The post holder will operate within the team, coordinating work experience and industry placements and supporting the college to meet the Gatsby benchmarks.
- Full-time, permanent post
37 hours per week.
£23,323 to £25,391, depending upon qualifications and experience.
- Closing date
Sunday, 24th September 2023.
The college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment at the College is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Any post in regulated activity will also be subject to an additional barred list check.
The post holder will operate within the team, coordinating work experience and industry placements and supporting the college to meet the Gatsby benchmarks. Do you have the skills and passion to help students?
If so, we would like to hear from you!
In a small team, you will proactively work with employers, curriculum & support staff, and students to source, administer and monitor high-quality 35-hour work experience and T-Level industry placements for students. You will then help set and monitor student targets with curriculum staff and encourage and develop enrichment activities.
This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to impact the future of Kendal College and its students significantly.
Why choose us?
Set within the Lake District's breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage site, Kendal College is an FE college that consistently punches above its weight on the national stage. Under the leadership of our new Principal, the college is embarking on a series of bold steps to grow the college and remain a top-notch education provider for Cumbria and the North West region. Our students focus on their learning, achieve high levels of attainment and consistently give us high satisfaction ratings. The college recognises the wellbeing of its staff as a priority, as well as ensuring that excellent work is appropriately identified and that a healthy work-life balance is maintained.
What we offer
- A generous holiday entitlement.
- Seven efficiency days per year (pro rata).
- Sick pay and pension scheme.
- Support to help you transition into college life.
- Excellent CPD opportunities so you can continue to grow and develop.
- A dedicated and friendly team of professionals keen to develop and learn.
- A college that promotes and supports flexible working.
- Collaborative working within our departments and campuses supports our endeavours to work smarter and effectively balance home and work.
- On-site canteens with locally sourced ingredients.
- A cycle-to-work scheme.
- A comprehensive staff awards, rewards and wellbeing scheme.
What we're looking for
|Level 3 qualifications and GCSE grade 4/C or above in English and Maths or level 2 Literacy and Numeracy qualifications||Up to level 6 in Careers or willingness to work towards|
|IT level 2 or above|
|Working in an FE setting|
|Working with young people in a careers/personal development role|
Knowledge & Skills
|Knowledge of careers education|
|Ability to relate to both young people and adults|
|Ability to prioritise, working under pressure and meet deadlines|
Applications without the essential requirements will not usually be considered for appointment.
Right to work
All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility and a photo ID will be required from candidates at the interview as part of our standard recruitment process.
Kendal College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.