Residential Childcare Development Coach

Location: Remote

About the role

We are looking to recruit an experienced tutor /assessor who has a strong background in working with children, young people and families within the residential childcare sector.

The role primarily involves delivering the apprenticeship standard for the Children, Young People and Families Practitioner (Residential Pathway.) Within this apprenticeship standard, there is a level 3 diploma, functional skills in English and maths and knowledge, skills and behaviours; all of which culminate in an end-point assessment that is externally assessed.

You will be training learners to realise their full potential, offering support, advice, and guidance throughout their apprenticeship journey.

Interaction with students will primarily be through MS teams and will be a remote/home-based role.

You will ensure learners have clear objectives to support their timely progression and provide feedback on evidence produced by learners throughout their apprenticeship, to support completion of work-based modules, EPA and meet the needs of the awarding organisation.

As a Development Coach at Impact Futures and The Childcare Company, you will join a team of dedicated professionals providing apprentices and qualifications to learners in a range of sectors across England. You will also be joining Impact Futures and The Childcare Company at an exciting time of growth and enjoy the benefits of an organisation with a strong focus on people and culture.

About you

You will:

  • Possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Have occupational experience within the residential childcare industry
  • Hold a teaching qualification PTLLS or equivalent and an assessor award TAQA, A1, D32/33 or equivalent as well as experience in assessing vocational qualifications within the workplace
  • Hold a level 3 qualification in Residential Childcare, CYPW or equivalent and a level 3 qualification in Children and Young People's Services
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • Have acquired Maths and English GCSE level 4 (grade C)or above /functional skills level 2
  • Have experience in the delivery of apprenticeships, with an excellent understanding of apprenticeship standards, and up to date knowledge about the apprenticeship levy

We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

About us

The Childcare Company and Impact Futures are some of the UK’s largest independently owned training providers.

In our daily mission to deliver outstanding learning and development to our national network of learners, we’re on the lookout for passionate delivery staff to join our innovative teams.

Over 3,000 learners currently place their professional development in our hands, with sector specialisms across adult care, clinical healthcare, early years childcare, residential and community childcare, teaching and education or business services careers.

Our expertise is underpinned by our Ofsted Grade 2 ‘Good’ accreditation, and learner-centric delivery is at the heart of our continual operational evolution to ensure our learners receive an outstanding learning journey.

To achieve our ambitious growth plans of reaching 6,000 on-programme learners by July 2021, we’re constantly looking to recruit high-quality delivery staff to join our vibrant operational teams.

By joining our team, you’ll become part of our LIFE Culture:


We stand by our employees and trust in your knowledge and experience to help us grow and evolve.


We don’t sit quiet if something isn’t working, and we don’t want you to either, operating an open door policy across the organisation to encourage innovation.


Work without fun, is no fun! We’re focussed on making our operational success a fun journey to be a part of. After all, we spend a significant amount of time at work, why would anybody want to make it drab?


You join our team as an expert, not just an employee. We know it takes an army of experts to deliver high quality, national training, and are invested in your development and growth.

Apply now and make your impact

To apply for this vacancy, complete the form below. Alternatively, for a confidential chat about this role, please contact our Recruitment team, by calling 01753 596 004 or by email.

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