Work Related Learning Co-ordinator & Quality Monitoring Officer

Location
3rd Floor, Civic Centre 2
Salary
£24,964 - £30,785 per annum
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
07 May 2017
Job Ref
COV000008899
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

The role
Working with the team you will develop links and provision to ensure that young people are given the opportunity to access high quality off-site vocational training which will help support them in their education and into positive destinations post 16.

Take a lead role in ensuring the effective co-ordination and monitoring of WRL provision for 14-16-year-olds in FE Colleges, training providers.

Support the Lead in managing, co-ordinating and monitoring delivery of externally funded contracts and budgets (eg ESIF).

Lead in the monitoring of provision ensuring compliance with contractual requirements.

Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the service.

You’ll need:
We are looking to recruit highly motivated, person-centred professionals. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate valuable experience of working in an inclusive role where you have demonstrated your commitment to young people with barriers to learning.

You will need to be highly literate with at least Level 3 qualifications, an excellent communicator, able to prioritise work streams in a busy environment, able to work collaboratively with a range or stakeholders, young people, schools and colleges.

You will demonstrate:
• Good leadership and management skills and ability to provide effective leadership for other team members.
• Good interpersonal skills and capacity to work as part of a team.
• Effectively use ICT e.g. web based applications, word processing, databases and spreadsheets.
• Work to demand, be able to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines.

About us
The WRL Service is based within the LA and consists of a small team of staff who work on behalf of schools to manage work-related learning provision off site for 13-19-year-old learners, particularly those who are most at risk of becoming disengaged from learning and of becoming NEET. This provision complements and extends learning provision in schools. Our aim is to significantly impact upon participation, levels of progress, achievement and promote the social inclusion of all 13-19-year-olds.

Benefits
In return, we can offer you flexible working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include working from home (subject to project/service area requirements), generous holiday allowance (starting at 35 days including bank holidays). In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Working Pattern
37 hours per week over 5 days

Interview Date
15th May 2017

Equalities Statement
Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.

Key Requirements
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email (including Spam/Junk) and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

 

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf