Teacher Trainer

Leek, Buxton, Derby
£31,396 - £42,978 pa
16 Feb 2024
03 Mar 2024
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the role

Fixed Term - 12 months

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the established Apprenticeship team working as a mentor to teachers and apprentices. 

We are currently looking for a full time Education instructor/ mentor  (teacher) to join the Apprenticeship team within our FE college (BLC)  here at the University of Derby. 

Buxton and Leek College has campuses based in Leek, Staffordshire, Buxton, and Derby. You will join the Education & Early years team, where we offer apprenticeships at Level 3 and Level 5 in Education. 

This role includes delivering the apprenticeship standards and visiting the apprentices at their employer, and attending open days and events. Therefore, a willingness and flexibility to travel and work between University and external sites in a cost effective and timely manner is expected of the role. You will instruct on teacher training and the apprenticeships in association with the Level 5 Learning & Skills Teacher (Cert Ed) qualification. 

You will have Industrial expertise in teacher training, initiative, and can demonstrate a commitment to working as a team member and producing work of a high quality.

You will support our apprentices by developing their skills, knowledge and behaviours, assessing the candidates, preparing the apprenticeship standards for End Point Assessment, and planning the delivery of the standards for the practical and associated learning. 

If you are interested in a role that leads others, utilises skills in maintaining records, coordinating training, and building good relationships with apprentices and external stake holders then this role is a great choice for you. 

Please note upon appointment the title of this role will be: Education Instructor/ Mentor (Teacher)

For further information and informal enquiries regarding the role, please contact Operations Manager - Apprenticeships via s.traynor@blc.ac.uk.

For enquiries regarding your application and for sponsorship eligibility, please contact the recruitment team via recruitment@derby.ac.uk

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.

Buxton and Leek College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. An enhanced DBS check will be required, depending on the nature of the role. 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.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.