Leeds City College

Workshop Apprentice Assessor Coach (KC678)

Location
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Salary
SO1 Commencing at £26,881 with progression to £29,367 PA
Posted
11 Feb 2021
Closes
24 Feb 2021
Ref
KC678
Subject Area
Engineering
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

** COVID-19 INFORMATION: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic you may experience some delays during the recruitment process. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. **

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC) and White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest improving and most innovative education groups in the country. 

Our diverse Keighley College Engineering Team of lecturers and assessors has a range of mechanical and electrical engineering skills enabling them to dynamically deliver our engineering courses to apprentices and students. We are looking for an innovative and adaptive person to become a new member of our team to assess and train apprentices in the workshop and the workplace. The ideal candidate will have strong industrial experience in a mechanical or maintenance sector; machinist, milling and turning skills are essential for role. Skills as a CNC programmer, setter, operator or machinist, as well as experience in additive manufacturing and CMM are advantageous to the post.

The main responsibility of our Assessor Coach will be to provide high quality support and training to learners in a controlled workshop environment, along with some workplace visits. The successful candidate will be required to monitor progress, conduct formal reviews, train and assess learners’ competence in line with appropriate industrial and qualification standards and record assessment outcomes. You will also be expected to help prepare learners for their End Point Assessment. Although prior experience in a similar role would be advantageous, full training would be available to a high calibre candidate who can demonstrate a commitment to the post. Relevant Level 3 qualifications in engineering disciplines are essential. An assessor qualification would be desirable or the willingness to work towards one within 6 months. You will be able to demonstrate a wide range of experiences within related industries

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT KEIGHLEY COLLEGE

Keighley College, a highly successful community college is part of the Luminate Education Group. We pride ourselves on working closely with employers, the local community and other stakeholders to provide curriculum and support that meets the needs of our students. Choosing to work for Keighley College means that you will be part of an enterprising, inclusive, inspiring, collaborative, empowering, and dynamic environment. We are passionate about helping our students to achieve their goals. We have state-of-the-art facilities in a central location, close to public transport links and great industry connectionsWe hope that we will be part of the next step in your career and look forward to welcoming you to Keighley College. 

BENEFITS & REWARDS 

We have a range of excellent benefits and rewards at Keighley College, including:

  • Annual leave entitlement starting from 27 days + 8 bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary college closure days at Christmas

  • Excellent pension schemes with the West Yorkshire Pension Fund and the Teachers’ Pension

  • Discounted travel cards for those who regularly use public transport across the region with Northern Rail and Metro

  • Exceptional learning and development opportunities for all of our staff

SAFEGUARDING 

Luminate Education Group is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

All successful applicants are required to complete all mandatory pre-employment checks, including:

  • Proof of right to work in the UK

  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check

  • Children’s barred list check (we may also check the adult barred list if the role involves working with vulnerable adults)

  • Two professional references 

  • Fitness to work, this is conducted by our occupational health partners, NHS Airedale 

  • Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles

  • Prohibition check for all staff entering teaching related roles

Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or travelled overseas for three months or more in the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.

More information on overseas checks can be found on the government website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants 

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK

The UK Government introduced a new points based immigration system on 1 January 2021. You can read about the new immigration routes on the Gov.UK website here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-immigration-system-what-you-need-to-know#visa-application-process 

Many of the new routes require sponsorship from an employer. Luminate Education Group is not a licenced sponsor. We are unable to employ anyone without current, and appropriate right to work in the UK.  

If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen and you were resident in the UK on or before 31 December 2020, you have until 30 June 2021 to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme, you can continue to prove your right to work in the UK with your passport and identity card up until 30 June 2021. 

There is no change to immigration and right to work for British and Irish Citizens. 

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community, all candidates will be treated fairly irrespective of race, gender or gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief or age.

WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?

For more information about the role please contact:

Ashley Currie  ashley.currie@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

Please use the person specification (on the job description under "Documents Available") to complete your supporting statement.

We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process. 

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to every applicant. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

INFORMATION FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES 

Luminate Education Group vacancies generate a lot of interest and we receive many calls and emails from recruitment agencies. Although we do appreciate the interest you have shown in Luminate Education Group, our policy is to recruit candidates directly wherever possible. We therefore do not accept any cold calls, speculative emails or CVs from agencies. Speculative emails and CVs will be deleted unread. 

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