Learning Support Technician - Electrical Installation

Paignton, Devon
£18,217 - £20,199 + excellent benefits
02 Oct 2019
13 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Learning Support Technician – Electrical Installation BS308

Salary: £18,217 - £20,199 + excellent benefits

Contract Type: Permanent, full time, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year.

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 a Learning Support Technician in Electrical Installation to join our team in Construction & Building Services. Bringing your skills and experience from the Construction Industry, you will support learners and staff by preparing resources and teaching materials, maintaining equipment, and keeping the workshops compliant with Health & Safety policies. This is a great opportunity, as you will also assist with instruction and assessment of students, whilst demonstrating your knowledge of equipment, resources and best practice.

The successful candidate will have a level 2 qualification in a relevant subject, and previous experience of electrical installation as well as construction and building sites. You will be enthusiastic, patient, and willing to support learners whilst being proactive in ensuring equipment and materials are available to students and staff. Ideally, you would hold assessor’s qualifications, a level 3 in Electrical Installation, and have previous experience of supporting learners in a workshop environment.

Benefits as follows: 25 days Holiday (pro rata for fractional), 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 Sunday 13th October 2019

Interview Date: TBC

To apply and for a full job description please visit the Jobs page of the South Devon College website. Please do NOT send CVs, we only accept applications via the relevant form on our dedicated recruitment website.

We welcome applications from people who wish to apply on the basis of a job share or flexible working arrangement.

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.