Apprenticeship Skills Tutor - Engineering (Mechatronics)

Temporary until end of May 2025

Rotherham College, Rotherham (with offsite travel)

About the Role

If you have experience of planning, delivering and assessing apprenticeships in Engineering (Mechatronics) Apprenticeship Standard then this is the role for you.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a team helping to develop the next generation of engineers. You will have experience of supporting the development of up to date knowledge, skills & behaviours and have a good appreciation of employer skills needs. This will help to create a brighter future for these enthusiastic learners.

The rewarding position involves coaching, assessing & supporting the apprentices on Engineering courses. This role involves regular use of e-portfolios & carrying out on-site performance reviews and assessments to ensure the next generation of mechatronics technicians are the very best. Using your excellent IT skills, you will maintain accurate records of student progress via tracking systems and e-portfolios.     

You will need to be able to build good relationships, manage a caseload of apprentices and communicate effectively with a diverse range of people and organisations.

You will…

need to be a confident assessor/tutor who can engage with a wide variety of learners and bring the subject matter to life in a creative and engaging way. You will also need to hold:

  • experience in Mechatronics within industry
  • a relevant industry NVQ Level 3 qualification (or equivalent) or higher
  • an A1/V1 Assessors Award (or equivalent)
  • excellent IT skills
  • teaching Qualification
  • IQA Award is desirable

Department Info

As part of the department of Work based Learning you will report directly to the Curriculum Team Leader/Curriculum Manager.

You will play an active role in the curriculum team, working with key stakeholders such as Curriculum Team Leaders, Curriculum Manager, and Curriculum Lecturers etc. You will also build good working relationships with other key stakeholders in apprenticeship programmes such as the Functional Skills Team.

You will be able to adopt a flexible and proactive approach to supporting learners undertaking qualifications in the workplace.

Our excellent benefits and rewards package:

  • Access to local government pensions scheme
  • Up to 44 days annual leave per year (25-29) including closure during Christmas period
  • Access to our gyms, restaurants and salons
  • Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service
  • Full, part time and flexible working hours available in many roles
  • Parking available at all of our sites
  • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualifications
  • Recruitment Referral Scheme for all employees worth by to £200 per referral made

What is the RNN Group?

RNN Group’s main goal is to be an ‘outstanding’ education and training provider and this is at the heart of everything that we do. To help us achieve this we are looking to recruit highly motivated and innovative individuals to join our existing teams. To be a part of the team at RNN Group we will expect you to be committed to our values too;

  • We are Inclusive,
  • We have Integrity,
  • We Deliver,
  • We are One Team.

We are OFSTED ‘Good’ (November 2022)

We celebrate diversity and are proud to have been recognised as Investors in Diversity for our work on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. This means that you’d be working in a supportive environment that encourages, recognises and celebrates effort, achievement and cooperative attitudes. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, faith or disability. We are also proud to be part of the Disability Confidence Scheme.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. All new employees will be required undertake a DBS check and other associated checks in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance.

All candidates must have the legal right to work in the UK.

Closing date: Monday 24 June 2024 at 12:00 Noon - if you are shortlisted for this post you will be contacted within a week of the closing date.

If you require further information about this vacancy please contact the HR department on 01709 722750 or recruitment@rnngroup.ac.uk

For further information about the role please apply via the link.