Shipley College: Great People, Great Place.
Shipley College is situated in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Saltaire and is committed to high standards, encouraging staff and students to do their best and to aim high.
We are looking for a creative, skilful and enthusiastic person to teach on Education and Initial Teacher Training courses within the Initial Teacher Education Team.
Applicants will have the opportunity to contribute to the in service Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Professional Graduate Certificate in Education and Certificate in Education as well as other courses within this rapidly developing area of work. You will possess a Master’s (or be currently working towards) in Education or other relevant subject and a teaching qualification, along with a proven excellent teaching profile. Ideally you will have experience delivering ITT programmes and carrying out lesson observations.
Please note teaching Saturdays for 20/21 are: 09/01/21, 06/02/21, 20/03/21, 24/04/21, 08/05/21, 22/05/21
Shipley College is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.
PRIME OBJECTIVES OF THE POST
As a Teacher Education Lecturer you will be 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.
As a Teacher Education Lecturer you may from time to time be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility defined in this job description at the initial place of work or at other locations in the College catchment 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 student attendance records, retention and achievement records, end of course information etc.
To maintain excellent classroom management and student 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 course(s); 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, 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 support new teachers and those who need to further develop their skills, as well as occasionally delivering staff development training on Quality Improvement (QI) Days.
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 subject area, developments in further education and training, 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 take up the opportunity to become an Advanced Practitioner, supporting the team to develop the skills of new tutors and those who need to enhance their teaching practice.
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 clients
To contribute to the marketing and promotion of courses in the Sector
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