Lecturer in Public Services

Recruiter
Forces Recruitment Services Ltd
Location
London
Salary
£28,724 - 37,928 per year + includes LW
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A highly reputable educational establishment based in the West of London is seeking an individual to fill the role of Lecturer in Public Services. The post of Lecturer involves considerable subject-based understanding; therefore it is essential that the Lecturer has motivation for keeping themselves up-to-date with developments in their professional area. The Lecturer in Public Services will teach, develop and improve programmes of study in subjects and courses relevant to the knowledge, qualifications and experience held by the post holder. The main purpose of the job is to ensure the retention and achievement of students by the delivery of good practice in teaching and learning.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Role Specific Duties

* Teaching subjects associated with Public Services, including BTEC Levels 1 - 3.
* To assist the Section Manager and Head of School in the initiation, planning and development of new courses within the area of Public Services.

Student Recruitment

* Participate in open evenings and recruitment activities to ensure that potential applicants and students receive accurate information and guidance.
* Interview potential applicants and contribute to the School's interviewing schedules.
* Contribute to the development, promotion and delivery of the School's marketing and recruitment strategies

Student Induction and Support

* Carry out student inductions and contribute to the design of induction programmes.
* Carry out academic progress reviews, including the completion of necessary documents.
* Where appropriate act as a named tutor and liaise with the College's Attendance Co-ordinators to ensure the attendance, retention and achievement of students.
* Keep up-to-date with student support and learning support arrangements, ensuring students have full information and making appropriate referrals.
* Where appropriate ensure that basic skills initial and diagnostic assessments, are undertaken and that students receive effective learning support.
* Ensure that resources within your subject area are kept up-to-date and accessible to students and other staff in liaison with the curriculum managers and the College's Learning and Resource Centres.
* Prepare students for employability, career progression and/or further education and training.
* Produce reports and attend events to provide information to parents, employers and potential students.
* Contribute, where appropriate, to the School's enrichment programme for students including work experience and volunteering.

Programme Design and Delivery

* Prepare schemes of work, lesson plans and resource materials for teaching programmes.
* Utilise IT and e-learning to deliver elements of the curriculum.
* Deliver and assess Functional Skills and integrate Functional Skills into the Public Service Studies curriculum.
* Prepare assessment plans and schedules and ensure students are aware of your expectations.
* Implement the School's assessment and homework policies.

Curriculum

* Attend team meetings, School staff meetings and College events as directed by managers.
* Keep records up-to-date, including the completion of registers, and other required documentation, such as assessment tracking, predicted grade and case conferencing information currently recorded on ProMonitor.
* Liaise with colleagues to ensure that new members of staff are fully apprised of requirements.

Quality

* Carry out student questionnaires and elicit student feedback on the quality of teaching and learning.
* Contribute to programme reviews including reviews of your subject area and the setting, implementation and monitoring of action plans.
* Set targets for achievement, retention and attendance and participate in the College's performance management programme.
* Participate in additional activities, such as projects on the improvement of teaching and learning, as required.

Other

* Keep knowledge and skills up-to-date through self-study and undertake staff development and secondments relevant to professional needs.
* Participate in the School's staff development programme.
* Take an active part in the appraisal and mentoring processes.
* Promote Equality and Diversity and implement the College's Equal Opportunities Policy.
* Provide a secure, safe and friendly learning environment including implementation of College's Health & Safety Policy.
* Complete all documents necessary to comply with College Personnel policies, e.g. agency lecturer booking forms, sickness forms, appraisal forms, etc. and ensure all staffing records are kept up-to-date.
* Carry out any other duties commensurate with the scale and grade of the post.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

Essential:

* Minimum of Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject area
* An advanced level teaching qualification (e.g. PGCE, DET) or willingness and ability to work towards one
* Emergency First Aid award or willing to obtain
* Relevant experience in Uniformed Public Services (armed forces and/or Emergency Services)
* Willingness to engage in outdoor pursuits and residential activities
* Ability to deliver fitness training
* Ability to instruct and lead map and compass/ navigational activities
* Good communication skills, written and verbal
* IT skills
* Good administration/organisational skills

Desirable:

* Level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification
* Sport coaching qualifications
* Experience of foot drill

Salary: £28,724 - £37,928 p.a. includes London Weighting (£32,987p.a. max for non-teacher qualified candidates)

If you are not a trained teacher, you will be supported to obtain this qualification.

Job Closing Date: Monday 26 th June 2017