Programme Tutor - Construction

Eastern Colleges Group
Bury St Edmunds [Suffolk]
£23,679 - £28,048 Per Year, depending on experience
12 Jan 2021 16:15
20 Jan 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Assessor / Trainer, Teaching / Lecturing
Construction / Building Trades
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Programme Tutor - Construction

Programme Tutor – Construction

Location:  West Suffolk College –Bury St Edmunds

Permanent, 37 hours per week

Salary: £23,679 to £28,048 dependant on experience

Do you have a wealth of experience within Carpentry and looking for a change? Why not pass on your skills and knowledge to the next generation? If this sounds like you, please get in touch now!  

West Suffolk College are currently engaged with an exciting apprenticeship training programme and therefore need a dynamic Programme Tutor in Construction who is passionate about their craft.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the learner’s overall Apprenticeship Journey, this will be field based role including regular workplace visits to assess vocational development, developing of Maths, English, Digital skills and pastoral support. We are keen to hear from experienced professionals that are potentially looking for change as full training is given.

Role Responsibilities

  • Delivering learning programmes for an agreed caseload of between 45-60 Apprentices and delivering on other learner types.
  • Facilitate, monitor and record the delivery of on-the-job learning, in conjunction with the employer, so that the learners are appropriately prepared for Gateway, EPA and each of the planned learning and assessment milestones included in their ILP.
  • Undertake the delivery of/facilitate the delivery of planned off-the-job learning and assessment activities, as identified within programme schemes of work, session plans and ILPs and ensure programme Quality Standards are fully met. Embed English, Maths, ICT and ILT into learning and assessment throughout the learner’s programme and fully utilise technology within delivery e.g. video conferencing or online learning.
  • Establish and maintain productive working relationships with employers and their staff, acting as their key account manager for the employer, providing excellent customer service with each interaction and attain high-level satisfaction within customer service feedback survey.

Required qualifications, skills and experience

  • 3 years industry experience
  • Level 3 Carpentry qualification or equivalent relevant to level of programme delivery.
  • Current high level of subject knowledge
  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment, A1 or equivalent would be advantageous.
  • Recent extensive vocational industry experience relevant to sector in which you deliver in.
  • Flexible approach to work to meet changing business and candidate needs.
  • Capability to work under own direction, plan and manage own workload.
  • Capacity to travel throughout the East of England.

For more information please contact

Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process.

Please send a completed application form to , if you have not heard from a member of the HR team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: Wednesday 20th January 2021

Interview Date: TBC 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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