Finance/Accounting Apprenticeship Instructor/Mentor

Buxton, Derbyshire and Leek, Staffordshire
£29,619 to £40,931 per annum pro rata
27 Sep 2022
09 Oct 2022
Subject Area
Accounting and Finance
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Location:  Buxton and Leek College

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual to join the established Apprenticeship Hub working at the Instructor /Mentor in finance. You'll work within our FE college of the University of Derby; Buxton and Leek College has campuses based in Leek, Staffordshire and Buxton, Derbyshire. You will join the Business team in the Buxton and Leek Campus. We offer apprenticeships at Level 2 , 3 and 4.

You will be working on developing delivery materials for apprenticeships in the Finance /Accounting Standards. You’ll have Industrial expertise in finance/AAT that can be readily applied, you'll be initiative, and demonstrate a commitment to working as a team member and produce work of a high quality.

This role includes delivering the apprenticeship standards and visiting the apprentices at their employer and developing their skills, knowledge and behaviours. Assessing the candidates against Apprenticeship standards, professional qualifications and preparing the apprenticeship standards for their end point assessment. Planning the delivery of the standards for the practical and associated learning.

You'll maintain records and e-portfolios, plan off the job training, maintain good relationships with apprentices and external stake holders and attend events and open days.

This role is part time - 0.6 FTE

Work pattern - Monday to Thursday

If you are successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The post for which you are applying is exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 requiring any spent convictions to be declared. Any information you provide will be treated in confidence and only used when considering your suitability for the post.

To enable us to process your DBS check please ensure you are able to supply the documentation listed on the DBS website at interview stage.

Please note that unfortunately, this role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system; however, applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route. Please consult the Home office website for further information.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

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