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Accountancy Apprenticeship Trainer

Educated Appointments are delighted to be supporting an East Midlands based training provider, offering life-changing career opportunities to people through quality apprenticeships in recruiting a new Accountancy Apprenticeship Trainer to join their team.

With state-of-the-art Learning Hubs in Derby and Nottingham City Centre, a friendly and talented team and supportive induction mentors, they are in an exciting period of growth and are keen to invest in a talented Accountancy Trainer.

Our client recognise that their team members are our most important asset, and our family-oriented culture means that our staff feel appreciated, valued, and can develop their talent and skillset with us, with clear career progression routes alongside achievable targets and reviews to support them in their goals.

Main Purpose

The role

This is an office-based role in our Derby Hub or Nottingham Hub, with opportunities to work from home.

Are you currently working within an Accountancy or Finance role and feeling a lack of job satisfaction? Do you come home feeling like you’ve not really made a difference? Maybe it’s time for a change, into a role you can really make your own.

How would you like to take on a role that allows you to change people’s lives for the better? A role that is so much more than a numbers game!

As an Accountancy Trainer, you’ll be making all the difference to our learners.

You’ll be encouraging, motivating and supportive to our learners’ needs, guiding them through their AAT Apprenticeship, with engaging content and a knack for imparting knowledge in a translatable way to give them the very best start in their Accountancy careers.

This includes all classroom training, mentor support in the workplace and exam sitting support, bringing to life the qualification, along with the apprenticeship standard guidelines.

A large proportion of students are within the 16-24 age group. Students will be from all ages and backgrounds, so you will be continuously striving to build, maintain and improve relationships with the students and their employers, in order to achieve the best results for all.


Main Responsibilities

  • Delivering the specific Accounting or Payroll Apprenticeship Standard or commercial qualification training in the classroom or online environment, up to Level 4.
  • Maintaining current professional knowledge within the accountancy field and undertake CPD activities as required.
  • Assessing and supporting learners towards the successful completion of their qualification.
  • Managing your diary efficiently to ensure timely classroom sessions.
  • The support, advising and motivation of learners.
  • Overcoming barriers to learning and adapt delivery to meet learner’s needs.
  • Providing attendance and feedback reports.
  • Using e-portfolio system to record learner's progress.
  • Promote and embed Equality and Diversity, Safeguarding, British Values, Prevent and Health and Safety to all learning sessions.
  • Communicate any issues or concerns about learners to your line manager and designated Safeguarding Officer as appropriate.

Required Skills and Personal Qualities


  • Relevant accounting qualification (e.g. AAT, CIMA, ACCA, Degree etc.)
  • Recognised Teaching qualification, e.g. PTLLs or equivalent.
  • Strong IT capability.
  • Ability to create and implement high quality learning resources.
  • Organisational skills are a must, as well as the ability to plan your time effectively.
  • Quality driven and prepared to go the extra mile for your learners.
  • Must be an excellent communicator who is learner and quality focused.
  • The ability to collaborate with others and contribute towards targets.
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage your time effectively and work on your own initiative.
  • Excellent analytical, decision making and problem-solving skills.


  • Relevant occupational competence within an accountancy environment.
  • Experience of working to KPI's.
  • Apprenticeship Trainer or Tutor qualification.
  • Experience of delivering Apprenticeship qualifications including Functional Skills.
  • Experience in AAT/Payroll curriculum design.
  • Knowledge of the AAT/Payroll apprenticeship qualifications and EPA process.
  • A full drivers’ licence, access to own vehicle.

Does this post interest you? Apply today



Permanent Full Time



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