Gina Waite

Work History

Work History
Jun 2012 - Jan 2015

Blue Apple Training

Training Centre Manager

Management and training of 3 tutors and 3 classroom support staff

Liaising with Job Centre staff regarding referrals and course dates

Visiting employers to promote the course and encourage them to let us fill their vacancies

Observation of teaching and learning assessing the tutor performance and giving feedback via reports.

Setting performance plans and supporting Tutors and Classroom Assistants in their personal and professional development  

Delivering BTEC L1 in workskills.

Marking and assessing learner portfolios.

Liaising with Job coaches to help support learners. Progression.

Conducting mock interviews and giving verbal and written feedback

Jan 2010 - Jul 2012

JHP Training Ltd

Employability Coach

Support and mentoring, building self –esteem and self-confidence of the learners through their learner journey.

Delivering bespoke soft skills and accredited courses to help them set and achieve personal goals that will develop them on a personal and social basis. Formulating schemes of work and lesson plans.

Conducting information and guidance sessions with learners to support them setting and achieving SMART targets that have been set for them.

Signposting learners to other agencies if they require further support.

Sep 2008 - Dec 2009

Direct Training Ltd

Employment Skills Tutor

Teaching basic Literacy skills.

Delivering City & Guilds qualification (employability)

Conducting of initial interviews and BSA assessments & IAG sessions.

Jan 2008 - May 2008

Educas Murcia Spain

TEFL Teaching Assistant

Teaching simple vocabulary ages 2-4 years.

Planning centre English sessions.

Liaising with centre manager to update English teaching

Oct 2007 - Dec 2007

Kings College Murcia Spain

Classroom Assistant

Reading with the children.

Individual reading assessments.

Supervising at lunchtimes.

 

Oct 2006 - Jun 2007

MRC

Employment Programmes Manager

Ensure compliance to contractual obligations.

Training & recruitment of new staff.

Production of weekly Management information and KPI’s.

Weekly presentations to funding partners and other training providers.

Jul 2006 - Oct 2006

Best Ltd

Employment Links Officer

Mentoring one to one tuition.

Assist learners in job searching

Delivery of job search modules.

Setting targets and project work for learners.

Nov 2002 - Jun 2006

Project Manager – 3 contracts Gateway To Work Mentoring and Bridge To Work ( lone parents)

Gateway To Work

Delivery of 2-week training course to 18-24 year olds in life skills.

Management & training of 300 students over a period of 18 months

Supervision of 2 staff

Mentoring  

Recruitment & training of volunteers mentors.

Matching mentors to mentees.

Mentoring young people 18-24 to help them find sustainable employment.

Counselling and advising long term unemployed.

Supervision of 3 staff

Bridge To Work ( Lone Parents)

Delivery of 6 week training course to lone parents to get them job ready.

Management & training of 240 students over a two year period.

Supervision of 2 staff.

All three Contracts

Ensure compliance to contractual obligations.

Training & recruitment of new staff.

Production of weekly Management information and KPI’s.

Meet and review progress of three contracts with funding partners.

 

Education

Education

Jan 2010 - Jul 2012

 NCFE level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity

JHP Training Academy
Jan 2010 - Jul 2012

PTTLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong learning Sector) Level 3 award.

JHP Training Academy
Jan 2010 - Jul 2012

 Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Advice and Guidance.

JHP Training Academy

Portfolio