Apprentice and Skills Development Coach - Engineering

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Apprentice and Skills Development Coach – Engineering

Are you an experienced Engineering professional looking to grow and develop the next generation of BAE Systems employees? We currently have an opportunity to join the Early Careers team as an Apprentice and Skills Development Coach – Engineering at our site in Samlesbury.

As Apprentice and Skills Development Coach (Engineering), you will be responsible for delivering outstanding teaching, learning and assessment practices that engage and inspire apprentices to fulfil their individual potential and develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours to successfully progress into the business. You will be responsible for delivering to Level 3/ 4 Apprentices within the Air Sector regarding the Engineering Lifecycle.

These roles will provide you with the opportunity to be part of the team that works out of BAE System’s multi-million pound Academy for Skills and Knowledge in Samlesbury and will also require you to travel to our Warton site.

We invest £90m into our Early Careers and Skills Programmes annually, with 2,000 Apprentice learners currently in the UK.

Your main responsibilities as an Apprentice and Skills Development Coach – Engineering will involve:

Enacting effective programme delivery that utilises a coaching and blended learning pedagogy to train, monitor, develop and assess apprentices against relevant qualification Standards/ frameworks in support of them attaining occupational competence.

Effectively recording/reporting of performance data in support of delivery outstanding outcomes for learners.

Coaching and Developing of employees and learners through off-the job training courses, welfare support and careers guidance to aid their progression, attainment and transition into the business.

Ensuring a Safety First culture is embedded in all activities or courses delivered to employees & learners

Embedding modern learning practice such as skills competitions and problem based learning as an integral part of the learning and assessment programme.

Developing programme content and teaching, learning and assessment methodologies to meet individual learner and business needs.

Providing and monitoring the effective safeguarding, SHE, welfare and support arrangements for learners whilst on Early Careers & Skills programmes

Coaching and developing learners through progress reviews, welfare support and careers guidance to aid their progression, attainment and transition into the business.

Your skills and qualifications:

Experience of one or more of the 7 stages of the Engineering Lifecycle (V); Concept Development, Requirements Engineering, System Architecture, System Design & Development, System Integration, Test & Evaluation, and/or Transition Operation & Maintenance.

Assessor Qualification (highly desirable)

IQA (desirable)

Apprenticeship with an HNC as a minimum within an Engineering discipline

An enhanced DBS will be required as part of the role

Effective coaching and mentoring skills

What we're looking for in you:

You will have strong and effective interpersonal skills specifically when dealing with welfare, support and safeguarding issues.

The ability to communicate effectively and influential interpersonal skills when dealing with customers.

Location: Samlesbury

Salary: £34,588 + dependent on qualifications and experience

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Shared Services

If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of the Shared Services team, you’ll be at the heart of this endeavour – working closely with our air, maritime, land and cyber and intelligence businesses to support our customers around the world.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.