The Technician/Instructor will report to the Workshop and Curriculum Managers for providing daily operational support to the Blacksmithing department (Equipment & Students). You will be responsible for maintaining the division forges and associated equipment ensuring a safe and tidy working environment.
You will be required to operate in a professional manner at all times as directed by the Workshop Manager and Curriculum Manager. The role also includes some instructing and assessing students in a range of practical tasks relating to Blacksmithing as well as providing specific one-to-one and small group student support within both the practical and theoretical learning environment. The successful candidate will be well organised in assisting lecturers with the preparation of materials for classes and practical’s as requested.
The role will have access to the College's initial teacher training programme at Level 3 and opportunities for work shadowing and mentoring will be included. This will build upon your existing industry and specialist experience and support your ability to instruct groups in the workshops. A Level 3 qualification in Blacksmithing or similar is required and desirable, experience at Technician level.
Plumpton College offers a competitive salary, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 efficiency closure days at Christmas, membership of the Teachers Pension Scheme, free on-site parking and additional staff benefits. We offer excellent CPD opportunities to all staff. For the right Candidate an industry enhancement payment may be offered.
Plumpton College has been on an upward curve in terms of quality and curriculum development for the last four years, and we’ve developed a national reputation for our progressive approach. We achieve and maintain consistently impressive student outcomes, offer a broad, innovative curriculum and our student numbers have increased. We also have a perfect natural environment and outstanding facilities.
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Closing date for applications: 31 August 2022
For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.