Lecturer in Wood Occupations

Vacancy Filler Ltd
Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England
£23085. - £32761 per annum + Teachers' Pension Scheme
12 Jul 2017
01 Aug 2017
Vacancy Filler
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is financially one of the strongest of its kind in the country with very high success rates, amongst the top 10% nationally.

Our client 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.

Facilities for learners and staff are amongst the best available anywhere in the country and their Construction Department is based within their purpose built Skills and Technology Centre.

They are seeking a Lecturer in Wood Occupations. Candidates should have joinery qualifications and experience and be competent to teach and assess up to Level 3 in that area. Responsibilities will include delivering outstanding teaching & learning to students, principally at Levels 1 to 3, as well as the associated responsibilities for preparation and assessment. Candidates should hold, or be willing to work towards, a Level 5 teaching qualification and Assessor/Verifier awards.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To teach Joinery across the full range of the department's provision up to Level 3 with a focus principally on 16-18 full-time students at Level 1, 2 and 3.
  • Engage in core duties including preparation, marking, monitoring student progress, preparing reports, setting and marking of examination papers, developing and preparing flexible learning materials.
  • To act as a personal tutor or course tutor to a group of students and undertake the duties associated with this pastoral role.
  • Required Skills and Experience:

  • Teaching qualification (PGCE or DTTLS) or willingness to obtain one.
  • 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.
  • Has extensive relevant industrial experience
  • 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 bank holidays and Christmas closure period)
  • How to apply

    To apply for the role of Lecturer in Wood Occupations, please go to www.nulc.ac.uk/jobs and click on 'Apply' to complete an online application form.

    The closing date for completed applications is 30 th July 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.