Technician – Learning Opportunities

Paignton, Devon
£13,310 - £14,610 (pro rata of £16,824 - £17,899) + excellent benefits
12 Jul 2019
28 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Technician – Learning Opportunities/BS784



Salary: £13,310 - £14,610 (pro rata of £16,824 - £17,899) + excellent benefits

Contract Type: Term time only, 36 weeks per year, 37 hours per week, fixed term until 31st August 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 have a fantastic opportunity to join the team here at the College as a Technician in Learning Opportunities. You will manage the resources and equipment in the Learning Opportunities kitchen, Sensory Room, classrooms and all other key areas. In the role you will have a major impact on the experience of our Learning Opportunities students at the College, supporting through break and lunch periods as well as supporting the Early Years and Care section within the department.

The successful candidate will have Level 2 Maths and English qualifications, or be willing to achieve these if appointed to the post. You will have previous experience in maintaining teaching areas and knowledge of learners with addition needs. Computer literacy is essential, as is the ability to work well alone and as part of a team. The role does require that the Technician starts at 8:30 am to ensure areas are prepared before students arrive for the day.

Benefits as follows: A pro rata of 25 days holiday, up to 5 College closure days, Paid Bank Holidays, Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, Life Assurance (if member of pension scheme) On Site Nursery (Mama Bears), 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, 28th July 2019

Interview Date: TBC, week commencing 27th August 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 be in possession of an Enhanced DBS Certificate, or be willing to undertake an Enhanced DBS check 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.

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