Skills Development Coach (Digital)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
01/08/2021 23:59
£19,655.71 - £21,958.51 per annum (pro rata)
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Closing date:
1 Aug
Further Information

External Vacancy

Post Ref: 6498. Part Time, 18.5 hours per week. Permanent. £19,655.71 - £21,958.51 per annum (pro rata)

Attractive benefits for this post include 35 days’ annual leave per year (pro rata) plus bank holidays and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Skills Development Coach (Digital) who is passionate about Digital technology and the digital sector, to work within the department of Computing and Digital. Sunderland College have recently announced that we will be implementing World-class facilities that will deliver ‘unparalleled learning opportunities’ for North East students are set to move forward, after a successful £3m bid to Government. This will include transformation of a space within its Bede Campus. The 1920s Bede Building will see its old hall undergo a complete refurbishment, with the inclusion of a sophisticated, 360 degree immersive visualisation ‘dome’ created within it, that will allow students to train in a number of virtual reality environments as well as further developments within Bede campus.

What we are looking for?

We are looking for an ambitious individual with a real passion for developing the technical and employability skills of our students across all of our Digital courses. The post holder will work closely with curriculum teachers to ensure that our students have outstanding learning opportunities and are work ready as well as meeting and talking to employers from across the region.

This is an ideal opportunity for those with industry knowledge and experience who can support learners through planning and delivering innovative individual and group led activities as well as through significant and meaningful employer related activity.

Sunderland College (Educational Partnership North East):

Sunderland College (part of the Education Partnership North East group) is a leading education provider with a vision of excellence and a reputation for success.

We are an award-winning college and are in the process of driving forward an ambitious and significant programme of transformation. This includes an extensive capital investment programme to ensure our staff and students have only the very best working and learning environments and resources.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate, in their personal statement, practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.

To find out more about this great opportunity please visit https://vacancies.educationpartnershipne.ac.uk/ and select the job description and person specification within the Information section.

Please note we will only accept EPNE application forms. Alternatively, if you have any queries about the position please contact Sam Ogle (Curriculum Manager for Digital) via email sam.ogle@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk

All applications must be received by 12 midnight on 1st August 2021

It is anticipated that interviews will take place during the week commencing Monday 16th August 2021

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.