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Here at Avado, we believe in people-powered transformation because we know that all transformation starts with people. We are a professional learning organisation that upskills people, uplifts cultures and future‑proofs organisations in a fast‑moving world. We design and deliver interactive learning experiences in data, people, business analysis and marketing including work-readiness programmes, apprenticeships and professional qualifications, many of which maximise UK Government future skills funding. Our connected learning approach combines deep expertise, collaborative learning, scalable technology and award-winning learning design to deliver unrivalled learner experiences for people and organisations who want real change.
Who we need
Nicola, our wonderful Learning Experience Curriculum Manager in Professional Qualifications, is looking for a CIPD tutor to drive the achievement and engagement of students studying for their CIPD professional Level 7 qualification on our Avado Hub.
Equally importantly, you will align beautifully with our organisational values, which were defined by our people for our people, clients, learners and partners:
What you’ll do
Support students throughout their programme by providing outstanding service delivery via various online channels of communication
Develop, schedule and deliver tutor support sessions (via Adobe Connect) and assist in the development of online resources and content as part of our commitment to continuous improvement (some evening delivery required)
Responsible for cohort and unit scheduling to ensure all key information in included on the Avado Hub for a positive student learning experience
Assess student work, marking against set criteria, providing encouraging and development feedback in line with Avado marking guidelines and standards
Provide developmental feedback on activities completed by students as part of their weekly learning journey
Responsible for the releasing of student results adhering to Avado’s submission process
Actively adhere to and promote Avado and CIPD’s quality assurance procedures for course development and delivery including carrying out internal verification when required
Actively engage and promote student activity and collaboration on the Hub and via social media
Accountable for students’ learning, progression, results and satisfaction. This includes completion of tracking documentation to monitor and report on success rates against set KPIs
Take responsibility for own professional development and complete all relevant training
Attend meetings as and when required at London Head Office or other locations
You may be required to undertake other duties as required.
What we’re looking for
Educated at Degree level is essential (Master level desirable)
MCIPD membership required
Experience of teaching and assessing CIPD Level 7 courses
A lively, friendly personality and a willingness to get stuck in and become part of a busy, high-energy team
A confident, clear communicator with strong relationship building and interpersonal skills
An excellent team worker, able to motivate others and encourage student participation and bring fresh ideas to the team
Adaptable and organised, able to learn quickly and use own initiative
Demonstrable proficiency in digital and online learning
Most importantly, a positive demeanour with a “can do” attitude
What you’ll get:
Lots of benefits including:
Holidays – 25 days plus bank public holidays, increasing by 1 day after 2 years and a further day after 4 years.
A day off on or around your birthday, and a birthday gift of your choice.
Monthly hybrid working allowance.
Discounts at 250+ retailers.
Free coffee from Caffe Nero or a pastry from Greggs, weekly, as well as a free film to stream monthly, AND heavily discounted cinema tickets.
Cycle2Work scheme, even if work is predominantly at home!
Statutory pension and life assurance.
What we call ‘accountable flexibility’ that you can expect from a hybrid working environment, with an office in London and Birmingham to use in line with our business cadence.
Various opportunities to gain an immersive experience into the broad range of Avado products and proposition.
Virtual mindfulness activities on Mondays and Friday.
On-demand access to a professional business / executive coach.
Curated personal development and learning tools, courtesy of Magpie.
Periodic opportunities to give back by mentoring learners on our FastFutures diversity-focused employability programme.
Free access to a virtual GP.
And… just for being here, we offer you a culture that’s created and nurtured by super smart people and underpinned by our Values which guide our thinking, decisions and actions, creating a truly unique place to work. You will also get to be at the forefront of helping a very diverse range of professionals enhance their careers, whether at the early stages or later down the line. You'll enjoy a hybrid working environment with an enviable workspace to use in West London, serious personal development opportunities (well, we are a learning organisation after all), and some rather nice job-related and lifestyle perks. Oh, and one more thing - we're a Great Place to Work™ certified company, and the only commercial learning organisation in the 'large' category that's recognised as one of the UK's Best Workplaces™, something we are rightly very proud of!
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 clients and learners – whether investing in their own development, or having their employer invest for them. Equality, diversity and inclusion are values that underpin our success; come and see for yourself!
Our award-winning culture is centred on our values and purpose, balancing the support and structure of an established business, with a pace and adaptive environment more akin to an entrepreunerial start up.
The bottom line is we're all trusted with responsibility and actively encouraged to be the unique individuals we are.
In 2021 we won an award in the Business Culture Awards, and became Great Place to Work Certified.