JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Lecturer Responsible to: Head of Curriculum Department Faculty Job Level Salary 6 £27,924-£36,860 per annum Hours Base Location Various Various JOB SUMMARY Support excellence in learning through the preparation and delivery of high quality learning, teaching and assessment materials, and by supporting learners. Report directly to the Head of Curriculum / Department and work closely and supportively with Senior Lecturers, other lecturers, assessors, technicians, and administrators, to deliver excellence in learning. Teaching and Assessment Curriculum Development Quality and Standards Student Support Continuing Professional Development This post will have a teaching remit at an agreed number of class contact hours. MAIN DUTIES Teaching and Assessment Provide high quality learning and assessment opportunities that enhance learning and teaching and have a strong learner focus Prepare and deliver high quality teaching materials Prepare, use and mark high quality assessment materials Ensure up to date recording and processing of student attendance, absence, withdrawals, academic progress and results, and other relevant College processes Ensure accurate recording of moderation/verification activities Monitor students on work placements where appropriate Curriculum Development Work with others to develop new approaches to teaching, making optimum use of learning technologies Ensure that the curriculum is relevant and up to date; contributing to the development of elements of provision Quality & Standards Where appropriate, contribute to student selection and recruitment processes and advise potential learners Lead and contribute to internal moderation and verification groups Where appropriate participate in team teaching and learning observations. (implementation in partnership with EIS) Contribute to School and Faculty self-evaluation and operational planning Promote student employability skills Student Support Enhance retention and achievement by providing high quality subject support to learners Undertake a Guidance Tutor role as appropriate Contribute to learner induction as required Continuing Professional Development Ensure that skills and knowledge are kept up to date, by undertaking regular Continuing Professional Development, including industrial placements, and where appropriate, the Professional Development Award for teaching, within a specified timescale Relationships Work closely and supportively with Head of Curriculum / Department, Senior Lecturers, other lecturers, technicians, and administrators, to deliver excellence in learning Support and advise students appropriately Attend and take part in meetings and working groups as appropriate Work with employers, schools and universities Advise on health and safety and resource issues specific to the curriculum area GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES Operate as a member of the School team, offering constructive challenge, specialist advice and the highest professional standards Undertake projects as directed by the line manager Proactively collaborate with internal and external partners Keep abreast of current developments relevant to the department Actively participate in on-going training and development activity and the Staff Development Interview process Respect the confidentiality of matters relating to learners and other members of staff Exercise a duty of care for their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their actions Promote and encourage Equality & Diversity in all aspects of College operations Understand and comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act and the Freedom of Information Act Undertake other duties appropriate to the scope and grading of the post STRUCTURE DIAGRAM Level 3 Director of Facuty Level 4 Head of Curriculum / Department Level 5 Level 6 Senior Lecturer Lecturer PERSON SPECIFICATION LECTURER Attributes & where evidence for these will be sought Education, Qualifications & Training (Evidence will be sought from your Application for Employment) SCQF Level 8 or relevant professional equivalent in the specialist area, or significant relevant experience in the specialist area* SCQF Level 9 and above TQFE or D32/33/34 or A1/V1 Awards Other relevant teaching qualification Experience & Knowledge (Evidence will be sought from Section 8 of the “Application for Employment” form and by interview questions). Good knowledge of one or more curriculum areas Experience of developing innovative teaching practice Good understanding of quality standards Where appropriate significant industrial experience within the curriculum area* Teaching experience in FE/HE/schools * Experience of developing teaching materials Familiarity with internal verification processes Skills (Evidence will be sought as part of the interview process) Evidence of appropriate IT skills* Essential Desirable √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ Excellent oral and written communication skills √ Good interpersonal skills √ Well organised with the ability to use own initiative √ Prepared to develop own skills and qualities through staff development, specific training and self evaluation Circumstances (Evidence for this will be sought by Interview Questions) √ Could be requested to take evening and /or twilight classes √ Travel between college campus sites may be required √ This profile will be reviewed continuously and adapted to meet the changing needs of the college. * Applicants with a disability will be interviewed if they meet the minimum criteria for the post.