Work Placement Co-ordinator
Full Time (37 hours per week, 42 weeks per year)
Fixed Term Contract from 31st May 2021 – 30th April 2022
Salary - £19,024 per annum, pro rata
Based in York/Saltaire
Askham Bryan College is a specialist land-based college based across the North of England with centres in York, Middlesbrough, Saltaire, Wakefield, Newcastle and Penrith.
We offer a wide-ranging curriculum to our Further Education students, including Agriculture, Horticulture, Agriculture, Animal Management, Countryside and the Environment, Engineering, Equine, Floristry, Motorsport, Professional Tree Surgery, Outdoor Adventure Sport, Sports Development, Coaching and Fitness, Uniformed Public Services, Veterinary Nursing and Hair and Beauty.
As part of their Study Programme, our students will undertake work experience, enrichment and student CPD. We deliver all of these elements of the Study Programme centrally in order to deliver a vibrant programme that will enhance the lifelong employability skills of our students.
We are seeking an individual who will be responsible for coordinating a high quality work placement programme for students on Study Programmes within specific departments. Sector experience and knowledge specifically in Sport and/or animal management will be beneficial.
With a good standard of education to at least NVQ Level 3, you will have a thorough knowledge of FE, T-Levels and work related learning, work placement requirements and processes and experience of liaison with employers to secure placements.
This is an exciting and varied role which will require an organised team player with excellent communication skills who can relate to both students and employers, and with a proven ability to manage and respond to conflicting priorities. Excellent administration skills will also be required and a high level of proficiency in learning and using software packages.
The role will be based at York with frequent travel to our Saltaire campus.
We offer a pleasant, safe and friendly environment to work. Our employees enjoy a range of generous benefits including 35 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays.
Successful applicants will require an enhanced DBS check.
In return, you will receive a generous holiday allowance, ample free parking, canteen facilities, and a range of employee benefits as well as the opportunity to work within spectacular grounds.
For more information, please refer to the Job Description and person specification
Closing Date: 9.00am on 11th April 2021
Interview - TBC
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and partners to share this commitment.
The Governors and Staff at Askham Bryan College regard each learner as a unique individual and therefore seek to support learner development in ways, which will foster security, confidence and independence. We recognise that high self-esteem, peer support, a secure College environment and clear lines of communication with trusted adults helps all young people and adults particularly those at risk or suffering abuse. These are regarded as central to the wellbeing of the individual and are therefore seen to be an intrinsic part of all aspects of the curriculum and ethos.