Assessor/Trainer in Wood Occupations

Colchester Institute
Competitive salary
14 Sep 2018
19 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Description

Job title: Assessor/Trainer in Wood Occupations

Regulated activity Yes

Responsible to: Area Head of Wood Occupations

Line management of other staff No

Hours per week: 29.6

Weeks per year: 52

Location Colchester

Annual Salary: £25,961– £29,218 pro rata

Actual Salary: £20,768.80 - £23,374.40 per annum


  • To ensure that all workshops are maintained in a safe operational condition, that all teaching and learning related materials are prepared in a timely manner and appropriate stock levels are maintained, working collaboratively with both teaching and support staff to meet the learning needs of students.
  • To train and assess candidates within a workshop environment, predominantly across college campuses but could be within industry.
  • To oversee / carry out live practical projects both within the college or other establishments maintaining a high quality of work in accordance to statutory requirements.

Main Tasks

  1. To maintain high expectations of learner’s work, commitment, and behaviour, taking action to ensure the highest of standards are met at all times.
  2. To continuously evaluate and improve the quality of learning and teaching within your delivery utilising and engaging with the college’s development and observation programmes.
  3. To train and assess candidates towards agreed qualifications and prepare high quality learning and teaching materials.
  4. To maintain workshop, equipment and tools to the highest standards ensuring statutory requirements are met.
  5. To carry out and oversee practical community or college projects ensuring high standards of work are maintained at all times.
  6. To competently and professionally liaise with customers, parents/guardians and employers.
  7. To maintain an effective and timely stock control system of materials and consumables including the ordering of materials, tools and equipment.
  8. To prepare materials and equipment as needed by teaching staff and students in a timely, effective and efficient manner.
  9. To contribute to the work of programme teams, committees and boards as appropriate.
  10. To complete appropriate awarding body documentation and ensure compliance of required procedures.
  11. To monitor candidate progress including target setting and the carrying out of regular progression reviews.
  12. To assist in the promotion and marketing of programmes within your team and centre of study.
  13. To apply and actively promote the college’s Safeguarding and Health and Safety Policies.
  14. To actively promote equality and diversity at all times.
  15. To undertake such other duties as may be required by or on behalf of Colchester Institute provided that they are consistent with the nature of the post.

August 2018

This job description is current as the date shown. It may be amended in any way following consultation with the post holder to take account of changes or anticipated changes in the organisation or management of Colchester Institute.

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