Workplace Trainer - Engineering & Manufacturing

Milton Keynes College
Milton Keynes, UK
08 Oct 2019
24 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Milton Keynes College is looking for a workplace trainer with expert skills in the field of Engineering to motivate train and develop our Apprentices.

As a Workplace Trainer, your role will be dynamic, varied and highly rewarding working with employers, Apprentices and curriculum teams. Workplace trainers are assigned a caseload of Apprentices to train and assess throughout the evolution of their Apprenticeship. You will maintain a strong working relationship with your Apprentices and employer links to ensure that Apprenticeship standards are being met and that Apprentices are progressing to complete on time.

A significant amount of the training delivered by workplace trainers is completed as part of apprenticeship programmes, and the school has strong relationships with key Engineering employers such as Niftylift and Nissan Technology.

We are looking for those with the skills and knowledge from the Engineering industry to enhance the learning experiences for our Apprentices, as such we are open to receiving applications from those with a teaching qualification.

As the successful candidate for the Trainer role you will be supporting Apprentices through their Apprenticeship in the Engineering industry. This is hugely popular vocation with a high demand. You will ensure that learners are assessed and supported through their Apprenticeship to allow them to progress into their chosen career.

Location: Milton Keynes
Hours: 18.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £30,708 - £32,579 per annum
Closing date: Monday 21st October 2019

More about the rewards
  • 30 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays Pro Rata, Per Annum
  • Amazing discounts with NUS card, ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment
  • Access to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hub
  • Access to Teachers Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Tax free child care scheme
  • Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training courses
  • Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme
  • 24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme
  • Plus many more...

As the successful candidate you will have
  • A minimum of a level 5 (HND) qualification in Engineering
  • A recognised teaching qualification
  • An Assessor/Verifier Award
  • Relevant Engineering experience and/or occupational competence in the subject
  • Experience of designing and delivering workplace skills and knowledge training sessions
  • The ability to assess/train creatively, adapting to the needs of a variety of students and be willing to explore new learning strategies
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative
  • Good organisational skills and be able to meet deadlines Must have a full clean driving licence and access to their own transport.

More about the College

Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 - 18-year-old full-time students studying vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education at our campuses in Milton Keynes. In addition, the College delivers employability and skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres. For nearly 30 years, we have worked with offenders in both custody, and the wider community and currently work with 19 prisons across England; this includes 13 prisons, which make up the Long Term High Security Estate, and 6 category B, C & D men's prisons.

Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a thorough on boarding process to include DBS. In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions.

Milton Keynes College has been officially recognised for its commitment and approach to equality, diversity and inclusion. It has been awarded the much sought-after Leaders in Diversity accreditation from the National Centre for Diversity. The award recognises the College's clear ethos and values and a belief in the importance of diversity.

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