Lecturers in Computing and Systems Development

UK College of Business & Computing

Reporting to: Director of Studies
Type: Ongoing Contract – Sessional teaching
Start date: February 2017 

UK College of Business and Computing (UKCBC) is an established higher education provider with significant identity, firmly assured QAA standards, professional accreditations and a well-reputed identity in the sector. The college is currently operating through five campuses across London and catering to diverse groups of students.

The College primarily offers Pearson’s BTEC HNDs in Business Management, Travel & Tourism and IT courses and professional courses like ACCA and AAT. We are adding up new programmes like Health and Social Care, Education & Training, IT Professional programmes that provide our students ample opportunities for the advancement of their career, academic and personal successes.  

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • To deliver high standards of teaching and learning and to monitor the assessment processes by the requirements of the awarding body and the college.
  • To strictly follow the awarding organisation standards and the policies and procedures of the College to achieve the expectations envisaged in the Quality Code for Higher Education in the UK.
  • To come well prepared for each class, provide learning resources to students and engage all the students in active learning through discussions, teamwork and classroom task based workshops to be embedded as an essential component of teaching strategy.
  • To work in tandem with Module Leaders, Programme Leaders, Academic Managers and ensure that high standards of teaching and learning are assured to students continuously.
  • To strive for enhancing student success and satisfaction rates and contribute to Institutional success through student achievements, increased levels of satisfaction by delivering value for money to every student in the class.
  • To undertake course grading work through Turn it in and provide qualitative, comprehensive and developmental feedback on each course work graded, by strictly following the assessment criteria, guidelines and standards of the awarding organisation
  • To undertake peer to peer marking, Internal Verification of coursework and participate in related meetings for standardisation, training and CPD events.
  • To comply with student and course management procedures including a meticulous and updated record keeping for academic management and administrative purposes.
  • To design the module booklet and assignments to ensure effective learning and coverage by course outcomes and to liaise with the Director of Studies to make sure that it is cohesive and sensitive to student needs.
  • To continuously ensure that a the taught modules are immediately updated on the ELearning and always maintain an up-to-date learning resource available to the students of the group
  • Any other duties that may reasonably be requested by the management from time to time to meet academic and administrative exigencies.  

Person specification:

Essential

  • Minimum Master’s degree in the relevant discipline
  • Three to five years of teaching experience at HE in the UK and the referred qualifications from Pearson/ similar awarding organisations
  • Vocational experience in the subject area /specialism
  • Teaching qualification or working towards it
  • Good Oral and written communication skills
  • A strong determination to pursue an academic career and commitment to the development of students of diverse background.

Desirable:

  • PhD in relevant discipline
  • Experience as Programme Leader, Module Leader or Internal Verifier
  • Research and publications
  • Network with relevant Employers & Industry sector related to the specialism

Please e-mail your covering letter and CV to careers@ukcbc.ac.uk.

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