Chief Instructor

GPRS Recruitment
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Looking for that missing component in your career? This is a fantastic opportunity for a time served Engineering professional with Supervisory or Management experience to join a leading Training and Apprenticeship Provider! As well as being skilled in your trade with a hefty amount of occupational experience, you're a confident and outgoing Manager, ready to supervise a team of Assessors/Instructors and other staff and effectively manage the running of the Engineering and Plumbing Workshops, delivering NVQ 2 Technical Certificates and Functional Skills, and at all times ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for all learners, staff and visitors. So if a great salary package and generous holiday sounds good to you, don't hesitate in registering your interest, get in touch today!

Chief Instructor: The essentials.

* Occupational competence in Engineering
* Supervisory or Management experience
* An understanding of Ofsted requirements
* Good communication skills at all levels
* An outgoing personality
* Experience of Health and Safety requirements
* Full UK driving licence and use of own car

Chief Instructor: Your experience.

* Occupational history and competence within the industry
* Excellent communication skills
* The ability to motivate and encourage people
* An interest in helping people develop

Chief Instructor: The desirables.

* Assessment/Assessing/Assessor Qualifications (A1,TAQA, CAVA, ACWE, AVRA, IQAA, A2)
* Teaching Qualification (PTLLS, CTLLS, DTLLS, PGCE, CertEd, 7407)
* Verifier Qualification (IQA, V1, CAVA, EQA, AIQAPP, CLIQAAP, AEQAPP, CLEQAAP)
* Experience of working with young people/adults

Chief Instructor: The organisation.

* Formed as a charity over half a century ago by the heads of leading local manufacturing employers primarily to manage and support the training of Apprentices. Over the last forty years the company has grown considerably and now provides training to companies throughout Lancashire & Greater Manchester. Accredited with all the major government training organisations including the Skills Funding Agency, and working with the best awarding bodies: City & Guilds, Institute of Learning & Management and EAL-EMTA Awards Ltd. Our client has been accredited to the Investor in People standard since 1999, achieving Gold status.

Chief Instructor: The role.

* Directly Supervise a team of Assessors/Instructors and other staff
* To manage effectively the running of the Engineering and Plumbing Workshops delivering NVQ 2 Technical Certificates and Functional Skills and to ensure a safe and healthy working environment for all learners, staff and visitors
* Arrange interviews and mechanical aptitude tests with schools
* Arrangement of repair and upkeep of plant and machinery and premises and ensure workshop is adequately equipped and maintained
* To lead and co-ordinate workshop staff and learners ensuring that targets for retention, timely achievement and progression are met
* £26,000 per annum
* 25 Days Holiday plus 8 bank holidays
* Company Pension Scheme


Contact Andy Ward on (Apply online only) or 07887683828, or forward a current CV

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Important Information.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. GPRS Recruitment whose registered address is 4-7 Gaolgate Street, Stafford ST16 2BG UK confirm that our client has instructed us that the position advertised herein is of a permanent nature. Due to the high number of applications which we regularly receive, regrettably we only respond to successful candidates. If you haven't heard from us within 7 days then please assume that you have not been selected on this occasion, but don't worry. We'll retain your details with the intention of keeping you informed of other suitable opportunities that may arise