Brickwork Lecturer & Assessor

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Working pattern

Full time


Up to £33,456 per annum, dependent upon skills and experience. Welcome Package: An initial welcome bonus of up to £500 payable after three months of satisfactory service with a further payment of up to £500 provided upon successful completion of a six month probationary period

Closing date for applications

Friday, 1 October 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Brick Lecturer/Assessor to join our Construction department. There is an initial welcome bonus of up to £500 payable after three months of satisfactory service with a further payment of up to £500 provided upon successful completion of a six month probationary period. There is also a Performance & Retention Bonus of up to £2,000 per academic year continuing for up to three years. 

The purpose of the role is be responsible for teaching and assessing Trowel Occupations at Levels 1, 2 and 3 on full time students and Apprentices and assisting with the development of the Brickwork curriculum. 

The successful applicant must have:

  • City and Guilds Advanced Craft or NVQ Level 3 in Brickwork
  • City and Guilds 7404 Parts 1 and 2, PGCE or Cert Ed. PTLLS, DTLLS, or a willingness to acquire
  • Level 3 & 4 Assessing Vocational Achievement qualifications or willingness to acquire
  • Previous assessing and teaching experience at an appropriate level and appropriate industrial experience
  • Up to date knowledge of the Brickwork Curriculum and Apprenticeship Standards
  • Knowledge of assessment and tracking procedures 

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The roles main duties include:

  • To teach, assess and as appropriate, internally verify Trowel Occupation courses up to level 3, on site and off site to Apprentices
  • To support the development and expansion of the Brickwork Curriculum
  • To ensure that the Brickwork Curriculum is fully up to standard and to and assist with the further development of the Brickwork Centre
  • To assist in the marketing of the College provision through attendance at Careers Conventions, Open Days and other promotional events
  • To provide vocational support and guidance to learners. To track and target individual student progress 

What we offer you in return:

  • A financial welcome and performance & retention package payable following satisfactory completion of the probationary period with a performance and retention payment applicable at the end of each academic year for three consecutive years, subject to completion of an academic year and achievement of an 80% rate at year-end for learner attendance, retention, achievement
  • An excellent pension scheme (Teachers’ Pension or Local Government) Teachers’ Pension: Employer Contribution 23.68% 
  • A continued professional development programme of up to £750 per academic year
  • A generous annual holiday allowance of 37 days for Academic employees
  • Family friendly policies, including up to 5 paid occasions for time off for dependants within a 12 month period, after the first year of service
  • Five college closure days in December in addition to annual leave 

The closing date for all applications will be Friday 01 October 2021.

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All employment offers are subject to a self-funded (£44) satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.