Work for us

Due to the continued growth and evolution of Haddon Training, we are often looking for new talent to join our team.  All available roles will be posted below, please click on a title to see full details and how to apply.

If you are interested in joining the team please proactively drop an email to careers@haddontraining.co.uk including your CV and an overview of the areas of interest so that you can be considered for available roles.

Available roles
  • Equine Trainer Coach - Full Time (South-west)

    Vacancy: Equine Care Trainer Coach/Assessor
    Location: South-west area
    Reports to: Area Manager
    Working pattern: Full time, permanent
    Start date: Immediate start

    Due to continued growth within our equine sector, we are looking to strengthen our delivery team with the appointment of a new team member based in the South-west area. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a passion for equine who would like to work within an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ Government Funded Work-Based Training Provider.

    Haddon Training, est. in 1997 primarily works with 16-24 year olds who are employed and undertaking a work based Traineeship or Apprenticeship programme. We offer these programmes within the Equine, Animal Care, and Business Services sectors, delivered by a national network of highly qualified industry Trainer-Coaches. We work with over 800 employers in both England and Wales.

    We are looking for a high performing, qualified, experienced and enthusiastic individual to join the team. Experience of delivery on Apprenticeship Standards and the differences in the sector post reforms is highly desirable.

    You will manage a caseload of learners based in the south-east, supporting the entire learner journey, including:

    • Enrolment/induction and initial assessment.
    • Equine teaching, learning and assessment.
    • Coaching/mentoring.
    • Contextualised embedding of maths and English.
    • Supporting the wider curriculum (PREVENT, British Values, Safeguarding, ICT, Information, Advice and Guidance, etc.).
    • Completing interim and mock End Point Assessments.
    • Correct completion of mandatory paperwork to evidence all aspects of the learner journey to an auditable standard.

    You will work closely with learners and employers and report to the Area Manager. You will work closely with the Curriculum Specialist for Functional Skills and IQAs to ensure a high level of quality throughout the delivery of all equine programmes.

     

    Essential industry-specific qualifications and experience:

    • Minimum of five years’ recent experience working in the relevant equine sector and the occupational route that they would be assessing. Must be able to cover a minimum of two pathways consisting of generic equine pathways, racing or breeding.
    • Passion for work-based learning.
    • Up-to-date, relevant, deep and broad experience of working within the equine industry.
    • Experience at a level within the equine industry that is above Senior Groom or equivalent (Level 3 +).
    • Experience in the occupational area of the apprenticeships including practical and current knowledge of working practices, infrastructure, tools and technologies to support applications.
    • Occupational competence with a comprehensive and proven track record of service in the equine industry supported by a detailed and documented CPD record.
    • Extensive knowledge and experience of horse anatomy, physiology and welfare.
    • Comprehensive experience of best practice for workplace saddlery, equipment and clothing used and how to maintain it.
    • Demonstrable knowledge of safe working practices in an equine environment including routine yard, field duties and horse husbandry.

     

    Essential qualifications and experience:

    • Minimum BHS Stage 3 including Riding or Level 3 equivalents.
    • Experience in working with and maintaining quality assurance processes and complying with regulatory requirements.
    • Commitment to continuous professional development relevant to the industry area being assessed.

     

    Essential knowledge and skills:

    • An understanding of Apprenticeship Standards, with specific knowledge about the relevant industry area for the role.
    • Excellent integrity and interpersonal skills.
    • Customer-focused commercial awareness.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with substantive experience of providing supportive, concise feedback to learners, assessors and key stakeholders.
    • Experience in producing clear, accurate and concise written reports, including remarks/enquiries about results.
    • Ability to offer guidance on careers advice and next steps after completing a Traineeship or Apprenticeship.
    • Organisational skills and the ability to prioritise effectively.
    • Excellent investigative skills.
    • Analytical, critical thinking skills.
    • Proficient IT skills that include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
    • Ability to work independently but also as part of a team.
    • Driving licence with access to own car.

     

    Desirable:

    • Holding or working towards an assessor qualification (A1/A2/D32/D33/TAQA or equivalent qualification).
    • Level 2 Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT.
    • Experience in preparing for and presenting to a target audience.
    • Experience in marking and grading assessments.
    • Relevant teaching qualification (minimum PTTLS) or Education and Training Level 3 or 4.

    This is an exciting time to join a growing team in a friendly, people-orientated business.

     

    You will be rewarded with: 

    • A competitive salary.
    • Car allowance, roadside recovery and generous business mileage rate.
    • 23 days annual holiday, plus Bank and Public Holidays. Your holiday entitlement will increase by one day for each year of service (up to 30 days).
    • Your birthday off.
    • Investment in your CPD and development.
    • Pension Scheme – with contributions up to 10%.

    Please email your CV to careers@haddontraining.co.uk.

    Haddon Training is an OFSTED Grade 1, Matrix accredited and award-winning Training Provider.

  • Functional Skills Specialist - Full Time (South-west)

    Location:         South-west
    Base:                Remote based
    Reporting to: Curriculum Lead

    As Functional Skills Specialist, you will report to the Curriculum Lead and form part of the quality team. You will have excellent apprenticeship experience as well as a proven ability in teaching Maths and English to achieve high-quality outcomes for learners whilst delivering year on year improvements in effectiveness and efficiency.

