Learning and Skills Development Officer (T/A/V) – IT Skills Centres

Heart of Worcestershire College

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Job Description

Heart of Worcestershire (HoW) College is passionate about developing employability prospects by delivering a wide range of vocational, professional and technical qualifications. Located across four different campuses, Worcester, Redditch, Bromsgrove and Malvern, HoW College is a thriving organisation with a vast and diverse community of learners. Our learners and staff benefit from a range of modern facilities and some of the best employee development and training opportunities in the area.

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our Inclusive & Employer Learning department within Heart of Worcestershire College based Cross Campus.

The purpose of the role is to provide a range of part-time Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 adult IT Skills accredited learning activities within the IT Skills Centres in Redditch, Bromsgrove and Worcester campuses by:

  • Developing Schemes of Work to support learning and assessment activities to support our high-quality IT Skills Centre provision whilst also ensuring timely and successful completion of all work delivered;
  • Delivering high quality group and individual learning and assessment activities which meet the needs and interests of the IT Skills Centre learners; and commercial clients such as on premises business/employer delivery as well as in College bespoke training, including occasional evening-based groups if required.
  • Support learning and development towards progress into Further Education, apprenticeships and / or employment with training;
  • Act as lead tutor to a group of learners, including the monitoring of their course targets and arranging appropriate welfare and learning support;
  • Supporting the marketing and raising awareness of the IT Skills Centres with local communities, businesses, stakeholders and partners;
  • Interviewing, completing initial assessments, engaging and referring adult learners

To be considered for this role you must be educated to ‘A’ level/NVQ Level 3 standard, relevant understanding of the needs of adult entry level and level one learner cohorts who require additionally engaging approaches to learning and be willing to work flexible hours and days as required across the College’s campuses.

In return we offer a friendly, modern working environment, a diverse employee reward scheme, pension scheme, continued professional development and a generous holiday allowance, along with many other benefits.

Our Vision is:

  • To be the provider of choice for education, training and learning, delivering across Worcestershire, the West Midlands and nationally within our areas of specialism.
  • To be recognised as a college that makes a difference by delivering services through innovation, partnership, co-creation and connectivity.
  • To continue to inspire and enable our learners to be successful. We will raise attainment and meet aspirations by developing the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to ensure that everyone meets their full potential.
  • To create the skills to advance the economic and social prosperity, adding value to the communities we serve.

We want our dynamic workforce to share our passion and enthusiasm. We are also committed to working with key stakeholders to enhance the economic prospects in the area. Our values of inclusivity, integrity, partnership and trust shine through in all that we do allowing us to provide responsive and informed services within our local community and beyond.

As one of the largest employers in the area we actively support and invest in our workforce. We pride ourselves on our progressive and flexible approach to both personal and professional development. We promote equality and diversity through inclusive practice and work with honesty and probity; placing the interests of our students and staff at the heart of all activities.

With a growth strategy that aims to further developing the quality of our offer and develop our partnerships with employers, educational institutions, and other stakeholders, there has never been a better time to join our thriving workforce.

Closing date for this post is: Sunday 20 November 2022.

This College is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be required to complete and pay for a Disclosure & Barring Service check. The costs of this check will be deducted from the applicant’s first salary payment from the College.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.

HoW College is a Smoke Free environment from the effects of direct/indirect contact with smoking, and all smoking related products.