Shipley College: ‘great people, great place’!
We are situated in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Saltaire, with a commitment to high standards, encouraging staff and students to do their best and aim high. All our staff team make a positive change to people through the work they do in College.
Do you have the necessary qualifications, skills and/or experience to deliver teaching, learning and assessment and contribute to the effectiveness and success within mindfulness/mental health.
This lecturing role includes, but is not limited to the following activities:
Planning, preparing, teaching/delivering mindfulness courses
Course coordination; providing guidance, support and tutorship for learner groups, assessing learning, record keeping & delivering high quality teaching
You should have:
A relevant degree (or equivalent)
Experience of mindfulness practice
Accreditation to teach mindfulness
What other benefits can we offer you?
Excellent holiday entitlement
Enhanced pension contributions
Access to a free gym on site
Reduced cost train travel
PRIME OBJECTIVES OF THE POST
As a lecturer you will be (or become) 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.
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 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 relevant 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 stakeholders
To contribute to the marketing and promotion of courses in the Sector
How to Apply