• Location: Llanelli, Sa15 4DN
  • Subject:
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £25,000.00 - £30,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 15 February, 2024 12:00 AM

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Lecturer in Health and Social Care

Lecturer in Health and Social Care

Coleg Sir Gar
Lecturer in Health and Social Care
Application Deadline: 15 February 2024

Department: Health, Childcare, Foundation and Entry

Employment Type: Permanent - Part Time

Location: Graig Campus

Reporting To: Head of Health, Care and Counselling

Compensation: £24,490 - £44,110 / year
DescriptionLearners within the Faculty partake in a wide range of extra-curricular activities and are supported by a well embedded tutorial system. Care and Counselling programmes are based largely at the Ammanford Campus whilst Childcare & Health and Social Care are based at Graig Campus.

Applicants will have a commitment to continuous improvement, will contribute to curriculum development, assist with the planning and marketing of courses and be active in the recruitment and retention of learners. The ideal candidate will be hard working, deliver high quality teaching and learning and create a positive environment to enable all learners to attain the highest standards of excellence, facilitating progression to University, employment and industry placements.

Based at the Graig Campus, the successful candidate will be responsible for the comprehensive delivery and assessment of health and social care modules. The role includes the development, design, and delivery of innovative and challenging lessons, along with the creation of lesson plans and Schemes of Work in alignment with exam board criteria and deadlines. Ensuring inclusive education, the successful candidate will differentiate courses for all learners and meticulously track and monitor student progress, providing regular reports to parents and the Faculty Management Team throughout the academic year. Additionally, in collaboration with the Head of Health, Care and Counselling, address individual learner concerns, contribute to school/college projects and recruitment initiatives. An active participation in the pastoral care of students, coupled with your contribution to curriculum development and the marketing of Health and Social Care courses, will play a vital role in fostering a positive and engaging learning environment.

Key Responsibilities
  • Be responsible for the delivery (on site and remotely) and assessment of health and social care modules to students on a range of programmes offered by the faculty;
  • Fulfil the role of Personal Tutor;
  • Overseeing the UCAS application process including supporting learners to apply, accept interviews, go through the clearing process, find alternative courses etc;
  • Organise and monitor work placement opportunities;
  • Administratively manage a course and lead a course team within the faculty;
  • Be involved in all aspects of the faculty's quality control systems including the internal verification of assessed work;
  • Carry out any other duties as directed by the Principal/Chief Executive commensurate with the grade of the post at the initial place of work or other locations within the College.

Skills Knowledge and ExpertiseEssential Criteria:
  • Relevant degree or equivalent Health and Social Care qualification
  • Teaching qualification (If you are not in possession of a teaching qualification as at the date of employment, you will be required to obtain a PGCE within 2 years of this date)
  • GCSE English & Maths at minimum Grade C or O Level equivalent
  • Documented evidence of appropriate Professional Development
  • Relevant industrial experience within the Health and Social Care sector
  • Relevant teaching experience
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels both orally and in writing
  • Sound understanding of digital literacy
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work harmoniously with learners and colleagues
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent punctuality and ability to work flexibly
Desirable Criteria:
  • Knowledge or experience of World Skills competitions
  • Knowledge or experience of the UCAS process
  • A good understanding of relevant issues in post 16 education
  • A proven track record of high levels of learner attainment
  • Awareness of key performance indicators
  • Evidence of innovative teaching and learning activities
  • Evidence of effective tracking and monitoring of learner performance
  • Experience of actively participating in the pastoral care of young people

Welsh Language Requirements:

  • Welsh Oracy (Listening/Speaking) - Level 0/1
  • Welsh Literacy (Writing/Reading) - Level 0/1
See detailed language descriptions attached.

Persons are welcome to apply for posts in Welsh and applications made in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

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  • You will receive 46 days holiday, plus bank holidays and five closure days which totals at 59 days holiday per year.
  • Extremely generous pension scheme with employer contributions of 23.68%.
  • Award-winning professional learning and development programme.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Online and instore retail discounts