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Workplace Tutor (QSCM)

Nottingham Trent University - Academic Schools

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £28,756 to £33,309 p.a. Grade G
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th September 2021
Closes: 25th October 2021
Job Ref: 009208

An opportunity has arisen for an individual to join a committed and enthusiastic Quantity Surveyor on a full-time basis within the School of Architecture, Design & the Built Environment. The Construction Management and Quantity Surveying Subject Area has an excellent reputation in relation to graduate employment through the delivery of strong vocational professionally accredited courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.  The post holder will be required to further enhance this reputation and to help further develop its offering.

The primary role of the Workplace Tutor is to act as the main point of contact for learners undertaking a higher education apprenticeship or work placement opportunity. You will lead on and manage a schedule of face to face contacts, visiting learners in their workplace setting to undertake progress reviews.

You will act as the main link between on-campus academic staff and employers, producing and contributing to reports relating to learner progress, assessing the quality of the workplace learning experience and maintaining records for compliance purposes. You will also play an integral role in the management of the employer/university relationship by developing and managing positive relationships with employers.

You will have a degree in Quantity Surveying or Construction Management, or a closely related discipline together with experience of working in Higher Level Apprenticeships and/or UK Higher Education sector. Previous or current industrial experience relating to one or more of the following sectors: Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management; and Construction Management. It is also desirable that you will be an Chartered member of a relevant professional body and have experience of working as a contact / link tutor/coach/mentor or in providing academic or pastoral support

In addition to the experience stated above, and within other associated documents, your ability to communicate effectively, enthuse and motivate students, and to further develop the overall student learning experience is seen as vitally important.

You will be required to visit students and apprentices at work sites nationally on a regular basis.

For an informal discussion or if you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr Amrit Sagoo, Head of Construction Management on +44 (0)115 01158482427, or via email

Closing date: 25th October 2021

Interview date: 11th November 2021

NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.

This role is open to non-UK/Irish applicants subject to current UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) rules. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information.

We’re proud of how far we’ve come. With a shared vision, we are a community of more than 4,000 colleagues, all committed to our goal of becoming ‘the university of the future’. Do you have the passion to help us to go even further?

Please note that this role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions. 

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