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Design and Planning professional

Reference: FEB20246547
Expiry date: 2024-03-08 23:59:00.000
Location: Guildford
Salary: £28,743.00 - £40,173.00 Per Annum
Benefits: Generous annual leave allowance, excellent career pathways and fantastic onsite facilities
Attachments: QSTLevelLecturerJD2024.pdf

Who we are:

Activate Learning is a pioneering education group with a global reach, committed to transforming lives through our approach to learning.

We see our employees as individuals, empowering them to make the right choices for their ambitions and careers. We value our people as vital to our continued success and aspire to a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.

When you work for Activate Learning, you’re working for an organisation that provides you with the advantages of a large employer, a trusted partner in your career development, and a transformational way of working whilst also investing in building a community environment for everyone.

Together, we will bring out the best version of yourself.


Are you a practicing Quantity Surveyor or Civil Engineer looking to pass on your knowledge and skills to the future generation of Quantity Surveyors and Civil Engineers?

Activate Learning is recruiting for an Design and Planning professional to join our Engineering and Construction team based at Guildford college. This is a full time, permanent position starting in September 2024. Potential job share to work around existing professional commitments can be considered.

About the role: 

This is an exciting opportunity for a Design and Planning professional to deliver the T Level courses which will be part of the regrowth of professional construction at our Guildford College campus. 

This new style of qualification will help to fill the skills gaps locally, nationally and worldwide and includes a meaningful work placement in a relevant industry potentially leading to an apprenticeship. 

The teaching, training and assessment of students and other client groups to quality standards set by the Group. You will teach and manage one or more courses or groups of students and be responsible for the delivery and development of their curriculum, ensuring that students have an excellent experience throughout all stages of their learner journey.

What do you need to be a successful Design and Planning professional at Activate Learning?

As a Design and Planning professional, will have a recognised qualification in either Quantity Surveying, or Civil Engineering along with the ability to teach and train our ambitious learners enabling them to develop their skills during their T Level programme. 

You will be able to demonstrate the right attributes and behavioural skills that are aligned to our award winning philosophy to encourage and enable our learners achieve their full potential, preventing barriers to learning using different techniques to ensure our learners are equipped to succeed. 

Why work with the Activate Learning Group?

Here are some of our benefits:

  • Enrolment into generous pensions schemes
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent on-site facilities including free onsite parking, refectory facilities, Hair and Beauty salons
  • An extensive Learning and Development programme with a range of CPD opportunities
  • Specialised support and development for teaching staff
  • Access to qualified coaches for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Flexible working opportunities, where appropriate
  • A comprehensive wellbeing programme including access to the Fika and Everymind app
  • Mental Health support including access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee resource groups  
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend vacancy incentive
  • Access to student discount programmes

Applicants should apply at the earliest opportunity, closed vacancies will prevent application form submission.

Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis, we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts. 

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and expect all our staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level. 

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, we do not sponsor work permits. Work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK. 

Applications are encouraged from all candidates who meet or exceed minimum criteria, regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion, or ethnicity. Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage, please contact the talent team directly. 

Recruitment agencies who submit unsolicited CVs to any partner or employee at Activate Learning, have no authority to enter an arrangement. Recruitment agencies engaging with Activate Learning Talent Team will be on our PSL.