Careers at The College

Assessor in Engineering

Bournemouth & Poole College has an exciting opportunity for an Assessor in Engineering to join their team in Poole. You will be joining on a full time, permanent basis and in return you will receive a competitive salary of £21,829 to £24,035 with an additional market supplement of up to £4,000 depending on skills and experience.

Bournemouth & Poole College are the largest provider of further education and apprentices within the area. We have around 11,000 students that are from across the UK and the world. Our passion is to ensure students are qualified, find jobs and can progress in their career. We are proud to say our apprenticeships training ranks in the top 30% of colleges and we work with over 2,000 business.

The Assessor in Engineering Role:

To ensure that The College’s provision of work-based qualifications in this area are administered and delivered according to the standards laid down by the awarding bodies and the College. To ensure that candidates achieve within framework time frames, by implementing all the necessary actions during the term of the qualification.

Organisation
Bournemouth & Poole College
Department
Engineering, Marine & Motor Vehicle
Job Type
Permanent
Employment Basis
Full time
Working hours per week
37
Location
North Road, Poole
Salary
21,829 to 24,035 with an additional market supplement of up to 4,000 depending on skills and experience
Closing date
26/08/2019
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As our Assessor in Engineering you will:

- Ensure that candidates who wish to enrol on work-based qualifications have all the guidance and resources made available to them to successfully achieve their goal.
- Organise and carry out on-site visits with candidates in order to perform assessments.
- Record assessment decisions and give feedback to candidates, and if necessary arrange for support activities to take place.
- Work closely with the Internal and External Verifiers to ensure that the quality of work-based assessment meets the standards required by the awarding bodies, and The College.
- Develop realistic plans for learning and assessment with the candidates and update these as necessary.
- Plan the assessment process with candidates and other people.
- Help candidates meet the Awarding Body assessment requirements.
- Review the candidate’s level of competence and identify what they need to in order to become fully competent.
- Use a variety of assessment methods and different types of evidence to meet the standards.
- Judge evidence against performance criteria, ranges and knowledge requirements, to recognise candidates’ achievements.
- Give constructive feedback to candidates and keep appropriate records.
- Review candidate progress throughout the term of the qualification and inform management of any concerns that may affect the outcome.
- Ensure that candidates are aware of the College’s appeals procedures, and participate in appeals as required.

The ideal Assessor in Engineering will need:

- A minimum of 5 years recent industrial experience relevant to the subject area.

- The ability to analyse and solve problems.

- Excellent interpersonal / presentation and negotiation skills.

- Strong interest in developing resources.

- A clean driving licence and have the use of own vehicle to carry out visits

- Initiative to deal with variant teaching and learning situations.

- Possesses the ability to meet deadlines. Can work well within a team.

- Strong commitment to The College values and to the learners.

- Self-directed with a high level of personal drive.

- Ability to be sensitive to the needs of others and to respond appropriately.

- A level 3 qualification in Engineering Technology.

The benefits:

As a member of support staff at Bournemouth & Poole College you can expect to receive a market rate salary and excellent benefits including:

- 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 after 5 years' service with the College

- up to 5 days leave during the Christmas closure period

- Free parking at all of our college sites (where spaces are available)

- Cycle to Work scheme

- Enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

If you feel you are the right candidate for this Assessor in Engineering role then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

As a member of support staff at Bournemouth & Poole College you can expect to receive a market rate salary and excellent benefits including:

  • 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 after 5 years' service with the College
  • up to 5 days leave during the Christmas closure period
  • Free parking at all of our college sites (where spaces are available)
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme