Lecturer - Computing

  • Job Reference: 1424
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: EAST KENT COLLEGE
  • Location: Canterbury, Kent
  • Salary: £28,583 to £33,692
  • Sector: Education & Childcare
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

About The Role

As a Lecturer at EKC group you will teach, train and assess students in a variety of learning environments, ensuring a high-quality learning experience. Your role will also include providing support to learners to enable them to achieve their maximum potential and to act as lead tutor on a designated study programme, with key responsibility for ensuring the progress of the students.

We pride ourselves in the support we can give those who are new to teaching, with ongoing training and coaching through our Teacher Academy. So, if you do not have any teaching experience or teacher qualifications but have a passion for sharing your knowledge and would like to be considered for this teaching role please apply.

The Computing Department at Canterbury College has approximately 120 students in small class sizes of around 18 -20 students. These are well behaved dedicated students keen on a career in Computing. At L2 the students study a 3/4 GCSE equivalent qualification alongside GCSE Maths or English. At L3 they study a 3 A-level equivalent programme in Computing and no other subject, demonstrating they are committed to a career in the Computing Industry. At both L2 and L3 the Department follows the Pearson BTEC Syllabus as well as the T-level in Digital Production, Design and Development - all of which cover a wide range of units; you would not be expected to teach all these units but be allocated to those in your natural area of expertise.  

This is a 0.4 post at minimum (2 days per week) with options to increase this further depending on the suitability and preference of the candidate. 

Working as a Lecturer at EKC Group is an extremely rewarding role with excellent benefits, such as, competitive holiday entitlement, access to a range of discounts on many high street stores and a generous pension scheme. 

About You

The ideal candidate will be highly organised, creative and be able to plan and teach engaging and innovative lessons with demonstrated interpersonal skills. Assessing and tracking student progress, to further plan intervention this will be a vital part of the role and ensuring all students develop the skills they need to succeed. 

Ideally you will have experience of teaching or have delivered training in the workplace although this isn't essential as training will be offered to the successful applicant. You must have a positive outlook, be empathetic towards learners and have strong class management skills.  

The successful candidate will be able to teach a range of designated study programs and/ or courses from Level 1 up to Level 3 and will be able to motivate learners to achieve and succeed on their programmes of study.