North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College Group is showcasing the opportunities available for talented individuals to join its team delivering skills training as its expands student and apprenticeship numbers.
In addition, the College is seeking to resource its new MIRA Technology Institute, a £9.5 million specialist facility to train the next generation of engineers in the automotive industry.
The Group supports around 12,000 students in full and part time study, apprenticeships, higher education, professional courses and distance learning from four campuses in Warwickshire and Leicestershire, and four schools run by the Group’s Midland Academies Trust.
The College aims to attract skilled individuals from both education and industry to a range of employment opportunities at a special recruitment event to be held at its Wigston campus on Thursday, 8 March between 3pm and 7pm.
Opportunities include teaching full-time students and delivering apprenticeship training in the workplace. The College is particularly keen to hear from people with skills in the following areas:
North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College gives young people and adults the skills that they need to succeed in their future careers and is looking to boost its team with individuals who have the skills and experience to share with students and apprentices.
Some of the benefits of working for the Group include:
Anyone interested in the event can click here to register their interest or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Representatives from across the Group, including the Midland Academies Trust, will be on hand to share their experiences and to answer any questions.
Head of HR for the Learning Group, Nicola Morrison said, “The organisation is a fantastic place to work, with excellent employee benefits and opportunities and a place where we encourage and support our staff to be the best that they can be. We are keen to hear from people who are interested in working for us either now or in the future.
“We are ideally looking for individuals with a teaching or an assessor qualification, but if you are unqualified, a willingness to achieve the qualification will always be considered as the College can offer this development opportunity. All we ask from you is the drive and dedication to work towards relevant qualifications, along with relevant industry experience and knowledge.
“The opportunities available are not just about teaching and assessing. We are also looking to fill posts in student support and mentoring, as well as a range of other support roles.
“We all play a vital role in preparing thousands of students for their future lives and careers, promoting the values of democracy, individual liberty, mutual tolerance and respect. We pride ourselves on helping students to grow in confidence and self-esteem so that they are ready to become active and productive citizens. We all work towards the common goal of ‘achieving success through learning’.
“New recruits would be joining a team of over 600 people, working full-time and part-time. We have over 200 teaching staff and the whole team supports our tutors by keeping college services running efficiently so that we can deliver an excellent student experience.”
The College Group boasts excellent facilities, strong partnerships with major employers and universities, and excellent international relationships. These have helped to make its campuses and schools sought-after places to study for thousands of young people and adults.
Students’ learning is enhanced through purpose-designed training areas and industry-specific equipment in areas including CAD engineering, hospitality & catering, construction and electrical installation.
Its creative arts campus in Hinckley has the best facilities in the region and offers students access to state-of-the-art computing supported by industry-standard software and lecturing staff who are also skilled practitioners.
Both the advanced engineering centre at the Nuneaton campus and the Harrowbrook Construction Centre in Hinckley have been praised by regional businesses. Students can acquire traditional skills whilst also developing competencies in working with emerging technologies.
Publication date: Friday 2nd March 2018