Location: East London
Hours: 18 Hours, 52 weeks per year
Salary range: Unqualified £25,484 - £28,440, Qualified £30,055 - £39,735 (pro rata)
Waltham Forest College is a forward thinking, vibrant, diverse and exciting place to study and work. We are proud of our achievements including being rated as the top performing college in London for student satisfaction for the past two consecutive years, as well as being graded as Good by Ofsted.
We believe that our employees are the heart of the organisation and having the right people in the right place, with the right skills is the key to our success. We are looking for a committed individual who is passionate about working in an aspirational and high performing college and dedicated to contributing to an outstanding experience for our learners.
The successful candidate will have a keen sense of responsibility, ownership and a ‘can do’ approach to addressing everyday challenges. If you believe you have the skills, experience and motivation to make a difference and be part of Team Forest, we strongly encourage you to apply for the post at Waltham Forest College.
This position is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly enthused Business and IT lecturer and to assist in taking the area forward to outstanding.
You will need to have the experience and knowledge to teach on all levels within the Business department level 1 – 3 and have the skills to deliver and Lead our Access to HE Computing programme. You will therefore hold a degree in Computing, have a teaching qualification, and have associated experience of delivering a range of Computing specialisms at Access to HE and potentially at HE level.
You will be able to support and inspire learners aged 14-18 and 19+ supporting their achievement and progression onto higher level courses or into employment.
The successful candidate will need to have recent experience of teaching and be able to demonstrate good /outstanding in recent lesson observations. They will need to teach and assess on all levels within the Business department (to include a range of Computing specialisms, alongside Business) using a varied range of teaching and learning methodologies and techniques.
The successful candidate will have experience of meeting the needs of learners, to include both 16-18 years old and adults, be able to work collaboratively as part of a team and demonstrate outstanding relationships with external partners and employers. They will have excellent organisational skills, be familiar with awarding body standards and procedures, and able to maintain outstanding quality assurance.
What’s in it for you?
We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme, discounted local gym membership, enhanced sick pay, NUS Employee discount, free onsite parking, cycle to work scheme and Sodexo benefits scheme
Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment. We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.
Closing Date: 19 August 2022
Interview Date: TBC
*Please apply as soon as possible as applications will be considered upon receipt; we reserve the right to interview before the closing date*.