• Location: Llanelli, Sa15 4DN
  • Subject:
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £25,000.00 - £30,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
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Employability Assessor (eLearning)

Employability Assessor (eLearning)

Coleg Sir Gar
Employability Assessor (eLearning)
Application Deadline: 23 May 2024

Department: Business Development and Innovation

Employment Type: Fixed Term Contract

Location: Graig Campus

Reporting To: Employability Manager

Compensation: £27,186 - £29,500 / year

DescriptionThe Corporate Board is committed to appointing staff who will display initiative and enthusiasm, and further enhance the reputation of the College through a commitment to working as a team member and producing work of high quality. The post provides an exciting and challenging opportunity for a pro-active and innovative person.

The Corporate Board is committed to widening participation in learning through the pro-active use of eLearning courses. This activity has been growing steadily over the last 10 years and there is now an opportunity for an enthusiastic and innovative person to play an important role in the further development of this activity. Working closely with the Employability Manager you will play a key role in the smooth running of the face to face eLearning activity throughout the South Wales region.

Key Responsibilities
  • Participate, under the guidance of the Employability Manager in enrolling, coaching, advising and supporting employability learners.Offering them advice and guidance, registering them on the most appropriate course, explaining the learning environment and ensuring that all procedures and systems are maintained accurately and updated when necessary;
  • Liaise with teaching staff, community partners and students to ensure that student registration is meticulously recorded, files updated and mailouts recorded;
  • Provide practically focused instruction/workshops, using agreed learning and assessment materials which are prepared by Course Source;
  • Organise and invigilate appropriate testing procedures for Course Sourse courses, if required;
  • Maintain accurate records for recording delivery, tracking and communicating with learners and reporting regular and accurate figures. Ensure individual learner details are kept up-to-date and maintain records of learner progress;
  • Contribute to business planning and marketing of eLearning, supporting the Employability Manager in actively promoting eLearning, in the college, DWP, and community to develop both face to face and distance learning opportunities;
  • Ensure that appropriate evidence and systems are in place as required for inspection;
  • Attend training events and regularly update knowledge via the Course Source partner's portal and printed material to ensure administration processes are up-dated;
  • Work with all other employability staff to create a welcoming, purposeful atmosphere that encourages open and flexible learning;
  • Distribute instructional materials, help sheets and notices for employability students as appropriate

Skills Knowledge and ExpertiseEssential Criteria:
  • IT Qualification minimum to Level 2
  • Excellent Customer Care Skills
  • Proven competence in a range of IT systems/packages
  • Experience of working in partnership with external agencies inc DWP
  • Good communicator with diplomacy and tact
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work harmoniously with colleagues
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Good presentational skills
  • Ability to display confidence and establish positive relationships
Desirable Criteria:
  • Level 4, HNC/D or Degree
Welsh Language Requirements:
  • Welsh Oracy (Listening/Speaking) - Level 0/1
  • Welsh Literacy (Writing/Reading) - Level 0/1
See detailed language descriptions attached.

Persons are welcome to apply for posts in Welsh and applications made in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

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  • You will receive 28 days holiday, plus bank holidays and five closure days which totals at 41 days holiday per year. You also receive an additional 4 days after 5 years service.
  • Extremely generous pension scheme with employer contributions of 20%.
  • Award-winning professional learning and development programme.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Online and instore retail discounts