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Employer Engagement Advisor

Employer Engagement Advisor

Leeds College of Building

Leeds College of Building

  • Expired
Job type:
Part Time, Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
1 February 2018

Job overview





Internal Reference: 0066

Hours: Full Time, Part Time and Variable hours available - (To be discussed at interview stage)

Salary: Full Time - £20,449 up to £23,686 per annum

Part Time - to be calculated from Full Time equivalent

Variable - £12.61 or £14.61 (Dependant on qualifications)

As the UK’s leading provider of construction education and training, Leeds College of Building we are at the forefront of delivering high quality programmes across the construction sector. Employer Engagement, which includes the apprenticeship provision, is one of the Colleges growth areas and we are proud of our excellent facilities and the quality of our assessment, teaching and learning to meet industry needs.

Duties will include the monitoring and management of a caseload of students in line with the College’s contracts with funding bodies. You will also carry out employer recruitment, health & safety vetting, employer/student sign ups, secure places and monitor progression together with ensuring College / student files meet audit compliance requirements. You will liaise with employers, agencies and college staff to ensure all learners have a quality experience and are able to progress onto further learning or employment opportunities.

Educated to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a relevant area, you should have relevant and recent experience in an educational or training environment liaising with external organisations/stakeholders. You should have the necessary skills to deal with young people in a challenging and fast moving environment.  A background in Construction and a Health and Safety qualification would be a distinct advantage.

You will be required to travel on a daily basis and may be required to stay in accommodation. Therefore, a full driving licence and the ability to use your own transport is essential for this post. 

In return we offer an excellent benefits package which, for this post, includes an enviable 30 day annual leave entitlement in addition to statutory and additional bank holidays, an excellent pension scheme (West Yorkshire Pension Fund), free parking at all of our College sites on a first come first served basis, family friendly policies and opportunities for training and development.

Please note that all applications should be completed online. Please visit the vacancies section of our website at CV’s will not be accepted. 

Closing date: Thursday 1st February 2018 at 12 noon.

Please note this position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

The College is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. It is also committed to the ‘Prevent Duty’ and the requirement to prevent people being drawn into terrorism and expects all staff to share these commitments.

About Leeds College of Building


Following incorporation on 1 April 1993, the College became independent of the Local Education Authority and is now mainly funded, approximately (75%) directly through the Learning and Skills Council (LSC). Each college is a corporate body and is responsible for all matters, including premises, with Governors effectively becoming the employers of College staff.

The College
The College was first established as an independent institution in 1960 and moved into purpose built accommodation in 1969. The College currently operates from three sites; North Street, Millwright Street and Hunslet Lane (Leeds central).

The Courses
For curriculum purposes, the College is divided into three Faculties administered by Faculty Managers and supported by Assistant Faculty Managers, Course Team Managers and Lecturers.

Faculty of Construction Crafts - Carpentry and Joinery, Shopfitting, Machine Woodworking, Furniture Manufacture, Painting and Decorating, Interior Systems Dry Lining, Roofing, Wall & Floor Tiling, Plastering, Interior System Dry Lining, Signmaking/Graphics, Brickwork, Entry Level work

Faculty of Mechanical & Engineering Services - Plumbing, Electrical Installation, Heating & Ventilating, Gas ACS, GNVQ Supervisory, Renewable Energies and Skills for Life.

Faculty of HE & Construction Management - CAD, Teacher Education "A" & "V" Units, Technician Studies, Management Studies, HE Development, Health & Safety, Sustainable Construction and Renewable Energies.

In addition Co-ordinators have responsibility for cross college work which includes Life Skills, Adult Education, Link Courses, IT, Quality and OSAT (On Site Assessment & Training).

Students and Staffing
The number of students attending the College during the year is approximately 5,500 made up of both full-time and part-time students.

The full-time College staff consists of approximately 124 full-time teaching staff and 141 support staff. In addition there are approximately 77 people who work on a part-time teaching basis.

No Smoking Policy
The College operates a no smoking policy. Smoking is not permitted on any part of the College sites. All staff are asked to play their part in the enforcement of this policy.

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Applications closed