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T Level Industrial Placement Progress Officer

Reference: NOV20239002
Expiry date: 2023-11-23 09:00:00.000
Location: Sim Balk Lane campus
Salary: £26,431.00 - £27,210.00 Per Annum
Benefits: please see staff benefits attachment
Attachments: JobDescriptionTLevelProgressOfficer(non-industryspecific).docx

T Level Industrial Placement Progress Officer 

Ref: 2324/049

Hours: 37 hours per week 
Salary: £26,431 to £27,210 per annum. Plus generous benefits. These include: 

•    43 days annual leave per year pro rata (including bank holidays and efficiency closures)
•    Generous Occupational Pension Scheme

About the role
T-levels are new, government-backed, career focused qualifications for 16 to 19 year olds. Each two-year course has been designed with employers from multiple sectors and combines classroom study with a substantial industry placement to prepare young people for the world of work, or further study like a higher-level apprenticeship or university.

This role has been created in order to support subject a number of curriculum teams in the delivery of T levels by undertaking the tracking and monitoring of students while they complete their industrial placements. This role will involve liaison with students, employers and teaching staff and a substantial amount of the role will be carried out while visiting students in employer premises while they complete their industrial placements.

A key function of the role will be accurate and timely record keeping and clear communication with a range of stakeholders both in and out of the college to ensure that students are representing the college well while in their industrial placements and to ensure that employers are providing students with safe and useful industrial placement activities and support in the workplace. 

As T Levels are new qualifications, there is no necessity for applicants to have any prior knowledge or experience of this provision type to be successful in this role as full training will be given.

About the Person
The successful candidate should have excellent administration and communication skills, be adaptable and pay attention to detail. They should have a working knowledge of the basic professional standards expected by employers such as personal presentation, time management and administration, as well as a working knowledge of health and safety in the workplace.  

The successful candidate should be confident in managing their workload independently and be proactive in building relationships to allow clear and regular communication to take place. 

Being enthusiastic about and committed to the transformative nature of Further Education is vital as is the ability to work closely with a wide range of stakeholders including students (aged 16 to 19) and employers. All staff within the curriculum area strive to maintain a growth mindset and are dedicated to their own CPD. 

Candidates may offer skills and experiences suitable for a proportion of role or the total 37 hours per week.

About the College
A college with an excellent track record for quality, we're amongst the top performers in the region.  We're one of the largest providers of A Level and vocational programmes for 16 to 19 year olds in the region. We also deliver a range of T Levels,Traineeships, Apprenticeships, degree level courses, working with over 1,000 employers, helping them to meet their current and future skills needs. 

We are proud of our excellent achievement rates for students at all levels, as well as our outstanding student progression into higher-level study and employment.

York College is proud to be part of a consortium of colleges and employers developing the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology (IoT), designed to increase higher level technical skills for employers.

With a vibrant working environment, excellent transport links to the city centre and surrounding area, plus on-site parking, you will find York College to be fulfilling and supportive place to work. As a member of College staff you will have full use of the College facilities including free gym membership at the Athletic Suite, our brand new state of the art gym.
Please check out our website here: www.yorkcollege.ac.uk

Want to know more? 
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Katharine Dent, Head of Curriculum, at kdent@yorkcollege.ac.uk 

Important Notices

1.    The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act
The College is exempt from the provisions of the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974, by virtue of the fact that postholders have access to children and young people, and to vulnerable adults. 

In such circumstances, York College is legally entitled to ask applicants for details of all convictions, and cautions irrespective of whether they are ‘spent’ or ‘unspent’. This means that you must disclose all convictions and cautions in your application.     

2.    Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
We take the safety of our learners extremely seriously, and to ensure no unsuitable persons are employed, all successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check, regardless of the role they undertake. For regulated roles (e.g. those roles providing teaching, training, instructing, advice and guidance, or supervision of children, or providing personal care to vulnerable adults) it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children or to vulnerable adults. 

3.    Online Search of Shortlisted Candidates
Please note we will undertake online searches of all shortlisted candidates, to identify any candidates who may give cause for concern in relation to learner safety.

Please note that we do not accept CV applications. If you are viewing this vacancy through any job board then please go to our website www.yorkcollege.ac.uk/job-vacancies and apply using our application form.

Most correspondence regarding vacancies will be sent via email, so please check your emails regularly for updates on your application. We would also advise to check your junk/spam folder as some emails may end up here depending on your mail provider settings.

Closing date: 23rd November 2023 (9am)
Interviews: 30th November 2023