Work Placement Co-ordinator - Term time only

Employer
Milton Keynes College
Location
Milton Keynes, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 Sep 2020

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Be part of this exciting opportunity to join the Work Experience team at Milton Keynes College.

We are seeking innovative and self-motivated people to establish and maintain strong relationships with both employers and students to deliver a varied range of exciting and meaningful work-based learning activities. You will work closely with students to ensure they are matched appropriately to placements and support with interview preparation. A key part of the role will involve liaising with the various curriculum areas and building relationships with local employers.

The College believes its purpose is to transform lives through the quality of the learning experience it offers. We are modelling new ways of working and operating designed to co-produce better skills outcomes for employers and learning outcomes for students. The College is part of the UK's fastest growing economy and serves a community of more than 300,000 people with over 12,000 students each year.

Milton Keynes College has a clear strategy and understands what we want and need to achieve. We are looking for someone who wants to make that transformation a reality!

This is a 1 year fixed term opportunity so we are happy to consider those looking to complete an internship.

More about the rewards
  • 25 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
  • Generous pension 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 3 qualification
  • GCSE grade C/ Level 2 English and GCSE grade C/ Level 2 Maths
  • Experience of maintaining and establishing effective links with employers
  • Previously worked as an integral part of a team with quality as a prime focus
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • A passion to support young people into the world of work

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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