South Staffordshire College

Apprentice Instructor / Engineering Assessor – South Staffordshire College – Tamworth Campus (04/07/2017)

Closing Date: Tue 4th July 2017
Salary: £18,555
Category: ApprenticeVacancy

Vacancy Description:  South Staffordshire College are looking to recruit an apprentice to work alongside our current Engineering workshop Instructor/Assessor to train and assess full-time learners and apprentices.

Duties to include:

  • Teaching and assessing learners on lathes,
  • Milling machines,
  • Welding machines,
  • CAD, CAM and CNC’s including the delivery and assessment of pneumatics and hydraulics.

The successful candidate should be qualified to a minimum of Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering and have experience in an industrial environment.

Vacancy Title: Apprentice Instructor / Engineering Assessor

Employer: South Staffordshire College

Employer Description: With 5 campuses in Lichfield, Cannock, Tamworth and Rodbaston, we provide courses to suit every learning style to help develop essential employability and interpersonal skills.

From Apprenticeships to Diplomas, A Levels to Traineeships, we offer a huge range of courses, all designed to enhance the skills you need and give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Vacancy Location:

Croft Street


B79 8AE

Working Week: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Total hours per week: 37.00


  • Level 4 Diploma in Engineering Manufacturing
  • TAQA Assessor’s Award


Vacancy Type: Higher Level Apprenticeship

Duration: 3 years

Personality:  The successful candidate must have a passion for high standards, combined with excellent communication skills and good time management. The successful candidate must be willing to learning new skills, and a keen passion for engineering. 


  • Candidates will ideally have gained GCSE grades A*-C in both Maths, English and ICT, or an equivalent qualification
  • A Level 3 qualification in Engineering is essential for this role.


Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication skills are required to liaise with both colleagues and learners effectively
  • You must be flexible and adaptable
  • Effective time-management is essential to plan your workload, this is a vital part of ensuring learner success
  • You must be confident working as part of a team, but also independently.


Future Prospects: South Staffordshire College will endeavour to offer a full time contract to the right candidate.

Things to Consider: South Staffordshire College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

Please be aware successful applicants will be expected to fund their own DBS check, which is currently at £44.

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