International Fire Service Instructor – Capita

The Fire Service College: Where excellence meets resilience at the ultimate training ground for firefighting professionals.

As an Instructor in the International Delivery Team you will deliver training across the full Fire Service College (FSC) curriculum.

This role will be based at the Fire Service College at Moreton in Marsh. It will be 40 hours per week between 8am and 6pm.

Job title:

International Fire Service Instructor

Job Description:

What you’ll be doing:

  • Supporting the Lead Instructor and Team Leader within your specialist subject matter(s)
  • Delivering training courses across a wide range of fire service subjects to international delegates
  • Liaising with the international sales team
  • Developing course content
  • Reviewing and renewing course content
  • Coordinating the allocation of staff and resources

What we’re looking for:

  • An experienced instructor, ideally within a Fire and Rescue Service, or at a fire training establishment
  • Experience of working in Fire and Rescue overseas
  • Any experience within the following would be desirable: Accredited Breathing Apparatus (BA) Instructor, Accredited Fire Behaviour Training Instructor (FBTI), Accredited Transport/Road Traffic Collision (RTC) Instructor or Resilience Team Training.
  • A minimum of a Level 3 qualification in Education and Training (AET) (or be willing to achieve this in their first 6 months in the role)
  • Strong team player with excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • IT competency on Microsoft Office programmes (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

About Fire Service College:

At Capita – Fire Service College we’re training the next generation of firefighters to respond to any emergency and create a safer world. The College is one of the world’s leading organisations for fire prevention, protection and response. We provide dedicated, accredited training for emergency service professionals, as well as commercial and public sector clients around the globe. We have one of the largest operational fire and rescue training facilities in the world, with a unique training environment, sports centre and expert instructors. Visitors and learners can train and exercise in a realistic and challenging environment, with a learning experience that is second to none.

What’s in it for you?

  • Offering a salary of up to £37,100 depending on skills and experience
  • 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • Subsidised canteen, bar and gym facilities onsite (free membership)
  • Free accommodation during the working week
  • Free parking onsite
  • Better work life balance
  • Opportunity to gain further qualifications and upskill
  • You will work at a world-renowned further education training college

What we hope you’ll do next:

Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

We’re an equal opportunity and Disability Confident employer, which means we recruit and develop people based on their merit and passion. We’re committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process and working environment for everyone. If you need the job description or application form in an alternative format (such as large print or audio), or if you’d like to discuss other changes or support you might need going forward, please email Iqbal at or call 07784 237318 and we’ll get back to you. For more information about equal opportunities and process adjustments, please visit the Capita Careers website.

Salary: £37,100

Contract type: Full Time

Closing date: June 30 2024

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