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SR Apprenticeships is currently recruiting for a Retail Skills Coach on a full-time basis (Mon – Fri.)

The primary task within this role is to support and educate learners working towards core Apprenticeship standard qualifications in their journey to a successful end point assessment.

Key Responsibilities & Objectives:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver workshops to the highest quality
  • Effectively teach the knowledge required for the apprenticeship standard
  • Coach apprentices in leadership skills by guiding, supporting, providing accountability and encouragement
  • Delivering Retail Team Leader, ILM modules
  • Visiting apprentices in the workplace, providing coaching and assessment
  • Supporting apprentices remotely to provide coaching and assessment via virtual learning platform
  • Establish positive working relationships with clients
  • To facilitate the enhancement of work performance, self-directed learning and personal development
  • Prepare, agree and review apprenticeship learning plans
  • Challenge and develop apprentice’s skills and abilities to enable them to achieve the best performance results
  • Tracking and reporting progress of planned learning to achieve end-point assessment
  • Be quick to problem solve and produce solutions to any learning or development barriers to apprentice’s
  • Providing observational and specific feedback, encouraging the apprentice to self-assess their performance and readiness for achievement
  • Ensure best practices and be aware of Health and Safety; Safeguarding; Prevent and related acts.

You will:

  • Be highly motivated, persuasive, persistent and patient
  • Retail Management Experience
  • Assessor Award CAVA or TAQA Level 3, A1, D32/33 or equivalent
  • Driving Licence
  • Experience in delivering workshops
  • Have the ability to provide effective feedback
  • An excellent communicator
  • Have good administrative skills, be flexible, adaptable and be able to cope under pressure
  • Have 2 years of relevant industry experience
  • Take part in regular CPD activities

You will receive:

  • A competitive salary and full reimbursement of expenses
  • Auto enrolment to pension plan following a successful probationary period

The Benefits

  • 25 days holiday plus public and bank holidays
  • Birthday day time off
  • 3% pension contribution
  • Health cashplan
  • Employee discount
  • Employee Assistance Helpline
  • Employee Health and Wellbeing support
  • Buy an additional 3 days annual leave
  • Appreciation gifts
  • Referral programme
  • Work from home/hybrid working

About Us

  • SR Apprenticeships deliver apprenticeships and professional qualifications nationwide.
  • 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.
  • SR Apprenticeships are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitability qualified persons regardless of their race, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
  • We promote the wellbeing and welfare of all our learners and our employees and are fully committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and fulfilling our Prevent Duty obligations. This will be supported and delivered through discussions, interviews, training, interventions, and platforms to enable this. To find out more about our safeguarding policy visit:
  • Please be aware that all successful applicants will undergo a DBS and an online check at the job offer stage. We request proof of qualifications and the right to work in the UK.