Lecturer in Engineering

Learning Curve Group
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Based in Walsall our FE client is committed to achieving excellence across the board and has been formally recognised with a range of prestigious accreditations and awards, including Grade 1, Outstanding in its latest OFSTED inspection.

They have a permanent requirement for an Engineering Lecturer to provide an outstanding educational experience on a range of courses through teaching, learning and assessment, which will enable learners to maximise their potential: skilled, professional and enterprising.

Factors that will be crucial in ensuring recruitment, retention and success are maximised and that the learners experience is enhanced are:

  • The development of courses that meet the needs of the learners, and utilise effectively multiple and diverse teaching and learning strategies, permits the learners to access a full range of resources and affords comprehensive assessment opportunity.
  • The maintenance of effective data relating to individual learners targets, progression, achievement and destination.
  • The effective implementation and monitoring of support programmes including personal tutorials, welfare reviews, value added programmes and enrichment activities.
  • To ensure all learners achieve and make progress through practices to meet learning outcomes by the appropriate use of new technology.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Provide teaching, learning and assessment:

  • Participate in the interviewing, enrolment and induction of learners.
  • Provide teaching and learning whether in the classroom, workshop and other external venues where appropriate.
  • Deliver Maths and English at an appropriate level to the requirement of the students’ programme of study.
  • On-going marking and assessing of students’ Maths and English in everything they do, promoting a positive Maths and English ethos.
  • Prepare schemes of work, lesson and assessment plans.
  • Provide on-going assessment and feedback to learners by setting and marking work both relevant and appropriate with the course.
  • Provide appropriate academic and/or vocational support to individual learners, referring them, where appropriate, to other agencies.
  • Contribute to the wider enrichment of learners.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of an effective, efficient and professional learning environment.
  • Ensure resource material and teaching reflect best practice, contributing to the quality of provision as measured by retention, attendance, success rates, grades and value added.
  • Participate in appropriate quality assurance procedures.
  • Prepare learners for a range of accreditation and assessments.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed student records, including setting targets, grades, monitoring and reviewing progress and contributing to reports and references.
  • Set and monitor learner targets and ILPs according to College Policy.
  • Participate in parents’ evenings, open evenings/days, recruitment, learner events, award events, conferences and other marketing events.

Act as a Tutor to a groups of learners:

  • Provide time-tabled, academic, vocational and pastoral support to learners.
  • Provide teaching, learning and assessment on both a group and one to one basis.
  • Maintain links with employers, parents, partners, awarding bodies and take responsibility for the day to day needs of the learners.

Lead/Co-ordinate learning:

  • Provide inspirational leadership of learning within a subject/ER Engineering department.
  • Leadership of a course within the ER Engineering department offer, where appropriate.
  • Development, formation and monitoring of courses within the ER Engineering department offer.
  • Link with, inform and support Trainer Assessors within the ER Engineering department.
  • Contribute pro-actively to the quality assurance and quality improvement of courses within the ER Engineering department offer and the self-assessment process.
  • Contribute to the development of the College’s strategic direction.

Required Experience:

  • Successful experience of designing and delivering teaching and learning in a 14-19 curriculum.
  • Delivery of English, Maths and Functional Skills in conjunction with the main programme.
  • Proven knowledge of subject area. Up to date knowledge of the Ofsted and QAA for Higher Education Inspectorate process.
  • Up to date knowledge of the QAA for Higher Education Inspectorate process.

Required Qualifications:

  • Teaching Qualification, i.e. DTLLS, Cert. Ed/PGCE, or equivalent. If you do not have the above qualification you will be committed to work towards in line with contractual requirements.
  • Level 2 in English and Level 2 in Maths. An appropriate Level 3 qualification in the subject area.

This role is subject to DBS check