• Location: Carmarthen, SA32 8NJ
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary: £13,015 / year
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 05 August, 2024 12:00 AM
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Assessor in Agricultural Engineering

Coleg Sir Gar

Salary: £13,015 / year

Assessor in Agricultural Engineering
Application Deadline: 5 August 2024

Department: Agriculture

Employment Type: Permanent - Part Time

Location: Gelli Aur Campus

Reporting To: Head of Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering

Compensation: £13,015 / year

DescriptionThe Board of Directors of Coleg Sir Gar and Coleg Ceredigion are committed to appointing the very best staff who achieve excellence in their work. Working to the values and behaviours that underpin the strategic plan and business of the institution, the College seeks staff that display creativity and innovation, whilst driving their own performance.

This is an exciting role designed to support the on-going delivery and assessments of NVQ's in the work place and apprenticeship programmes across the faculty. You will provide support by ensuring that the quality of programmes meets the required standards both internally and externally to provide the very best experience and service to our learners.

The post holder must demonstrate initiative, good organisational skills and sound time management skills. The post holder will be expected to work to an agreed caseload and as such will be asked to work extensively off site to meet the demands of the role. The exact caseload number will be agreed with the Faculty Management Team and Senior IQA and will vary according to geographic distribution of apprentices and travel involved but will be in the range of between 45 and 50 learners.

Key Responsibilities
  • To plan, monitor and evaluate learner's progress against their framework;
  • To liaise with employers and learners on learner's progress;
  • To assist in the management of specified training in the workplace and /or college and monitor the delivery of the apprenticeship programme;
  • To liaise with managers, teachers, assessors and learners to ensure effective completion and achievement;
  • To conduct on site and in college assessment of learners in your specialised vocation;
  • To work with an allocated case load of up to a minimum of 45 learners or apprentices.

Skills Knowledge and ExpertiseEssential Criteria:
  • NVQ Level 3-5 or higher
  • 3 years relevant industrial experience within vocational area
  • Assessor Awards (For new candidates who are not in possession of an Assessor Award, support will be provided by the college to achieve the required standards within an agreed timeframe)
  • GCSE English and Mathematics at minimum Grade C or O Level equivalent
  • Evidence of CPD that demonstrates engagement in activities to maintain up to date knowledge and skills of industry practices, products and equipment
  • Competence in the use of a range of IT Systems and packages, including Microsoft WORD, EXCEL, Bespoke packages and cloud-based applications

Desirable Criteria:
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • First Aid at Work
  • Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice qualification (where this is required) to be gained within 12 months
Welsh Language Requirements:
  • Welsh Oracy (Listening/Speaking) - Level 2
  • Welsh Literacy (Writing/Reading) - Level 2
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%.
  • Salary Sacrifice EV Car Scheme
  • Award-winning professional learning and development programme.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Online and instore retail discounts