• Location: Aberteifi, SA43 1AB
  • Subject:
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £25,000.00 - £30,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 17 May, 2024 12:00 AM

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Lecturer in Construction (Brick)

Lecturer in Construction (Brick)

Coleg Sir Gar
Lecturer in Construction (Brick)
Application Deadline: 17 May 2024

Department: Construction

Employment Type: Fixed Term - Full Time

Location: Cardigan Campus

Reporting To: Head of Cardigan

Compensation: £24,049 - £44,011 / year

DescriptionWe are seeking a dedicated and knowledgeable Lecturer in Construction (Brick) to join our team and play a vital role in shaping the next generation of skilled tradespeople. You will be responsible for the teaching and assessment of learners on the programmes of study, co-ordinating with the course team, Head of Cardigan and external industry providers in the delivery of the curriculum. Whilst driving your own performance, you will also be providing the very best experience to learners, fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment and promoting student engagement, participation, and success.

The Construction Department is based on the Cardigan Campus of Coleg Ceredigion, it includes two main trade areas; Bricklaying and Carpentry. Both trade areas are delivered within purpose built workshops and can accommodate a high number of learners per course. We offer Level 1 in both Bricklaying and Carpentry, Level 2 Foundation courses in Bricklaying and plastering as well as Level 2 in Carpentry and Roofing. We also offer Level 3 Apprenticeships in Bricklaying, Carpentry and Joinery.

We collaborate with employers from all over Ceredigion and surrounding counties, with a high number of Apprenticeships within Bricklaying and Carpentry successfully completing their respective courses. We consider our Construction 14-16 Schools Provision as an introduction to FE and allow learners to feed directly from this into mainstream courses. We participate regularly in Skills Competitions, at both regional and National level, and we have enjoyed tremendous success over the years and wish for this to continue.

The successful candidate will join the existing teams and will be expected to contribute to all aspects of these sections as well as other provisions within the Curriculum Area.

Key Responsibilities
  • Undertake the teaching, assessment and co-ordination of programmes of study leading to qualifications within a range of related provision within our further education provision;
  • Significantly contribute to the management of sections by taking responsibility for course and team management;
  • Liaise with third party stakeholders as identified by faculty management including relevant sector skills councils, industrial bodies, partner schools, employers and other higher education institutions;
  • Assist in the provision of courses through liaison with industry and in the development of new curriculum and commercial courses;
  • Contribute to the quality of provision through the internal verification and college quality systems;
  • 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:
  • A relevant degree or equivalent 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
  • Relevant teaching experience on FE, HE and 14-19 schools provision
  • 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
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels both orally and in writing
  • Sound understanding of digital literacy

Desirable Criteria:
  • A current driving licence
  • Willingness to drive a college minibus
  • Willingness to contribute to develop extra-curricular activities

Welsh Language Requirements:
  • Welsh Oracy (Listening/Speaking) - Level 3/4
  • Welsh Literacy (Writing/Reading) - Level 3/4
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