• Location: Ystrad Mynach, Caerphilly, CF82 7EH
  • Subject: Apprenticeship Programme
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary: £26,520 - £30,600
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 31 May, 2022 4:30 PM
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Hair & Beauty Team Leader

Hair & Beauty Team Leader

Educ8 Training Group
Educ8 Training Group are a Values driven organisation creating a Gr8 Culture resulting in being the No 1 Best Mid-Sized Company to work for in the UK in 2021.

Educ8 are accredited with three star status by the workplace engagement specialists, Best Companies. Three stars is the highest possible level of accreditation available and indicates ‘World Class’ levels of engagement with our employees.

Our ongoing commitment to leading, supporting and improving the organisation Educ8 are accredited with IIP Platinum. A Platinum Award represents the very best people management and engagement, with only the highest performing organisations achieving this prestigious accolade.

If you'd like to work with Gr8 people who are passionate about training and education then we'd love to hear from you. We offer excellent benefits, a values driven ethos but most of all a Gr8 place to work.

Job Title: Hair and Beauty Team Leader

Reports to: Programme Manager

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Wales

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours p/w (8:30am - 4:30pm Mon - Thurs, 8:30am - 4pm Friday)

Salary: £26,520.00 - £30,600.00 per annum

Summary of Role: To lead a small vocational team delivering Apprenticeships and Skills and work closely with the curriculum team to provide vocational knowledge to further improve the quality of the delivery content within your vocational field and ensure projects are completed timely. To lead, manage and drive the development of all vocational team members to achieve key business objectives. Manage vocational teams to a high standard and embed a strong team spirit to promote sharing of best practice and areas of excellence.


Educ8 Group is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk, and expect all employees to share this commitment.

Standard Benefits

• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays Christmas shutdown and day off for Birthday • Employer pension contribution • Laptop/mobile phone • Triannual ‘Gr8 Days’ • Monthly 1 to 1 meeting with your line manager • Annual appraisal with your line manager • Annual Christmas Dinner • Complimentary tea and coffee • Working in partnership with Credit Union • Appreci8 Days • Monthly & Annual Gr8 Awards • Disability Confident Provider

Wellbeing Benefits

• Daily ‘Rejuven8’ time (30 minutes) • Employee Assistance Programme offering counselling support and advice from day 1 of employment • Healthy Workstation Allowance up to £150 • Annual wellbeing meeting with your line manager’s manager • Employee Mental Health & Wellbeing Group – Rejuven8 • Employee Mental Health Champions • Flexible/home working encouraged • Wellbeing room and staff room on site • Signed up to the ‘Time to Change’ Employer Pledge • Excellent wellbeing support, wellness action plans, employee assistance programmes and actively promote and engage with MIND Cymru

Additional Benefits after 1 years’ service

• Westfield Healthcare cash plan (dental, optical, counselling, therapy treatments, Westfield Rewards) worth £700 • Educ8 Group Sick Pay Scheme

Additional Benefits after 2 years’ service

• Additional holiday accrued after 2 years’ service starting from 1 day per year up to a maximum of 5 days

Interviews: TBC

Educ8 reserves the right to bring forward the closing date should we receive sufficient a sufficient number of applications for this role.

All business activities have been risk assessed and Covid-19 measures in place to protect employees, learners, employers and other stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities
•Lead a small team of Trainer/Coaches in delivering high quality apprenticeships in line with the key business objectives
•Work closely with the curriculum team to provide vocational knowledge to further improve the quality of the delivery content within your vocational field and ensure projects are completed timely.
•Achieve agreed team targets in line with the company’s vision and values
•Actively manage teams’ caseloads in line with planned in learning contract number
•Report progress against agreed targets as required to the Programme Manager
•Conduct regular one to one performance review meetings, effective annual appraisals linked to overall team and business objectives
•Manage underperformance within vocational team in line with company procedures
•Encourage and foster team spirit
•Ensure compliance to systems and processes mitigating audit risk from fund holders
•Monitor and evaluate learner tracking and operational systems to ensure timely completion of programmes
•Collect, evaluate and implement interventions to respond to vocational team, learner and employer enquiries
•Rigorous monitoring and reviewing with vocational teams to ensure outcome of activities is timely and successful completion across work-based provision
•Working in collaboration with all other departments to ensure effective relationships are maintained with external partners/associates/stakeholders
•Represent Educ8 on a range of cross departmental working groups and at internal and external meetings
•Possess a commitment to continued professional development and a willingness to explore opportunities for further development
•Elements of the role may involve working with adults at risk, children and young people in an educational setting.
•Reviewing the safeguarding and wellbeing of learners and escalating through the appropriate process where required.

Personal Qualities
•Ability to promote the Company values and behaviours and lead by example
•Ability to express ideas succinctly and clearly, both verbally and in written work
•Passionate about achieving high levels of excellence in education, learning and development
•Able to demonstrate a clear commitment to high standards and the ability to drive continuous improvement
•Highly professional and motivated with high levels of commitment and confidentiality
•Self-motivated, with the ability to work proactively using own initiative
•Ability to establish good working relationships with a wide range of people
•Ability to prioritise work and manage competing demands
•Ability to work as part of a team
•Able to supervise staff

Essential Criteria
•Considerable/proven experience of assessing/tutoring vocational qualifications
•Occupational competence for the specialised vocational areas.
•Ability to deliver under pressure and to work to tight deadlines
•Quick to interpret data sets, analyse, assess and make recommendations
•Proven experience of using digital technologies to promote teaching and learning
•Demonstrable commitment to equality diversity and inclusion
•Strong administration ability with a keen eye for detail
•Assessing and/or verifying qualification (e.g. A1/V1/TAQA)
•Suitable to work with adults at risk, children and young people
•Highly organised and punctual
•Digitally competent and confident
•Full driving license, own vehicle and willing to travel across South Wales
Desirable Criteria
•Knowledge of Welsh Government WBL contract specifications
•Occupational competence within the education and skills sector
•Demonstrable experience of partnership working with a range of organisations
•Ability to react flexibly under pressure and to work to tight deadlines
•Knowledge and understanding of the Professional Standards for Worked Based Learning Practitioners in Wales
•Level 3 ILM management qualification or equivalent
•Experience of contributing, supporting and complying with all contract requirements and corporate strategies including but not restricted to: Health & Safety Code of Practice, Contract & Audit requirements, Awarding Body requirements, ESTYN, OFSTED, Information Security Requirements and Safeguarding
•Coaching qualification desirable
•Ability to speak Welsh desirable
•PGCE or equivalent desirable