Dental Assessor, St. Helens College and Knowsley Community College

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St Helens CollegeSt. Helens College and Knowsley Community College

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £24,786 - Market forces payment available for exceptional candidate
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No



INTERVIEWS:  21st March 2019

We are seeking to appoint a Dental Assessor who will inspire learners to realise their potential as you support, advise and guide them through their apprenticeship or classroom base learning and training and assessment.  This role will suit an excellent communicator who has experience working as a Dental Nurse, and is looking to work with and support learners as their assessor.

Delivering a professional and high quality service to the learners is key and underpinned by the quality procedures and Awarding Body requirements.  This rewarding role will allow you to draw on your specialist industry experience to provide professional assessment and support to learners in their workplaces and within classroom settings.

The post holder will be responsible for: supporting learners through their specific apprenticeship training and assessment; providing learners with impartial information, advice and guidance to help them make informed decision to help achieve their goals; observing and assessing candidates in the workplace and providing feedback and guidance to ensure the learning standards are met; keeping accurate reports and learner records; ensuring that the Dental Qualification / Standard delivery is planned to meet the College’s income target and contract; ensuring that learners complete their qualification within contracted timescales by applying effective time management systems for the learners; Preparing, agreeing and reviewing assessment plans with each learner, creation of learner portfolios to agreed standards and ensure they are completed in a timely manner; Examining Candidates portfolio of evidence and ensuring all standards are met; Setting further objectives to ensure standards are achieved; Signing off the award when all the achievements have been met; Aiming to generate new business into the college through the networking and liaison with practices.

The successful candidate must have:

•Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject area plus GDC registration

•Assessor Award

•IQA Award or willing to achieve within a set period of time from appointment

•GCSE (A-C) English & Maths

•Relevant industry experience

•Experience of working with 16 to 18 year olds

•A Full UK Driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

The benefits package includes generous annual leave, membership of final salary or career average pension scheme, professional development and training, free on-site car parking, and other voluntary benefit schemes, including cycle to work scheme.

St Helens College is committed to Equality and Diversity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff, students and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UK Visas & Immigration to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.  Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

Please note we do not accept CV’s from recruitment agencies. Any speculative CVs sent to the College will NOT be considered.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

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More about St Helens College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Water Street, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 1PP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1744 733 766
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