Course Team Leader - Forensic & Applied Science

Milton Keynes College
Milton Keynes,United Kingdom
£35,000.00 - £40,000.00 Per Year
07 Oct 2019 11:01
04 Nov 2019 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Additional Teacher Development Offered

Course Team Leader - Forensic & Applied Science

Milton Keynes College are looking to appoint a knowledgeable and enthusiastic Course Team Leader to inspire students studying for qualifications within the forensic and applied sciences.

Milton Keynes College Science curriculum offers Applied Science at Level 2 and Forensic and Criminal Investigation at Level 3, covering a wide range of subjects. This is a curriculum area that demonstrates excellent growth potential and due to the high level of student recruitment and success within the team, we have a new opportunity for a Course Team Leader specialising in Forensic and Applied Science to join our team.

As a Course Team Leader for the Applied Science curriculum area, you will be overseeing the development of this curriculum area within the School, supporting students to progress and excel and monitoring performance throughout the academic year based upon your skills and experience. You will also be sharing best practice and knowledge across the School.

As a Course Team Leader you will demonstrate the ability to deliver outstanding teaching and learning as well as a destination focused experience that will enable our students to succeed in the ever-changing world of work, with many of the students progressing into higher education. You will have a passion for forensic and applied science and will deliver student success through effective curriculum and lesson planning which meets individual needs, and is inspirational and innovative. 

Our forensic and applied science courses offer learners a wide range of opportunity to explore and understand the various Higher Education and employment prospects within the industry.

 The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic team player who shares our passion for success and is keen to contribute to the excellent delivery of forensic and applied to students who wish to move onto Higher Education or employment. 

Location: Milton Keynes
Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £32,000 - £37,000 per annum
Closing date: Friday 18th October 2019 

More about the rewards

  • 35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays pro rata, per annum;
  • Amazing discounts with NUS card, ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment;
  • Access to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hub;
  • Access to Teachers Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Tax free child care scheme
  • Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training courses;
  • Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme;
  • 24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme;
  • Plus many more…

As a successful candidate you will have

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in a Science related subject or strong industry related experience.
  • Strong Forensic and Applied Science industry knowledge
  • Strong evidence of the skills needed to deliver practical laboratory-based science sessions
  • Evidence of your continuing commitment to self-development through courses and work that you have undertaken
  • A track record of Good or better teaching and learning delivery that attain good student outcomes
  • An ability to engage and motivate students to deliver high performance outcomes in a further education environment
  • An ability to effectively embed equal opportunities and safeguarding into curriculum delivery
  • A good understanding of how technology can be used to enhance teaching, learning and assessment in classroom, workplace and virtual contexts



More about the College

Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 – 18-year-old full-time students studying vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education at our campuses in Milton Keynes. In addition, the College delivers employability and skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres. For nearly 30 years, we have worked with offenders in both custody, and the wider community and currently work with 19 prisons across England; this includes 13 prisons, which make up the Long Term High Security Estate, and 6 category B, C & D men’s prisons.

Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a thorough on boarding process to include DBS. In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions.

Milton Keynes College has been officially recognised for its commitment and approach to equality, diversity and inclusion. It has been awarded the much sought-after Leaders in Diversity accreditation from the National Centre for Diversity. The award recognises the College’s clear ethos and values and a belief in the importance of diversity.



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