    You will have the ability to manage the teaching; coaching and additional support for a caseload of learners within Haddon Training to ensure we meet all regulatory, quality and funding requirements. Your role will be to support the delivery team to ensure learner achievement and enable equality of opportunity for learners to reach their full potential.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage a caseload of apprentices.
    • Delivery of Maths, English and Additional Learning Support throughout the business.
    • Support learners to secure a 75% pass first time rate in all Functional Skills at Level 2.
    • Plan and deliver the teaching of Functional Skills within funding dates and provide intervention where these will cause risk of a learner not achieving or not achieving in a timely fashion.
    • Provide clear, written audit trails of work undertaken to ensure learner management data remains current and updated.
    • Support the development of schemes of work, lesson plans, individual learning plans and risk assessments to continuously improve the quality of teaching, learning and assessment.
    • Support the implementation of the Functional Skills reforms.
    • Attend monthly team meetings, input to standardisation and sharing of best practice.
    • Attend operational team meetings to share and collaborate regarding learner progress.
    • Input into External Quality Assurance activity to ensure low-risk status remains.
    • Undertake any other duties appropriate to the post as agreed with the line manager.

    Person Specification: Behaviours

    • Actively promote our mission, vision and values to learners and employers.
    • Promote a learner-focused work ethic based on respect, problem-solving and innovation and promote a ‘can-do’ culture.
    • Actively contribute to the delivery of business objectives.
    • Maintain effective partnerships and relationships with both internal and external customers and other appropriate organisations.
    • Actively undertake continuing professional development relevant to your role and in line with company policy.
    • Actively promote equality of opportunity and diversity in all areas of work.
    • Be an advocate for Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Prevent and ensure these are embedded in everything you do.

    Person Specification: Skills

    • Excellent Maths and English teaching strategies
    • Performs well under pressure
    • Time management
    • Passion for people, processes and systems
    • Multi-tasking
    • Good IT skills
    • Understanding apprenticeships
    • Communication and interpersonal skills
    • High level of commitment to improving people’s lives through learning
    • Ability to convey information that needs careful explanation or interpretation
    • Experience in designing and developing curriculum for Maths and English

    Person Specification: Knowledge

    • Previous experience in a Functional Skills delivery role
    • Assessment and Teaching Qualifications
    • Knowledge of apprenticeship programmes and government funding
    • An excellent knowledge of Maths, English and Additional Learning Support
    • An understanding of reformed Functional Skills
    • Knowledge of SEN(D) and appropriate strategies

    Person Specification: Other

    • Satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure with Barred List check
    • The ability to show an awareness, understanding and commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
    • A full, clean driving licence and access to own vehicle

    You will be rewarded with: 

    • A competitive salary.
    • Car allowance, roadside recovery and generous business mileage rate.
    • 23 days annual holiday, plus Bank and Public Holidays. Your holiday entitlement will increase by one day for each year of service (up to 30 days).
    • Your birthday off.
    • Investment in your CPD and development.
    • Pension Scheme – with contributions up to 10%.

    Please email your CV to careers@haddontraining.co.uk.

    Haddon Training is an OFSTED Grade 1, Matrix accredited and award-winning Training Provider.

  • Zookeeper/Aquarist Specialist - Full Time (South-west)

    Location:         South-west
    Base:                Remote based
    Reporting to: Contracts and operations manager

    Due to exciting growth into a new sector, and the acquisition of high-profile employers we are looking to create a new job role to lead on the development of the Zookeeper/Aquarist apprenticeship provision. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with diverse, hands-on, experience of working with a range of zoo and/or aquatic animals. You may have a background in education or be looking for a change in career and would like to work within an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ education provider.

    We are looking for a high performing, qualified, experienced, and enthusiastic individual to join the team. Knowledge of apprenticeships will be beneficial but is not essential to success.

    Your role will be multifaceted and will grow with you. You will be expected to:

    • Lead on the curriculum development for the relevant apprenticeship standard(s)
    • Create bespoke curriculum and delivery models for key customers
    • Manage positive customer relationships
    • Identify and develop new business
    • Support a small team of Trainer Coaches
    • Teach a caseload of learners studying towards Zookeeper / Aquarist including:
      • Enrolment/induction and initial assessment
      • Teaching sector skills and knowledge
      • Coaching/mentoring learners to succeed
      • Embedding core skills such as maths and English
      • Supporting the well-being of learners
      • Preparing learners for end examinations
      • Ensuring internal systems and records are maintained

    You will be provided with the opportunity to undertake regular Continuous Professional Development to broaden and strengthen your vocational skills and this will include time away from work to attend extensive work experience at a well-renowned safari park where you will be given the opportunity to participate in their own training and development programme and complete rotations with a variety of different collections.

    This is an exciting time to join a growing team in a friendly, people-orientated business and take the lead for
    a brand-new sector!

    You will be rewarded with

    • An excellent salary
    • Car allowance
    • Generous business mileage rate
    • 23 days annual holiday, plus Bank Holidays. Your holiday entitlement will increase by one day for
      each year of service (up to 30 days)
    • Weekday working and Christmas shutdown
    • Your birthday off
    • Investment in your CPD and development
    • Access to an eye care scheme
    • Company mobile phone and laptop
    • Pension Scheme.

    Please email your CV to careers@haddontraining.co.uk.

    Haddon Training is an OFSTED Grade 1, Matrix accredited and award-winning Training Provider.

Haddon Training is an award-winning,  training provider, delivering high-quality apprenticeships and work-based vocational qualifications in England and Wales since 1997. Click below for more information on the business sectors we work in

Equine (England)
Equine (Wales)

Animal Care (England)
Animal Care (Wales)

Business