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Trainer AES

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Chippenham

Job Title: Trainer AES
Location: Lyneham
Business Unit: Defence Training


About the role


•    The delivery of lectures for course modules within the Advanced Engineering Science (AES) (Having a good knowledge of Electronic Engineering) and develop subjects towards maximising and enhancing the DCTT EMTC, required for trainees to meet the academic standards for career course training.


•    Assist with the student training administration


Main Tasks:
•    To develop, prepare and deliver lectures on course modules in the wider Advanced Engineering Science Department in support of the DCTT EMTC including: the writing of lecture guides; student précis and handouts; laboratory worksheets.
•    To prepare relevant teaching material, if necessary involving Media and Graphics Department input to provide relevant Advanced Engineering Science lectures and maintain personal CPD portfolio in respect of new technologies and techniques, ensuring that lecture guides and lessons are developed in accordance of the approved Course Training Plans (CTP). 
•    Maintain personal CPD portfolio in respect of new technologies and techniques ensuring that lecture guides and lessons are developed   in accordance of the approved CTP.  Act as an SME to review course content to ensure it is current and evolves to support advances in techniques and technologies using most appropriate teaching aids.
•    Assessment of trainees to include: Creation of written examination and progress test papers; Creation of, assignments; devise and supervise projects; and monitor continuous assessments.  Marking of examination papers, Setting and marking of course and homework, Invigilation of examination and assessments.
•    Ensuring student development through monitoring, feedback appraisal, discipline and training interventions, ensuring all supporting documentation is maintained and that any special student developmental needs or program delays are flagged to the Leading Lecturer.  Delivery of remedial teaching and revision as necessary.  
•    Student administration including course reports and student records. Attending Course Debriefs as required by your Line Manager.
•    Evaluate new software programs and introduce modern learning methods into specialisation area.
•    Responsibility within the Advanced Engineering Science teaching areas for cleanliness, security, HSW, COSHH and environmental and engineering hygiene and ensuring that all students are fully aware of these requirements.
•    Supervision of Students and Visitors to ensure full compliance with relevant H&SE & PPE requirements as required by Babcock, the Authority and as relevant to the teaching department, ensuring risks are adequately assessed and minimised. Ensures that the correct equipment is used for each task.
•    To ensure that DSEME Standing Orders, and Babcock Quality Management System (QMS) procedures, are understood and implemented in the course of carrying out any work tasks.
•    Participation in presentations to agencies and visitors.
•    Carry out duties as directed by your Line Manager.


What do I need to do the role?

Technical Experience and Qualifications



•    BSC Level 1 Working Safely

•    HND in a relevant engineering discipline for subjects being taught (Electronical Engineering, General electronics, or Radar, Electronic Control, Telecommunications, or Avionic Systems). For Foundation level (L1 – L3) academic modules.

•    Supervisory experience



•    Either BSC Level 2 Supervising Staff Safely or IOSH Managing Safely  
•    First Degree in engineering, (Electronics, Physics) or CEng recognition in a professional institution, relevant to subjects being taught for Advanced level (L4- L7) academic modules. (at least one specialisation in Radar, Electronic control, Telecommunication, or Avionic Systems).

•    Have or completed the Certificate of Education and Training Level 4, or equivalent and complete a Care of Trainee course.
•    Proven experience in a teaching environment

•    Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook packages 

•    Computer literate able to learn and use new engineering and scientific software packages in a teaching context. 

•    Knowledge of military environment and equipment

•    Knowledge of the REME trade Structure and operational requirements. 
•    Membership of a relevant Professional Institution

Skills Profile

•    Ability to maintain credibility with customers at all levels including students and external awarding bodies
•    Champions and supports all H&SE initiatives and procedures and cascades this Babcock ethos effectively to staff and students.
•    Ability to research new subjects, to design and develop new teaching material for assignments and projects to meet accrediting body standards
•    Clear and relevant Technical Experience.
•    Demonstrable CPD towards keeping abreast of changes in technology, and technology-based teaching. 
•    Focuses on the delivery of results.
•    Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
•    Able to coach and mentor students to achieve their best effectively to all staff

What else do I need to know?
•    All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage. 
•    We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Application Guidance
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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Closing Date: 2nd August 2022

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