Early Careers Development Coach

I am currently recruiting for an Early Careers Development Coach for an International defence company. You would be part of a highly experienced coaching team that are focused and driven with the flexibility of managing your own diary from our clients based in Portsmouth. The ideal candidate would have a background in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and looking to take an alternative route into a teaching role or already in a similar role.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Undertake assessment in accordance with the awarding organisations requirements.
  • Maintain assessment records in accordance with the company and Awarding Organisations policies.
  • Coach apprentices to reach their full potential by providing key support, mentoring, challenge and motivation throughout all aspects of their learning journey.
  • Monitoring and providing developmental feedback to apprentices to assist in the identification of “readiness” for end point assessment.
  • Taking professional pride in their role and embrace continuous professional development opportunities in support of delivering innovative and impactful learning and assessment.
  • Developing apprentices that are innovative thinkers and creative problem solvers, through the delivery of vocational excellence.


Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience of assessing vocational engineering qualifications.
  • Recognised industry experience at level 3 or above.
  • Skilled engineering professional with recognisable occupational competence in either Mechanical, Electrical or Fabrication / Welding.


  • Maritime experience would be highly desirable.
  • Training & Development qualifications NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Assessor Award qualification and Verifier Award.



You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.


If you are interested, please send an up to date version of your CV to emmaw@copello.co.uk

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