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Mechanical Craft Tutor

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Coventry

Job Title: Mechanical Craft Tutor
Location: Westwood Heath, Coventry, GB, CV4 8GP
Compensation: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Job ID: SF42729

Are you looking to use your engineering experience to teach the next generation? Here at Babcock we have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Craft Tutor to work with our team here at Westwood, tutoring and delivering training to our Network Rail apprentices. Taking responsibility for all craft support as the Apprentices move through the training in order to complete their Level 2 Railway Engineering Maintenance Diploma, this is a great opportunity to be part of a valued team and to develop a future career with Babcock International.
Who we are looking for?
We are looking for a Mechanical Craft Tutor to monitor, inspire and motivate the apprentices, providing constructive feedback in order to achieve results and support their progression towards completion; as well as supporting our key objective in becoming an “outstanding” provider.
What will you be doing?
As a Mechanical Craft Tutor you will play a key role in developing the NVQ/Tech Cert programmes in readiness for delivery, as well as demonstrating and supporting good practice through innovative teaching and learning strategies in the classroom.  Your day-to-day activity as a Craft Tutor will involve such tasks as bench filling, where you will teach filing and fitting, using a drill, and stripping and reassembling machines.
Your duties will include:
•    Participating in internal verification activities to ensure compliance and standardisation across the contract
•    Introducing new technologies in the classroom
•    Carrying out instruction for classes
•    Marking all work and providing feedback to students
•    Producing schemes of work, lesson plans and course materials
•    Ensuring all appropriate teaching resources are available for delivery
•    Writing student progress reports
•    Managing student performance
•    Undertaking staff induction and performance development reviews
The experience you’ll bring 

  • Minimum 2 years engineering experience is essential
  • Assessors Award is desirable 
  • Either a AET, CET, or DET is desirable 
  • Possess a natural aptitude for teaching or tutoring mentees / trainees is key 
  • You will be required and willing to travel and deliver training in other locations as required
  • You will have or have the ability to obtain enhanced DBS security clearance with Children’s and Adults’ Barred List check

Should you be successful and invited to interview you will be required to complete a criminal declaration form.  Please note this does not disqualify you from the role.
What a role with Babcock offers? 

•    Generous holiday entitlement
•    Competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance
•    Share ownership scheme
•    Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
•    A tailored personal development and training programme.
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.
•    We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
About Babcock Training
With a rich history of service excellence, Babcock is a trusted name across the training and apprenticeships market. We have an enviable track record in delivering intelligent and compelling workforce development solutions and are one of the UK’s largest and most reputable training providers.
Our solutions range from bespoke, employer-led apprenticeship programmes to pioneering digital simulations and we work closely with all of our customers to reflect their organisational needs. Supporting both private and public sector businesses, a customer focused solution is at the heart of who we are, consistently putting the employer brand at the forefront of programme design.
As one of the UK’s largest apprenticeship providers, we offer apprenticeships at multiple levels in engineering with particular expertise in the rail, automotive, nuclear and energy industries as well as the British Army and Emergency Services. We also deliver apprenticeships across retail, hospitality, active leisure, adult care, automotive, business, customer service, early years care and warehousing sectors.
Having delivered apprenticeships for over 20 years we have developed an enviable reputation across the marketplace, delivering high quality solutions for employers and apprentices alike.
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Application Guidance: 
•    We believe the position you are applying for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such, should you be invited to interview you will be required to declare all unspent convictions and conditional cautions, and all spent convictions and adult cautions (simple or conditional) that are not ‘protected’ (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020); and
•    The position you are applying for may involve engaging in regulated activity with children and/or vulnerable adults and it is a criminal offence to apply for this role if you are barred from working with children and/or vulnerable adults.  Given the nature of the role, employment is conditional upon a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check which will include a children’s and/or adults’ barred list check, and you will be required to provide the necessary identification documents at interview to enable the DBS check to be completed before you commence employment.  These identification documents may be different to those required to confirm your right to work in the UK.
All applications should be made online.
We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive 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 will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.
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