Trainer Facilitator - Adventure Sports

Paignton, Devon
£9512 - £11,052 (Pro rata of £20,456 - £23,769)
29 May 2018
24 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Trainer Facilitator – Adventure Sports – TF3


Salary: £9512 - £11,052 (Pro rata of £20,456 - £23,769)

Contract Type: 22 hours per week, 35 weeks per year (term time only) Fixed term until 24/05/2019

Location: Paignton, Devon

South Devon College is a 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 Trainer Facilitator in Adventure Sports for the 2018/19 academic year. The successful candidate will instruct/facilitate learning for students enrolled on a range of programmes as assigned by the Section Head. They will assess students as appropriate by formal or informal method as required by external examining bodies and internal procedures, and contribute to curriculum development and implementation of pastoral and welfare systems provided for students. They will also develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external customers, and continue personal development in subject areas and teaching methods.

You will hold National Governing Body Outdoor Education Qualifications such as Mountain Training RCI (SPA), ML, BCU L3 Canoe and Kayak, BC Coach award, as well as a range of both land and water based qualifications. A current first aid certificate and minibus driving licence are also required. You will have experience working in FE as well as outdoor education industry experience.

The ideal candidate will be computer literate, and be able to work unsupervised, having a logical approach to problem solving. You will be flexible, able to communicate with students of all age groups, and be willing to work unsociable hours, sometimes under pressure in a demanding environment.

Benefits as follows: Pro-rata of 27 days Holiday, up to 5 College closure days, Paid Bank Holidays, Membership of the Teachers' 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), Discounted Stagecoach Bus Pass and many others.

Closing Date: 24/06/2018

Interview Date: 29/06/2018

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.

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