Air Conditioning Engineer Instructor
Our client is the training provider at the long established and rapidly developing Royal School of Military Engineering, based in Chatham Kent. They have an opportunity for an experienced Instructor, or a qualified, experienced ACR Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineer to move into a teaching role in a professional and disciplined environment where you will find young people eager to learn. You do not need to have formal teaching experience as you will be supported to gain teaching qualifications and will attend relevant courses to build your communication skills. You should hold City & Guilds 207/2570 or NVQ Level 3 - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration or equivalent and ideally have completed an indentured apprenticeship. (Applications would also be welcomed from any Royal Engineer Class1 - HVAC/ACR). You will become responsible for instruction and demonstration to trainees of the ACR trade, allied skills and related technology. Key Duties and Tasks: - Instruct and demonstrate to trainees by oral, visual and/or other means the craft of refrigeration & air-conditioning and allied subjects. - Prepare lectures and lessons, demonstrations, classwork, homework, theoretical and practical examination tests to National recognised levels such as City & Guilds and National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ), and Army Department standards, to enable students to achieve approved training objectives. Proposing, and where appropriate, preparing devices, diagrams models etc for use in instruction and demonstration. - Control and supervise trainees under their charge, including responsibility for their safety, discipline and quality and quantity of output. - Maintaining the agreed records required for trainees' assessment and any other management purposes (course reports, NVQs, trade boards etc). - Supervising and ensuring cleanliness of classrooms, workshops and other instructional areas, including the equipment for which the Instructor and trainees are responsible. - Maintaining suitable and current knowledge of air conditioning and refrigeration techniques and advancements. - Act as a substitute for the Programme Area Leader (PAL) in their absence. - Carry out department security duties as required. - Writing trainees' disciplinary reports in a timely manner. - Conform to Standing Orders for the department and training establishment in general and for the classrooms and workshops in particular. - Duties ancillary to instruction, such as invigilating, correcting, progress tests and other tasks appropriate to the grade (i.e. assessing and marking course work and progress tests in both theoretical and practical aspects). - Mentor new members of staff - Visit trainees when on work placements for assessment and mentoring. - Be prepared to work at other College locations as required. - Participate in the classroom observation and appraisal scheme as required. If you have trained or supervised trainees / apprentices and want to further a career in teaching, then this could be the ideal opportunity. Excellent Salary and benefits to include 30 days' holiday (plus bank holidays), Private Healthcare, Contributory Pension Scheme and use of facilities. Our client, MKC Training Services Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. They value diversity in their people and all applications will be welcomed and considered regardless of a person's age, sex, religion, marital status, sexual orientation or ethnic origin.