Work Placement / Progress Co-ordinator-Business and Computing/FT/Permanent
We are looking to appoint a Work / Industry Placement and Progress Coordinator to join our vibrant Business and Computing department working across our sites between Abbey Park and St Margaret’s Campuses. The successful applicant will liaise with employers and organise work placements for a caseload of students predominantly aged between 16 and 18. You will carry out health and safety risk assessments and act as the first point of contact for the employer and the Students prior to and during the work placement. Your role will support students to become independent through the development of their employability skills, preparing them to progress to positive destinations.
You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to approach difficult issues in a calm and responsible manner. You will be able to build effective working relationships with employers, students and colleagues.
Experience of working with young people is required along with a relevant Level 3 qualification in IAG and Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths or equivalent. Appropriate experience and some knowledge of the business and / or computing sector would be an advantage.
Closing date: 18th September 2019
Interviews: 26th September 2019
We are one of the largest Further Education Colleges in the UK with more than 20,000 students studying with us on a wide range of courses. Our mission is to equip people with the skills they need to be successful in education, in work and business and in their personal lives.
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