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Title:  Learning & Delivery Coach – Finance 
Location: UK Remote Working
Contract: FTC 

About Avado
Here at Avado, we believe in unlocking potential and changing lives. We are a professional academy that helps people and companies transform and grow through interactive learning experiences in data, finance, people, technology and marketing. Our connected learning approach combines deep expertise, collaborative learning, scalable technology and award-winning learning design to deliver learner experiences for people who want real change. 

Who we need
The hiring manager, Catherine, is looking for someone who is a proactive, passionate, and committed professional to join our team of Learning and Development Coaches (LDC) to be focused on delivering our Finance apprenticeship programmes on a fixed term contract.

What you’ll do 
LDC’s in our team guide, encourage, and – where necessary – challenge learners to ensure that they turbo-charge their careers through their apprenticeship.  This means building a strong relationship with the learner’s line manager too.  

Our learners could be 16 or they could be 50, we have a variety of exciting clients which means our learners could be from within the UK Government, a well-recognised company and brand, or a small start-up, so you will have to be able to adapt your style and approach to what is needed.

What we’re looking for 
• The opportunity to guide and support learners throughout their journey whilst they undertake an apprenticeship product designed by a leading Finance awarding bodies.
• Supporting each learner to progress effectively through their programme, benefiting in the short term, laying foundations for long term career success and ensuring they successfully get through their ‘End Point Assessment’ (EPA)
• Supporting and preparing learners for their EPA, ensuring that all mandatory documentation is collated and stored ready for the submission of “Gateway”
• Interacting regularly with all your learners, whether face-to-face or virtually, utilising the technology tools we provide
• Using the learning platforms to ensure progress and evidence of learning is recorded accurately to ensure learner progression is captured, enabling accurate client reporting 100%
• Achieving completer rates of above 85% of caseload of learners 
• Using a coaching approach to help learners reflect and embed what they are learning in a way that makes a difference to them, their line manager, their teams and their employer
• A willingness to get stuck in and become part of a busy and collaborative team.
• A confident, clear and constructive communicator with strong relationship building and interpersonal skills.
• A calm and collected nature under pressure.
• Excellent time management skills, and responsibility for meeting agreed deadlines.
• Building relationships with our clients and being ambassadors for Arch 
• Continuously embed safeguarding, prevent and functional skills through out the apprenticeship learning journey 
• Take part in events, workshops, training, learning days, meetings and graduations 
• Continuously coaching to the level expected of a Grade 1 Ofsted Provider- it’s one of our proudest achievements and you will part of the top 4% of all training providers.

Essential for the role
• Educated with a financial background
• Industry experience in a financial role (min 2yrs)
• Coaching qualification or coaching experience 

Even better if you have….
• AAT, ACCA, CIMA, ACA or finance degree qualification
• Experience training/teaching

And… just for being here, we offer you a culture that’s created and nurtured by super smart people and underpinned by our Values. Our Values of Accountability, Ambition, Care, Empowerment and Transparency were created for our people, by our people; they guide our thinking, decisions and actions, creating a truly unique place to work. You will also get a chance to be at the forefront of digital transformation and professional growth, enviable workspaces, serious personal development opportunity and a few nice job-related and lifestyle perks.

What you’ll get:

Lots of benefits including:
• Holidays – 34 days  (25 days plus 8 bank public holidays plus birthday off)
• Life assurance
• Ride to work scheme
• Pension
• Great work life balance through flexi working/remote working
• Avado learning days
• Wellness and fitness (Mindfulness and yoga)

A few more things about us
• We’re proud of what we’re doing and relentless in doing the right thing. In addition to this, we can offer you:
• A home in our growing, ambitious team, whose sharp focus is growing the future skills of the workplace;
• The opportunity to truly own and be responsible for making great things happen, making a real difference and working with some of the world’s leading brands;
• A fast and furious, exciting place to be with real challenge and a meaningful opportunity  

And we’re highly inclusive….
Avado is one of those rare places where anyone from anywhere with any background or experience is free to come and do their very best work. We believe in the diversity of thought, as that’s what helps us help our customers and learners – whether investing in their own development, or having their employer invest for them. Equality, diversity and inclusion are values that are critical to our success; come and see for yourself.  

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Perks & Benefits

  • Learning📚

    Being part of Avado means you can choose to study any of our courses.

    We also host regular 'Learning Days'.
    We have an incredible amount of expertise and talent across the business, so we want to spend time sharing, learning from each other, and celebrating it!

  • Work Life Balance ⚖

    We pride ourselves on our flexible working culture including remote working

  • Wellness & Fitness 🏋🏿

    We offer a mental health support line, weekly mindfulness sessions and daily yoga classes!

  • Holiday 🌴

    We feel that time off is very important so at Avado you get 25 days holiday plus bank holiday (and your birthday off too!)

  • Enhanced Maternity 🐣

    We know this is an important time for you, so we offer that extra support with enhanced maternity pay

  • Cycle to Work 🚲

    A cycle scheme that allows employees to purchase a bicycle and equipment up to a limit of £1,000

Workplace & Culture

Our culture balances the support and structure of an established business, with a pace and adaptive environment more akin to a start up. We trust our people as adults to bring their entire self to what they do and to own the ‘how’ and ‘where’ of their work.

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