Lead Assessor Coach, Joinery/Construction (HC068)
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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.
This role will involve some lone working.
WHAT WE DO
As part of the Luminate Group, Harrogate College is in an exciting period of growth. The Joinery/Construction provision is a key part of the colleges future, we recognise the demand for joinery apprentices to the local employment sector and we want to be able to continue to support our local businesses. This is especially true in regard to the local joiners, many of whom operate as independent businesses. To support that vision, we are looking to appoint an Assessor/Trainer in Joinery/Construction to work alongside the joinery/construction teaching team and the other apprentice teams.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
- The role requires you to be responsible for all aspects of the Apprentice Journey including teaching, assessing and reviewing
- You will manage contact and relations between all key stakeholders, ensuring the learners have the best opportunity to complete the programme
- You will adapt the role of a mentor and take ownership for the apprentices within your case load, aiding to ensure the apprentice makes the most of all learning opportunities
- You will be expected to work closely with colleagues to promote stability and growth within the department and maintain and update knowledge of the subject area and co-operate in any staff development activities
- The role also includes teaching and assessing responsibilities across the joinery/construction provision
- The right candidate will be passionate about the Joinery/Construction industry and want to pass their knowledge on to apprentices/students, ensuring they are working to progress and develop throughout the programme
- You will need the drive and organisational skills to manage your own work diary and commitments, working to prioritise apprentices, students and employers
- Experience of the joinery/construction sector is essential, and a teaching and/or assessing background is preferred but not essential for the right candidate
A LITTLE BIT ABOUT HARROGATE COLLEGE
Harrogate Colleges offers a broad curriculum where we encourage our students to grow as individuals, dare to dream and have a great time. To achieve that, our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. Harrogate College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and one of the UK’s largest FE establishments.
BENEFITS & REWARDS
We have a range of excellent benefits and rewards at Harrogate 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
You can read about these benefits, and others in more detail by downloading the Staff Benefits document attached to this vacancy.
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?
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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.
For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.