Luminate Education Group

Technician, Fabrication & Welding (Ref: KC667)

Location
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Salary
Commencing at £19,707 with progression to £21,445 PA
Posted
20 Jul 2021
Closes
08 Aug 2021
Ref
KC667
Subject Area
Engineering
Job Level
Technician
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

** COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 there may be delays in both the recruitment and onboarding processes. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. **

** We are paying all of our employees (regardless of length of service) full pay should they develop COVID-19 symptoms/where the illness is confirmed. This will be in line with our current scheme, equivalent to our employees with 4 to 12 months of service.**

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. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Support staff to produce work using specialist techniques
  • Demonstrate technical techniques, technology and equipment to students as required by teaching staff to support study programmes
  • Prepare and maintain the facilities and equipment to a high standard and ensure that the area and learners are compliant with all relevant Health and Safety Legislation including COSHH regulations
  • Oversee the technical aspects of students work and use of specialist resources and equipment across the curriculum
  • Facilitate small groups of students in technical workshops and support independent learning sessions

YOUR PROFILE 

  • A relevant qualification in Engineering or maintenance
  • Experience working with students both independently and as a group
  • Experience demonstrating specialist techniques to groups of students
  • An understanding of systems for stock control   
  • Knowledge of machinery such as the lathes, CNC and welding equipment

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 scheme 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

You can read about these benefits, and others in more detail by downloading the Staff Benefits document attached to the vacancy.  

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:

  • 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 

We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process. 

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

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:

George Myles

George Myles George.Myles@keighleycollege.ac.uk

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

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

 

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