We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and dynamic individual to join our Sixth Form team as a Placement Coordinator on a Fixed Term, term time basis.
We are part of The Windsor Forest Colleges Group which was formed through a partnership between East Berkshire College and Strode’s College in Egham. Delivering high quality education and training to over 8,000 students and businesses each year, we offer state-of-the-art learning environments at our three main campuses: Langley College, Strode's College and Windsor College.
We are keen to recruit talented individuals who are passionate about helping us to deliver the highest standards of education and training to local people, communities and businesses. In return, we offer a supportive and inclusive working environment, where everyone’s skills and ideas are valued and respected.
The Role and you
As a Placement Coordinator, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our students through supporting them to secure appropriate industry placements alongside other administrative and curriculum teams.
You will be responsible for developing and maintaining a network of employers who would be prepared to offer students placement opportunities or other encounters to develop their employability skills.
You will also manage the relationships between the College and external organisations and give advice and guidance on industry placements to students, external organisations, parents and other key stakeholders.
The successful candidate will be student focussed and ensure all learners attain valuable work experience, which enhances their achievement and progression and supports their career aspirations.
Please note that this role is 6 months fixed term, Term Time (41 weeks per year), 37 hours per week.
In return we can offer:
- Excellent work/life balance
- Free on-site parking at all College sites
- Access to excellent defined benefit pension schemes
- Cycle to Work Scheme and Season Ticket Loans
- Family friendly policies to support Work Life Balance
- NUS cards offering a wide range of discounts
- Various health & wellbeing benefits including discounted gym memberships, confidential staff counselling and discounted hair and beauty treatments at The Salon at our Langley College site.
Please be advised that the vacancy will close midday on Thursday 4th November 2021
Interviews will be held on Friday 12th November 2021
To apply please visit our careers page and complete the online application form.
Please ensure you pay particular attention to the supporting statement of the online application form making sure to include details of how you meet each of the essential criteria listed on the person specification.
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.
Strode's College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.