The No1 School of Technical Training; a part of the Defence School of Aeronautical Engineering (DSAE) located at RAF Cosford provides initial trade training to new recruits as well as advanced career training to existing RAF aeronautical engineers. It also delivers the same aeronautical engineering training to International students under government contract where RAF Cosford has achieved a very high success rate leading to increased demand for our excellence in training delivery. RAF Cosford remains a site of growth and expansion with numerous projects and partnership developments being explored and undertaken.
An instructor's primary duties will include:
- Delivery of technical training (theory and practical) to City & Guilds Apprenticeship Level 3 standards.
- Preparing student reports on performance (academic and behavioural).
- Preparing and conducting practical assessments, including marking and recording.
- Developing and controlling training documents and delivery media.
- Proposing improvements to training design and content.
- General course administration.
- Additional support duties essential for the safe conduct of training and welfare of students.
The post holder will be expected to diversify across other trade related topic specialisms after suitable training to improve flexibility and increase capability building business resilience.
Qualified in the AE WEAPONS trade engineering discipline, minimum level 3 or equivalent, combined with relevant and recent technical and practical experience.
Have completed a UK Armed Forces Engineering Apprenticeship (weapons bias) where trade skills and knowledge, combined with recent technical and practical experience, is transferable and can be applied within the Aeronautical Engineering domain (please provide details).
Qualified to CertEd (or higher) teaching/training qualification. However, local training through the Cosford franchise ‘Train the Trainer’ programme can be provided to successful candidates.
We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:
Changing and Improving
Communicating and Influencing
Developing Self and Others
- Professional and Personal Development of skills
- Potential for alternative working practices
- A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
- A Civil Service pension
- 25 days paid annual leave rising (1 day per year) to 30 Days upon completion of years service
- In addition to 8 public holidays per year you will also receive leave for HM The Queens birthday
- Minimum of 15 days Special paid leave in a rolling 12 month period for volunteer reserve commitments
- Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
- Easily accessible road and rail links
- On-site Shop/Café facilities
- Access to gymnasium , swimming pool and outdoor sports facilities
- Free on-site car parking
This post does not offer any assistance with relocation allowances.
Please be advised that the Department is conducting a review of all pay related allowances which could impact on those allowances that the post currently being advertised attracts.