THE DETAILS:
  • Location: Llanelli, Sa15 4DN
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £25,000.00 - £30,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 17 July, 2024 12:00 AM
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Lecturer in Creative Media Production

Coleg Sir Gar

Salary: £24,049 - £44,011 / year

Lecturer in Creative Media Production
Application Deadline: 17 July 2024

Department: Creative Industries

Employment Type: Fixed Term - Full Time

Location: Graig Campus

Reporting To: Head of Creative Industries and Sport

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

DescriptionThe Board of Directors of Coleg Sir Gar and Coleg Ceredigion are committed to appointing the very best staff who achieve excellence in their work. Working to the values and behaviours that underpin the strategic plan and business of the institution, the College seeks staff that display creativity andinnovation, whilst driving their own performance, and the performance of others, to provide the very best experience and service to learners.

The Curriculum Area of Creative Media and Production provision is part of the Creative Industries, Sport, Technology and Engineering Curriculum Area and sits within the Llanelli Directorate operated from the Graig Campus. Its dynamic area offers a diverse range of courses from Level 1 through to Level 6. It is also responsible for running the highly acclaimed Sports Academy and Duke of Edinburgh Awards. As part of the 'Creative Industries' department, Performing Arts run vibrant programmes for their learners, providing them with a clear understanding of the sector, enabling them to progress into employment and/or higher education. They offer courses at Level 1 through to Level 4 and have strong links with industry specialists, who visit as guest speakers and run workshop sessions. The department emphasises the development of creative skills as an integral element of provision, and offers Skills Academy sessions to all learners in the area.

This post will also work closely with our Music Performance & Production and Performing Arts Departments. The aim is to promote creative collaborations to enhance learner's experiences, anddevelop a regional reputation for excellence in the delivery of creative industries. We are moving forward into an era that has many opportunities within UWTSD, 'Yr Egin' development and the move of S4C and other tenants to the iconic building. This has provided us with new collaboration opportunities with local and National industry as well as working in response to government priorities in order to develop the curriculum with the introduction of WBL to the area.

All learners undertake a Literacy or Numeracy Skills pathways along-side their main qualification together with a strong pastoral tutorial programme.

Key Responsibilities
  • Undertake the teaching and assessment of Creative Media Production Level 1, 2 and 3;
  • Deliver and promote Media Skills development and work to produce successful candidates to participate in the Welsh and UK Skills competitions;
  • Actively work to develop recruitment through the creation of projects and engagement with local schools whilst promoting internal and external marketing opportunities;
  • Actively seek creative collaboration opportunities between creative industry departments and external providers;
  • Lead/accompany learners to a range of locations in line with the demands of the course specifications;
  • Liaise with creative industries colleagues, managers and directors to ensure an effective learner experience and successful outcome.

Skills Knowledge and ExpertiseEssential Criteria:
  • Relevant degree or equivalent qualification
  • GCSE English & Maths at minimum Grade C or O Level equivalent
  • Documented evidence of appropriate Professional Development
  • Relevant teaching experience
  • Relevant industry experience
  • 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:
  • Teaching qualification
  • 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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Benefits
  • 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