Employability Tutor (Placements)

Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
Pro rata of £29,799 - £31,604 p.a.
02 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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Job Title  Employability Tutor (Placements)

Salary   Pro rata of £29,799 - £31,604 p.a.

Contract Type   37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (0.77 FTE)

Closing Date   27-11-2017 12 Midday

Support/Academic/Management   Support 

Hired@UCB provides careers, employability and work placement services to our students and we currently have a vacancy for an Employability Tutor (Placements) to support higher education (HE) students on our Early Childhood Studies programmes.

The role of the Employability Tutor (Placements) is to support HE students undertaking courses which contain either a compulsory or optional placement element to gain valuable work experience and employability skills. Focusing particularly on the early years, primary and children’s support sector within the School of Education, Health and Community you will organise placements, mentor students on placement, maintain databases, support with open days and effectively promote the University through a variety of mediums. You will also develop strong links with UCB Schools and Departments regarding the service as well as engage directly with employers to source and develop placement opportunities. 

The successful candidate will have knowledge, skills and experience relevant to the early years, primary and/or children’s support sector. You will have excellent communication and organisation skills, the ability to work with a diverse range of clients, and proficiency in administration and the use of IT. In order to be successful in this application, you must possess a minimum level 5 qualification, in a subject relevant to the post. 

Flexibility and a willingness to conduct placement visits to the employer’s premises are essential. This is a fractional weeks post whereby the working weeks will be structured around the needs of the service. 

University College Birmingham strongly encourages its staff to engage in continuous professional development in order to maintain skills and standards. Full support will be provided to the post-holder in respect of professional updating. 

Closing date: Wednesday 27 November 2017 at noon 

First stage interview: TBC 

Final stage interview: TBC

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