Industry Placement Officer, Sunderland

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City of Sunderland CollegeSunderland
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,829.66 to £23,729.47 per annum, pro rata.
Contract term: Permanent

Attractive benefits for this post include 35 days’ annual leave per year plus bank holidays and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme. 


Education Partnership North East are seeking to fill 2 roles within our Sunderland Campuses.

If you are enthusiastic, forward thinking and seeking a fast paced environment then these roles could be perfect for you. Working within either our Faculty of Digital and Creative or the Faculty of Engineering, Construction and Commercial you will find yourself part of an ambitious team.


The successful candidates would join a dynamic and innovative organisation who work closely with a wide range of local employers to enable learners to develop both academic and practical work skills in preparation for employment or higher education. Our focus is excellence and our students are at the heart of everything we do.    


Applicants should have experience of employer engagement with relevant industrial experience to assist in the development, monitoring and operation of the work placement programme.

The job role will involve:

• Arranging appropriate placements for learners in line with awarding body stipulations. 

• Carrying out assessments, particularly regarding competency on students as a requirement of the awarding bodies. 

• Liaising with students, staff and placement supervisors to arrange assessment visits. 

• Arranging meetings both in college and placement to discuss placement issues. 

• Communicating effectively with placements. 


Applicants should be able to demonstrate, in their personal statement, practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.  


Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check. 


To find out more about this great opportunity visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies  alternatively email vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack. 


All applications must be received by 5pm on Monday 21 October 2019


It is anticipated that interviews will take place week commencing 04 November 2019.


We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.  We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.



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