Job title: Lecturers - Health and Social Care
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary from: GBP £32,000.00
Salary to: GBP £38,000.00
Location: London Campus
Job published: 12-11-2019
Job ID: 32117

Job Description

 

 

 

 

Job Description

Job Title:

Lecturer

Report to:

Director of Studies Health and Social Care

Hours:

Hours: 40 hours per week of which 24 will be teaching hours

Primary Location:

All Campuses

Salary

£32,000 - £38,000

 

Context

Established in 2000 Regent Group has a passion for education; helping learners excel personally, academically and professionally. Based in north-west London, we are experienced providers delivering quality education from nursery, through tuition services and full-time secondary school, to further and higher education and executive leadership courses.

 

Regent College Higher Education is a leading provider of industry-related higher education. We are a diverse community active in promoting learning and education, with an established record of success rates within UK Higher Education.

 

Our vision is to become a leading provider of quality education, enriching the lives of our students and the communities in which they live and work. We pride ourselves on finding the right course for our learners at our own institutions or with an increasingly wide range of partner institutions across the globe.

 

We are fully committed to developing the academic and personal potential of our students and strive to ensure that our curriculum is modelled on current best practice.

 

Regent Group welcomes a diverse population of students and staff and works to ensure that equality and diversity are integral to the groups priorities and objectives.

Regent Group is building a 21st century education model for future world learners.

 

 

The Role

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 their profession or subject discipline.

 

 

 

Principal Accountabilities

Teaching, Learning & Assessment

 

  • To deliver high quality teaching on a range of courses in an appropriate area of the curriculum.
  • To implement curriculum and course development within the area of work.
  • To develop schemes of work and learning materials in line with course aims, objectives, mode of assessment and accreditation.
  • To contribute effectively to teamwork and ensure learners are assessed in accordance with the relevant awarding bodies.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • To attend and contribute to all relevant team meetings and to offer and provide support to team members.
  • To advise learners of mode of assessment and ensure assignments are forwarded to learners after internal verification has taken place.
  • Responsible towards assessment and contextualised feedbacks respecting the deadlines towards assessment.
  • Check Turn it in regularly to ensure that assessments are completed in a timely manner and the feedback sent to the Programme Leader /Director of Studies.

 

Supporting Students

 

  • To take part in enrolment and induction programmes.
  • 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.
  • To identify students requiring extra support and refer them to Cohort Leaders for appropriate support.
  • To maintain high standards of student conduct.
  • To support students with resubmission requirements.
  • To assist where appropriate, with the establishment and monitoring of student work placements.

 

Essential Administration

 

  • To keep accurate and updated unit and student records, including registers, reports, including student assessment and achievement records.
  • To provide accurate course and student information as required by the College.
  • To monitor student attendance and timekeeping by ensuring that registers are completed daily.
  • To complete termly reports on studentsprogress, as required, and to write references as required.
  • To attend team meetings and contribute to Quality Assurance reviews and audits.

 

General

 

  • 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 Colleges Safeguarding, well-being and PREVENT Policies.
  • Maintain confidentiality in relation to all college information and to comply with General Data Protection Regulation.
  • To be involved in College staff development and training schemes and participate in Personal Development Review procedures within the College.
  • To adhere to the College's Equality and Diversity Scheme with respect to staff and students.
  • To comply with and implement the Colleges Health and Safety policy.
  • 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 and
  • Co-ordination and development of assignments/ resources for a group of courses
  • Responsibility for a physical resource eg. Classrooms, digital suites, etc.
  • The work may be carried out in the post described in any of the College's centres.

 

 

Selection Criteria

A: Qualifications

  • A good honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject with an appropriate subject specialism (essential). 
  • A postgraduate qualification or relevant professional experience or PhD in an appropriate or closely related discipline (desirable)
  • A recognised teaching qualification (or willingness to enrol on PGCHE) or other Teaching qualifications (desirable)
  • Fellowship (or Senior/Principal Fellowship) of the Higher Education Academy (desirable)

B: Teaching experience 

  • Evidence of ability to meet the teaching needs at course and degree level (essential)
  • Relevant Work experience within the field  (essential)  

C: Supporting students 

  • Ability to work as a team member to enhance the quality of taught provision, increase levels of student satisfaction, improve levels of student retention, progression and employability, and support student enterprise activities. (essential)

 

D. Communication and IT skills 

  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills including: oral; written/literacy; numeracy and presentation, underpinned by the ability to use IT to support students and discharge administrative responsibilities (e.g. MS Office and Outlook). Evidence of the use of VLEs in teaching (e.g. Whiteboard/Moodle). (essential)

 

E Values and behaviours 

  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to, equality and diversity, and its practical application within the context Regent Colle Higher Education. 

 

 

 

The above list is neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such duties as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post. All members of staff are required to be professional, co-operative and flexible in line with the needs of the post and Regent Group.

You must already have the right to work in the UK or EU and provide Right to Remain or Visa in proof of this.

Regent Group is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships."