Course Manager - Technical and Professional Construction

We have a great opportunity based at our Bedford campus for a Course Manager - Technician and Professional to become a key member of our Construction and Building Services department.

As a Course Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our students through:

  • Preparing, delivering, assessing and verifying subject specialisms within the Technical and Modern courses to HND level, in line with College policies and procedure as directed by the Head of Department.
  • Disseminating updated information and course specifications ensuring that awarding organisation requirements are met i.e. awarding organisation registrations for the main programme, NVQ, end point assessment and basic skills.
  • Liaising with the course team and relevant staff to ensure that all students are enrolled and follow a designated study programme

Our ideal candidates will have experience of consistently providing a high-quality learning experience for all students and evidence of consistently providing a high performance in previous roles/jobs, alongside the following qualifications:

  • Level 6 qualification in Construction Management/ Civil Engineering.
  • Literacy and Numeracy Level 2 or equivalent
  • Safeguarding training
  • Equality and Diversity training
  • PGCE/CertEd or equivalent
  • Assessor Award
  • Verifier Award

Successful candidates must also be able to demonstrate alignment to our organisational values:

  • Student centred - At our heart is always doing what is best for our students. We consider students in all of our decision making to create positive outcomes and memorable experiences for every student.
  • Educational excellence - We promote educational excellence by delivering programmes that challenge our students to achieve their ambitions.
  • Teamwork - We are one team who by working together can achieve great things, respecting the opinion and valuing the contribution each of us makes.
  • Continuous improvement - We challenge ourselves to always do better by trying new things, sharing knowledge, reflecting on best practice and learning from others.
  • Caring - We care about the wellbeing of our staff, our students, our community and wider society, creating an environment built on trust where we listen, engage and support each other.
  • Inclusive - We celebrate differences and diversity, recognising that we can learn from each other.

Further details of the safeguarding requirements and essential criteria for the post can found within the Job Description.

The Bedford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to thorough vetting process which includes, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.  The Bedford College Group's policy on Employment of Ex-Offenders is attached to this vacancy.

About Us

The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.

Contract Type – Bedford College

  • 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) / 52 weeks per year
  • 45 days per annum (plus public holidays)
  • Teachers Pension
  • Free on-site parking
  • Retail and leisure discounts
  • Successful candidates who will be entering the education sector directly from a relevant industry role will be eligible for a £5k payment from The Connolly Foundation (subject to the rules of the scheme)

Interviews will be held on the 24th February 2023.

Attachments: JDPS - Course Manager - Technical and Professional Construction (1).pdf

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