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Vacancy: Island Training Manager

Posted on September 13th, 2015 by admin

You are responsible to:

the Island Commissioner

The summary of the role:

Responsible for the management of all aspects of the training/learning process for adults within the Isle of Man, together with the recommendation of the award of Wood Badges.

You are responsible for:

Those involved in the management, delivery and administration of training including

  • Training Administrators
  • Training Advisers
  • Trainers

Your main contacts are:

  • Island Commissioner
  • Adult support staff at Gilwell Park
  • Specialist Advisers (adult training)
  • Other County Training Manager in the Region
  • Deputy County Training Managers
  • Local Training Managers
  • County Training Administrator
  • Local Training Administrators
  • Safeguarding Awareness Co-ordinator

Appointment Requirements:

Must successfully complete the appointment process (including acceptable personal enquires and acceptance of The Scout Association’s policies). During the five months of Provisional Appointment the relevant Getting Started modules must be completed. A Wood Badge including the role specific modules 33 and 34 must be completed within three years of Full Appointment and ongoing safeguarding and safety training.

Main Tasks:

  • Work with the Island Commissioner to determine, review, and maintain the appropriate vision and structure for management and support of learning opportunities within the Island
  • Implement the Island training strategy in line with the principles of The Scout Association’s Adult Training Scheme
  • Plan and ensure the delivery of a high quality learning provision on the Island so that all adults in Scouting completing a Personal Learning Plan have access to the suitable learning opportunities using a variety of methods
  • Ensure that all those involved in the management, delivery and administration of training have effective line management either directly or by others (including recruitment, induction, support and appointment reviews)
  • Ensure that robust systems are in place to liaise with Island Appointments sub-Committees to receive notification of new appointments and ensure that these individuals are assigned a Training Adviser
  • Ensure that people involved in the learning provision are suitably qualified and effective
  • Ensure that administration relevant to learning / training is completed efficiently and effectively
  • Ensure that the recommendation of Wood Badges is carried out in a timely and efficient manner
  • Work with other County Training Managers in the Region to share ideas and support the development of the training provision on the Island
  • Any other specific tasks agreed with the Island Commissioner

To apply for the position, if you require additional information, contact the Island Commissioner, Guy Thompson.

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