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Administration Assistant – Haverhill Adult Learning Centre, West Suffolk College –Haverhill

Permanent, Part time 30 hours per week

£14,200.05 pro rata salary (£17,513.40 FTE)

The Adult Learning Centre in Haverhill are looking for dynamic and passionate Administration Assistant to join their small but busy team.

The successful candidate will be dealing with both face to face, telephone and email enquiries from both students and staff. They will also need to have good typing skills using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as being able to use and maintain office database systems.

We are looking for applicants who can work flexibly as part of a team with good organisational skills, who are able to prioritise, to work under pressure and at times use their own initiative. The ability to deal with telephone calls and people in a confidential and professional manner is essential.

Role Responsibilities

  • Act as the focal point for communication with members of the public, offering advice and information on course content, fees, dates etc. on all available courses in the Learning Centre, other Learning Centres and at the College’s main site in Bury St Edmunds.
  • Where necessary make appointments with Careers Advisors and signpost where appropriate to other Advice and Guidance providers.
  • With the Learning Centre manager record and maintain the statistical reports of centre activity. Monitor attendance of students on leisure learning and vocational courses held at the centre, liaise with tutors, contact students not attending in a timely manner to help retention and act as a bridge between student and tutor.
  • Act as the focal point for communication, where appropriate, between the various academic and administrative functions of the College and Learning Centres. Give informal/pastoral support to students (within the limits of our remit liaising with main campus staff as appropriate).
  • Undertake any necessary administration for all exam bodies. Booking online and paper exams, including registering students and downloading the appropriate exam data files, organising invigilation and secure storage of exam papers.
  • Welcome visitors, offering hospitality where appropriate. Be the ‘face’ of WSC and deliver customer service to a high standard, dealing with feedback, complaints and compliments accordingly and in line with college policy.

     Required qualifications, skills and experience    

  • Good general education including at least GCSE C grade in English and Maths and ICT
  • NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Administration or equivalent or other appropriate qualifications (desirable.)
  • Experience of working in an administrative or office role.
  • Experience of prioritising workloads.
  • Experience of dealing with a wide range of people in a professional manner.
  • Excellent telephone manner.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Competency in the use of Microsoft Office applications with particular emphasis on high level word processing skills and at least a working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases.
  • Good customer care skills.
  • Post holder must have access to a car and hold a current driving licence. Travel expenses are reimbursed

    Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very              beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process.

   Click here for West Suffolk College Character Strengths

   Click here for West Suffolk College Mission & Vision

 For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please forward an up to date CV, if you have not heard from the college within 14 days of applying, please assume your application has not been successful.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

In line with national legislation, and organisational policy, all data will be processed in a fair and lawful way, for the specific purpose and not disclosed in any way incompatible with such purpose or to any unauthorised persons or organisations.

Equal Opportunities

In accordance with the Equality Act 2010 the college operates a policy of equality and diversity which protects employees, students and people who access the College’s goods, services and facilities, from discrimination on the basis of ‘protected characteristics’ which include: age ,disability, gender, reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins.), religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

DBS

The successful applicant will be required to complete and obtain a standard or enhanced disclosure check (role dependant) from the Disclosure and Barring Service. The cost of processing this will be £44 and you will be required to make payment online via the safeguarding website before your employment commences. Further information about the Disclosure and Barring Scheme can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk or by speaking to a member of the Human Resources department.

Closing date: 20th June 2019

Interview date: 3rd July 2019

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Lecturer in English (141414)  – West Suffolk College –Bury St Edmunds –  Permanent

Salary: £15,460.27 - £16,156.57 pro rata (FTE £25,767.12 - £26,927.61), depending on experience and qualifications

Permanent – 21 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Lecturer in  English at West Suffolk College. We are looking for someone who is vibrant, enthusiastic and dedicated to helping young people succeed. 

The successful candidate must be able to teach Functional Skills English and Maths in a variety of formats, 15 weeks – 9 week and 8 week cohorts. You must be willing to work at least one evening with a maximum of two. This role requires the you to able to commute to centres and work in places across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridge (Addenbrookes Hospital). Are you happy to work one evening with a maximum of two a week.  Monitoring the new specifications for the 2019-2020.

You will create interesting and engaging resources that help contextualise the subject in order to facilitate learning. You will routinely monitor student progress, ensuring students are developing their knowledge and skills. 

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Technician Demonstrator in Engineering

Salary £23,679 - £25, 288.38, dependent on experience

Location: Bury St Edmunds – West Suffolk College

An excellent opportunity has become available for a Technician Demonstrator in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, who is dynamic, passionate about their craft, and passionate about passing on skills and knowledge to the next generation.

