Trainer/Mentor in Payroll

Highbury College
Portsmouth [Hampshire]
£31,173 - £35,645 Per Year, Depending on qualifications and experience
27 May 2021 12:34
26 Jun 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Assessor / Trainer
Accounting / Finance / Funding
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Trainer/Mentor in Payroll

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Trainer/Mentor in Payroll

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent 

Salary: £31,173 – £35,645 (Depending on qualifications and experience) 


Do you have a passion for Payroll?

Do you have the enthusiasm, drive, and ability to make a difference in students learning journey?

Does your current role lack a challenge?

Do you have the drive and desire to research and introduce new learning avenues?

Do you want to work closely with apprentices and their employers to develop skilled professionals?

Do you want to work for a college with over 50 years of teaching and learning experience within a friendly and professional team of specialist experts?




  • You will need to be qualified in finance/payroll
  • No teaching qualification is required but you must be willing to work towards and gain relevant teaching qualifications which will be sponsored and supported by the college.
  • Experience in teaching preferably in Payroll/Finance would be an advantage but not essential. 
  • Experience in assessing for apprenticeships an advantage, but not essential.
  • Be flexible and self-motivated with a dedication to student achievement and quality


This position is a joint teaching/workplace mentor role, working with both students and apprentices. Your time will be divided between teaching students and apprentices in Payroll at level 3, and supporting individuals completing an apprenticeship in both Payroll and AAT.


This post will require travel within the local area to visit apprentices in the workplace, and on occasions across the country to other College sites and employer’s offices.


What we can offer you:

  • You will be working within a friendly and professional team who are specialist experts
  • Competitive market rate salary
  • 30 days’ annual leave per annum, plus eight Bank Holidays and three days Christmas Closure
  • Teachers Pension Scheme
  • A canteen, hair and beauty salon and childcare nursery
  • A sports centre with a 50% discount for staff
  • Student Discount (NUS, Unidays, Student Beans)


Highbury College also offers extensive support to new staff including:

  • Regular support and coaching throughout your first year
  • A Mentor who will help you settle into the College
  • A thorough Induction programme
  • Access to Learning and Development including a Free Course Voucher
  • Employee Assistance Programme


So if you think you have the technical skills, experience and passion?  Then come and join an ‘Amazing College with Amazing Staff’ and drive your career forward ‘The Highbury Way’.


For further information on this role, please download the Job Description.


Don’t miss out on this great opportunity - The deadline for this vacancy is 26th June 2021.


Only applicants through our website will be accepted. To apply for the role please download the Highbury College application form. CV’s will not be accepted!


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