Aims and purpose of the job
Our knowledge specialists are a distinctive mix of talent. They are sector relevant, having gained significant expertise to know their sector inside out, being ‘credible’ in their field. They are ingenious at imparting knowledge and skill to others, bringing alive and sharing their sector expertise in a way that will develop our apprentices to become experts in their own right. They are equally comfortable engaging with the managing director of the business as they are the apprentice.
This is a great opportunity for a dynamic, professional individual with suitable vocational experience to be part of a team that supports the training and delivery of employees in the relevant sector to achieve national standards as part of an Apprenticeship framework / standard. Knowledge specialists may be asked to deliver some or all of the following: Appropriate Technical Certificate, NVQ/Diploma (or relevant competence based qualification), and embedding Functional Skills maths, English and ICT.
This is an exciting position to work as part of a team in the local and surrounding areas. Experience of training and delivery as part of an apprenticeship is essential. Experience or capability to deliver English, maths and ICT Functional Skills Levels one and two would be highly desirable.
Develop and demonstrate best practise in training and learning delivery assuring standardisation. To work with the Quality Assurance Lead to design, develop and monitor resources for learner use.
We measure our success by how many of our clients achieve their apprenticeship programme and are happy with the service. We also measure how many of our employers value the services we provide to their business and the contribution our apprentices make.
This role is for a Knowledge Specialist in the following sector: Engineering/fabrication and welding.
JOINING OUR JOURNEY
When you join our college, our staff have access to numerous benefits and facilities:
• Pension Scheme
• Occupational Health Service
• Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
• Staff Development days/week (July)
• Free confidential counselling service
• Staff recognition awards
• Free car parking
• On-site hair and beauty salon, Revive Spa, fine dining Refine Restaurant and Create Theatre
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check where appropriate. The successful candidate will be required to pay for the DBS check themselves, the cost will automatically be deducted from your first salary payment.