HE Lecturer, HE Digital and Engineering (Part Time)

Recruiter
Leeds City College
Location
Leeds,UK
Salary
£26,615 - £29,079 Per Year, Pro Rata
Posted
17 Oct 2020 06:09
Closes
23 Oct 2020 23:59
Reference
2027714
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Specialism
Higher Education, IT / Computing, Media Studies / Game Design
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

HE Lecturer, HE Digital and Engineering (Part Time)

** COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 there may be delays in both the recruitment and onboarding processes. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. **

** We are paying all of our employees (regardless of length of service) full pay should they develop COVID-19 symptoms/where the illness is confirmed. This will be in line with our current scheme, equivalent to our employees with 4 to 12 months of service.**

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC) and White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT). Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest improving and most innovative education groups in the country.

Part Time contract, 11 hours per week

WHAT WE DO

Our degree level Game courses consist of three distinct programmes of study. Game Development, Game Programming and Game Art. We have a skilled team of lecturers who teach across all three strands of these courses. Our programmes are designed and developed in collaboration with the industry and focus on giving students the skills the Games industry are looking for in graduates. We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic lecturer to join our team, you should have a background in the industry or have previously taught computer games in either a FE or HE setting.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Plan, prepare and develop schemes of work, session plans, teaching and learning resources, learning and assessment plans
  • Plan, prepare and develop effective schemes of work, lesson plans, teaching and learning resources including the development of on-line learning resources for identified modules
  • Assess student work, provide constructive and timely feedback to motivate and inspire the learner to improve and record learners' progress for identified modules
  • Create individual SMART learning targets linked to learner study programme/course
  • Motivate and inspire students to achieve targets and develop their skills to enable progression
  • Be responsible for recording student progress


YOUR PROFILE

  • Holds a L5 Teaching Qualification (e.g. Cert Ed, PGCE)
  • Relevant highest level vocational qualification or degree in teaching subject
  • Relevant up to date subject knowledge and recent delivery in the Further Education or school sector
  • English and Maths at Level 2 or above and a willingness to improve in one or both disciplines to level 3 or above
  • Recent teaching delivery in relevant subject areas (PGCE teaching placements/experience would also qualify here) which demonstrates active learning and differentiated teaching styles
  • Knowledge of current teaching practices and experience of utilising a range of teaching practices to enhance learner journey and progression


A LITTLE BIT ABOUT LEEDS CITY COLLEGE

Leeds City College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and is one of the UK's largest FE establishments with around 1,440 employees and over 22,560 students. We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions.

BENEFITS & REWARDS

We have a range of excellent benefits and rewards at Leeds City College, including:

  • Annual leave entitlement starting from 27 days + 8 bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary college closure days at Christmas
  • Excellent pension scheme with the West Yorkshire Pension Fund and the Teachers' Pension
  • Discounted travel cards for those who regularly use public transport across the region with Northern Rail and Metro
  • Exceptional learning and development opportunities for all of our staff


You can read about these benefits, and others in more detail by downloading the Staff Benefits document attached to the vacancy.

SAFEGUARDING

Luminate Education Group is committed to the Safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All successful applicants are required to complete all mandatory pre-employment checks, including:

  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check
  • Children's barred list check (we may also check the adult barred list if the role involves working with vulnerable adults)
  • Two professional references
  • Fitness to work, this is conducted by our occupational health partners, NHS Airedale
  • Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles
  • Prohibition check for all staff entering teaching related roles


Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or travelled overseas for three months or more in the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.

More information on overseas checks can be found on the government website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants

We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community, all candidates will be treated fairly irrespective of race, gender or gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief or age.

WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?

For more information about the role please contact:

Tim Balmforth

tim.balmforth@ucleeds.ac.uk

Please use the person specification (on the job description under "Documents Available") to complete your supporting statement.
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