Work Experience Coordinator (Brighton East Campus)

Location
Brighton, East Sussex
Salary
£17,526 starting salary per annum (incremental range £21,616 - £23,497 p.a. pro rata)
Posted
24 Jun 2019
Closes
10 Jul 2019
Ref
GBM298
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Part-time - 30 hours per week

Based at the East Campus, Brighton

We are seeking to appoint a Work Experience Coordinator to support the College in building the capacity and capability to deliver high quality work experience and industry placements for students on vocational full time Study Programmes. 

This is a key role which will help prepare our learners for the world of work, and we are looking for a coordinator who is enthusiastic and dedicated to helping young people succeed, with excellent organisational skills, and strong communication and interpersonal skills.

As a Work Experience Coordinator your responsibilities will include:

  • The planning, promotion, preparation and tracking of work placements, industry placements, work related projects, and other employability activities.
  • Providing an efficient liaison service between employers, students and course tutors
  • Working with employers to assess candidate suitability for placements
  • Working with students to ensure they are fully prepared, on both a 1:1 and group basis
  • Evaluating placement impact on learning and progress

You will require qualifications to GCSE grade C, or equivalent, in English & Maths and a Level 3 IAG qualification or a willingness to work towards.  You will also need:-

  • Knowledge of the skills landscape and a meaningful understanding of the wider social-economic context of the need to bring employers and learners together
  • Experience working with groups of learners
  • Experience of working with employers
  • Experience establishing systems and procedures
  • Sound office management and IT skills, to include Microsoft Excel and Word

Interviews will be held on 18 July 2019

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