Software Developer Lecturer

£50000 - £60000 per annum
06 Dec 2017
03 Jan 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
A full-time lecturer is required by one of the UK's leading private universities to teach software development and related modules for their apprenticeship programmes. Course delivery is primarily online with some travel to London for face to face teaching. The role pays a competitive salary of £50,000 - £60,000

Applications are sought from practicing software developers with a passion for sharing knowledge and excellent communication skills as well as those who have experience of teaching or applied research in the subject area.

The key responsibilities are:
- Module leadership, curriculum design & accountability for quality of teaching & materials
- Teaching (face to face and online), examining, assessment and marking
- Personal tuition & student project supervision

You must have:
- An excellent understanding of basic programming concepts and be able to explain naming conventions, loops, conditional branching, data structures input/output types and the core concepts of object-oriented design
- A strong knowledge of server languages i.e. Java or .NET & C#
- Knowledge of client side scripts e.g. JavaScript and jQuery and desktop languages
- Knowledge waterfall and agile methods including SCRUM and eXtreme programming
- Good knowledge of best practices including IDEs, source control management, QA, unit testing, peer code reviews and secure coding practices
- Either hold, or be committed to achieving, a relevant teaching qualification
- Excellent communication and presentation skills and confidence in the use of IT to deliver engaging online lectures
- A strong student-centric focus as well as a commercial and educational focus
- Be strongly self-motivated and able to work collaboratively as part of a remote team

Ideally you would also have:
- Knowledge of emerging trends on software deployment including continuous integration e.g. VSTS, Jenkins and build automation e.g. MSBuild
- A degree or certifications in software development
- Experience of teaching at undergraduate or the equivalent professional qualification level


The employer is one of the UK's leading private universities dedicated to business and the professions and offers professional, apprenticeship and degree qualifications. The company offers excellent career development opportunities and free access to its portfolio of courses, in addition to a flexible and comprehensive benefits package which includes private medical insurance, contributory pension, childcare vouchers etc. The role is a full time and permanent position offering between £50k-£60k depending on experience.

High quality and innovative online learning is a key objective for the employer and your contribution will be central to transforming the student learning experience through the practical application of knowledge in the workplace.

This company is acting as an employment agency regarding this position

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