Lecturer in Childcare

Newham College London
East Ham Central, Newham, London [Greater London]
£31,022 - £37,224 Per Year
05 Aug 2022 12:43
18 Aug 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Childcare / Early Years
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Lecturer in Childcare

 Job Purpose:

  • To teach, assess learning and take an active role in the delivery of successful learning experiences of students which contribute to, increased retention, achievement and progression.
  • To teach on a range of courses which include 14-19 and adult learners on courses ranging from entry to level 3.
  • To develop the curriculum in line with national requirements, local community needs, and the needs of employers.
  • To work effectively as a member of the team, reporting to the Head of school and liaising with colleagues in the College.
  • To take an active role in own professional development in relation to all aspects of the role


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • To offer students a high-quality learning experience to achieve the goal or qualification for which they are studying.
  • To teach effectively on a range of College courses and programs relevant to Childcare
  • To be a personal tutor/course coordinator for a designated group of students within a range of courses.
  • To contribute to the personal development of the students and to observe procedures for student monitoring, discipline and complaints in accordance with College policies.
  • To develop course materials, schemes of work, lesson plans etc. and make these available through the college's shared information system.
  •  To follow all college processes and College procedures related to the selection, interviewing, admissions, enrolment, induction and tracking of students. 2
  • To follow all college processes relating to quality assurance, qualifications and examinations, including registration and submissions to validating bodies, liaison with the College Exams Officer, moderators and external verifiers in accordance with College Policy and validating bodies.
  • To provide regular and timely feedback to students as identified in the College policy, and to give group and individual tutorial support to enable students to achieve maximum benefit from their program of study.
  • To work with others or act as a leader/member of appropriate teams and to liaise with colleagues in the design, delivery and evaluation of all aspects of the course
  • To compile and maintain course and student records and associated administration.
  • To carry out all duties and responsibilities with due regard to the College’s Single Equality Scheme. • To make a significant contribution to marketing activities, curriculum development and course coordination.
  •  To liaise with employers and other agencies with respect of student placement supervision, course and assignment design, and career and higher education opportunities.
  •  Participation in the observation of teaching, learning and assessment, including receiving and acting upon associated feedback.
  •  To be appraised as part of the College Appraisal Scheme.
  •  Complete a minimum of 30 hours of continuing professional development every year or pro rata equivalent subject to a minimum of six hours. • Maintain a record of the CPD undertaken and make that record available
  • To attend external courses and conferences relevant to the work of the Programme.
  • To co-operate with the College in order to ensure his/her own health and safety and that of students and colleagues.
  •  Where applicable, achieve the requisite type of qualifications required for the teaching post within the relevant time period as prescribed.
  •  Keep up to date, and comply with the relevant College’s Policies, including Health & Safety; Safeguarding; Prevent; Data Protection Policy, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018, and Equality & Diversity.
  • Where applicable, the job holder must warrant their entitlement or the right to work in the United Kingdom without any additional approvals and notify the College immediately if this right or entitlement is ceased during their employment with the College.
  •  An enhanced check of the Disclosure and Barring Service’s (DBS) children’s and adults’ barred lists (lists of individuals who are barred from working with children or vulnerable adults).