Higher Education Lecturer
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
An experienced lecturer with a background in teaching and working with children, young people and adults with SEND is needed to join the successful HE Education and Teacher Training department at London South East Colleges.
Your main role will be to teach modules on the Foundation Degree in Childhood Studies with SEN and the corresponding BA(Hons) Childhood Studies. These are degree programmes that we teach as part of our partnership with Canterbury Christ Church University. This role may involve travel to other campuses at least once a term and to the University Related Meetings and events.
You will be responsible for designing, planning and delivering lessons and resources on the degree programmes as well as marking the corresponding assignments which are normally submitted electronically via Turnitin. You will also be involved in the second marking and moderation of work completed for other modules.
You will need to have a first degree in a relevant subject and you may have further professional or post graduate qualifications relating to a SEND specialism. Ideally you will have a relevant Masters qualification or be working towards one.
You will need to have current knowledge and practical experience of teaching and/or supporting children with SEND in primary schools and possibly other settings as well.
You may also be involved in teaching on our other degree programmes such as the Foundation Degree Supporting Teaching and Learning as well as our teaching assistant programmes that we run at levels 2 and 3.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB HOLDER:
- 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 programmes.
- To be a course tutor.
- To contribute to the personal development of the students.
- To develop course materials, schemes of work, lesson plans etc. and make these available through the colleges shared information system.
- To contribute to the organisational requirements of the College.
- To carry out all duties and responsibilities with due regard to the College’s Single Equality Scheme.
- To co-operate with the College in order to ensure his/her own health and safety and that of students and colleagues.
- To teach on a range of programmes relevant to the curriculum subject.
10. To make a significant contribution to curriculum development and course co-ordination.
11. To teach on programmes in other College service delivery areas as may be reasonably required.
12. Tutorial and personal development work with a range of students.
13. To contribute effectively to the team’s collective responsibility for:
14. To undertake liaison, administrative, tutorial and pastoral duties for one or more groups of full-time or part- time students.
15. To work with others to develop existing and new programmes.
16. To be appraised as part of the College Appraisal Scheme.
17. To work co-operatively with the Curriculum Manager and Curriculum Co-coordinator and colleagues to achieve School and College objectives.
The scope of this profile reflects the needs of the College at the present time; it is not intended to be a fully inclusive or exhaustive list. The post holder may therefore be expected to work flexibly and perform such other duties other than those given in the job description.
The particular duties and responsibilities attached to the post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed. The profile will be subject to continuous review as the needs and requirements of the College change over time.