• Location: Swansea, SA5 4HB
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00
  • Language: English

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Housing Trainer

Gower College Swansea

Salary: 33545 - 39024 Per Annum

About us:

Gower College Swansea is one of the largest colleges in Wales with a strong reputation for high quality teaching and learning. We have six campuses across the city with over 4,500 full time learners and 10,000 part time learners. We currently have a turnover of over £50 million making us a major employer in the region with approximately 1,000 staff.

At Gower College Swansea we are passionate about investing in our staff and looking after their wellbeing to ensure they feel supported in work and also at home.

The role:

To deliver high quality training and assessing to learners within the housing sector. Programmes may include Work Based Learning, NVQs, European Funded projects, bespoke programmes and workshops.

To have current knowledge of the sector/industry and undertake duties to a high standard at all times.

To provide a professional approach when working with learners and employers, creating a positive and high quality learning environment to enable all learners to reach their full potential.
  • 37 Hours per week
  • Permanent
  • £33,545 - 39,024 Per Annum
  • Swansea- Jubilee Court Campus
Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan, prepare and deliver assessments across a range of courses ensuring schemes/records of work, assignment schedules, are appropriate to the syllabus content and awarding body standards.
  • Plan and deliver a minimum of 12 hours per week of training to learners as required.
  • Ensure training and assessment strategies and materials are planned and accessible to meet the varied needs of all learners, and that cross-cutting themes (for example, ESDGC, Welsh Ethos, ES, Employability) are embedded and assessed effectively.
  • Assess and monitor learner progress, including the setting of targets, maintaining records of work and achievement.
About you:
  • Proven track record of working and teaching within the housing sector.
  • Commercial knowledge, experience and understanding of industry, including training needs.
  • Level 4 qualification or equivalent in relevant sector or be willing to work towards
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Benefits for you:
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, and the college is closed for two weeks over the Christmas period
  • A Local Government Pension Scheme with an average employer contribution of 21% (2023)
  • A Teacher's Pension Scheme with an average employer contribution of 23.68% (2023)
  • 2 staff well-being days
  • Discounted study opportunities on College programmes
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We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our organisation.

If you wish to continue your application journey using Welsh Language, please visit our Cymraeg site. We encourage Welsh Language applications as we recognise the importance of delivering services in Welsh, and the need to grow our bilingual workforce.

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.

Please note that we are expecting a high volume of applicants for this vacancy. If we do, we may close the post before the specified date, therefore an early application is recommended.

Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year (subject to a start date before 1st February).