Role Responsibilities

  • Delivery of practical skills in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
  • Delivering provided schemes of work, activities and assessments.
  • Assessing and recording the skills of learners, as laid down by accrediting bodies.
  • Recording and reporting on learner progress.
  • Ensuring physical resources are correctly maintained.

Required qualifications, skills and experience

  • Level 3 qualification, or above, relevant to the area
  • The ability to work as a member of a team.
  • The ability to relate to young people and provide clear instruction, advice and support to individuals and groups
  • Proven track record of achievement in the vocational area.

Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process.

https://www.wsc.ac.uk/about-the-college/character-strengths

https://www.wsc.ac.uk/about-the-college/mission-and-vision

For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please send an up to date CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , if you have not heard from a member of the HR team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

In line with national legislation, and organisational policy, all data will be processed in a fair and lawful way, for the specific purpose and not disclosed in any way incompatible with such purpose or to any unauthorised persons or organisations.

Equal Opportunities

In accordance with the Equality Act 2010 the college operates a policy of equality and diversity which protects employees, students and people who access the College’s goods, services and facilities, from discrimination on the basis of ‘protected characteristics’ which include: age ,disability, gender, reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins.), religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

DBS

The successful applicant will be required to complete and obtain a standard or enhanced disclosure check (role dependant) from the Disclosure and Barring Service. The cost of processing this will be £44 and you will be required to make payment online via the safeguarding website before your employment commences. Further information about the Disclosure and Barring Scheme can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk or by speaking to a member of the Human Resources department.

Closing date: 21 June 2019

Interview date: 2 July 2019

 

 Lecturer in ESOL 21 hours per week West Suffolk College –Bury St Edmunds –Permanent  - Pro-rata Salary for 21 hours per week ranges from £14,755.00 - £19,670.76 

(Full time salary bands from £24,591.48 - £32,784.60)

Are you an experienced ESOL Lecturer looking to join the third best college in the country?   

We are looking to recruit an inspiring ESOL Lecturer who can meet the needs of a diverse range of learners.  

The successful applicant will be able to competently deliver accredited ESOL qualifications from level 1 to level 2. 

The role will focus on enabling people of all ages with English as a Second or Additional Language to progress into further study and employment, whilst developing strong links within the college and with the local community. 

The English Maths and ESOL team are experienced, creative and dedicated to enabling students from a variety of backgrounds to achieve their full potential. Ideally you will have experience of working professionally in this field and be an enthusiastic team member who is flexible and used to working under pressure. 

Role Responsibilities 

  • Teach ESOL Skills for life qualifications to a range of classes across the college, learning centres and workplaces as required. 
  • Developing standard schemes of work and lesson plans as appropriate 
  • Disseminating exemplar teaching, learning and assessment materials 

Required qualifications, skills and experience 

  • A TESOL / CELTA / TEFL is essential  
  • Experience of teaching ESOL to 16-19 and 19+ ESOL Learners  
  • Ability and passion to work with young people and adults in a supportive way  
  • Ability to travel between multiple sites  

Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process. 

https://www.wsc.ac.uk/about-the-college/character-strengths 

https://www.wsc.ac.uk/about-the-college/mission-and-vision 

For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Please send a completed application form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , if you have not heard from a member of the HR team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.  

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Closing Date: 23rd June 2019

Interview Date: 1st July 2019

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website – www.wsc.ac.uk/privacy-and-terms

 

Lecturer in Sports and Public Services – 18 hours per week, West Suffolk College –Bury St Edmunds –Fixed term until 10th July 2020

£12,647.04 - £16,860.65( Full time equivalent bandings £24,591.48 - £32,784.60)

An excellent opportunity for an inspiring, ambitious, enthusiastic Lecturer in Sports and Public Services has arisen to join our expanding team. Working for one of the top 5% of colleges in the UK, you will teach across a range of modules and programmes, have course leader responsibility and participate in the development of existing and new course programmes.

Role Responsibilities

  • Teach and assess on a range of programmes as required by the Head of School such as National Diploma in Sport / Public Services, First Diploma in Sport / Public Services and other related subjects.
  • Act as Tutor and/or Course Director to one or more groups of full time and/or part time students.
  • Participate in course team meetings, curriculum planning and materials development as appropriate.
  • Fully participate in the development of the Faculty’s Course portfolio within Sport / Public Service and related programmes.

The successful candidate should hold a master’s degree or equivalent qualification in sport or related field. Professional experience in Sport or related field is desirable.

Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process.

https://www.wsc.ac.uk/about-the-college/character-strengths

https://www.wsc.ac.uk/about-the-college/mission-and-vision

For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please send a completed application form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , if you have not heard from a member of the HR team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: 28th June 2019

Interview Date: 8th July 2019 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website – www.wsc.ac.uk/privacy-and-terms