• Location: Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL40 2SW
  • Subject: Business
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary: £27,381 - £42,325
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 24 May, 2022 12:00 PM

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Grwp Llandrillo Menai
Meirionnydd Sixth and Dwyfor Sixth at Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor offers over 30 A Level / AS courses in a tertiary area. In 2021, the department's success rate was 99% with a high number of students going on to study at prestigious universities.

The Business Studies course attracts a high number of learners annually and gains excellent results.

We are looking for an enthusiastic member to join a thriving department to teach A Level Business Studies with additional responsibility as a Baccalaureate tutor. The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge; the ability to inspire learners as well as teaching to a high standard in order to create effective learning opportunities to ensure that all learners reach their potential.

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A: Assessing Learners’ Needs

A1. Assess learners’ previous learning experiences and achievements in relation to the identified learning programme
A2. Undertake initial assessments and identify any special learning or support
A3. Ensure learners are registered with the college and with awarding bodies

B: Planning and Preparing Teaching and Learning Programmes

B1. Identify learning outcomes and prepare Schemes of Work and Lesson Plans for relevant programmes in line with awarding body requirements and Grŵp guidelines
B2. Ensure that literacy and numeracy / essential skills are integrated into the learning programme as required
B3. Plan for the linguistic needs of the student group in order to allow students to use their language of choice (Welsh or English) wherever possible
B4. Select a range of learning methods to meet student needs

C: Managing the Learning Process

C1. Establish and maintain a safe and effective learning environment
C2. Develop and use a range of teaching and learning techniques to encourage individual learning and facilitate learning through experience
C3. Produce and use appropriate learning materials using information learning technology where possible
C4. Identify and address poor motivation and challenge inappropriate behaviour
C5. Set challenging tasks and agree individual goals and targets with learners as appropriate
C6. Structure sessions appropriately to provide pace and maintain interest
C7. Maintain and encourage effective communication with and between all learners, using appropriate technology where relevant
C8. Maintain effective working relationships within programme teams
C9. Comply with college management information systems and ensure that colleagues are given all necessary information at the correct time in the agreed organisational format
C10. Contribute to all relevant college quality assurance systems; internal and external control procedures;
C11. Participate in self-assessment processes including the evaluation of modules and courses

D: Providing learners with support

D1. Ensure that learners are aware of and have access to appropriate support and guidance services
D2. Maintain tutorial systems in line with college guidelines

E: Assessing the outcomes of learning and learners’ achievements

E1. Plan appropriate assessment strategies for learning programmes in line with awarding body requirements and communicate these to students
E2. Use a range of appropriate assessment methods to conduct fair and reliable assessments
E3. Ensure that learners are provided with clear and constructive written and oral feedback within an appropriate timescale
E4. Maintain assessment records and provide information to relevant stakeholders e.g. colleagues, parents, employers, awarding bodies

F: Reflecting upon and evaluating one’s own performance and planning future

F1. Evaluate your own practice in relation to learners’ and programme needs
F2. Use feedback from quality assurance systems to improve your own practice
F3. Keep up to date with current development within your own specialist field
F4. Participate in the college Performance Review system in order to evaluate own performance and identify development needs
F5. Engage in relevant continuous professional development

G: General Responsibilities

G1. Comply with the Grŵp’s Safety, Health & Environment Policy in order to
maintain a safe working and learning environment
G2. Undertake any other relevant duties appropriate to your role and position which may be required by the line manager, Executive Director or the Chief Executive.

Essential Requirements:

1. Degree or equivalent qualification in a related area.

2. Teaching qualification or willingness to gain within 4 years of appointment and experience of teaching in a related area.

3. Registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC)

4. Ability to use IT systems and applications.

5. Empathy with diverse learners and commitment to equal opportunities.

6. Good organisation, interpersonal and communication skills.

7. Flexibility and team working skills

8. The ability to teach through the medium of Welsh and English.

Desirable Requirements:

1. Experience of delivering A Level Business

2. Knowledge and experience of the use of learning technology.

3. A higher degree in a relevant area.