Trade Union Education Studies Co-ordinator

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
Salary: £30,348-£33,156
31 Aug 2018
16 Sep 2018
Job Ref: 18 - 00181
Contract Type
Full Time

Trade Union Education Studies Co-ordinator


Area: Apprenticeships and Employer Based Training                                                           

Job Ref:  18 - 00181

Salary: £30,348-£33,156

Hours: Full Time – 37 

Contract: Permanent 

Location: Ashley Down Centre (the role holder will be expected to travel across the region)

Closing date: 16 September 2018

Interview date: 20 September 2018


We are one of the city’s largest employers based at four different sites across the city. We offer a wide range of courses from entry to degree level and cater for learners of all ages and backgrounds. We strive for student success though providing knowledge, professional staff and outstanding resources. Our success isn’t possible without the commitment and dedication every member of staff demonstrates. 

About the Role: 

City of Bristol College are working with the TUC and are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and proactive Trade Union Education Studies Co-ordinator. The TUC programme is a specialist area of work that requires the successful applicant to both understand both the College and the TUC's function, requirements, ethos and operations. 

This position is full time and will be based at the Ashley Down Centre.

What you’ll be responsible for/what we are looking for:

  • To lead, teach and assess TUC programmes and courses 
  • To promote and manage delivery of TUC-accredited training programmes
  • To implement improvement plans and work with the TUC in developing new curriculum initiatives
  • To provide an excellent service to students and to exceed the expectations of employers, partner and stakeholders 
  • To provide strong, purposeful leadership both in practical terms and by example
  • To achieve excellent outcomes for students and deliver excellent teaching, learning and assessment  
  • To achieve departmental growth targets  
  • To work with the TUC’s Education Officer to ensure the college is supporting TUC policy in the South West region.
  • To maintain good external relations with the TUC Education Officer and Regional Secretary, other Trade Union Studies Centres managers/co-ordinators, TUC Union Development Staff, Trade Union Officers and Representatives and employers

We are looking for someone with experience of TUC and who is confident in working in a fast paced environment, with changing priorities.  

You will also need to be able to build and maintain excellent working relationships with stakeholders, at all levels, internally and externally, as well as other members of College staff and students.

Life at City of Bristol College:

City of Bristol College offers a generous holiday entitlement of 26 days, plus additional 8 Bank Holidays and 8 College Closure Days. In addition, we offer membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme, as well as a range of other benefits including health and beauty discounts, cycle to work scheme and shopping discounts.  

If you feel you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required for this role, we look forward to receiving your application.

How to Apply

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You will be directed to City of Bristol College’s career page where you will be required to complete an application form.