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Weapons Instructor

  • Salary: £28590 - £30670 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Calne, Wiltshire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 18/09/2017
  • Job reference: J374206A
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Weapons Instructor - RAF Lyneham - Wiltshire

A brand new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Weapons Instructor to join a FTSE 100 Organisation based in Wiltshire. This will be supporting the delivery of training course modules within the Weapons Department required for trainees in support of the DCTT EMTC contract and assisting with the technical administration of training and equipment.

Main Tasks

  • To prepare and deliver instruction on course modules in the Weapons Department in support of the DCTT EMTC training contract including Lesson plans, training aids, précis and student hand outs.
  • To prepare relevant training material, if necessary involving Media and Graphics Department input to provide relevant Weapons Instructional Training and maintain personal CPD portfolio in respect of new technologies and equipment ensuring that lesson plans are training sessions are developed in accordance of the approved Course Training Plans (CTP).
  • Review course material and content to ensure it is current and evolves to support equipment and technology advances using the most appropriate training aids.
  • Maintain personal CPD portfolio in respect of new technologies and equipment ensuring that lesson plans and training sessions are developed in accordance of the approved syllabi.
  • Assessment of trainees to include: Creation of written examination and progress test papers, Creation of practical assessment/examination scenario and continuous assessments. Marking of examination papers, Setting and marking of course and homework, Invigilation of examination and assessments.

Technical Experience and Qualifications (Essential)

  • BSC Level 1 Working Safely
  • Minimum CGLI City & Guilds Part 3, NVQ L3, Apprenticeship in Engineering Maintenance (Machine tools, Precision Engineering, Gunsmith ) technical discipline or Equivalent military qualifications, gained as Class1 REME Armourer, or similar RN/RAF trade
  • Completed the full DTTT suite of modules with CoT or CTLLS or equivalent teaching qualification
  • Supervisory experience
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a relevant working environment

Technical Experience and Qualifications (Desirable)

  • Either BSC Level 2 Supervising Staff Safely OR IOSH Managing Safely
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook packages (Computer literate)
  • Knowledge of military environment and equipment
  • Knowledge of the REME trade Structure and operational requirements. Especially relevant to the Small Arms Department

Skills Profile

  • Ability to maintain credibility with customers at all levels including students and external bodies
  • Champions and supports all H&SE initiatives and procedures and cascades this ethos effectively to staff and students.
  • Clear and relevant Technical Experience.
  • Demonstrable CPD towards keeping abreast of changes in technology, and technology based teaching.
  • Focuses on the delivery of results.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Able to coach and mentor students to achieve their best

What's on offer?

  • Competitive package
  • Excellent Training and Progression Opportunities

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a FTSE100 company, where there is a companywide desire to instruct, guide and deliver subject matter expertise at the highest level.