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New College Nottingham (ncn) is a vibrant, fast-moving college and is one of the largest in the UK. We are an integral part of the Nottingham community, with centres located throughout this great City, each sharing in our commitment to offering a great learner experience.

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National Citizen Service Team Leader - fixed term for Autumn programme
955.00 for term

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We have a number of fixed term vacancies (or secondment opportunities) to work on National Citizen Service (NCS) this Autumn from 18th October 2014.

The NCS programme takes place over several weeks (out of school time) in the spring, summer or autumn. It features a short residential away from home, and a project in the local community. It has a focus on social mixing, regular guided reflection leading to social action projects led by the young people themselves – all of which makes NCS such a unique and rewarding experience.

The role involves leading a team of up to 15 participants through all phases of the NCS programme, including being the central point of contact for your team, supervising the team mentors and co-ordinating their work activities whist ensuring all procedures with regards to health & safety and safeguarding are followed in line with NCS staff handbook.

You will be required to work across six linked phases of the programme which are as follows

1. Pre programme activity – as team leader you will be required to attend mandatory training during this phase and meet your team prior to the formal start of the programme.
2. Four day residential - based at an outdoor activity centre, where you will support your team through a series of individual and team challenges set and led by experienced outdoor instructors.
3. Skills and community overview– based at a local non-residential centre with sessions delivered by leading experts in their field. You will support your team through the development of new skills and increased social awareness throughout this phase.
4 & 5 Plan & Deliver a Social Action project – immediately following phase 3 you will help support and facilitate the design and delivery of your teams social action project which will be delivered during 30 hours of the participants own time as agreed with yourself and the team i.e. evenings or weekends.
6 Graduation – you will be required to join your team at a high profile celebration event (date yet to be set) where certificates will be awarded and the achievements of your team will be celebrated in presence of their families, guests and an invited VIP audience.
 
For further details on this post which the job profile and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Sarah Robinson on 0115 8380300.

The closing date for this post is Sunday 7th September, with interviews being held on Wednesday 17th & Thursday 18th September 2014.

Training will take place on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd October 2014.

Ref: 2403

Supporting documents:
2403 role profile and person specification

Closing date: 07/09/2014 17:00:00

National Citizen Service Team Mentor - Fixed term contract for Autumn programme
796.00

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We have a number of fixed term vacancies (or secondment opportunities) to work on National Citizen Service (NCS) this Autumn from 18th October 2014.

The NCS programme takes place over several weeks (out of school time) in the spring, summer or autumn. It features a short residential away from home, and a project in the local community. It has a focus on social mixing, regular guided reflection leading to social action projects led by the young people themselves – all of which makes NCS such a unique and rewarding experience.

The role involves mentoring a team of up to 15 participants through all phases of the NCS programme, working closely with the team leader to support individual and team achievement, becoming a second point of contact for the team, and ensuring that all procedures with regards to health & safety and safeguarding are followed in line with NCS staff handbook.

You will be required to work across six linked phases of the programme which are as follows

1. Pre programme activity – as team mentor you will be required to attend mandatory training during this phase and along with your team leader contact and meet your team prior to the formal start of the programme.
2. Four day residential - based at an outdoor activity centre, where you will help mentor your team through a series of individual and team challenges set and led by experienced outdoor instructors.
3. Skills and community overview– based at a local non-residential centre with sessions delivered by leading experts in their field. You will mentor your team through the development of new skills and increased social awareness throughout this phase.
4 & 5. Plan & Deliver a Social Action project – immediately following phase 3 together with your team leader, you will help support and facilitate the design and delivery of your teams social action project which will be delivered during 30 hours of the participants own time including evenings and/or weekends.
6. Graduation – you will be required to join your team at a high profile celebration event (date yet to be set) where certificates will be awarded and the achievements of your team will be celebrated in presence of their families, guests and an invited VIP audience.

For further details on this post which the job profile and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Sarah Robinson on 0115 8380300.

The closing date for this post is Sunday 7th September, with interviews being held on Wednesday 17th & Thursday 18th September 2014.

Training will take place on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd October 2014.

Ref: 2404

Supporting documents:
2404 role profile and person specification

Closing date: 07/09/2014 17:00:00

Apprentice Early Years Practitioner - full-time, fixed term for 18 months
2.68 per hour

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Are you interested in a career in Childcare?

For this fantastic Apprenticeship opportunity you'll be based with ncn Early Years Services in one of the three Once Upon a Time nurseries at the ncn Clarendon, Basford or City (Adams) campuses. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a well-established childcare setting towards an appropriate work based learning qualification supported by experienced and qualified staff. Duties will include contributing to the planning and day-to-day operation of the nursery, assuming key person responsibilities and recording the progress and development of individual children, completing routine care tasks including changing nappies and the preparation and serving of snacks and providing innovative opportunities for the children in the setting to develop and extend their learning. 

What qualifications will you achieve?

An appropriate work-based learning qualification: Children and Young Peoples Workforce Development at Level 3.

