Paignton, Devon
£20,456 - £23,769
25 Jul 2018
15 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Salary: £20,456 - £23,769

Contract Type: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, fixed term until 31st July 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 recruiting for an Industry Placement Coordinator to coordinate the development, delivery and evaluation of industry placements in preparation for the launch of T Levels by the College.  This will include close working with College staff, students and employers to set up and implement the systems and processes to meet the expectations set out by DfE and ESFA in relation to industry placements and T Levels.

The role will be ‘hands on’ with active engagement with students and employers to ensure planning, delivery, assessment and evaluation of industry placements add value to the student study programme and further develops the links between the College and employers.

The post will play a key role in developing and maintaining outstanding working relationships with external and internal stakeholders, particularly integrating industry placements into the existing work based learning opportunities that currently exist, including study programme work experience, apprenticeships and traineeships. 

You will have a relevant level 3 qualification, GCSE English and maths at Grade C or above, and either hold, or be willing to work towards, IQA assessor verifier awards. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of effective employer engagement, and have experience of securing work experience placements. You will have excellent organisational and IT skills, as well as interpersonal skills and the ability to develop effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders.

Please see the person specification to ensure you meet all the essential criteria.

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

Closing Date: 30th August 2018

Interview Date: 5th September 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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