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Falkirk Campus Grangemouth Road, FK2 9AD
£31,351 - £35,067 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
14 hours per week
Work From Home:

Job Description

Assessor - Work Based (Carpentry & Joinery)
£31,351 to £35,067 (pro-rata)
0.4 FTE / 14 Hours
Based at Falkirk/Hybrid Working (some travel will also be required)

About the Role:
Forth Valley College's Apprenticeships, Skills & Commercial Department is on the lookout for a dedicated and experienced Carpentry & Joinery Work Based Assessor to join our dynamic team. This role is pivotal in supporting and assessing candidates throughout the Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) element of their apprenticeship. The ideal candidate will have a current understanding of construction practices and interest in supporting the next generation of carpentry and joinery apprentices progress through their apprenticeship. While support is provided, knowledge in these areas is preferred.

Key Responsibilities:
Deliver guidance and support to candidates in compiling and presenting a comprehensive portfolio of evidence that adheres to the vocational qualification's performance criteria and evidence requirements.
Conduct fair, safe, and reliable assessments of candidates' skills and knowledge in their respective workplaces.
Maintain excellent communication and IT skills to effectively manage interactions and documentation.
Exhibit a strong passion for professional discipline, with an ability to work under tight deadlines and independently manage workload.
Inspire, encourage, and motivate candidates, fostering an environment conducive to learning and professional growth.
Participate actively as a member of the construction assessment team, contributing to the continuous improvement of assessment processes and practices.

Essential Requirements:
Proven, relevant, and up-to-date industry practice in Carpentry and Joinery.
Exceptional communication and IT skills.
A genuine enthusiasm for mentoring and skill development within the construction field.
Ability to work to tight deadlines and effectively manage personal workload.
Valid driving licence and access to a vehicle for frequent and extensive travel.


Desirable Qualifications:
A recognised Assessor and/or Verifier qualification, or the willingness to work towards obtaining these qualifications.

Access to a public sector pension scheme based on Career Average – College contribution of 24%
A flexible working environment tailored to support work-life balance.
Generous annual leave entitlement of 48 days (pro rata) including Public Holidays & College Closure Days
Participation in a cycle to work scheme, promoting a healthy and environmentally friendly commute option.
Complimentary access to the college gym, promoting a balanced and healthy lifestyle.
A cycle to work scheme.
Excellent opportunities for training and continual professional development.

Join Us:
If you are keen to make a significant impact in the lives of our students, driving forward their skills and knowledge in the engineering sector, we would love to hear from you. Forth Valley College is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive environment for all and encourages applications from candidates who are passionate about education and have a strong desire to make a difference.

Application Process:
To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter to detailing your suitability for the role, including examples of previous relevant experience and how you meet the essential requirements.

Forth Valley College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

*Please note the College is currently undergoing a National Job Evaluation process and therefore all salaries are subject to the outcome of this process

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