Shipley College is situated in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Saltaire and is committed to high standards, encouraging staff and students to do their best and to aim high.
Do you have the necessary qualifications, skills and experience to deliver teaching, learning and assessment and contribute to the success of teaching within Business & Finance or Leadership & Management.
This lecturing role includes, but is not limited to the following activities:
Planning, preparing, teaching and assessing learning on Leadership and Management and business courses from Level 1 up to Level 5. This may include delivery on apprenticeship programmes and T levels.
Course coordination; providing guidance, support and tutorship for learner groups which may include apprentices and others, and liaising with the wider course team.
You should have:
A Professional teaching qualification (see person specification) or have significant industry experience in a relevant vocational area
Experience of working within a post 16 institution
Management experience including project planning
Confidence with IT systems
A clean driving licence and access to a car for visiting students in the work place
If you are applying for a proportional post, you must have knowledge/experience of either: leadership & management, including project planning or finance.
All parts of the role will require candidates to be confident with IT systems such as google apps, MS Office etc.
PRIME OBJECTIVES OF THE POST
As a lecturer you will be an excellent classroom practitioner who consistently demonstrates the highest standards of delivery, is fully committed to raising attainment and acutely aware of the strategies required to achieve the highest standards within your subject area.
As a lecturer you may, from time to time, be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility defined in this job description at the initial place of work or at other locations in the College catchment area.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To provide the highest quality teaching, learning and assessment to learners using the most appropriate and innovative methods, whilst celebrating difference and promoting diversity
To produce the highest quality learning and assessment materials and assignments and use the most up to date and appropriate resources to support learning and assessment
To undertake formal assessment of learner achievement and offer clear and timely feedback on progress and opportunities for progression to learners
To ensure the smooth running of courses, including timely and accurate completion of attendance records, retention and achievement records, end of course information etc.
To maintain excellent classroom management and discipline whilst observing College regulations
To have well-developed strategies in place to keep learners safe and to support them to develop their own understanding of the risks in order to keep themselves and others safe
To carry out a full evaluation of the courses; maintain the course file, support the effective use of satisfaction surveys, complete the course review documentation as required, and act upon recommendations for course improvement as part of the College quality system
To establish, where appropriate, effective working relationships with examining and accrediting bodies, support correct registration and exam entries for learners on courses. To work with Head of Teaching, Learning and Assessment Quality and follow the College’s Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) systems for internal verification, external verifier and moderator visits and to undertake Internal Verification duties as required
To establish effective working relationships with employers and their apprentices or other learners. To effectively collaborate with all parties to ensure the teaching, learning, monitoring and recording of required knowledge, skills and behaviours takes place, resulting in achievement of End Point Assessment (EPA). To conduct reviews with the employer and the apprentice in the workplace.
To assist the Head of Sector and team in the planning and costing of new programmes taking into account curriculum changes, labour market requirements and other relevant factors
To contribute to curriculum development and establishing a culture of continuous improvement and innovation
To provide learners with regular reports of progress and offer clear guidance on how to improve performance to reach their potential
To advise the Head of Sector/budget holder on any required equipment and materials
To maintain a current knowledge of the Business sector, developments in further education and training, including apprenticeships; the regulations that apply to particular programmes and, where appropriate, industrial and commercial trends that may relate to education and training. To attend and take part in the College’s half termly Quality Improvement (QI) days as part of this process.
To attend Course Team, Sector and College meetings and external meetings appropriate to the post
To represent the College on appropriate and agreed public occasions, such as recruitment events, and to promote the best interests of the institution by creating a positive impression of the College in the minds of potential clients
To contribute to the marketing and promotion of courses in the Sector