Workplace Co-Ordinator - Automotive

Paignton, Devon
Permanent, Full Time, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
16 Feb 2017
23 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £20,206 - £23,519

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Location: Paignton, Devon

South Devon College is an outstanding 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 currently recruiting for a Workplace Co-Ordinator to join our Automotive team here at South Devon College. You will be required to support the curriculum Section Head in the co-ordination of delivery of relevant Work Based Learning including Traineeship/Apprenticeship and Work Experience programmes as part of core qualifications or as enrichment. You will be responsible for the recruitment of learners and employers and the support of both relating to Work Based and Work Experience programmes. You will play a key role in developing and maintaining outstanding working relationships with external and internal customers, particularly with respect to growth and marketing programmes.

The successful candidate will need to hold Level 3 or above qualification in the relevant vocational area and GCSE level qualifications (or equivalent) with a Grade C or above in English & Maths. You will also need to hold or be prepared to work towards IQA assessor or verifier awards. We are looking for someone who has experience in industry setting relevant to the curriculum area, and experience in a similar role i.e. arranging placements for trainees, working with apprentices or assessing learner outcomes.

If you are interested in finding more about this exciting role and would like to discuss this in further detail please contact our Automotive & Noss Marine Academy Section Head on (+44)7595279480.

If you would like to apply for the post, please send a letter of application expressing your interest for the position and how your skills match the job description to Please include your job history/qualifications in your application.

Benefits as follows: 27 days Holiday, up to 5 College closure days, Paid Bank Holidays, Membership of the Teachers/Local Government Pension Scheme, Life Assurance (if member of pension scheme) On Site Nursery (Mama Bears), Nursery Voucher Scheme, Fitness Suite Facilities, Staff Discounts (Inspirations – Hair & Beauty, NUS Student Cards), Corporate Membership with Torbay Leisure Centre and Access to Automotive Department (Small Car Repairs & Pre MOT Testing at low costs) and many others.

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 5th March 2017

Interview Date: w/c Monday 13th March 2017

For a full job description please visit the Jobs page of the South Devon College website.

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.