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Lecturer – Business & Law  

West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds 

Fixed Term until 10th July 2020  

Part – time: 21 hours per week 

Salary: £30,436 - £32,784 Pro Rata 

Progression Tutor - Adult Skills 

West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds

Permanent – Term Time Only – 37 hours per week, 36 weeks per year

SALARY: £20,870.64 - £22,943.16

West Suffolk College are looking for a Progression Tutor to join their growing provision for Adult Skills; WSC are seeking someone who has the enthusiasm and passion to help these people achieve exceptional results across a wide range of subject areas. 

This role will facilitate progression and personal development sessions tailored to the subject and industry requirements of the students. The successful candidate must be able to build and maintain working relationship with key stakeholders. Have excellent communications skills and be able to inspire and engage students.
Role Responsibilities
  1. To support delivery on Adult Skills study programmes across the college.
  2. Play an active part in student support within the Adult Skills delivery team which includes:
  • Daily monitoring of student attendance, following up non-attendance with the student / parent and vocational course teams
  • Out of class teaching support, both 1:1 and small group provision, to support students with barriers to learning.
  • To work closely with the Adult Skills teaching team, student welfare and PST to maintain wrap-around interventions for students who are struggling with their studies
  • Keeping accurate records of all student progress utilising college systems such as Mark Book, Registers, ILP’s and ProMonitor.
  1. Participate and contribute to course team meetings, curriculum planning and materials development as appropriate.
  2. Assist with Adult Skills forums, career events, College Open Events and induction / taster days to recruit for Adult Skills programmes.
  3. Liaise with cross-college curriculum areas and stakeholders as appropriate, working closely with the Adult Skills Programme Lead to deliver duties as required by the Head of Adult Skills and Employability. 
Key Skills & Qualifications
- A Certificate in Education, PGCE or other higher teaching qualification would be advantageous but not essential. A relevant qualification in student support would be advantageous.
- Significant experience of working with students in a support role, experience of providing tutor support in small groups or experience of developing independence in young people to improve resilience and confidence in classroom activities.
- Knowledge of the Maths & English curriculum would be advantageous, good communication skills, IT skills and customer service skills. 
Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process.
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Click HERE for an application form

 
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. 
Closing date: 6th December 2019
Interview date: 12th December 2019
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.
The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.
All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website – www.wsc.ac.uk/privacy-and-terms
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Lecturer – Teacher Training and Education/Innovation Coach

West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds

Permanent, Full-Time or Part-Time (23 hours per week), 52 weeks per year

Salary: £21,544.17 - £24,039.07pa pro rata  (£32,784.60 - £36,581.19 pa FTE), depending on experience

We are seeking an experienced teacher and teacher trainer to join our established and high performing Initial Teacher Training team.

Lecturer with Course Director responsibilities 0.6

The successful candidate will be required to engage with trainees across a range of ITT programmes from level 3 to 6 and demonstrate an excellent ability to develop and promote high quality teaching and learning. This role primarily involves overseeing the AET/CET/DET courses, including course leadership, teaching and assessing on those programmes, with some teaching and assessment on our Cert. Ed. and PGCE courses.

The role will involve liaising with; internal and external candidates for the courses, placement providers or employers, course teams, external examiners, and a range of other professionals. The post holder should be willing to contribute to the dissemination of best practice within the institution and across the region.

Innovation Coach 0.4

There is also a 0.4 post available as an Innovation Coach. Innovation Coaches support the teaching practice of staff within the College, delivering high quality continuous professional learning and sharing best practice across the institution. They are responsible for developing the culture of the institution, supporting staff with developing their teaching practise and leading on innovation within the institution – for example with the teaching and learning or digital strategy.

Successful applicants could combine the 0.6 Lecturer with Course Director responsibilities and the 0.4 Innovation Coach post to create a full time post.

 We would also welcome applications from those interested in part time roles.

