Leeds City College

Vocational Facilitator

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£21,346 with progression to £23,213 PA
31 Jul 2018
31 Aug 2018
Subject Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Leeds City College is one of the UK’s largest FE establishments with around 1200 employees and over 35,000 students. Offering a diverse curriculum within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment, our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions.

Leeds City College is looking for a Vocational Facilitator to train learners in motor mechanics, for its new campus: The Foundry. The Foundry is an alternative provision for some of the most vulnerable, challenging and hard to reach young people in Leeds. You will therefore need to be resilient, patient and adaptable, being able to create a structured and supportive learning environment in which young people are enabled to reach their full potential.

The role provides a great opportunity for technicians wishing to move into training to broaden their skills, enabling them to deliver a range of engaging and informative training programmes which will include elements of course development and design.

You will be required to:

Plan, organise and deliver a vocational competency based curriculum up to Level 2

Ensure the safeguarding of learners

Ensure that learner records are accurate and maintained in line with data protection and college policies

Participate in continual professional development to ensure skills remain in line with industry sector best practice

Ensure compliance with Health & Safety legislation

Qualifications and Skills:

Hold a minimum L3 qualification in relevant subject specific area - Essential

Hold a minimum level 2 qualification in literacy/ numeracy or be willing to work towards

Have experience in the relevant vocational area - Essential

Achievement of quality targets, including those related to recruitment, retention and achievement - Essential

Produce accurate and timely reports - Essential

Positive contribution to department planning & development processes - Essential

Positive team working - Essential

Employees of Leeds City College enjoy a wide range of benefits. To find out more about what we offer click on the following link: http://www.leedscitycollege.ac.uk/the-college/jobs-and-careers/benefits/

Leeds City College is committed to Equality of Opportunity (ensuring everyone is treated fairly) and safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check as well as mandatory pre-employment checks which may also include checking social media profiles. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.