Industry Placement Officer – T Level Business/Digital

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group

  • £24,390.00 - £30,145.00 Per Annum (pro rata)
  • Stoke-on-Trent / West Midlands
  • Permanent
  • Full Time, Part Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Industry Placement Officer – T Level Business/Digital
Full and Part Time positions available
Location:  Newcastle and Stafford sites
Salary:  Scale points 11-20 (£24,390 – £30,145 pro rata)

In November 2019, Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG) became the first further education provider in England to achieve outstanding grades in every area of Ofsted’s recently reformed Education Inspection Framework (EIF).

The inspection report praised all areas of the College’s provision and acknowledged NSCG’s ‘positive, stimulating and safe learning environment’, ‘highly motivated staff’, and ‘learners’ exemplary behaviour and attitudes to learning’.  It also highlighted the fantastic partnerships the College has with industry.

To read the full Ofsted report for Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group, please visit the Ofsted Government website, select Find an Inspection Report and search for Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group.

The group is currently home to a population of over 5,000 full-time students and around 500 students on higher education programmes. We have over 4,000 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 expanding Business and Digital department at either the Newcastle or Stafford site.  This role will involve the placement, assessment and monitoring of students on T Level Business & Digital courses as well as developing effective working relationships with a range of providers.

The ideal candidate will hold a relevant qualification and have substantial experience of working in the Sector. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities include:

•    To develop and maintain relationships with providers across a range of sectors who express an interest in providing placements.
•    To screen all such potential placement providers to ensure they have a clear understanding of the obligations in respect of students and have appropriate arrangements in place in respect of health and safety, insurance and equal opportunities.
•    To ensure that all placement providers are able to offer sufficient placement opportunities for students, to develop their skills and demonstrate their competency in all areas.
•    To draw up individual placement plans for students, and to regularly review progress against this with the students and his/her placement supervisor.
•    To ensure that all students receive a comprehensive and thorough induction programme both from the College and their placement.

Required Skills and Experience:

•    Holds a relevant qualification 
•    Has substantial experience working in business and digital setting.
•    Holds English & Maths GCSE or equivalent.
•    Has the confidence and ability to approach and develop effective working relationships with a range of providers.
•    Has good administrative skills, well organised, able to keep accurate and easily retrievable records.
•    Holds a current driving licence and has use of a car.
•    IT literate, experience of using MS Office software and databases.

What’s in it for you?

The college offers and excellent benefits package which includes:
•    Local Government Pension Scheme
•    24 Day annual leave, rising to 30 following 5 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure period
•    Cycle to Work Scheme (Salary sacrifice).
•    Subsidised Gym Membership.
•    Excellent Training and Development Opportunities (supported with a dedicated budget).
•    Staff parking available
•    Health-related benefits including subsidised health scheme
•    On site restaurant facilities and FREE early morning coffee/tea and toast

How to apply

To apply for the role of Industry Placement Officer – Business & Digital, please click ‘Apply Now’ to complete an online application form.

 Please indicate on your application whether you prefer to work at either the Newcastle or Stafford College site.

(If you are applying via a jobs board, you will receive an e-mail and link that will take you directly to our application form on the Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group website). 

The closing date for completed applications is 29th May 2024.

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.

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

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