Industry Placement Coordinators x 4

Paignton, Devon
£20,456 - £23,769
21 Dec 2018
14 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £20,456 - £23,769

Contract Type: Full Time, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, Fixed Term from 04/02/2019 until 31/01/2020

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 four Industry Placement Coordinators to join us at South Devon College to coordinate the development, delivery and evaluation of industry placements in preparation for the launch of T Levels by the College. 

The role 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 the DfE and ESFA in relation to industry placements and T Levels. 

Each role will be based within one section/department (Hi Tech and Digital/Business, Automotive and Marine/Catering/A Level and Sport) but will also work across College linking with curriculum sections to develop and embed industry placements as the initiative develops.

The role will be hands on, requiring 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, including study programme work experience, apprenticeships and traineeships.

The successful candidates will need to hold a relevant level 3 qualification (or higher), GCSE level qualifications or equivalent, with grade C or above in English and maths, and hold, or be prepared to work towards, IQA assessor and verifier awards.  Experience in a similar role, organising delivery and monitoring and evaluating the quality of placements for learning programmes is essential, along with experience of working within an educational or training organisation.  We are looking for individuals who have excellent organisational, communication and IT skills and an awareness of budgetary frameworks.

Benefits as follows: 27 days Holiday (pro rata for fractional), 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, membership of the Sodexo Employee Discounts Platform), Holiday Purchase Scheme, Access to Automotive Department (Small Car Repairs & Pre MOT Testing at low costs), Discounted Stagecoach Bus Pass, and many others.

Closing Date: Midnight, Monday 14th January 2019

Interview Date: Monday 21st January 2019

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

Please note that you will be required to have Enhanced DBS Certificate Clearance as a condition of employment at the College.

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.