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FM Apprenticeships Tutor/Assessor

University College of Estate Management
Split place of work - central Reading, Berkshire for 30 days per annum / Remote
Facilities Manager
Salary range £35,000 - £40,000 FTE pa plus benefits

FM Apprenticeships Tutor/Assessor

Full time (35 hrs/wk), part time also considered, permanent

Split place of work - central Reading, Berkshire for 30 days per annum / Remote

Salary range £35,000 - £40,000 FTE pa plus benefits

We’re looking for an experienced facilities management supervisor/manager, with a keen desire to teach, to channel their enthusiasm in the delivery of our apprenticeship provision!

Below you’ll find a brief description of this vacancy and UCEM, but if you have any questions or want to find out more, please don’t hesitate to contact us by phone or email (details found below/on the jobs section of our website).

You will be primarily focused on teaching and assessing for UCEM Facilities Management Apprenticeship programmes and monitoring the overall progress of an allocated caseload of apprentices. For each allocated apprentice you will be required to create and implement an individual learning plan (ILP), as well as motivate and support them to achieve success in their studies. Most of the off-the-job training will be through UCEM’s virtual learning environment (VLE). You will be required to support the VLE-based delivery through webinars and managing online forums. You will also be required to undertake tutorials and progress reviews with each apprentice - these will typically be at 10-week intervals. Tutorials and progress reviews will be through a combination of face-to-face and virtual meetings. Initially the role will focus on the delivery of the Level 3 Facilities Management Supervisor Apprenticeship but will extend and develop as UCEM’s facilities management apprenticeship provision grows.

Key qualities we’re looking for include:

Relevant professional body membership or willingness to attain (e.g. MIFWM, CIWFM, FIWFM, MRICS)Level 3 Assessing qualification (or willingness to attain)FE Teaching qualification (or willingness to attain)Minimum Level 2 Maths and English (or willingness to attain)Relevant experience in Facilities Management discipline – supervisory or managementImpeccable communication skillsStrong planning and organisational skillsIntermediate IT skills and passion in using technology to enhance learningAbility to motivate and enthuse othersUp-to-date knowledge of FM industry and practiceInternal QA qualification(s) and H&S qualification(s) are desirable but not essential.

At UCEM we expect all our employees to demonstrate our values: Passion, Integrity, Excellence and Support.

University College of Estate Management (UCEM) is the leading provider of supported online education for the Built Environment. Currently celebrating our 100th year as an institution, we have a wealth of history and experience in providing the highest quality learning opportunities. At any one time, we have over 3,500 students from more than 100 countries benefiting from our qualifications.  UCEM helps to enhance Built Environment professional careers through our accredited property-related and construction programmes, offered at Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Apprenticeship levels. Our centenary year has inspired our new vision to be the Centre of Excellence for Built Environment Education, appropriately abbreviated ‘CX’ to help us look to the future and lead our strategy for the next 10 years. This is all to achieve our core purpose of providing accessible, relevant and cost-effective online education, producing leading talent for a better Built Environment.


We have a very detailed job specification for this role so please, before applying, take a look:


For an informal discussion about the role please contact John Pratt on 0118 467 7934 or; John Barfoot 0118 467 2289 or; or alternatively the HR team on 0118 467 2243 / 7051 or


To apply please send your CV, covering letter, and Recruitment Check Form to



Thursday 20 June 2019 at 12:00 noon

Initial interviews are scheduled for Wednesday 26 June 2019 and Thursday 27 June 2019. Further details will be advised later in this process.

Please note, applications may be reviewed as and when they are received, so you may be invited to interview ahead of the closing date.


Due to the growth and interest in UCEM apprenticeships, we continue to expand our apprenticeship delivery team. We are currently advertising some apprenticeship team opportunities (please see our website for more details) and we have more coming up soon.

We are looking for enthused Built Environment professionals who are looking for a career change as well as those currently working in a further/higher education role. Your passion, enthusiasm, industry experience and the desire to develop the next generation of Built Environment professionals is more important than previous further/higher education experience. We are particularly interested in hearing from professionals with industry experience in:

Building surveyingQuantity surveyingReal estate managementBuilding control surveyingConstruction site managementIn most cases the above roles will be either permanent or fixed term employment, others will involve a contract working arrangement. Some roles are Reading based, some include home-working options. If you are interested in finding out more about the roles that we have available and why UCEM is a great place to work, please email and we will put you in touch with a member of the apprenticeships team, or alternatively you can call John Barfoot on 0118 467 2289.


Please note any appointment to this post is conditional upon and subject to an enhanced certificate (criminal record check) issued by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), which will also include a check of the DBS Barred Lists.


We do not use agencies as part of our recruitment process.  We politely ask that you respect this decision and do not call our offices on seeing this advertisement; if you do, the same message will be repeated to you.  Thank you for your co-operation.

Recruitment at UCEM
0118 467 2289

FM, Assessor, Tutor, Apprenticeships

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