Civil Engineering Assessor (Groundworks)

Fareham College

6 hours per week

Fareham College offers brand new state of the art facilities comprising of workshops, teaching classrooms, learning resource centres, restaurants, a theatre, a hair & beauty salon and associated facilities. The successful candidate will be a member of a team of over 300 academic and business support staff. We pride ourselves on providing the very best technical and professional training to set our students on the path to exciting and rewarding careers.

Due to the expansion of its new Civil Engineering Training Centre, the Construction Department is looking for a highly organised, motivated and focused Assessor in Groundworks to join its fast developing team.

The department is excited about a new employer-led project in developing learners through traineeships and apprenticeships all the way through to employment in the local sector to support our community.

This is a new and exciting position where the Assessor will be maintaining close liaison with employers and visiting the apprentices on-site to track and monitor the progression of NVQ portfolios.

You will be assessing programmes on levels 1 and 2.

Assessor in Groundworks Duties:

  • Establish and co-ordinate student placements (in the allocated subject area), maintaining close liaison with employers and relevant Associations.
  • Ensure all tracking, monitoring and Quality procedures are completed in accordance with guidelines laid down by the Head of Department
  • Provide all data relating to assessment for the Head of Department/Programme Manager, as required.
  • Ensure that appropriate assignments, tasks and activities are regularly assessed on employer's premises, and that feedback is given to candidates in ways which will allow them to develop and achieve progression. 
  • To take full staff responsibility for groups of students and for assessing them in areas identified in provided schemes of work and lesson plans.

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required

  • Structured period of practical training within the specialist area and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the relevant specialist field within engineering
  • Appropriate professional qualification. (NVQ level 3 or equivalent)
  • A1/V1 Assessor/Verifier Awards or be prepared to gain this
  • Understanding of different teaching methods and strategies to support effective student learning (e.g. use of ILT)
  • Ability to work unsupervised and under own initiative
  • Demonstrable commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Experience in assessing would be advantageous, although industry experience will be considered for those with the ambition of becoming an outstanding Assessor. Fareham College will offer free assessing awards to those wishing to enter the profession.

If you are an experienced professional looking to share your knowledge in a rewarding and exciting learning environment we would love to hear from you.

Benefits package

30 Days Annual Leave pro rata, Teachers Pension scheme, Free on-site gym, Staff lounge, Staff development opportunities, Staff recognition scheme, Employee Recommendation Incentive and access to many more benefits.

Interview Date: TBC

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The College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners.  It expects all staff to share this commitment.  All successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check and to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK.

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