We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Training Advisor – Engagement

Closing date: 04/10/2023

Reference: REQ104926

30 hours / Temporary

31,099 - 32,909 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

HCT is seeking to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated individual to teach young people (16-18 yrs old) on the Engagement programme. We seek enthusiasm to promote teaching methods, attainment and achievement of our learners / students.

The main duties of the post holder will be:

  • To implement effective teaching strategies on a variety of courses and programmes
  • To develop learner’s skills and challenge them to attain their best outcomes
  • To plan and deliver schemes of work and lessons that meet the requirements of young people
  • To be a role model for learners/students, inspiring them to be actively engaged in developing their skills
  • To keep up to date with developments in teaching practice and methodology in general and in the curriculum area of employability
  • To prepare and update course content and materials and assignments to ensure relevance in the learning situation and curriculum initiatives
  • To assess and evaluate learners progress and course work and provide constructive feedback and guidance
  • To encourage learning and improve the quality of the learning experience for learners

In exchange for your skills and interest, we will offer in return the opportunity to work in a forward thinking and ambitious organisation located in an area recognised for its stunning landscapes ad beaches. Furthermore, you will have:

  • From 27 up to 34 days annual leave days per year (plus 8 public holidays)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including the Cycle to Work scheme
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including discounted memberships to our local leisure centers
  • Child care vouchers
  • Life-style savings and Vectis card

For further details, please contact Nerys Morgan on 01970 633040.

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to extend the closing date.

Safeguarding and protecting adults and children at risk are key priorities for us. We aim to support adults, children and young people at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We acknowledge their right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) before appointing to this post.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Schools and Culture

We offer appropriate challenge and support to our schools, to help them deliver first class education to all pupils, across the age and ability range. Our primary functions are as follows: 

  • School Improvement: Leadership; Support and Challenge, Teaching and Learning; Digital Literacy; Literacy and Numeracy; Welsh in Education
  • Additional Learning Needs: Provision for pupils with Additional Learning Needs, Inclusion; Attendance; Educational Psychology
  • Pupil Wellbeing:Counselling; Welfare; Anti-Bullying, Pupil Voice
  • Education Governance: Data ; Governor Support, Policy support
  • School Admissions
  • Culture: Music Service; Cered; Felinfach Theatre; Museum
  • Infrastructure and Resources: Planning School Places; Modernisation and Twenty First Century Schools Programme; Buildings; Grants
  • Catering: Day Centres; Primary Schools; Residential homes.
  • Childcare Unit: Childcare Sufficiency Assessment; Childcare & Play Grant; Childcare Offer; Out of School (After School Clubs and Holiday Playschemes); Day Nursery, Cylch/Playgroup & Childminder business support and staff training
Aberystwyth is a lively university town, seaside resort complete with promenade and pier, and the setting of atmospheric TV drama Hinterland.
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