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Lecturer in Automotive Technologies – Bridgend

The Role:

Our client, Bridgend College is looking for a Lecturer in Automotive Technologies, to join the team. You’ll be joining a college voted amongst the best places to work in The Times Top 100 Not for Profit Organisations.

You will plan, develop, deliver and evaluate the curriculum content of learning programmes providing excellent training across a range of full and part time programmes. You will have recent professional and teaching experience across the range of skills for Automotive Technologies and have experience of Light Vehicle Technologies.

You will also hold a Level 3 Automotive VCQ or equivalent, recognised Assessor awards and a teaching qualification, or be prepared to obtain with help from the college.

Main Duties:

  • Prepare and deliver learning programmes in appropriate curriculum areas and to evaluate outcomes.
  • Undertake the role of course tutor for groups of students as required.
  • Counsel and guide students in their academic work and if necessary (after consultation) to refer students to Student Support Services.
  • Prepare and maintain all necessary administrative records including quality control.
  • Supervise a work area if required and if appropriate.
  • Ensure Internal Verification and IQA processes are in place and to verify as required.
  • Participate in agreed staff development programmes.
  • Assist in the co-ordination of teaching, learning and assessment in the department and with implementing quality systems across the department and cross college.
  • Assist in the organisation and control of examinations and assessments.
  • Work in conjunction with the Curriculum Area Manager, to liaise as necessary with employers (including work placement) agencies and families.
  • To be instrumental in extending and organising our existing provision particularly with partner schools.
  • Participate in the recruitment of students, attending open days and contributing to recruitment and marketing materials as necessary.
  • Undertake a range of activities that contribute to the management and administration of the programme area, which may include year tutor, module leadership, and timetabling.
  • To liaise with other subject tutors within the Department to ensure best practice within the provision.
  • Attend co-ordination, evaluation, quality, employer/parents’ events and meetings as required.
  • Organise and adjust teaching practices to take account of any students with additional needs.

About Bridgend College:

Bridgend College is a dynamic Further Education college, recognised as one of the best places to work in the public sector across the UK, and is proud of its commitment and reputation in providing quality education and training to more than 15,000 students each year. The college is continuing to experience an unprecedented increase in demand for both its full time vocational and employer led courses at the same time as increased growth as a result of our strong partnerships with local schools and universities.

If you’d lile to discover more and would like an informal chat, please contact Nick Farren nick@allaboutthebrand.co.uk +44 (0) 7867 339009

This information is also available in Welsh. Should you require this information in Welsh, please contact Nick Farren via nick@allaboutthebrand.co.uk

 

Great Jobs at Bridgend College…..

We’ve got some great new roles at Bridgend College,  a “Times Top 100 Not for Profit” place to work.

 

Here are just a selection…..

Casual Trainer/Freelance Consultant – Animal Care

We’re looking for enthusiastic and experienced trainers with a background in animal care. and great classroom skills.

Student Services Advisor/Administrator

You will provide a support service to all Bridgend College students and stakeholders by dealing with telephone, live chat, email/ web support and front desk enquiries. Both full time and flexible working available.

Work Based Learning Assessor in Site Carpentry

To assess the practical skills and associated underpinning knowledge related to the NVQ programmes at levels 2 and 3 on company premises.  Up to date assessor qualifications are essential.

For a confidential discussion regarding any of the above roles, or to find out about other opportunities at Bridgend College, call Nick Farren on 07867 339009 or email nick@allaboutthebrand.co.uk

Bridgend College is a dynamic Further Education college, recognised as one of the best places to work in the public sector across the UK, and is proud of its commitment and reputation in providing quality education and training to more than 15,000 students each year. They are looking for skilled lecturers and support staff to join their committed teams and to maintain their profile as the College with one of the highest quality profiles in the sector.

This information is also available in Welsh. Should you require this information in Welsh, please contact Nick Farren via nick@allaboutthebrand.co.uk

Finance Operations Manager

Finance Operations Manager

Our Client, Kilburn & Strode is one of Europe’s leading patent and trade mark firms. The firm is consistently ranked as a top-tier firm in independent surveys and legal directories and is growing revenue year on year at a rate of 25%. You can check them out at http://www.kilburnstrode.com/about-us/accolades.

We’re looking for a Finance Operations Manager, who can demonstrate excellence in improving financial operations, to lead the team in delivering new systems and processes to support this growth.

The Team:

The Finance team consists of two parts; Operations and Reporting. This role will be leading the Operations Team (currently 6 staff) and will report directly to and support the Head of Finance. It’s are a busy team, but that makes it fun and challenging. Kilburn & Strode have a clear view of the future and are constantly innovating to satisfy their client’s (both external and internal) requirements.

The Role:

There is a 2 year plan with responsibility for everyone to input to it and deliver it. The Finance Operations team is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the finances of the firm. Through the improved use of systems, the key aim of this role is to deliver an excellent service with a value adding team in a risk-free environment. There is no list of detailed responsibilities, you will be a vital part of the senior Finance team and help to shape the firm’s future.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong experience in delivering system and process improvements
  • Strong desire to deliver improvements at every opportunity
  • Great people management skills
  • Great team skills. You will be working closely with the Head of Finance and other accountants to deliver improvements
  • Stand out client care skills – our clients are anyone who receives a service from the Finance team. Partners, Fee Earners, Secretarial and other Business Support teams all receive the same high level of support and care as our external clients.

The Firm:

Based in London, Kilburn & Strode, employ some 200 people in an amazing office space near Holborn, with liaison offices in San Francisco, Munich and The Hague. Business consists of all aspects of patents, trademarks and designs, providing professional, commercially-minded advice delivered in plain English by expert attorneys, to a broad range of clients from major international corporations through to individual inventors.

With a reputation as a firm based entirely on the quality of the individuals who work there, Kilburn & Strode seek out people who are not only at the top of their game but who also share a similar enthusiasm and outlook.Everyone at Kilburn & Strode should share and demonstrate the values of the firm in everything they do: excellence, innovation, teamwork, honesty, respect and friendliness.

If you’d lile to discover more and would like an informal chat, please contact Nick Farren nick@allaboutthebrand.co.uk +44 (0) 7867 339009