THE DETAILS:
  • Location: Swansea, SA2 9EB
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £10,000.00 - £15,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 06 December, 2023 12:00 AM

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Administrator

Gower College Swansea
Welsh Language Compliance Officer

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:

As a member of theWelsh Language Development Team, the post holder will play an essential role in the development of Welsh language skills acrossGower College campuses to develop a Welsh medium / bilingual ethos. Providing advice to service areas on implementing the Welsh Language Standards and identify and disseminate examples of best practice in the delivery of Welsh Language Standards across the College.
  • 18.5 hours a week
  • Part Time, Permanent
  • £12812 - 13924 Per Annum
  • Swansea
Key Responsibilities:
  • To be responsible for performance monitoring of College service areas for compliancy against the Welsh Language Standards under the Welsh Standards (No 6 Regulations 2017)
  • As part of the monitoring process, to identify and investigate any non-compliance or poor performance against agreed performance indicators and report accordingly
  • To investigate and research best practice across Wales and disseminate appropriately to relevant service areas
  • Support the implementation of the college's Bilingual Development strategy
About you:
  • An understanding of the Welsh language standards
  • Welsh Oracy (Listening/Speaking) Level 4 (Fluent)
  • Welsh Literacy (writing/Reading) Level 4 (Fluent)
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Takes pride in delivering high quality work for the benefit of service users
Benefits for you:
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, and the college is closed for two weeks over the Christmas period
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible working scheme
  • Discounted study opportunities on College programmes
  • View more benefits here: https://www.gcs.ac.uk/recruitment/benefits-and-wellbeing
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 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).