Assessor in Mechanical Engineering, Staffordshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Newcastle-Under-Lyme CollegeStaffordshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,966 - £28,763 Per Annum
Contract term: Permanent

Job Reference: NOV20188511


Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group is financially one of the strongest of its kind in the country with very high success rates, amongst the top 10% nationally.

The group is currently home to a population of over 5,000 full-time students and around 620 students on higher education programmes. We have over 2,000 part-time or adult learners and 2,000 apprentices where we work with over 800 individual employers.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Workforce Development team in delivering and assessing on our thriving portfolio as well as developing, maintaining and account managing relationships with our local employers.

As well as being a qualified Assessor with substantial work experience in your subject area, you will be experienced at using current assessment procedures and be able to assess up to Level 4 in the subjects identified.

You will be part of a pro-active, dynamic yet friendly team of assessors/trainers who seek to combine a speedy achievement for our employers with a quality product for our candidates.

You will need to have access to your own suitable transport to be able to visit clients across the Staffordshire region.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To develop, maintain and account manage relationships with local employers who express an interest in work-related programmes.
  • To carry out workplace assessment & training in mechanical engineering up to level 4.
  • To instruct and assess apprentices in Mechanical Engineering within the workshops.
  • To provide ongoing training and assessment so learners are fully prepared for their End Point assessment.
  • To take an active part in the recruitment of new beneficiaries through contact with local employers.
  • To ensure that comprehensive, accurate and up to date records are maintained on the progress of all beneficiaries.
  • To contribute to course review, undertake internal verification and contribute to self-assessment procedures within the area as appropriate.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Holds the appropriate assessor’s qualifications A1 or Level 3 TAQA and ideally a relevant teaching qualification or willingness to train.
  • Relevant Level 4 engineering qualification.
  • Experience in the Engineering Sector.
  • Able to communicate effectively and have the ability to deal successfully with all levels of management, beneficiaries, tutors and employers.

What’s in it for you?

The college offers and excellent benefits package which includes:

  • Excellent Training and Development Opportunities.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 30 following 5 years’ service (plus bank holidays and Christmas closure period).

How to apply 

To apply for the role of Assessor in Mechanical Engineering please go to and click on ‘Apply’ to complete an online application form.

The closing date for completed applications is 16th December 2018.

Interviews will be held 20th December 2018.


Local Government Pension Scheme; 25 days holiday rising to 30 after 5 years; Excellent Training and Development Opportunities.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All college based positions are subject to enhanced DBS check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

Job location

More about Newcastle-Under-Lyme College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Knutton Lane, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 2GB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1782 715111