Course Presenter and Trainer Recruitment

Are you passionate about delivering outstanding training courses to drivers? Do you have excellent presentation skills? Do you have excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to relate to a broad spectrum of the general public, both face-to-face and via online meeting platforms?  Do you want to be part of a dynamic team helping to make the roads of East and West Sussex safer?

Sussex Driver Training is a key partner of the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership, a multi-agency partnership committed to reducing the numbers of fatalities and injuries on East and West Sussex roads, by changing driver attitudes and behaviour. We are responsible for delivering the National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme (such as Speed Awareness Courses) on behalf of Sussex Police.

We are looking for trainers to working flexibly, covering Saturdays and/or evenings through the week e.g. Saturday 9.00am-12.00pm and/or 1.00pm-4.00pm and/or evenings from 5.00pm.


Sussex Driver Training is currently inviting applications for inclusion on our approved Trainer list for:

  • Digital Course Trainers INSAC, INMAC, IWDU & ISCD
  • Theory (classroom) Trainers
  • On road SCD Trainers

The opportunity:

As a Trainer you will undertake a challenging and varied role in providing training to the public across a variety of areas in order to deliver a comprehensive service to Sussex Driver Training. You would be required to deliver courses at any of Sussex Driver Training’s physical venues across East and West Sussex, as well as at home using your own IT equipment to deliver online courses via the digital platform Zoom.

What we’re looking for:

At Sussex Driver Training we are always looking for suitable self-employed Trainers or Trainers who are prepared to sign up through an agency (ie Manpower).  Trainers who are prepared to perform and achieve excellent standards to ensure our clients receive the best possible experience through a professional delivery.  The successful applicants will receive full training and mentoring. Depending upon your availability and client demand, a variable number of hours will be offered on a month-by-month basis.The successful applicants must have professional Indemnity and liability insurance (DIA or MSA membership) or equivalent; PC / laptop with internet, email access & a printer, and hold a nationally recognised qualification in delivering Teaching or Training.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications:

A nationally recognised qualification in delivering teaching or training (includes NDORS Licenced Trainer qualification).

Interpersonal skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to communicate clearly and accurately in plain language, both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent group facilitation skills.
  • The ability to work professionally with colleagues.

Experience:
At least one year’s experience of delivering learning or training in a one-to-one or one-to-many setting.

Knowledge/skills/abilities:

  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Highway Code and the ability to make reference to the Highway Code during courses.
  • The ability to challenge attitudes constructively, including when people are resistant to change.
  • The ability to deliver training materials accurately, as specified in the course manual.
  • The ability to tailor learning materials to individual client needs.
  • The ability to reflect realistically and constructively on one’s own strengths, weaknesses and performance and to act on feedback from mentors.

IT and administration skills:

  • Proficiency in delivering PowerPoint presentations.
  • Proficiency in handling course paperwork efficiently.
  • The ability to use  internet-based systems and apps, including email and password-protected internet sites.

If you are interested in applying and would like an informal discussion please contact: 0330 222 8999 (office hours Monday – Friday 9am – 3pm) and ask to speak to Sara Facer or email driver.training@westsussex.gov.uk.  Alternatively please return your completed application form (Link below) with your C.V and covering letter to driver.training@westsussex.gov.uk.

Access the Application Form HERE