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Engineering Technician

Location
Runnymede Chase, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 1TW
College
USP College
Hours
Full Time
Salary
FTE £19,354 Pro Rata £17,404
Posted
26th October 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
8th December 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1281852
Job Reference
SR1048
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1281852

Salary: FTE £19,354 Actual Salary is £17,404

Location: Seevic Campus, Benfleet, Essex

Closing date for applications: On-going

Hours: 37 hours per week, 41 Weeks per year

Contract: Permanent

REF: SR1048

JOB OVERVIEW

To provide a high-quality offering contributing to the college teaching and learning programme. You will support the educational experience of the student while adhering to policy and procedure. Working with groups independently with guidance from teaching staff and the Head of Learning to maintain the highest standards. Assisting within the curriculum area to contribute to the realisation of the Corporation’s Mission statement for the College.

As the Engineering Technician, you will also be responsible for the security and provision of college equipment whilst supporting staff and students in their use of equipment throughout the college and to investigate operational problems encountered. You will prepare practical areas for student use as well as issuing equipment, tools and materials to students whilst keeping a record of number of items for stock level purposes. You will maintain high levels of health and safety for staff and students at all times, to include the completion and updating of risk assessments.

WHY CHOOSE US

As a college, our strategy is to create a Career Focused, Digital Learning environment, ensuring that the learner experience and our relationship within our community, local and regional employers, are at the heart of everything we do. Providing a high achieving, focused learning environment allowing our students to achieve the grades they need for higher educations, or the skills and aptitude required to secure a suitable role in their chosen career.

WHAT WE OFFER:

A college environment fully dedicated to developing every student to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability.

A dedicated and friendly team of professionals keen to develop and learn.

A two-year funded teaching course, providing the opportunity to complete a recognised post 16 teaching qualification*

Excellent CPD opportunities.

Free onsite parking.

Well-being days & activities

Onsite canteen & coffee shop.

Cycle to work scheme*

Discounted gym membership.

Electric Vehicle Scheme*

Eye Care Vouchers scheme.

*Subject to terms & conditions

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Level three within subject area (or equivalent)

Knowledge and experience of ICT to support learning

Literacy and numeracy competency

THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

Ability to communicate with students and customers at all levels both verbally and in writing.

Articulate and approachable, good interpersonal skills

Ability to listen effectively and motivate young people

Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions clearly and precisely

Good time management

Able to work on initiative

Ability to establish rapport with students quickly and effectively

High level of attention to detail

Flexibility and committed to contributing to a team approach

Ability to multi task and prioritise

This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. Self-declaration is subject to Ministry of Justice guidance on the disclosure of criminal records, further information can be found on GOV UK

USP College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, we therefore expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service, and any other checks that the role requires to ascertain suitability of working with children.

We will hold and process any personal data, including sensitive (special category) personal data, relating to you in accordance with our legal obligations, in the manner set out in the Privacy Notice for staff and in accordance with our Data Protection Policy, which is set out on the College’s website, found here. You should familiarise yourself with our Data Protection Policy (and all other subsidiary policies to it) and comply with them at all times. Neither the Privacy Notice for Staff nor those policies form a part of your contract of employment.

Safeguarding Statement:

USP College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, we therefore expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service, and any other checks that the role requires to ascertain suitability of working with children.