Role Responsibilities

  • Teach and assess on a range of programmes including Award in Education and Training (AET), Certificate in Education and Training (CET), Certificate in Education (Cert Ed) or Diploma in Education (DET), Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), qualifications in Supporting Teaching and Learning, and any other associated degree qualifications as required by the Head of Department. These are delivered through both University of Suffolk and other Awarding Bodies.
  • Act as personal and academic tutor to initial teacher training students.
  • Participate in the development of existing and new course programmes and to assume responsibility for areas of work as appropriate. This includes development of the current curriculum for re-approval / revalidation and embedding best practice across the sector and advice from the External Examiner.
  • Assist with the design and delivery of high quality continuous professional learning and sharing best practice across the institution.
  • Coaching staff to develop their teaching practise.

Required qualifications, skills and experience

  • A degree or equivalent level of qualification.
  • Teaching qualification and Professional Status (QTLS/QTS).
  • Maths and English qualifications at level 2 minimum.
  • Sound understanding of the requirement of teachers, trainers and tutors in the sector.
  • Sound understanding of relevant inspection frameworks.
  • An understanding of teacher training qualifications at all levels.
  • Ability to drive forward the wider application of IT in teaching and training.
  • Sound organisational, administrative and IT skills.
  • Commitment to sharing good practice and to continuous improvement of teaching and learning skills.
  • Relevant professional experience within education and training, particularly within initial teacher education.
  • Trained lesson observer with experience of observing and developing teaching and learning.

Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process.

https://www.wsc.ac.uk/about-the-college/character-strengths

https://www.wsc.ac.uk/about-the-college/mission-and-vision

For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please send a completed application form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , if you have not heard from a member of the HR team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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.

Closing Date: 13th December 2019

Interview Date: 19th December 2019

 The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website – www.wsc.ac.uk/privacy-and-terms

 

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Technician – Animal Studies 

West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds 

Permanent, 19 hours per week 

Salary: £16,125 - £16,786 per annum, pro rata

Progression Tutor

West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds

Permanent – Term Time Only – 37 hours per week, 36 weeks per year

SALARY: £20,870.64 - £22,943.16

West Suffolk College are looking for a Progression Tutor to join their growing provision of over 100 Electively Home Educated students; WSC are seeking someone who has the enthusiasm and passion to help these young people achieve exceptional results across a wide range of subject areas. 

This role will facilitate progression and personal development sessions tailored to the subject and industry requirements of the students. The successful candidate must be able to build and maintain working relationship with key stakeholders. Have excellent communications skills and be able to inspire and engage students.

Role Responsibilities

  1. To support delivery on EHE study programmes across the college.
  2. Play an active part in student support within the EHE delivery team which includes:
  • Daily monitoring of student attendance, following up non-attendance with the student / parent and vocational course teams
  • Out of class teaching support, both 1:1 and small group provision, to support students with barriers to learning.
  • To work closely with the EHE teaching team, student welfare and PST to maintain wrap-around interventions for students who are struggling with their studies
  • Keeping accurate records of all student progress utilising college systems such as Mark Book, Registers, ILP’s and ProMonitor.
  1. Participate and contribute to course team meetings, curriculum planning and materials development as appropriate.
  2. Assist with EHE parent forums, career events, College Open Events and induction / taster days to recruit for EHE programmes.
  3. Liaise with cross-college curriculum areas and stakeholders as appropriate, working closely with the EHE Programme Lead to deliver duties as required by the Head of Adult Skills and Employability. 

Key Skills & Qualifications

- A Certificate in Education, PGCE or other higher teaching qualification would be advantageous but not essential. A relevant qualification in student support would be advantageous.

- Significant experience of working with young people in a support role, experience of providing tutor support in small groups or experience of developing independence in young people to improve resilience and confidence in classroom activities.

- Knowledge of the Maths & English curriculum would be advantageous, good communication skills, IT skills and customer service skills. 

Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process.

https://www.wsc.ac.uk/about-the-college/character-strengths

https://www.wsc.ac.uk/about-the-college/mission-and-vision

For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please send a completed application form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , if you have not heard from a member of the HR team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Click HERE for an application form

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.

 

Closing date: 25th November 2019

Interview date: 6th December 2019

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website – www.wsc.ac.uk/privacy-and-terms

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