Functional Skills qualifications, e.g. working in teams, problem solving, communication and using new technology.

A technical qualification such as a BTEC or City & Guilds (relevant to the specific Apprenticeship).

Candidates should be:

• Able to demonstrate a genuine desire to work with babies and young children under 5 years of age

• Able to demonstrate a commitment to work effectively and flexibly as part of a team

• Able to demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal

• Able to work under pressure and to deadlines

• Enthusiastic and committed to delivering a professional, customer focussed service

• Hold a Level 2 and be working towards or willing to gain a Level 3 Childcare qualification

• Achieving a Level 2 qualification in IT, Maths and English

For a candidate to undertake an apprenticeship at the College there is a number of eligibility criteria that need to be met.  If you do not meet these criteria we will be unable to accept your application at this time:

• You must not be undertaking any full time course including Further or Higher Education

• You must not be a graduate (Graduates are not eligible for an apprenticeship)

• Be 23 years of age or under

• You must be an EU resident or have had residency status in the UK for three years and be classed as ‘settled’

For questions that the job description and person specification cannot answer, please contact Di Sparkes, Head of Early Years Services on 0115 9125502 extension 3473.

The assessment/interview date is to be confirmed.

Please note the terms and conditions of employment for this role are those applicable to ncn services employees and differ from those stated on the website.

Ref: 2396

Supporting documents:
2396 role profile and person specification

Closing date: 13/08/2014 23:00:00

Assessor/ Trainer in Business, Finance and Professional - full-time and permanent
c. 20.2k - 24.4k per annum

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We are looking to recruit an Assessor/ Trainer to work within the Work Based Team for Business, Finance, Professional, Retail and Logistics. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join the team who have a focus on delivering excellent learning and training. You should have keen interest in supporting learners through their studies, be very well organised and effective in managing your time in this busy department.
 
For further details on this post which the job profile and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Vicki Connell, Employer Responsive Manager on 07584528177 or Joanne Burnett, Employer Responsive Lead 07970190405.
 
It is anticipated that the assessment centre will be held on Wednesday 27th August.
 
In this area we are currently under-represented in terms of male staff, those from ethnic minority backgrounds and those with disabilities. In order to work towards matching our staff profile to that of our diverse student community, applications are particularly welcomed from such applicants. All applications will be treated on merit.

The closing date for this post is Wednesday 13 August 2014.

Ref: 2414

Supporting documents:
2414 role profile and person specification

Closing date: 13/08/2014 23:00:00

Sessional Lecturer Public Services
Hourly rate

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Hourly rate based on the harmonised pay scale
c. £23.3k - £29.5k per annum pro rata

We are looking for sessional lecturers in Public Services to provide inspiration and motivation to our learners.

You will have come from a public service background and have had some experience in training or teaching 16-19 year olds who want to join the public service sector.

You will teach on level 1, 2 and 3 BTEC qualifications in public services along with delivery on health & social care where appropriate, such as communication and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You should be qualified to a minimum of level 3 and have had vocational experience in any of the uniformed services. You will have a teaching qualification or assessor’s award or be prepared to work towards them. More importantly you will be passionate about being a professional educator to young people, who believe that they have what it takes to join the public services.
 
Would you like to join our enthusiastic, growing team and make a positive contribution by changing people’s lives through training and development?

Are you ambitious, want to impact on lives and raise people’s aspirations?

Do you want to support the Public Service sector teaching future Uniform Services personnel?

Do you believe the learner should be at the heart of all that we do and that their potential is our priority?

If this sounds like you, we welcome your application
 
For further details on these posts which the job profile and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Liza-Jo Guyatt, Head of Academy for Care 0115 912 5502 extension 3481

The assessment date for this post is anticipated to be w/c 18th August 2014

In this area we are currently under-represented in terms of male staff, staff from ethnic minority backgrounds and those with disabilities. In order to work towards matching our staff profile to that of our diverse student community, applications are particularly welcomed from such applicants. All applications will be treated on merit.

The closing date for this post is Tuesday 12 August 2014 

Ref: SPS

Supporting documents:
SPS role profile and person specification

Closing date: 12/08/2014 23:00:00

Apprentice Administrator B2B - full-time, fixed term for 12 months
125 per week

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Are you interested in a career in Administration?

We are looking to recruit someone who is keen to work as part of a growing team within a fast paced environment. We would need you to be enthusiastic and have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and be keen to learn. We are offering the opportunity to learn through gaining hands on experience in a meaningful job – you won’t just be photocopying!

You would be working as part of the Business To Business team and would be based at our City Campus in the heart of the Lace Market. You would be fully supported by experienced mentors and would be given a personalised training plan to make sure you are trained in all of the areas that we deal with. You will be dealing with a wide range of people from learners, employers, internal customers, other colleges and large businesses. You should be able to work as part of a team but also have the initiative to work on your own as well.

If you think that you can deliver under pressure, have ambition to succeed and are keen to learn in the workplace then this is an ideal opportunity for you!

What qualifications will you achieve?

