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Knowledge Specialist (Trainer/Assessor): Mechanical Engineering

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Contract:Support

Salary:£32,643 per annum (specialist 2)

Closing date:19/10/2017

Start date:TBC

There’s never been a more exciting time to join West Nottinghamshire College Group.West Nottinghamshire College Group has grown from a local college to an international organisation with a reputation for dynamism and success.  The college group is made up of a number of separate companies all with education and training to the very highest level at their heart.  

We embrace and encourage all those who are driven to better themselves, achieve their goals and reach new heights. Outstanding resources combined with exceptional tutors and student support means that whatever your ambition, we can help you to achieve it.

Vision Business Support Services Ltd (VBSS) provides high-quality support services to all aspects of the college group, VBSS is a subsidiary company of West Nottinghamshire College and provides an important service and plays a pivotal part in the success of the college and creating an exceptional learner experience.

JOINING OUR JOURNEY

When you join our college, our staff have access to numerous benefits and facilities:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (July)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Free car parking
  • On-site Butterflies Day Nursery (Derby Road)
  • On-site hair and beauty salon, Revive Spa, fine dining Refine Restaurant and Create Theatre

The team

At Engineering and Transport Skills everything we do is focused on finding ways to wow and create great experiences that make for happy clients.  We work hard to truly recognise what matters to our clients and to make them feel uniquely valued and appreciated.

Our team members are professionals that take ownership and accountability for their influence and impact on our clients and who steer their behaviours by principle and positivity.  We are very proud of every individual within our team that makes this delivery of specialist services possible.  If this describes you, we would love for you to apply to join our exciting team.

Our focus

The main focus of Vision Business is to deliver high impact consultative solutions that exceed the expectations of businesses and individuals who engage with us.  Apprenticeship delivery is at the heart of what we do and we make a substantial contribution to the Government’s apprenticeship strategy, we are a market leader in our field and everything we do is about maintaining and strengthening our position.

Aims and purpose of the job

Our knowledge specialists are a distinctive mix of talent.  They are sector relevant, having gained significant expertise to know their sector inside out, being ‘credible’ in their field.  They are ingenious at imparting knowledge and skill to others, bringing alive and sharing their sector expertise in a way that will develop our apprentices to become experts in their own right.  They are equally comfortable engaging with the managing director of the business as they are the apprentice. 

This is a great opportunity for a dynamic, professional individual with suitable vocational experience to be part of a team that supports the training and delivery of employees in the relevant sector to achieve national standards as part of an Apprenticeship framework / standard. Knowledge specialists may be asked to deliver some or all of the following: Appropriate Technical Certificate, NVQ/Diploma (or relevant competence based qualification), and embedding Functional Skills maths, English and ICT.

This is an exciting position to work as part of a team in the local and surrounding areas. Experience of training and delivery as part of an apprenticeship is essential. Experience or capability to deliver English, maths and ICT Functional Skills Levels one and two would be highly desirable.

Develop and demonstrate best practise in training and learning delivery assuring standardisation. To work with the Quality Assurance Lead to design, develop and monitor resources for learner use.

We measure our success by how many of our clients achieve their apprenticeship programme and are happy with the service.   We also measure how many of our employers value the services we provide to their business and the contribution our apprentices make. 

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