Lecturer - Health & Social Care (Variable Hours)

Job details
Posting date: 21 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Free Parking, Pension Scheme, Discounted childcare in the Aylesbury Day Nursery, Discounted Treatments in the Aylesbury Salon
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 May 2021
Location: Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Company: Buckinghamshire College Group
Job type: Contract
Job reference: V1621

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Location: Amersham

Teachers’ Pension Scheme, Free Parking, Discounted Childcare in the Aylesbury Day Nursery, Discounted treatments in the Aylesbury Salon Intuition, Cycle to Work Scheme, Arriva Bus Discounts, Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

Job Purpose:

To contribute to Buckinghamshire College Group’s pursuit of excellence by delivering high quality, innovative teaching at all levels, appropriate to qualifications and experience.
Use own current professional and academic experience to deliver aspirational, engaging learning opportunities that motivate student satisfaction and increase attainment.
Promote high levels of student ambition leading to positive progression and excellent employer satisfaction. Work within identified team and elsewhere within the College as required.

Specific Duties:


1.1 Gain a full understanding of teaching role and the wider professional roles and responsibilities as specified in Bucks College Group’s Professional Standards booklet. Take accountability and ownership for own role.

1.2 Plan and deliver high quality teaching in the subject areas required, using up to date vocational knowledge and expertise to ensure the curriculum delivered develops students’ employability, life and learning skills.

1.3 Plan and deliver high quality teaching with due recognition of the relevant syllabus and course specifications, given the resources available and within the agreed and approved timetable. Teach up to required levels on identified courses.

1.4 Plan and deliver highly effective learning programmes for diverse groups or individuals in a safe and inclusive environment, whilst also ensuring students are stretched and challenged to reach their full potential.

1.5 Value and promote social and cultural diversity, equality of opportunity and inclusion and be a positive role model for others.

1.6 Satisfy the administrative requirements of the College and examining/validating bodies; including internal verification requirements.

1.7 Apply appropriate and fair methods of assessment to students to support progression and achievement.

1.8 Promptly provide high quality feedback to students. Ensuring that all marking, assessments and moderation that has been completed in a timely manner is recorded and tracked appropriately.

1.9 Build positive and collaborative relationships with colleagues and students. Liaise with other staff as appropriate to ensure that work is fully and effectively covered.

1.10 Direct Learning Support Assistant or technician in the teaching situation as required and where appropriate.

1.11 Address the English and Mathematics needs of students and work creatively to overcome individual barriers to learning, both within and outside of the classroom.

1.12 Regularly reflect upon own practice and the impact this has on students’ learning; adopting creative and innovative approaches to teaching that support access to learning for all.

1.13 Use reflection, and feedback from others, to regularly take part in continuous professional development which develops own skills and knowledge of pedagogy and subject specialism.

1.14 Apply theoretical understanding of effective practice in teaching, learning and assessment drawing on research and other evidence.

1.15 Evaluate and challenge own practice, values and beliefs to meet the diverse needs of students.

Supporting students’ achievement

2.1 Motivate and inspire students and raise their aspirations through own enthusiasm, experience and up to date subject knowledge.

2.2 Support students to develop a growth mind-set which enables them to be ambitious for themselves, value hard work, effort, constructive feedback and set goals for themselves which stretch and challenge.

2.3 Motivate and inspire students to promote achievement and develop students’ knowledge, skills and understanding to assist progression.

2.4 Support students to be respectful and tolerant of different faiths and beliefs

2.5 Manage and promote positive student behaviour.

2.6 Help to ensure that College regulations and policies are upheld.

2.7 Initiate actions in a timely manner if misdemeanours or infringements of College policy occur.

2.8 Promote the benefits of technology and support students in its use.

2.9 Encourage students to take an active part in the corporate life of the College.

Curriculum Development

3.1 Maintain and update knowledge of your subject and/or vocational area.

3.2 Keep abreast of developments within own areas of expertise and keep teaching material up to date to reflect current industry requirements and the requirements of examining/validating bodies.

3.3 Maintain and update teaching and training expertise and vocational skills through collaboration with employers.

3.4 Undertake training as may be required and requested to maintain subject currency.

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