Lecturer Computing

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Workington
Salary
24192.00 - 34433.00 GBP Annual
Posted
24 Nov 2016
Closes
22 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

* To develop and deliver courses including the theoretical knowledge and practical skills for learners, at a range of levels in accordance with the institutes conditions of service, in order to achieve high quality learning experiences and excellent outcomes for learners.

* To undertake course administration including lesson planning, schemes of learning, student progress tracking, registers etc. and other course related duties to ensure efficient delivery of the curriculum and accurate course administration.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

* To contribute to the delivery and monitoring of course modules and units assisting in the planning and development of courses, in order to contribute collaboratively, economically and systematically to the institutes academic and resource systems.

* To undertake research and development to devise and produce materials from awarding organisation guidance or specific requests to ensure materials are kept up to date and assist with course design and development in order to contribute to the continuous improvement of the academic/business base of the institute.

* To assist when required in the recruitment of learners, curriculum and programme organisation and development, and the generation of new course programme products, in order to meet the strategic objectives.

* To ensure that learners achieve agreed academic targets by providing well defined programmes of learning and opportunities to achieve specified outcomes.

* Initiating, via the Student Mentor team pastoral and tutorial support as required, in accordance with the relevant policies and procedures.

* To monitor and assess learner progress to ensure that learners achieve a high quality experience and excellent outcomes.

* To undertake the duties of assessment and accreditation, including preparation of assignments and marking, and to accredit prior learning ensuring that students are treated consistently and in accordance with policies and procedures.

* To carry out internal quality assurance (IQA) duties as required by the programme area manager to ensure that both the verification of learners' work and course requirements comply with the standards and criteria laid down by awarding organisations and external bodies.

* To undertake responsibilities such as Course Leadership, specific department or cross college roles as agreed with the Programme Area Manager in order to contribute to the effective functioning and development of the programme area, department or institute objectives.

GENERIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

* To operate within the safeguarding children and vulnerable adult's policy to promote and safeguard the welfare of the learners who are under the age of 18, and of vulnerable adults to meet the moral and legal responsibilities.

* To work as a member of the team, both within the section and as part of the service as a whole, to promote a team culture and environment and contribute towards the team development and assist others as necessary during periods of peak demand.
* To contribute to the quality system of the section to ensure the delivery of a high quality service.
* To participate in the performance management scheme, in order to ensure personal development needs are identified to allow maximisation of a high level of performance.

* To operate and monitor Health and Safety Policy, in order to ensure a safe and healthy learning and working environment.

* To proactively create, communicate, implement and support the Sustainability Development Strategy to ensure targets are achieved.

* To operate and support the Equal Opportunities Policy, in order to ensure adherence throughout the institution.

* To contribute to the smooth running of the institution by undertaking other administrative duties as required to support the management.

* To participate in the promotional and marketing activities of the institution and ensure a professional and favourable image is portrayed at all times to enhance the institution's reputation and assist in ensuring its future success.

EDUCATION, TRAINING & QUALIFICATIONS (ESSENTIAL)

- HND Level in Computer or Multimedia related subject
- Minimum Level 2 literacy & numeracy qualifications & be willing to update skills
- Hold or be willing to work towards recognised assessor qualifications
- Hold a recognised teaching qualification (Certificate of Education, PGCE or B Ed) or commitment to obtaining one within a specified period after commencement

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

- Knowledge of networking & communication systems.
- Good software knowledge of Microsoft Office systems.
- Evidence of recent professional updating and experience in sector to enable teaching of below subjects:

* C# and .Net Programming
* Games Development
* Computer Networks and Security
* Animation
* Graphics
* Computer Architecture
* Systems Analysis
* Database Design
* CISCO (CCNA)
* 3D Modelling - Autodesk 3DS Max

DESIRABLE QUALITIES

- Verifier qualification
- Experience in post 16 education / training including curriculum design, delivery, assessment and evaluation
- Wide experience of occupational needs
- Deal with learner needs and have empathy with client group

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer