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Lecturer in Business and Travel

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SALARY: Up to £34,000 pro annum (please note, for part time roles, the salary will be pro-rata’d)

JOB TYPE: Full time, permanent

HOURS: 37

LOCATION: Hitchin

Closing date: 22nd February 2023

 

JOB PURPOSE:

You will be working within the Business and Travel Department and deliver consistently good or better teaching sessions, incorporating an effective range of learning strategies that enable outstanding learning outcomes for all students.

You will work across both the Business and Travel Curriculum and be responsible for delivering key content to support students with preparation for exams and assessments. In Business you will deliver units in customer service, and principles of marketing amongst others- and in travel you will deliver units including event organisation and career planning for travel and tourism.

You will be accountable for the effective planning and delivery of these programmes and will also work pastorally to ensure your students achieve their potential.

This is a full-time contract based at our Hitchin Site.

MORE THAN JUST A SALARY

  • Teachers’ pension scheme
  • For a full outline of benefits, click here

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Experience of curriculum, course design and assessment that meets awarding body requirements.
  • Highly developed course team leadership skills, and effective implementation of quality systems and engagement with student voice as a driver for quality improvement.
  • Up to date knowledge of safeguarding, equality and diversity, health and safety and child protection legislation, as it impacts on learning.
  • Good analytical skills with proven ability to use management information to identify issues and opportunities to drive quality and performance.
  • Well-developed organisational, communication and teamwork skills.
  • A degree and/or professional qualification in a relevant subject area.
  • Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy and experience of using IT applications.
  • Essential – Experience of teaching either level 3 or A-level.
  • Desirable- Experience of teaching first year university (Level 4 HE)

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deliver consistently good or better teaching sessions, incorporating an effective range of learning strategies that enable outstanding learning outcomes for all our students.
  • Maintain high expectations of students, working with them to raise their ambition and aspiration, ensuring they realise their full potential.
  • Deliver an appropriate blend of learning opportunities, making effective use of technology both within the classroom and via online and independent learning.
  • Undertake all aspects of student assessment including internal verification and liaison with external verifiers and awarding bodies as required.
  • Act as a course team leader for designated courses, maintaining up to date student records and delivering against agreed student retention, attendance, success, satisfaction and outcome measures.
  • Provide both academic and pastoral support for your students, supporting them to achieve their destination ambition.
  • Comply with the college’s Maths and English strategy, maintaining your ability to embed both subjects into your teaching practice.
  • Work with colleagues responsible for both transformation and student services to deliver an overall student experience, which engages, inspires and prepares students for the world of work.
  • Work with the Head of Curriculum and Quality colleagues to continually strive for excellence and improve standards in teaching and learning across the academy.
  • Engage proactively with internal and external stakeholders to maximise opportunities for employer engagement in the learning process.

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    SAFER RECRUITMENT STATEMENT

    The Hart Learning Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, as our posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. It is also an offence to apply for a role if you have been barred from working with children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you have been shortlisted for a role and are within the guidelines of KCSIE, an online search will be carried out to identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available online. If any incidents or issues are identified, the Group might want to explore these with you at the interview. As part of the recruitment process, you will need to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

    Details of our Safeguarding policy can be found in this link – Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

    To view our fair recruitment forms, please click here for equality and diversity declaration.

    Please note these vacancies may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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    “There is a great culture at NHC and the team is wonderfully helpful and supportive. I feel valued here. I also feel like I find myself in the classroom, and that I can pass my knowledge on to my students and know that I can make an impact on their lives.”

    Hafssa Izma - Child Development Studies and Health & Social Care Tutor