Lecturer in Computing - Digital Technologies

Abingdon and Witney College
Abingdon [Oxfordshire]
£27,051 - £36,651 Per Year, £27,051 - £36,651 per annum With the potential of a market supplement
01 Apr 2021 15:13
18 Apr 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
IT / Computing
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
Land-based College

Lecturer in Computing - Digital Technologies

Lecturer in Computing - Digital Technologies  

£27,051 - £36,651 per annum 

With the potential of a market supplement  

37 hours per week  

52 weeks per annum  

Abingdon & Witney Campus  



Do you want to work in a great place?  Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity in the field of digital technologies? Are you ready to pass on your technical and specialist skills to the next generation of computing and IT industry professionals?  If you answered ‘yes’ we are looking for you to join our highly successful team. 


This is a new and exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team and deliver the brand-new Digital T Level qualification from September 2021. T Levels are new and exciting technical qualifications that combine classroom learning, in our brand-new Digital learning labs, and on the job experience during a unique industry placement. T Levels will help young people to fast track their career and help them to get to the next level giving them a head start and you can be part of their journey and make a real difference. Whether you are a qualified teacher looking for your next opportunity or you are keen to develop your skill set and gain your teaching qualifications with us we want to hear from you. 


Ideally, you will have experience of teaching on a range of Computing study programmes including the Level 2 and Level 3 NQF qualifications and apprenticeships. Experience of being a Lead IV and an understanding of the BTEC IV process is highly desirable. Further to this, any knowledge of upcoming T-Level Routes is also highly desirable.   


However, we also value industry experience and for the right candidate, training opportunities are available within the College to gain your Award in Education and Training Level 3 (AET), within your first year of joining the College.   


The successful candidate should have experience of working in the following industry areas and/or have the ability to teach some/all of the specialisms listed below:  


•        Website Development: Client (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and server side (PHP & MySQL) languages. A knowledge of WAMP/ XAMP or USBWebserer.   

•        Software Development: SDLC, models and languages (inc. C++, C#, Java, VB.net) along with appropriate IDEs (Visual Studio 2017 (with mobile emulator), Eclipse, NetBeans).  

The ability to teach the following specialisms is considered highly desirable:  


•        HCI and multimedia: Knowledge of modern HCI developments as a good understand of multimedia software such as Adobe Photoshop.  

•        Database Development: with Access and SQL.  

You will be expected to strive to maintain good or outstanding success rates in all areas, using innovation within your teaching and assessing, utilising e-learning opportunities where appropriate.  

You should be a skilled communicator and have excellent organisational skills. You should be qualified to degree level or equivalent, have a recognised teaching qualification (or be willing to gain your qualifications), and be able to demonstrate a wide range of both academic and practical skills. Having links to employers would also be of great advantage. 

In return, Abingdon & Witney College offer excellent benefits including generous pension and holiday schemes, flexible working options, corporate gym membership, and cycle/tech schemes.  

We are also looking for Hourly Paid Lecturers in Computing/Digital, so if you are interested but are unable to commit to the above opportunity, then please do get in touch with Danielle Gray at danielle.gray@abingdon-witney.ac.uk for more information  


This is a fantastic opportunity to pass on your technical and specialist skills to the next generation of computing and IT industry professionals.  


Closing date: 18th April 2021  

Interview date: 29th April 2021 


AWC values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all appointments are subject to satisfactory clearances including enhanced DBS checks 




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