Programme Tutor - Bricklaying/Groundwork

£27,366 per annum - £31,815 per annum (Dependant on experience)
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Job description

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about using their knowledge and skills to coach and mentor the next generation of Apprentices. This exciting opportunity to become an assessor & tutor within the Strategic Growth and Partnerships Apprenticeship Team at West Suffolk College will give the successful candidate the opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of our students.


Whilst previous experience in an assessing role is desirable, it is not essential. No two days are the same and the successful candidate will enjoy the benefits of managing their own diary, working with a diverse caseload of individuals, and travelling across the East of England.


You will be responsible for an agreed caseload of Apprenticeships students, assessing their Bricklaying / Groundworker competencies. Support the development of their skills, knowledge and behaviours on a one-to-one basis in conjunction with their employer. Ensuring students receive the necessary training and that they are fully prepared for the End Point Assessment element of their programme.

The successful candidate should have proficient IT skills, the ability to build a good rapport with your students, previous experience of coaching, mentoring or inspiring others in any capacity. At least 5 years Industry experience in Bricklaying and/or Groundworks is essential.


West Suffolk College is one of the country’s leading further education and apprenticeship providers. Our apprenticeship results have consistently remained above the national average. We offer many degrees, HNCs and HNDs at our focused and inclusive University Studies Centre. We have around 13,000 students including nearly 2,000 apprentices studying with us.


As a College, our Character Strengths and Mission Statement underpin our expectations of all our students and employees. Please familiarise yourself with these and incorporate them into your personal statement; this will be of benefit if you are invited to attend for an interview.


This is an opportunity to join a hugely supportive organisation where we value, support and facilitate your professional development, as well as offering many other benefits including an attractive pension scheme, staff wellbeing initiatives and employee assistance.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


For further information please contact our recruitment team at: [email protected]


If you have not heard from a member of the HR Team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.


Closing Date: Friday 2nd June 2023

Interviews: Will be held shortly thereafter


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.


The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.


All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website –


We are passionate about promoting equality of opportunity and creating a working ment where diversity is recognised and celebrated, and everyone has the chance to reach their full potential. Our ment is diverse in character and student population. We particularly welcome applications from candidates from Black Minority Ethnic origin and those with a disability.


Eastern Colleges Group is committed to safeguarding our children and young people/vulnerable adults. We uphold fundamental British Values and expect all our employees to do the same. All appointments are subject to safer recruitment checks, including previous employment checks, online searches and an Enhanced DBS Check.

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