Lecturer in Business - HE Programme Manager Duties
Lecturer In Business - HE Programme Manager Duties
Salary: GBP25K-GBP38K basic, plus pension and performance-related pay
Location: Hitchin and working across group sites in North Herts
At NHC we're determined to do an amazing job for all of our students - helping them to get where they want to be in life. We're looking for passionate and committed colleagues to join our team. We want to hear from you if you share our passion for education, our high ambition for students and our determination to get better every day. You don't necessarily need to have teaching qualifications or lecturing experience, though you'll definitely need to possess an obvious flair for inspirational engagement with students.
- Salary GBP26k - GBP38k
- Teachers' pension scheme
- Participation in the Group's performance related pay scheme.
Role Specification - HE & FE Teaching
- Deliver consistently good or better teaching sessions, incorporating an effective range of learning strategies that enable outstanding learning outcomes for all our students.
- Maintain high expectations of students, working with them to raise their ambition and aspiration, ensuring they realise their full potential.
- Deliver an appropriate blend of learning opportunities, making effective use of technology both within the classroom and via online and independent learning.
- Undertake all aspects of student assessment including internal verification and liaison with external verifiers and awarding bodies as required.
- Act as a programme / course team leader for designated courses, maintaining up to date student records and delivering against agreed student retention, attendance, success, satisfaction and outcome measures.
- Provide both academic and pastoral support for your students, supporting them to achieve their destination ambition.
- Comply with the college's maths and English strategy, maintaining your ability to embed both subjects into your teaching practice.
- Work with colleagues responsible for both transformation and student services to deliver an overall student experience, which engages, inspires and prepares students for the world of work.
- Work with the Head of Curriculum and Quality and Innovation Centre colleagues to continually strive for excellence and improve standards in teaching and learning across the academy.
- Engage proactively with internal and external stakeholders to maximise opportunities for employer engagement in the learning process.
Roles and Responsibilities
The high ambition we maintain for all of our students is reflected in the standards that we set for ourselves - organised under the themes of passion, precision and progression.
- To be the main academic point of contact at their College and in particular work closely with the Link Tutor and Programme Administrator at the University
- To work closely with the Programme team at the College and the College Programme Administrator
- Working with student representatives to promote active student participation in the management of the programme
- To be responsible for all full-time and part-time students on their Programme at their College, in particular to give up-to-date and accurate academic advice to students
- To prepare Induction material and arrange induction sessions at their College for both full-time and part-time students and attend any induction sessions at UH
- To attend Progression Open Days at UH if appropriate and required (normally one per year for Level 5 students)
- To attend all Programme Committees (normally three per year)
- To attend all Programme Managers' meetings
- To write the AMER for their College by the specified deadline
- To attend the College HE Committees, and School Academic Committee approval meetings if required, to present their College AMER
- To take a pro-active role with the monitoring of academic standards, paying particular attention to the needs of professional bodies, the reports of external examiners, other external evaluations, the recommendations of university committees, and the result of student feedback questionnaires
- To make decisions on applications for part-time study (only) and keep UH informed
- To deal with telephone and other enquiries on the Programme
- To attend Clearing in August of each year if appropriate and attend any associated training at UH
- To attend the enrolment sessions at the University in September/October
- In conjunction with the Link Tutor, other Programme Managers (if applicable) and the programme committee, develop the programme, which may include introducing where appropriate new subject areas, revising existing modules, deleting existing areas/modules and introducing new or revised teaching and/or assessment methods
- In consultation with the Link Tutor and other Programme Managers and academic staff (as appropriate), ensuring that the Programme Specification, Definitive Module Documents and Programme Handbook are updated as appropriate.
- To ensure that internal College Moderation of coursework and exam scripts is carried out prior to the cross College Moderation meetings
- To attend all Cross College Moderation meetings if appropriate (normally one per semester) and to arrange for appropriate staff in their College to also attend
- To collate coursework and exam marks and pass these to the Programme Administrator at UH by the specified deadlines
- To attend all Module and Programme Exam Boards (normally February, June/July and September (where September Boards operate)) with appropriate information to ensure accuracy of the grades/progression
- To take responsibility for the coordination of a set number of modules
- To ensure their College module teams meet to prepare and agree work (and across the Consortium teams if appropriate)
- To coordinate the coursework and exam questions for those modules they are responsible for
- To inform the Link Tutor by set dates of staff teaching on UH validated modules and notify the Link Tutor of any new staff
- To attend staff development events as appropriate and to ensure that other appropriate staff in their College are aware and are encouraged to attend
- To support the marketing of their Programme at their College
- Carry out appropriate scholarly activity and/or research
- Leading the dissemination of experience and good practice in academic quality, learning, teaching and assessment in the programme at their college
- A strong track record of good or better teaching and learning delivery, whilst achieving high levels of student success.
- Experience of curriculum, course design and assessment that meets awarding body requirements.
- Highly developed course team leadership skills, and effective implementation of quality systems and engagement with student voice as a driver for quality improvement.
- Up to date knowledge of safeguarding, equality and diversity, health and safety and child protection legislation, as it impacts on learning.
- Good analytical skills with proven ability to use management information to identify issues and opportunities to drive quality and performance.
- Well-developed organisational, communication and teamwork skills.
- A degree in a relevant subject area.
- A relevant teaching qualification.
- Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy and experience of using IT applications.
- Experience of teaching Business specialist units (Marketing, Enterprise, Business organisations) in Higher education.
- Desirable- Experience of teaching level 3 Business
Who We Are
North Hertfordshire College (NHC) is a further education college with over 8,000 students across a wide range of areas of learning. Everything we do at NHC is about helping students achieve what they want to be in life. That means helping them to develop both the knowledge and skills they need to progress in their chosen occupational area, and the employability skills that we know employers require of young people when they enter the world of work.
NHC is part of the Hart Learning Group, which also includes Hart L&D, a progressive learning, and development business that helps business clients of all sizes to engage with emerging talent, and the Hart Schools Trust - a burgeoning multi-academy trust which sponsors a small number of schools in our local community.
We are currently working towards an ambitious five-year strategy. We want NHC to be Outstanding. To realise our strategy, we need the best people around. We're building an amazing team, all of whom share our passion and commitment to helping our students realise their potential.
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