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Lecturer – Psychology - Higher Education

West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds 

21 hours per week, Permanentcing Salary, Pro-Rata: £16,156.56 - £21,948.71 depending on experience (FTE £26,927.61 - £36,581.19)   

The Department of Humanities and Human Sciences at West Suffolk College is seeking an enthusiastic Course Leader to design a single honours Psychology degree, with the aim of achieving BPS accreditation. The post holder will deliver, and asses teaching for the newly accredited programme at the West Suffolk College’s Bury St Edmund's campus. 

You will join an established team, which currently combines English Literature; History; Sociology and Psychology. The successful candidate will bring strong communication and time management skills to the role. Above all, you will be dedicated to delivering excellent teaching, whilst giving students the best possible experience. 

The post is 0.6FTE, and carries the expectation that you will deliver teaching, initially for two days per week, whilst writing the new degree.   You should have the relevant professional qualifications and/or substantial relevant experience (e.g., DClin Psy, MSc Psy, PG Cert in Education). 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Teach and assess curriculum programmes and participate in the development of existing and new course programmes, assuming responsibility for areas of work as appropriate
  • Be responsible for the management, success and outcomes of your units / course(s)
  • To engage in collaboratively supporting the programme leader in establishing work experience and employability for all students on course
  • Engage and assist with marketing, publicity and recruitment activities for HE courses, including ‘keeping warm’ activity, applicant visit days and course induction.
  • Engage in outreach programmes within the local community and external engagement.  

Required qualifications, skills and experience  

  • Qualified at Level 7 (A good honours degree in Psychology & MA degree) 
  • Prior experience of teaching FE/HE Psychology. 
  • Ability to teach at levels 4, 5 & 6 of a degree course, and at Level 3 (Access to H.E.). 
  • Ability to liaise with stakeholders, including employers; External Examiners; Support Staff, etc. 
  • Ability to teach across a wide range of ages and ability.

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.

Closing Date: 24th January 2020 Interview Date: 6th February 2020

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.

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 – Applied Sciences 

West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds 

Permanent, 35 hours per week 

Job share will be considered

Salary: £30,436 - £34,481 per annum, depending on experience 

 Role Responsibilities 

  • Teach and assess on a range of programmes as required by the college. These may include: BTEC Level 1, 2 and Level 3 Diplomas, and to support the development of HE provision in the area.
    BA Honours programme.
  • Participate in the development of existing and new course programmes and assume responsibility for areas of work as appropriate.
  • Participate in course team meetings, curriculum planning and materials development as appropriate.
  • Assist with the marketing and publicity of all courses within the Department as required.

Required qualifications, skills and experience 

  • Relevant academic and / or professional qualifications.
  • A teaching qualification
  • Math’s and English qualifications to an appropriate level.
  • Relevant experience within a Science sector and/or Teaching experience
  • Ability to work within a highly motivated team and at the same time show individual initiative.
  • Capacity to teach across a wide range of ages and abilities, including mature students and 14-16s.

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: 31st January 2020

Interview Date: w/c 10th February 2020

 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

Personal Support Tutor

West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds

Permanent – Term Time only – 37 hours per week/ 38 weeks per year

SALARY: £17,128.74 pa pro rata (£20,870.64 FTE) dependant on experience

An exciting opportunity has become available to join the Personal Support Team as a Personal Support Tutor. The team is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated person to help drive the department forward.

The successful candidate will be working as a member of the cross-college team delivering effective tutorial entitlement, learner support and guidance which will enable a specific caseload of learners to achieve success and develop their potential. Targeting intervention activities with, challenging students

Role Responsibilities

  • Providing information, advice and guidance (IAG) at open events.
  • Facilitating initial assessment activities.
  • Developing and delivering Every Learner Matter (ELM) themed group activities as per cross college plan.
  • Participating in student induction and enrolment programmes.
  • Inspiring students to take ownership of their progress and development by encouraging them to lead the 1:1 tutorial.
  • Ensuring SMART targets are discussed, set, agreed and monitored.
  • Being familiar with and ensuring students are aware of progression opportunities.
  • Acting as first point of contact for students and their respective parents/guardians.
  • Monitoring and recording of students’ attendance or punctuality issues.
  • Addressing low and medium level welfare issue and bullying issues and logging the information within the specified college systems.

Required qualifications, skills and experience

  • Desirably qualified or working towards Level 4 qualification.
  • Level 2 in Literacy, numeracy and IT.
  • Experience of working with and supporting learners within an educational environment.
  • An ability to work independently as well as part of a team is desirable.

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: 2nd February 2020

Interview Date: Week commencing 10th February 2020

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

 

Programme Lead – Employer Engagement

West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds 

Permanent, 37 hours per week 

Salary: £28,900.14 -  £31,433.22 per annum, depending on experience 

Are you a Plumbing or Electrical Installation Professional who is looking for a new challenge? 

West Suffolk College are looking for a passionate Programme Leader specialising in Plumbing and Electrical Installation to inspire a group of apprenticeship students and team of programme tutors alike to learn, grow and deliver high-quality apprenticeship programmes within the built environment faculty based at our state-of-the-art Milburn centre. 

The successful applicant will be the driving force that supports the learning and achievement of our students studying Plumbing and Electrical apprenticeships. 

Role Responsibilities

  • Leading a team of 7 work-based programme tutors.
  • Responsible for the delivery of apprenticeships in an effective and timely manner for electrical and plumbing apprentices with the support of programme tutors.
  • Conduct 1-2-1 reviews with programme tutors as and when required.
  • Support the Area Head in monitoring Learner’s progress, RAG rating and work with internal partners to ensure appropriate action is taken if required.
  • Lead the co-ordination of the internal quality assurance process for the subject area including audit activities and record keeping.

Required qualifications, skills and experience

  • NVQ Level 3 qualification in Plumbing or Electrical or equivalent
  • Experience of delivering apprenticeships
  • Relevant industry experience
  • Assessors Award, A1 or equivalent

Closing Date: 2nd February 2020

Interview Date: 5th February 2020

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.

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-term

Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering – 35 hours per week - West Suffolk College –Bury St Edmunds –Permanent  - £24,591.48 - £36,581.19

Apply your electronics/electrical engineering skills and experience to inspire the next
generation of engineers!

This is a fantastic way to share your knowledge gained throughout your career with engineering students, offering them guidance and support to achieve qualifications ranging from Level 2 up to degree level.

Due to growth, the college is currently expanding with new buildings and facilities and are working with numerous engineering companies in the local area.

Role Responsibilities

  • Teach and assess on a range of FE programmes including BTEC Level 3 Engineering, as required by the Head of Department.  The knowledge and ability to teach on Engineering and related HE programmes would be advantageous.
  • Participate in the development of existing and new course programmes and to assume responsibility for areas of work as appropriate.
  • Liaise with moderators, assessors, external verifiers, awarding bodies and professional industrial bodies as appropriate.

Required qualifications, skills and experience

  • A degree in Electrical Engineering or related subject, or an equivalent relevant professional qualification would be advantageous but is not essential
  • Sound knowledge of general Engineering subjects is essential however
  • Knowledge of related industries and employment opportunities within it is also essential

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.

Closing Date: 2nd February 2020

Interview Date: w/c 10th February 2020

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.

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