Trainer Facilitator/Assessor - Computing

Paignton, Devon
£20,206 - £23,519
05 May 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £20,206 - £23,519

Contract Type: MATERNITY COVER Full Time, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, Fixed Term until 11/12/2017

Location: Paignton, Devon

South Devon College is an outstanding Further and Higher Education college with top success rates, located in Torbay, which is part of the beautiful English Riviera on the South Devon coast. Our state of the art campus offers local access to world class facilities. We are an ambitious College, ambitious for our learners, our staff and the community we serve. We measure our performance by the success of our learners.

Our fresh vibrant culture provides 12,000 learners each year with a wide provision ranging from Foundation to University Learning, contributing an overall £30 million College expenditure to the local economy.

We are currently recruiting for a Computing Trainer Facilitator/Assessor, to join our Hi-Tech & Digital [Engineering & Computing] team, here at South Devon College. You will be required to instruct and facilitate learning for students enrolled on a range of programmes, as assigned by the Section Head and Programme Co-Ordinators, undertake assessment of students’ knowledge and competence as appropriate by formal or informal methods and undertake teaching responsibilities commensurate within the requirements of the post in a way which demonstrated the high standards expected of colleagues. This post will include the delivery of functional skills as required across the breadth of the Section. You will also be responsible and contribute to curriculum development and implementation of pastoral and welfare systems provided for students, and play a key role in developing and maintaining outstanding working relationships with external and internal customers.

The successful candidate will need to hold a relevant level 3 qualification(s) or above in computing networking, computing systems and programming. Have evidence of continued professional and personal development, have evidence of English and maths to GCSE Level C (or equivalent), have an assessor’s award or be prepared to work towards. Have experience in computer software and hardware maintenance, creating web sites and applications with relevant up to date subject knowledge, be familiar with Microsoft packages and be able to contribute in the development of the provision and identification of growth areas.

You will need to be able to travel between sites and undertake industrial visits including offsite training and assessment, therefore you will need to hold a full current Driving Licence with access to a car or other appropriate form of transport, due to the remoteness of some of the locations and lack of public transport.

Benefits as follows: 27 days Holiday, up to 5 College closure days, Paid Bank Holidays, Membership of the Teachers/Local Government Pension Scheme, Life Assurance (if member of pension scheme) On Site Nursery (Mama Bears), Nursery Voucher Scheme, Fitness Suite Facilities, Staff Discounts (Inspirations – Hair & Beauty, NUS Student Cards), Corporate Membership with Torbay Leisure Centre and Access to Automotive Department (Small Car Repairs & Pre MOT Testing at low costs) and many others.

Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 14th May 2017

Interview Date: Friday 19th May 2017

To apply and for a full job description please visit the Jobs page of the South Devon College website.

This College is committed to Safeguarding/Prevent and promoting the welfare of learners, including children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.