Lecturer/Senior Lecturer In Computing in Northampton

Location: Manchester
Salary: £28,000 per year
Recruiter: Elizabeth School Of London
Job Hours: Full-time

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Company: Elizabeth School of London

Position: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computing

Location: ON-SITE, Manchester, UK

Salary: £28K - £55K (Depending on qualifications and experience)

Employment Type: Full-Time, Monday to Friday

About the Elizabeth School of London:

The Elizabeth School of London (ESL) is a leading higher education provider committed to delivering relevant, high-quality programmes on campuses across six major cities including London, Birmingham, Leeds, Leicester, Manchester, and Northampton.

With a dedication to inclusivity in student recruitment, we provide personalized academic and career guidance, aiming to broaden access to higher education among underrepresented groups.

We believe in the transformative power of education to make a fundamental difference to individuals and communities.

As a Senior Lecturer, you will assume additional responsibilities and play a crucial role in enhancing the academic and professional environment.

In addition to the duties outlined for a Lecturer, you will:

Provide leadership in the curriculum area, guiding and mentoring colleagues to ensure the highest standards in teaching and learning.

Collaborate with the Head of Academics or the Dean in leading initiatives for curriculum development and improvement.

Programme Development and Oversight:

  • Take a lead role in the development, management, and review of academic programmes within the curriculum area.
  • Assess and oversee the work of colleagues, offering guidance to enhance the quality of provision.

Research and Professional Development:

  • Engage in advanced research activities, contributing to the academic profile of ESL and staying at the forefront of developments in the field.
  • Actively participate in university/ESL research programs, fostering a culture of research and innovation.

Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement:

  • Play a pivotal role in the continuous improvement of teaching and learning standards, implementing, and monitoring the self-assessment process.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of quality improvement strategies.

External Engagement and Partnerships:

  • Strengthen links with external stakeholders, industry partners, and employers to enhance the student experience and foster collaborative initiatives.
  • Represent ESL at external forums, contributing to the institution's reputation and standing.
  • Provide high-quality teaching and learning across a range of programs within a Higher Education setting, with a focus on Foundation year in your discipline.
  • Tutor students, offering tailored support to help them achieve their academic goals and progress positively.
  • Contribute actively to the development and continual improvement of courses, collaborating effectively with both staff and students.
  • Participate in the creation of module/unit-specific Scheme of Work.
  • Develop module materials for each of the modules being undertaken.
  • Provide/Deliver/Facilitate subject-specific sessions in line with the Learning Outcomes and syllabuses of modules.
  • Deploy assessments appropriately as outlined by the assessment team.
  • Establish measures to understand the learning needs of students on their modules.
  • Support students with timely formative feedback as prescribed by each of the program specifications.
  • Mark and provide summative feedback within the prescribed deadline set by the Assessment Team.
  • Ensure compliance with the expectations of the Programme Specification of respective Awarding Bodies and Universities under which modules are being taught.
  • Produce appropriate module/unit reports.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Contribute to the School’s Research Department.

Skills and Qualifications

Essential

  • Advanced Qualifications and Recognition: Hold a doctoral qualification in a relevant subject area. (Senior Lecturer Only).
  • 4 years' experience in teaching at HE level in the UK (Senior Lecturer).
  • Master’s degree in a relevant subject area (Min requirement for Lecturer).
  • Previous lecturing experience for similar courses at the Higher Education level.
  • Proficiency in utilising Blackboard/VLEs, MS Teams, and Zoom.
  • PhD in relevant a field (Senior Lecturer only).
  • Native speaker of English or, if not, have current IELTS 7.5 Academic Certification.
  • Demonstrable ability to prepare and oversee implementation of programme development plans and assess colleagues’ work.
  • The ability to communicate with senior education professionals.
  • The ability to build and maintain effective teacher/learner relationships with students.

Desirable

  • Possess a teaching qualification such as FHEA or PGCHE, demonstrating a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning.
  • A highly developed understanding of the demands of maintaining good cross-cultural, interpersonal, and relationships.
  • High-level communication and presentation skills.

Benefits:

  • Private medical (health) insurance with BUPA
  • Annual leave (5.6 weeks), including bank holidays.
  • Workplace pension scheme.
  • Statutory Sick Pay.
  • Statutory maternity/paternity pays.
  • Career development opportunities
  • Training and self-development opportunities.
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Retail discount schemes
  • Cinema discounts
  • Grocery discounts
  • Cycle to work
  • Investing and savings opportunities
  • Financial wellbeing – personal debt advise.
  • Financial wellbeing education
  • My Mind Pal (mental fitness)


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