow monitoring and forecasting.
• Assisting the Director of Finance with any other ad-hoc reporting, annual budget preparation, and re-forecasting.
• Preparation and presentation of financial reporting to owners and directors in a timely manner
• Management of all contracts to include commercial, legal, supplier
• Management of monthly payroll function. 
• Management of the tasks and deadlines of the finance team ensuring the finance team deliver as required.
• Manage monthly staff appraisals
• Manage staffing levels to include recruitment, selection, interview and appointments with any new starts and the subsequent training pathways for such individuals
• Represent the Finance department at relevant meetings. 

The Candidate
• Qualification: AAT minimum. 
• Previous experience in running an Accounts team.
• Confident in delivering and being responsible for Accounting Services to the business.
• Have knowledge of Sage 200 accounting software and Sage 50 Payroll software.
• Excellent excel skills and report writing skills.
• Well organised and able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy
• Excellent communication 
• Methodical approach to work.


Perks
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Free fruit
• Perkbox subscription
• Eye care voucher
• Pension scheme
• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.


At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees, and partners without regard to race,  religion, gender, gender reassignment, age,  disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicant's colleagues and partners are critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

MI Administrator - Selby

MI Administrator

The Skills Network are recruiting for an MI Administrator to work in our busy offices in Selby.
This is an opportunity for someone looking to take their first steps into a rewarding career in IT.

Salary £16,000 - £18,000

The Role
This is a business intelligence (BI) role, in using data to provoke questions and ultimately improve organisational performance.

• Be responsible for maintaining and developing our in-house reporting systems, which are built using:
o SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
o SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
o Power BI
• Interpret plain English questions, and provide data reports that will aid staff and managers’ decision making
• Identify errors or anomalies in our data and identify trends and pose appropriate questions

The Candidate
• Inquisitive nature and an eye for detail
• Knowledge in data / analytical and graphical / design 
• To have (or develop) an eye for presentational detail when producing SSRS reports that need to be intuitive for staff
• technical skill to work with databases and software packages with an interest/ability to relate this to real-world business operations.

Perks
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Perk box
• Free fruit
• Corporate gym membership
• Eyecare voucher
• 25 days holiday plus bank holiday

 

Business and Management Trainer - South of UK

Business and Management Trainer


The Skills Network are currently seeking to recruit a Business and Management Skills Trainer to join our rapidly growing Apprenticeships team. We are looking for outstanding individuals who would relish the opportunity to work within an established company with proven success in Apprenticeship delivery. 
The Skills Network is one of the most successful providers of online learning solutions in the UK and is about to enter its tenth year of business.
Our mission is to combine innovative technology and outstanding customer service to help enrich lives through learning, and to inspire and nurture the ethos worldwide.
Our vision is to be the number one provider of technology-based learning and skills.
Our values are achieving excellence, striving to be the best and continually delivering excellence, inspiring others to achieve, developing talent, passion to improve and grow, and integrity.


Salary £30,000 -£35,000


The role
This role requires high quality, committed and passionate trainer who will have a deep understanding of business, generic skills and management apprenticeship qualifications and a real desire to transform our learners’ lives and help employers to grow their business.  The trainer will need a real passion for teaching and learning, be personable and engaging as well as organised and self-reliant.  An enthusiastic professional with an excellent experience of delivering apprenticeship framework/standards preferably to learners in the workplace and hold the appropriate level of qualifications to meet Awarding Organisation requirements.  As an essential car user, the trainer must hold a full UK driving license, be a confident and able driver, have access to their own vehicle and have the right to live and work in the UK.

• Deliver full training and support learners to achieve business, generic skills, and management qualifications. In addition, deliver full training and support learners to achieve English, maths and ICT qualifications up to Level 2 (where appropriate)
• Development of a high quality Individual Learning Plans for the learner that creates personalised learning to enable the learner to undertake the learner journey and achieve the required learning outcomes
• Develop resources and materials for apprenticeship framework/standards including high quality ‘Schemes of Work’ and training plans
• Manage a caseload of learners, providing customised high-quality delivery
• Guide and support learners and their employers in the effective pursuit of their qualifications, individual learning program and progression planning,
• Visit each Apprentice in the workplace on a regular basis in order to assess their progress and deliver teaching sessions. You will also carry out remote sessions in between face to face visits with learners to maintain regular contact with learners and deliver high quality learning and development
• To meet learning outcomes and improving soft skills in a flexible and appropriate manner within the environment in which they are located, to ensure achievement of standards in accordance with the TSN learner journey and timely achievement
• Using ‘Skill Forward’, ‘CognAssist’ and ‘OneFile’, ensure all learner records, progress and reporting are kept up to date and provided in a timely manner to support management reporting and audit requirements
• Ensure learner progress reports are kept up to date and are correct and submitted weekly to the manager.
• Ensure the manager is notified of any learners at risk or any issues immediately and withdrawals are completed and submitted in a timely manner
• Play an active part in the promotion and awareness of Safeguarding of learners across the business and externally as appropriate, and to help prevent acts of radicalisation and extremism
• Where appropriate, include learning and teaching of Equality & Diversity in line with the qualification they are completing, and TSN policy and procedures relating to equality and diversity
• Ensure the well-being and safety of the learner throughout their period of learning
• Attend team meetings and Moderation/validation workshops
• Gain feedback from learners and employers through focus groups, surveys and verbal feedback as appropriate and contribute to course evaluation
• Ensure timely achievements are met, including retention and achievement targets by implementing strategies and supporting learners in self-esteem and confidence-building activities
• Collaborate with the Apprenticeship Delivery Manager and the Director for Curriculum and Quality and pursue opportunities for growth by developing high quality online learning products for high quality apprenticeship development
• Maintain strong links with their team members, ensuring all activity is complementary and utilises the existing knowledge, expertise, resources, and industry business links within our organisation
• Carry out all duties and work in accordance with the TSN quality improvement procedures and in the spirit of the TSN values.
Skills and knowledge

Essential Criteria
Qualifications:
• Sector specific qualifications (at level 3 or above)
• Teacher training qualification (at level 3 or above)
• English and maths qualifications (at level 2 or above).

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience
• Successful experience of working in the modern training/education sector delivering apprenticeship frameworks/standards
• Knowledge, skill and successful track record for the delivery of high-quality teaching, learning and assessment practice which contributes to excellent learner progress and outcomes
• Good level of IT/digital skills
• Strong organisational skills to manage apprenticeship caseloads, workplace visits, and high-quality learning activity. Ability to manage a constant workload with conflicting demands to achieve timely targets
• Experience of using OneFile, CognAssist and Skills Forward software
• Able to use all MS Office programs particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and power point and be familiar with other bespoke databases
• An ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to relate to a wide range of people
• Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
• Commitment to high professional and personal standards of work and of conduct. 

Desirable
• ICT qualification (at level 3 or above)
• TAQA/CAVA assessment qualification.

The candidate
• Infectious passion and commitment to the delivery of high quality, career defining and life changing education
• Energetic and enthusiastic approach to work
• Ability to work without constant supervision
• A structured and organised approach
• Friendly and approachable
• Professional appearance.


Benefits
• Competitive salary
• Car and mileage allowance
• 25 days’ holiday
• Perkbox subscription
• Expenses
• Eyecare vouchers
• Company charity fundraising events
• Team building days
• Biannual company events
• Excellent CPD opportunities.

At The Skills Network, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, employees, and partners without regard to race, religion, gender, gender reassignment, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity and any other characteristic protected under the Equality Act 2010. The Skills Network believes that diversity and inclusion among our applicant's colleagues and partners are critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.