Course Leader (Computing - T-Level)
Access Creative College is more than just a college; we are a hub for young creative entrepreneurs who are shaping the future of the creative industries.
Now in our 28th academic year and serving more than 2000 learners across our seven UK based Centres over Levels 1-5, Access Creative College has a well-established reputation for music courses. We’ve been part of Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora and JP Cooper’s journey to stardom. For the past three years, we have been striving to provide that same well-respected education to a new generation of gamers, photographers and digital media creatives. We are now extending our provision once again, to include a new School of Computing and launching a range of Computing related courses and T-Levels from September 2021
Position: T-Level Leader Computing
Locations: Access Creative College Bristol, BS1 2LZ
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £24,000 to £36,000 (subject to qualifications and experience)
Benefits: Competitive remuneration and other job benefits dependent on the role such as Enhanced holiday/annual leave Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay Sabbatical leave Employee Assistance Programme Employee Recognition Awards Teacher training which is transferable throughout the FE Sector
About the role:
You will work with the Head of Computing to develop, implement and deliver T-Level courses in Computing related subjects in our Bristol Centre.
You will also support the local course team; plan and organise routine programme operations and ensure the efficient implementation of College policies and procedures in order to deliver the highest possible quality curriculum to students.
● To teach to the contracted hours of 900 per annum, less any agreed remission for specific responsibilities or cohort numbers.
● To create a positive climate and set high expectations for the course team in relation to standards of student achievement and the quality of teaching.
● To ensure the achievement of team objectives, working with the Head of Computing.
● To advise and guide team members on teaching and learning strategies.
● To maintain effective communication channels with other Computing lecturers and the Head of Computing
● To ensure the development and maintenance of a course structure and schemes of work within the context of the organisation's guidelines and policy.
● To lead the course team and develop course materials and resources.
● To facilitate the education of computing learners across national sites.
● To be responsible for organising internal and external examinations/assessment related administration including the moderation and verification of casework and internal course assessments with support from the wider team.
● To review the work of the course team in accordance with the organisation’s self-assessment procedures.
● To set, monitor and review targets and contribute to the development, implementation and achievement of strategic, operational and organisational business plans.
● To champion a culture of ambition, professionalism and confidence within centres
● To create a team culture to ensure high standards of student achievement, retention and satisfaction.
● Recruitment, and assessment of learners to provision including assessment of prior attainment, level and suitability for provision, including the provision of initial advice and guidance, participation in the marketing and promotion of courses, attendance at events, interviews/auditions and the identification of learner needs.
● To liaise with the CIPO team in the centre and nationally to promote industry placements and employer engagement
● To liaise and engage with any employers or professionals involved with curriculum delivery, assessment and student enrichment
● A degree or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant subject area.
● Literacy and Numeracy qualifications at level 2 or above.
Knowledge and Experience
● Up-to-date knowledge of software, application or games development (Python, C#, C++)
● Up-to-date knowledge of one or more digital subject areas including:
● Cyber Security
● Software testing
● Physical, virtual and cloud computing systems
You may have experience of the following: Course Leader, Digital Media Lecturer, IT Tutor, Tutor, Lecturer, IT Teacher, Teacher, Gaming, Media, Creative Media, Information and communications equipment manufacture, telecommunications, Computer programming, Software design and publishing, Course Manager, Senior Lecturer, Course Design, Education, Mentor, Teaching, Digital Media Industry, Digital Art, Media Course, etc.