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Work Placement Officer (Digital)

Computing & Digital

Location:  Bede
Salary:  £21,240 to £22,430 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 26 February 2024
Reference:  38103-R-R-R

At Education Partnership North East, we are passionate about transforming lives through education. As a leading education provider in the North East of England, comprising of Sunderland College, Northumberland College and Hartlepool Sixth Form College we are committed to providing outstanding teaching and learning experiences that help our students to achieve their full potential; and we are ambitious.

As an employer, we are dedicated to creating a supportive and inclusive workplace culture where our staff can thrive. We believe that our employees are our greatest asset, and we are committed to investing in their development and wellbeing.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Work Placement Officer (Digital) who is passionate about Digital technology and the digital sector, to work within the faculty of Creative, Digital and Computing alongside the other faculty Skills Development Coaches. This post will ensure every day you are doing something new and exciting, supporting our students in and out, of the classroom, with the skills needed to gain work experience and support our T Level students on their large placements.  When in the classroom you will be delivering coaching sessions that are innovative and creative to engage learners to develop skills and behaviours associated with the work place.

The Digital curriculum is made up of courses within Computing, Games, VFX, Animation and Esports.

About you

We are looking for an ambitious individual with a real passion for developing the technical and employability skills of our students across all our Digital courses. The post holder will work closely with curriculum teachers, who are enthusiastic and supportive, to ensure that our students have outstanding learning opportunities and are work ready as well as networking, meeting and talking to employers from across the region.

This is an ideal opportunity for those with industry knowledge, passion and/or experience who can support learners through planning and delivering innovative individual and group led activities as well as through significant and meaningful employer related activity.

About EPNE

Sunderland College (part of the Education Partnership North East group) is a leading education provider with a vision of excellence and a reputation for success. 

We are an award-winning college and are in the process of driving forward an ambitious and significant programme of transformation. This includes an extensive capital investment programme to ensure our staff and students have only the very best working and learning environments and resources. 

You will have access to deliver sessions within our new suite of contemporary digital classrooms and have access to our Innovation Centre which is home to an Immersive 360 Igloo and a Motion Capture studio.

As an employer, we are dedicated to creating a supportive and inclusive workplace culture where our staff can thrive. We believe that our employees are our greatest asset, and we are committed to investing in their development and wellbeing. 

For a informal discussion about this role, please contact John Nelson via john.nelson@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or 03007708263

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