Learning Resource Apprentice

Wigan & Leigh College
20 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2 College, Wigan & Leigh College is well underway on its journey to becoming Outstanding. With over 9,500 students and a turnover of £27m, the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow.

The College, named FE College of the Year 2018 at the Educate North Awards, has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and services to meet the needs of the local community and support the economic transformation of Wigan and surrounding areas.

The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study, apprenticeships and employment.

An exciting opportunity is available within the College’s Learning Support and Resources Department. We are looking for an Apprentice Learning Resource Facilitator who can help us on our journey to outstanding. Our Learning Resource Centres are continuously adapting to meet the needs of the modern learner. We require an enthusiastic individual who can help us provide exceptional levels of support to all our learners.

The role requires strong communication skills, a desire to work with a range of staff and students and the capacity and willingness to learn to advise and guide on a range of digital and printed resources to support teaching and learning.

You will help the LRC Team to support both staff and learners with their use of resources within our Learning Resource Centres and also remotely via our virtual learning environment.

General duties will include helping to maintain the smooth day to day running of the centres, administrative work and supporting initiatives to raise the profile of the LRCs and learner engagement generally.

You should have solid IT and literacy skills.

The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date.

To comply with legislation, you are required to obtain a DBS check for your role. We will be asking Protocol National Ltd/Esafeguarding Ltd to undertake this process on our behalf.

The College is only accepting direct applicants for this role, no agency contact is required.

Wigan and Leigh College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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