Lecturer - Computing & Programming

  • Job Reference: 3028
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2024
  • Recruiter: East Kent Colleges Group
  • Location: Ashford, Kent
  • Salary: £33,396 to £36,624
  • Sector: Education & Childcare, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent, Term Time
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

About The Role

**Please note that this position is part-time for 22.2 hours a week with a pro-rata salary from £20,037 up to £21,974 per annum**

EKC Ashford College is seeking a passionate and knowledgeable Programming Tutor to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in various programming languages and technologies, coupled with a genuine enthusiasm for teaching and mentoring students. This role involves designing and delivering a comprehensive programming curriculum, providing individualized and group instruction, and guiding students through practical coding projects. The Programming lecturer will play a crucial role in fostering a supportive learning environment and collaborating with other educators to integrate programming into broader educational initiatives. This is a unique opportunity to inspire and prepare students for success in the rapidly evolving tech industry. 

 Key Responsibilities: 

  • Curriculum Development: Design and deliver a comprehensive programming curriculum covering various languages such as Python, Java, C++, and web development technologies. 

  • Instruction: Provide engaging and effective tutoring sessions for students of different skill levels, both individually and in groups. 

  • Technology Integration: Incorporate the latest tools and technologies in programming to enhance the learning experience. 

  • Project Guidance: Mentor students through coding projects, ensuring practical application of programming concepts. 

  • Student Support: Create a supportive learning environment, offering personalized assistance and feedback to help students achieve their goals. 

  • Collaboration: Work with other educators and staff to integrate programming into broader educational initiatives and projects. 

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. 

  Alongside our priority of excellent student experience, we also focus on our employees. Here are just some of our benefits when working for the East Kent Colleges Group:

  • Competitive salary and holiday entitlement
  • If new to teaching, you will benefit from £7000 investment in your teacher training when you come straight from industry
  • Access to 100's of online discounts via our Rewards Scheme (Inc. Restaurant, Grocery, Retail, Gym, Holidays)
  • Access to cycle to work, car leasing and tech purchasing schemes
  • Generous pension scheme - 23% employer contribution
  • Being part of a company with a Eco-Sustainability focus of being Net-Zero
  • Time off for your child's first day at school, moving home and for interviews
  • My 10 Days initiative - bid for up-to 10 days off work to pursue voluntary work
  •  Being part of Community Days and Annual Staff Celebration Day

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 

No need to spend time updating your CV, just click apply and complete our short application form. You can save your progress as you go, and we’ll review all applications and get back to all candidates after the closing date. 

If you are interested in an informal chat about the role, or have any queries, please email us on jobs@ekcgroup.ac.uk

Please note that there are two salary scale points for our Lecturer positions. All candidates will start at the introductory salary scale point unless certain criteria are met. Employees can move up the salary scale once one full academic year of teaching for our group is complete, subject to approval. Therefore, internal applicants may qualify for the higher salary scale, although should seek clarification.