Lecturer in Vocational Business
Our client is financially one of the strongest of its kind in the country with very high success rates, amongst the top 10% nationally.
In November 2016 our client merged with another local college. The group is currently home to a population of over 5,000 full-time students and around 620 students on higher education programmes. They have over 2,000 part-time or adult learners and 2,000 apprentices where they work with over 800 individual employers.
Based in their Faculty of Professional Studies, they are looking for an enthusiastic, suitably qualified individual to teach Business Studies across HND and BTEC courses. An ability to teach Accounting as a second subject is desirable. As well as being an inspiring lecturer with the ability to enable all learners to reach their true potential, you will hold an appropriate subject qualification to degree level along with a Level 5 teaching qualification or willingness to obtain one.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
- To teach Business across the full range of the department's provision including First Diploma and Extended Diploma courses.
- Play an active role in the marketing of the College and the Department through such activities as open days and through liaison with local employers and schools.
- To act as a personal tutor and undertake the duties associated with this pastoral role.
- Undertake the normal administrative duties required of lecturers including assistance with enrolment, induction and providing management information as required.
Required Skills and Experience:
- Teaching qualification (PGCE or DTTLS)
- Has a first degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.
- Is well organised and able to manage the peaks and troughs of a varied workload.
- Able to communicate effectively with students and peers.
- Ideally has relevant teaching experience within the FE sector.
- Competent in the use of a variety of industry standard software packages, e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, database, DTP, web page design, etc.
- Experienced in a core field of Business such as marketing, human resource management, economics, management, law, retail, administration, supply chain management, etc. It would be advantageous to be able to deliver units in accounting and/or digital marketing.
What's in it for you?
The college offers and excellent benefits package which includes:
- Teachers' Pension Scheme
- Excellent Training and Development Opportunities
- 37 Days annual leave (plus a 2 week Christmas closure period)
How to apply
To apply for the role of Lecturer in Vocational Business, please go to jobs and click on 'Apply' to complete an online application form.
The closing date for completed applications is 20th August 2017.
This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All college based positions are subject to enhanced DBS check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.
As an equal opportunities employer, they welcome applications from all sectors of the community.