Skills for life Lead Teacher
Who are we?
The British Academy of Jewellery is a jewellery school where technical training is not an afterthought. Where technical training is not seen as a hindrance to creativity, but where knowledge acquired by the hands provides inspiration. We aspire to be a school where students do not shy away from originality and creativity, but where the traditional techniques are taught to then be challenged.
We offer a range of government-accredited diplomas, apprenticeships and short courses designed to provide students with thesavoir-faire to design, make and sell jewellery of the highest technical standards. We also work closely with the global industry including the UK's top jewellers, trade and luxury brands in hopes to inspire the next generation of jewellers and equip them with skills needed to innovate and flourish in the industry of today.
We offer a competitive package, flexible working and the opportunity to earn career advancing qualifications. If you are interested, or would like to know more, apply now!
Main purpose of the job:
- Deliver Functional Skills English and Math;
- Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all learners in the class;
- Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct;
- Have an impact on educational progress beyond your assigned pupils;
- Assist in the smooth running of the Academy at all times.
- Coordinating and Managing trainers requests/queries in the Academy (including, but not limited to: absence management, work-related issues); escalating complex issues to the Head of Academy.
- Supporting the Head of HR with recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training tutors; maintaining a safe, secure, and legal work environment.
- Work closely with the Head of Quality to establish individual training needs.
- Work with the Head of Quality and Administration Team to create and manage the departmental timetable for all courses, including the managing of room bookings and liaison with staff in the implementation of the timetable..
- Teach and assess Functional Skills English / Maths;
- To contribute to the tutorial guidance and support process for students;
- Devise a programme of learning (scheme of work) with appropriate teaching and learning strategies, resources and assessments. Maintain and enhance the quality of the students learning experience on the programme;
- To support the development of shared teaching resources for Functional Skills;
- Prepare an assessment plan for the programme that meets the awarding bodies requirements, keep records of student progress and achievement;
- Maintain attendance registers and update as required;
- Contribute to the effective implementation of Quality;
- Ensure the safety of staff and students in accordance with the Organisation’s Health, Safety and Welfare Policy;
- Carry out all duties with due regard to Health and Safety Regulations;
- To positively promote equality of opportunity for staff and learners;
- To carry out other duties as may reasonably be required from time to time
Behaviour and Safety:
- Ensure the learners abide by health and safety rules by inducting learners and demonstrating the correct use of equipment, keeping health and safety rules in mind;
- Keeping up to date with safeguarding, prevent, declarations are made when required;
- Monitoring equality and diversity ensuring students feel safe in the Academy and receive equal opportunities;
- Be a positive role model of health and safety for the learners, demonstrating consistently a positive attitude, values and behaviour, which are expected of learners.
- Engage in regular standardisation meetings and training to review the quality of the teaching and learning provision in line with the quality strategy;
- Maintain a professional level of subject expertise by being aware of relevant developments in the field in addition to pedagogic developments;
- Undertake continuous personal and professional development for at least 30 hours pro rata.
Essential Skills, Experience and Qualifications for the job include:
The minimum requirement is a Level 3 qualification in the subjects area (English, Maths). You might have a Level 5 Diploma in Teaching with specialist pathway in English (Literacy), English (ESOL) or Mathematics (Numeracy) in the Lifelong Learning Sector (often known as an 'integrated DTLLS').
You have a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) or a Postgraduate Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) in teaching disabled adults, literacy, ESOL or combined literacy/ESOL or numeracy.
- Level 3 or 4 CTLLS or Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training;
- or Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training;
- or Postgraduate/ Professional Graduate Certificate in Education
- or Functional Skills English and Math Level 2 or equivalent GCSE;
- Experience in having delivered lessons;
- Demonstrate high levels of organisational skills;
- Demonstrate ability to be self-directed with initiative and to be able to solve practical problems with limited supervision;
- Demonstrate a creative and imaginative approach to learner-centred delivery;
- Demonstrate a commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of and young person’s and/or vulnerable adults;
- Demonstrate ability to prepare effective written and visual teaching materials in line with course requirement;
- Demonstrate ability to work as part of a team and to develop and sustain good working relationships with internal and external customers;
- Demonstrate a strong commitment to Equality and Diversity and how it affects the workplace/learning environment.
- Possess knowledge of and commitment to Safeguarding, Prevent and British Values.
Desirable Skills, Experience and Qualifications for the job include:
- Degree Qualification;
- Demonstrate a good understanding of adult learning and the training requirements of the industry