Design Subject Lead Tutor
Purpose of the role(s):
To lead the academic development and annual review of all units within relevant subject area across levels. Provide support and training to those delivering the units in the subject field and ensure the integrity and quality of assessments, the curriculum and the constructive alignment of the units to the programmes.
Stage 1: Expression of interest and request of application form to [email protected] or online
Stage 2: Submission of application via email to Kate Rieppel: [email protected] - DEADLINE 23/11/2018
Stage 2: Interview 29/11/2018
Accountable to: Head of Programmes
Hours per week/FTE: 2.5 days per week
Salary Bracket: £28,000 - £30,000 pro rata dependent on experience
Key Role Responsibilities
- Work with the Head of Programmes to coordinate, plan, monitor and review the relevant subject units within the jewellery manufacture diploma programmes.
- Monitor quality assurance for the subject area including planning and assuring the completion of course review, evaluation documentation and other quality records produced by tutors and students.
- Lead standardisation meetings within the relevant subject area in collaboration with the Quality Team.
- Assist with training tutors, including undertaking training sessions in agreement with the Head of Programmes, giving feedback to tutors, advising on curriculum methodology and materials.
- To act as a liaison between tutors and the Head of Programmes regarding day to day issues around delivery and assessment.
- Work with the Head of Programmes and Administration Team to create and manage the departmental timetable for jewellery manufacture diploma courses.
- Undertake teaching commitments in the subject area including providing cover for absent colleagues when required and available.
- Promote equality and diversity, health and safety, safeguarding, quality and an outstanding student experience.
- Undertake any other duties as appropriate to the post.
- Level 2 qualifications in both Literacy and Numeracy (or equivalent).
- Relevant qualifications in Jewellery Manufacture.
- Relevant teaching and assessing, IV qualifications (or willingness to work towards) and commitment to complete further CPD or teacher training qualifications if required.
- Awareness of the regulatory framework for HE academic awards and quality standards
- Relevant teaching experience
- Proven experience of teamwork
- Desirable: be a practicing jeweller with strong links to art or fine jewellery industry and demonstrable evidence of contemporary practice.
Planning and Managing Teaching and Resources:
- Applies innovative approaches to course coordination, teaching, learning or professional practice to support excellent teaching, pedagogy and inclusivity
- Plans, prioritises and manages resources effectively to achieve long term objectives
- Good attention to detail
- Fosters constructive cross team collaboration
- Able to prioritise workload
- Able to manage safeguarding issues as appropriate to the role
- Experience in promoting equality and diversity
- Communicate effectively orally and in writing adapting the message for a diverse audience in an inclusive and accessible way
- Strong supervision and team working skills
- Proactive and able to effectively support a high performing team of tutors
- Suggests practical solutions to new or unique problems.
Stage 1: Expression of interest and request of application form to [email protected]
Stage 2: Submission of application via email to Kate Rieppel: [email protected] DEADLINE 23/11/2018
Stage 2: Interview 29/11/2018