Trainer/Assessor - Engineering

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
£20,754 leading up to £29,465 per annum
23 Jun 2022
26 Jun 2022
Subject Area
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

Contractual hours: 37 per week

Location: Skills Academy - Automotive, Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Engineering department, for a permanent Assessor. As an Assessor, you will offer excellent pastoral, learning and general support to learners. The post holder will liaise closely with colleagues to track and monitor progress, as well as provide skills scans and one-to-one reviews to apprentices. You will also be required to support the curriculum leader and manager to improve learner punctuality, attendance, retention, achievement and success.

In return, your hard work and commitment will be rewarded with:

- 30 days annual leave, increasing to 32 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays

- Full support and training from a friendly team of colleagues

- Excellent working environment with up to date tools and equipment purpose-built workshops to support student development. 

- Generous Company sick pay entitlement, subject to length of service 

- Enrolment into a career averaged pension with the Local Government Pension Scheme

- Dedicated Health and Wellbeing support 

- 24/7 confidential support helpline and counselling support 

- travel support including on-site parking, discounted public transport scheme and a cycle to work scheme

- Flexible and agile approach to work 

- Discount rewards scheme at a host of retailers exclusively for Gateshead College employees

Why Gateshead College?

If you’re looking for an opportunity to shape students’ lives and take pride in what they achieve, we’d love to hear from you. We have a workplace culture that sets us apart. We pride ourselves on the very highest standards and look to recruit people to join our team who share our passion for ensuring that our students enjoy a top-quality education and the real-world skills they need to get on in life. A unique combination we call education with employment edge. We know that a qualification alone isn’t enough to ensure our students are successful, so whether you’re a member of our teaching team or part of our support staff, everyone at Gateshead College has the potential to positively influence our students’ lives. It is this clear purpose that sets us apart from other colleges and makes us such a rewarding and enjoyable place to work.

If you like the sound of this exciting opportunity and want to join our team, we’d love to hear from you. Read the full job description and person specification and apply online, telling us all about yourself and why you think you’d be perfect for this role.

The deadline for applications is midnight Sunday 26th June 2022.

Interviews are being held on Wednesday 29th June 2022.

Gateshead College take all reasonably practicable measures to reduce the risks presented to employees undertaking business-driving duties as part of their role to an acceptable level as required under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. If you are required to drive as part of your role, it is essential that you provide us with a copy of your Business insurance certificate, and a copy of your driving license and vehicle check.

Gateshead College is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. Our safer recruitment practices and pre-employment processes are in line with the Government’s Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance to ensure safeguarding is at the forefront our recruitment and selection decisions.

As a college, we are committed to being an exemplar employer with equality of opportunity central to the recruitment and development of all our employees. We continually strive to provide an inclusive place to work where diversity it promoted and celebrated.

Please apply via the link