Be part of this exciting opportunity to join the Work Experience team at Milton Keynes College. As Work Placement Co-ordinator, you will work closely with our Senior Co-ordinator and Management team to create new work placement opportunities for our students. You will build key working relationships with our academic staff to ensure that our placements match the needs of the students and expectations of the study programmes and destination ambition.
We are seeking innovative and highly motivated people to establish and maintain strong relationships with employers providing students with a rich and varied range of work based learning experiences
The College believes its purpose is to transform lives through the quality of the learning experience it offers. It is modelling new ways of working and operating designed to co-produce better skills outcomes for employers and learning outcomes for students. The College is part of the UK’s fastest growing economy and serves a community of more than 300,000 people with over 12,000 students each year.
Milton Keynes College has a clear strategy and understands what we want and need to achieve. We need someone who wants to make that transformation a reality.
Location: Bletchley and Chaffron Way Campus
Hours: 37 hours per week, Term time only – Fixed term until 31st July 2020
Salary: £22,000 pro rata
Closing Date: Tuesday 27th August 2019
More about the rewards
•25 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays Pro Rata, Per Annum
•Amazing discounts with NUS card, ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment
•Access to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hub
•Access to Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
•Tax free child care scheme
•Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training courses
•Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme
•24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme
•Plus many more…
As the successful candidate you will have
•A minimum of a Level 3 qualification
•GCSE grade C/ Level 2 English and GCSE grade C/ Level 2 Maths
•Experience of maintaining and establishing effective links with employers
•Previously worked as an integral part of a team with quality as a prime focus
•Outstanding communication skills
•A passion to support young people into the world of work
More about the College
Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 – 18-year-old full-time students studying vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education at our campuses in Milton Keynes. In addition, the College delivers employability and skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres. For nearly 30 years, we have worked with offenders in both custody, and the wider community and currently work with 19 prisons across England; this includes 13 prisons, which make up the Long Term High Security Estate, and 6 category B, C & D men’s prisons.
Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a thorough on boarding process to include DBS. In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions.
Milton Keynes College has been officially recognised for its commitment and approach to equality, diversity and inclusion. It has been awarded the much sought-after Leaders in Diversity accreditation from the National Centre for Diversity. The award recognises the College’s clear ethos and values and a belief in the importance of diversity.