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Vocational Development Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/03/2017 23:59
£27,394 - £29,854
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Employment Location:
Dryden Centre
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Job details 

Closing date:
21 Mar

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

learningSkills School Workforce Development would like to recruit a Vocational Development Officer (fixed term to July 2017) to deliver high quality training programmes to teaching assistants and support staff in schools.

You must be occupationally competent in order to deliver a variety of accredited and non accredited programmes to cater for the variety of roles and responsibilities with schools, childcare and educational settings. You must hold a level 5 teaching qualification and have experience of both classroom delivery and vocational delivery within the workplace. The role requires you to have an assessment qualification D32, D33, A1, TAQA along with a current, full driving licence and access to car or means to mobility support. There will also be an element of development work associated with the role.

It is essential that you will be committed to anti-discriminatory practices, and be knowledgeable around current teaching, learning and assessment practice/strategies and have a subject specialism, supporting teaching & learning in Schools. You will be familiar with the occupational standards for teaching assistants and support staff along with an understanding of apprenticeship frameworks, Ofsted, QCA and awarding body guidance.

Experience of apprenticeship delivery including assessment and internal verification and teaching adults following educational frameworks in a range of settings is paramount to the post. There will be a range of administrative skills required associated with the post and you will be expected to act on your own initiative, work in a number of outreach locations and with colleagues as part of a team. Vocational experience within the appropriate vocational sector is also essential.

If successful you will need to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

Apply online at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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