Assessor in Trowel Trades

  • Location: Ashford -with assessments off-site and across West Kent
  • Salary: £24,022 – £32,318 per annum pro-rata, £9,608.80 - £12,927.20 per annum for the hours stated below
  • Hours: 14.8 hours per week, 52 weeks per year 0.4FTE
  • Closing date: 27 Apr 2018

Do you want to work for a dynamic and growing organisation? The Hadlow Group provides excellence in education through its Colleges in Kent; Hadlow College, West Kent College and Ashford College,  and offers a range of further and higher education  and professional courses in land based and general subjects.

About the Role

We are looking for a Work Based Learning Assessor in Trowel to join our team.

As an Assessor in Trowel, you will work as part of the peripatetic assessor team based at Ashford.

The ideal candidate will have a Level 3 qualification or equivalent, Assessor Award (A1) or TAQA and experience within relevant Domestic and Commercial settings with experience and knowledge of assessing L3 qualifications. You will also need to hold a teaching qualification at L5 or above or complete the qualification on appointment. Level 2 English and Maths is required.

This is a part-time role, working 14.8 hours per week (0.4FTE)

Working for Us

In return, the College offers many benefits including access to competitive pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and Childcare Vouchers.

West Kent and Ashford College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our users and expects all staff to share this commitment, in order for all to achieve their full potential. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

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To apply for this job, please download an application form from our College website.  

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You are required to complete an application form as we do not accept CVs.

Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed:  therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful.

West Kent College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Finance Support to Obtain a Teaching Qualification

West Kent and Ashford College recognise talent and wants to encourage applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds. 

If you have been working in industry, you may have just the skills, experience and expertise we are looking for to teach the next generation. As such, we want to help you develop your teaching career and will support you in doing so.

We want to ensure the best quality of teaching for our students and we expect all unqualified Lecturers and Assessor to complete a Diploma in Education and Teaching (DET) (or equivalent) and we ask that new staff enrol on the first available course. 

As well as offering excellent training facilities, the College will support you with a reduced teaching commitment in your first year, generous annual leave entitlement, access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. On top of this, the College offers financial support when you complete Initial Teacher Training course via West Kent and Ashford College. You will receive £600 at the end of your first year of employment at the College as a fully qualified teacher and £750 at the end of the second year of employment.