Rail Traction and Rolling Stock Instructor

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Company: Prospects College of Advanced Technology

Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum, plus London weighting

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Permanent

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1495 3927581

Fax: +44-1288 5312683

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Rail Traction and Rolling Stock Instructor. Terms and conditions vacancy

Job Purpose: To provide outstanding design, planning and delivery of Teaching, Learning and Assessment. Providing this to Apprentices on the New Rail Technician Standards and Commercial bespoke up-skilling programmes to the rail industry. The split of the role is likely to be as follows:

  • 30% Delivery to Apprentices
  • 30% Delivery to Commercial Clients
  • 20% Course / Business Development
  • 20% Workshop Equipment and Infrastructure Development

Key Responsibilities:

  • To deliver high quality teaching and learning by providing students and clients with a planned learning experience, managing the learning process, guiding and supporting learners.
  • Acting as personal tutor to a group of students and provide pastoral care, support, feedback and targets.
  • To evaluate and assess the work of students in relation to the curriculum criteria. Including visiting apprentices and clients in the workplace for workplace competency assessment.
  • Reflect critically on teaching practice, materials and strategies used and how performance can be improved.
  • Maintain details of attendance, punctuality and absence and ensure these are accurately recorded in up to date registers.
  • Ensure student information is correctly established including learning aims, achievement and changes to learner information including withdrawal, transfer and programme completion.
  • Be responsible for developing and maintaining the definitive course files linked to programmes and courses they are leading.
  • Working with business development to design, promote and update course file to meet employer needs.
  • Support the development of the workshop facilities in conjunction with the needs of employer partners and needs of Apprenticeship Standards.
  • Take part in marketing activities and attend events which may involve some evenings or visiting schools, employers and other organisations.

Key Skills:

  • Understanding and experience of traction and rolling stock maintenance.
  • Experience of  rail depot policies, procedures and safe working practices.
  • Understanding of business improvement techniques  - Principles of working with Lean / Six Sigma.
  • Specific Rail competence and licenses to practice would be an advantage.
  • Experience of teaching, learning and assessment would be an advantage, but not essential.

Safeguarding responsibilities (all staff):

  • Take responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people
  • To be familiar and act in accordance with PROCAT’s safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Ensure that PROCAT provides a safe, fair and respectful work and learning environment
  • Appropriately explore, challenge and address equality, diversity and safeguarding matters ensuring they are incorporated into the course or as they arise in any other way.

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