Industry Placement Coordinator

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SALARY: Up to £23,000 pro annum (please note, for part time roles, the salary will be pro-rata’d)

JOB TYPE: Part time, permanent

HOURS: 22.2 hours per week

LOCATION: Stevenage

Closing date: 17th February 2023



Industry placements and work experience are integral to every students’ experience at North Herts College. Working as part of a highly motivated, focussed team your role is to develop relationships with employers and ensure the smooth process of high quality work placements for our study programme students.

The role includes getting out to meet businesses, setting up placements on our IT system, preparing students to go out on work experience, supporting employers to deliver a great experience and work with curriculum teams to ensure all students successfully complete their required placement hours.

The role will require you to work within the industry placement team based in Stevenage, focussing on our IT and Science curriculum areas.


  • Contributory pension scheme
  • For a full outline of benefits, click here



  • A knowledge of the science and IT industries beneficial but not essential
  • Motivated, driven and committed to consistently achieving KPI targets.
  • Effective management of time and diary to ensure KPI achievement.
  • Excellent communication skills including experience of working with the 16-19 age group
  • Professional ‘can do’ approach to working with a variety of staff and employers
  • Familiarity with work experience and/or apprenticeships beneficial but not essential


  • Working with the Industry Placement team, you will ensure students are matched to high quality work placements
  • A good understanding of the requirements of new T Level qualifications and ensuring industry placements adhere to high standards
  • Reporting and presenting work experience opportunities to groups of students
  • Preparing students to go out on work experience, ensuring they complete the required hours and generating the required evidence
  • Completing health and safety visits as required
  • Working closely with curriculum teams to ensure a smooth process for all students
  • Monitoring students on placement and ensuring issues are dealt with efficiently
  • Producing regular reports on progress



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    The Hart Learning Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, as our posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. It is also an offence to apply for a role if you have been barred from working with children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you have been shortlisted for a role and are within the guidelines of KCSIE, an online search will be carried out to identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available online. If any incidents or issues are identified, the Group might want to explore these with you at the interview. As part of the recruitment process, you will need to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

    Details of our Safeguarding policy can be found in this link – Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

    To view our fair recruitment forms, please click here for equality and diversity declaration.

    Please note these vacancies may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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