An appropriate work-based learning qualification such as a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) at either Level 2 or Level 3;
Functional Skills qualifications, e.g. working in teams, problem solving, communication and using new technology;
A technical qualification such as a BTEC or City & Guilds (relevant to the specific Apprenticeship)

Candidates should be:

• Able to demonstrate a working knowledge on a range of IT packages
• Able to demonstrate a commitment to work effectively and flexibly as part of a team
• Able to demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
• Able to work under pressure and to deadlines
• Enthusiastic and committed to delivering a professional, customer focussed service
• Working towards or willing to gain a Level 2/3 qualification within Customer Service, Administration or Business
• Achieving a Level 2 qualification in IT or be able to demonstrate comparable competence in the use of IT

For a candidate to undertake an apprenticeship at the College there is a number of eligibility criteria that need to be met.  If you do not meet these criteria we will be unable to accept your application at this time:

• You must not be undertaking any full time course including Further or Higher Education
• You must not be a graduate (Graduates are not eligible for an apprenticeship)
• Be 23 years of age or under
• You must be an EU resident or have had residency status in the UK for three years and be classed as ‘settled’

For questions that the job description and person specification cannot answer, please contact Jade Whitemore on 0115 9113685 or at jade.whitemore@ncn.ac.uk

The closing date is Tuesday 12 August 2014

The interview date is Friday 22 August 2014

Please note the terms and conditions of employment for this role are those applicable to ncn services employees and differ from those stated on the website.

Ref: 2415

Supporting documents:
2415 role profile and person specification

Closing date: 12/08/2014 17:00:00

Chef Lecturer - full-time and permanent
c. 23.3k - 29.5k per annum

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This post has changed from 22.5hpw to full-time

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, highly skilled chef to share their experience and knowledge with future generations of hospitality professionals.

The award winning Catering and Hospitality Department of New College Nottingham is looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Chef Lecturer to join our team of expert providers.

Applicants must:

• Possess recent experience of working in a Professional Cookery environment

• Be a strong leader and be able to ensure students are trained to the highest standards

• Have a strong and varied professional catering background and be able to maintain and improve current standards.

• Be able to train learners to deliver exceptional service and possess an eye for attention to fine detail

• Be naturally passionate about food and really enjoy sharing their knowledge

• It’s not essential but a teaching qualification, would be an advantage.

For further information on the role that the job description and person specification cannot answer, please contact Wendy Walker-Graham, Head of Academy at wendy.walker-graham@ncn.ac.uk

In this area we are currently under-represented in terms of staff from ethnic minority backgrounds and those with disabilities. In order to work towards matching our staff profile to that of our diverse student community, applications are particularly welcomed from such applicants. All applications will be treated on merit.

The assessment date for this post will be week commencing 18th August 2014.

The closing date for this post is 5pm Monday 4th August 2014.

Ref: 2409

Supporting documents:
2409 role profile and person specification

Closing date: 04/08/2014 23:00:00

Higher Education Sessional Lecturer in Aviation and Travel Services
Hourly rate based on harmonised scale

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Hourly rate based on the harmonised scale
c. £23.3k - £29.5k per annum pro rata

New College Nottingham's successful Higher Education team within the academy of Food, Drink and Visitor Services, are looking for an enthusiastic new team player to join them in helping to inspire the next generation of Aviation professionals.

If feel you can use your extensive knowledge of this vibrant industry to enhance our curriculum and are either looking for an opportunity to move into education or, if you are already teaching and would like to use your passion of this subject  to enhance the offer of this busy and professional team, then this is a perfect opportunity to further your career in Higher Education.

We would expect you to be educated to degree level and have worked in a relevant sector of the Aviation industry at a supervisory level. You must also have current and extensive knowledge of the travel industry, its key players and the factors that impact upon it.

This is a sessional position up to 15 hours per week, it will cover a range of learners at HE levels and will be based for the majority of the time at our city campus in the Adams Building

For further information on the role that the job description and person specification cannot answer, please contact Wendy Walker-Graham, Head of Academy at wendy.walker-graham@ncn.ac.uk

In this area we are currently under-represented in terms of male staff, those from ethnic minority backgrounds and those with disabilities. In order to work towards matching our staff profile to that of our diverse student community, applications are particularly welcomed from such applicants. All applications will be treated on merit.

The assessment date for this post will be week commencing 18th August 2014.

The closing date for this post is 5pm Monday 4th August 2014. 

Ref: ATS

Supporting documents:
ATS role profile and person specification

Closing date: 04/08/2014 17:00:00

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Why work at ncn?

Benefits include a final salary pension scheme, excellent staff development and training, family friendly working practices and generous holiday entitlement. All successful applicants will be subject to a CRB Disclosure check.

Apply on-line or e-mail jobs@ncn.ac.uk for further details and an application form, quoting the relevant reference number. Our vacancies are also advertised on www.FEjobs.com

We particularly welcome applications from Asian, African Caribbean and people from other ethnic minorities who are currently under-represented in our workforce. Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview