Post:                          Apprentice Coach in Engineering – Mechanical Maintenance

Salary:                       £24,070 – £30,443

Hours:                       Full time, 37 hours

Ref No:                      J155/21         

Contract:                   Permanent

Closing Date:           17 November 2021

Interview Date:         TBC

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Warrington & Vale Royal College is seeking to appoint an Apprentice Coach in Engineering to be accountable and responsible for the efficient and effective delivery and assessment of all elements of training leading to the achievement of nationally recognised qualifications, with a focus on apprenticeship provision.

You will be responsible for the management of assessments for candidates, from assessment planning to marking and recording assessment decisions, along with the tracking of Skills, behaviours and knowledge as required by the awarding body.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Occupational pension scheme
  • Employee benefits package
  • Full programme of training and mentoring
  • Induction programme and buddy scheme
  • Flexible working, where appropriate
  • Focus on sustainability

In October 2019 the College was officially commended as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, and we celebrated some of the highest pass rates in England, ranking us in the top 10 nationally for the third consecutive year. Our mission is ‘Realising potential, transforming lives’. Our environment is inclusive, friendly and supportive, with high expectations for both staff and students. To thrive in our environment, you will need to be resilient, positive, able to work autonomously, have a strong work ethic, and put our learners at the heart of everything you do.

Suitable candidates will have a Mechanical Maintenance background, with the ability to assess our Maintenance apprenticeships.

Applicants will have level 3 or above qualifications, ideally have an assessor award and a teaching qualification, and in-depth knowledge of relevant apprenticeship frameworks as well as relevant industrial experience. Holding either an IQA or V1 qualification would be preferable.

We will also consider applications from candidates who are industry qualified and with the relevant industrial experience, who would like to have the opportunity to receive the training to progress to be a qualified and experienced Engineering apprentice coach.

For further information please refer to the attached job description, or if you would like an informal conversation about this role please contact us.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that it is college policy that referees of short-listed candidates will automatically be approached prior to interview. One reference should be from your current or most recent employer.

The College operates on 2 campuses – Warrington and Winsford.

Please click here to complete your application. Please note, you will now be redirected to the FE Jobs website to apply to work at Warrington & Vale Royal College.


`Warrington and Vale Royal College is committed to Equal Opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our learners’