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Subject Leader - Engineering (Physics and Maths)

Study Group - Leeds International Study Centre

Location: Leeds
Salary: £37,257 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th June 2021
Closes: 10th August 2021

Location: Leeds. Leeds International Study Centre.

JOB OVERVIEW

Leeds International Study Centre and its programmes are provided by Study Group in collaboration with the University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett University. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team as a Subject Leader in Engineering. In this exciting job role, you will work with colleagues across the Centre to ensure the effective delivery of teaching programmes in line with our education strategy, broader scholarship and aims for an outstanding student experience. You will also contribute directly to student support and to the development and implementation of innovative teaching practices across the Centre. As a lecturer, you will contribute to the design, development and production of teaching and learning materials and delivery across a range of modules or within a subject area. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Academic management

  • Provide academic coordination for designated module(s) in the role of module coordinator.
  • Participate in regular meetings with teaching and support staff contributing to the effective overall management of the programmes and the student life cycle.

Student learning experience

  • Contribute to the design, delivery and development of modules offered by the centre
  • Contribute to the delivery and assessment of provision.
  • Prepare module examinations and other forms of formative and summative assessment, mark and provide feedback to students.
  • Update and maintain the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
  • Work with the college’s Student & Academic Services team in the delivery of induction, orientation, and registration programmes.
  • Liaise with the Progression, Welfare and Support team to support students in achieving their progression aim. 
  • Engage in scholarly activity to ensure the delivery of modules is current.

Quality and standards assurance and enhancement

  • Implement quality assurance procedures at module level and contribute to the annual monitoring and review of the programme to achieve high standards.
  • Fully use centre systems to log and monitor student attendance.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student engagement.
  • Complete sponsor reports and academic reports for students.
  • Take up opportunities such as (for example) VLE development, Peer Observation activities.
  • Undertake teaching, learning and assessment observations and associated staff development plans to assure standards within the subject area.
  • Any other duties as required from time to time by the Head of BLSS and Centre Director

Health & Safety

  • Promote health, safety and wellbeing of students and colleagues. Hold personal accountability to avoid action that could threaten the health or safety of you, other employees, students, or members of the public.

EXPERIENCE

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a relevant subject area.
  • A Masters qualification is essential.
  • Experience of teaching in UK higher or further education and preferably a teaching qualification and experience of working with international students.
  • Ability to develop and update teaching material and preferably experience of working within a Virtual Learning Environment.
  • Competence in teaching and administrative IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail, etc.).
  • A student-centred and client-focused approach.
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