JOB TITLE:Lecturer (HE)
LOCATION: One of the College centres, as appropriate to the
areas of responsibility of the post
RESPONSIBLE TO: Assistant Principal or Director of Studies (dependanct upon
SALARY: £ TBC to £ TBC (pro rata for part time staff)
OUTLINE OF POST:
To teach on a range of courses within a programme area and contribute towards enabling the successful achievement of enrolled learners.
To carry out all associated duties in line with the College strategic priorities and The Role of the Professional Lecturer Document.
In addition, Lecturers have a responsibility to carry out activities that develop his/her scholarly research and/or professional expertise relevant to the their profession or subject discipline.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teaching, Learning & Assessment
1. To deliver high quality teaching on a range of courses in an appropriate area of the curriculum.
2. To implement curriculum and course development within the area of work.
3. To develop schemes of work and learning materials in line with course aims, objectives, mode of assessment and accreditation.
4. To contribute effectively to teamwork and ensure learners are assessed in accordance with the relevant awarding bodies.
5. Keep-up-to-date with developments (technological and pedagogical) in
e learning and ILT and develop the use of VLE and other E-Learning Systems that engage learning
5. To work with the course team to review the course and participate in the College quality assurance cycle and to complete course reviews and action plans.
6. To attend and contribute to all relevant team meetings and to offer and provide support to team members.
7. To advise learners of mode of assessment and ensure assignments are forwarded to learners after internal verification has taken place.
8. Responsible towards assessment and contextualised feedbacks respecging the deadlines towards assessment.
9. Check Turnitin regularly to ensure that assessments are completed in a timely manner and the feedback sent to the Director of Studies.
10. To take part in enrolment and induction programmes.
11. To act as a Personal Tutor for taught units. To meet students regularly on an individual basis to discuss academic progress and to support students in their choice of progression routes. To deal with those students who are not performing to required standards in line with College procedures.
12. To identify students requiring extra support and refer them to Cohort Leaders for appropriate support.
13. To maintain high standards of student conduct.
14. To support students with resubmission requirements.
15. To assist where appropriate, with the establishment and monitoring of student work placements.
16. To keep accurate and updated unit and student records, including registers, reports, including student assessment and achievement records.
17. To provide accurate course and student information as required by the College.
18. To monitor student attendance and timekeeping by ensuring that registers are completed daily.
19. To complete termly reports on students’ progress, as required, and to write references as required.
20. To attend team meetings and contribute to Quality Assurance reviews and audits.
21. To be aware of the principles of safeguarding children and young people as they apply to the role with the College. Actively promote and implement the College’s Safeguarding, well-being and PREVENT Policies.
22. To be involved in College staff development and training schemes and participate in Personal Development Review procedures within the College.
23. To adhere to the College's Equality and Diversity Scheme with respect to staff and students.
24. To comply with and implement the College’s Health and Safety policy.
25. To undertake any other reasonable duties and responsibilities as may be required
Additional duties to be undertaken by lecturers
All Staff should be allocated one duty from the list below. This list reflects responsibilities needed within the college, but it is not exhaustive and will be reviewed regularly. The allocation of the duties to staff will be reviewed annually.
Mentoring new/inexperienced staff
Co-ordination of project/course administration
Co-ordination of some elements of course arrangements, eg. recruitment, enrolment, exam registration, consistency of quality delivery
Co-ordination of pastoral support for a group of students eg. At Risk students
Co-ordination and development of assignments/ resources for a group of courses
Responsibility for a physical resource eg. Classrooms, digital suites, etc.
Co-ordination of Health and Safety development and monitoring within an area of the School.
Revision due date: September 2017
This job description is current at the date of issue. As and when the work of the College develops or changes so the areas of responsibility may be subject to change, and the job description will be reviewed. Such changes will, in the first instance, be made in consultation with the postholder.
The work may be carried out in the post described in any of the College's centres.
The College has developed the use of selection criteria to aid objective recruitment, in line with its Equality and Diversity Policy Statement. Candidates must address each of the essential criteria listed below in the supporting statement that accompanies their application form.
1. Degree level 7 qualified in the relevant subject area.
2. Teaching qualification, e.g. , PGCHE. Candidates who do not have this qualification will, as a condition of employment, be required to obtain a teaching qualification, at level 7, within 2 years of the appointment date.
3. Teachers of English (ESOL/Literacy) and Mathematics – hold or be willing to work towards an ADTLLS/DTLLS or equivalent qualification in the subject.
Assessor and Internal Verifier Awardsappropriate for the subject area.
Experience and Knowledge
4. Successful experience of designing and delivering learning in relevant teaching/vocational areas.
5. Successful teaching/training experience within the specified curriculum area.
6. Demonstrable knowledge of incorporating Equality and Diversity within the curriculum.
7. Understanding of Child and Vulnerable Adult protection (Safeguarding Agenda) and the willingness to increase knowledge.
8. An understanding of the PREVENT agenda and the willingness to increase knowledge
9. An understanding of health and safety requirements of a working environment.
10. An awareness and understanding of the role of OfS and QAA in effective education delivery.
Relevant and recent industry experience
Skills and Abilities
11. The ability to deliver excellence in teaching and learning.
12. Ability to embed English, Mathematics, and ICT support in vocational classes.
13. Ability to relate to and motivate students from a variety of backgrounds and ages, and to employ effective teaching strategies.
14. IT Skills – use of Microsoft packages, interactive white boards, sharepoint, moodle or equivalent.
15. Good standard of written/verbal communication skills.
16. Good interpersonal skills.
17. Ability to increase recruitment, retention and achievement rates whilst maintaining quality standards.
18. Self-starter, well-motivated and enthusiastic.
19. Commitment to achieving excellence through continuous curriculum and personal development.
20. A Satisfactory DBS disclosure at Enhanced level.
21. Demonstrable commitment to the College’s vision and values.
22. Demonstrable commitment to professional development through developing teaching excellence that contributes to high learner success rates
23. Ability to work flexibly to meet changing needs
24. High level of personal integrity and confidentiality
25. Appropriate professional appearance