THE DETAILS:
  • Location: Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3BP
  • Subject: Skills for Work
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary: £21,506 - £39,357
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 13 December, 2022 4:25 PM

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This appointment is for a 0.5 (temporary) Essential Skills Lecturer

This appointment is for a 0.5 (temporary) Essential Skills Lecturer

Coleg Sir Gar
This appointment is for a 0.5 (temporary) Essential Skills Lecturer. We are seeking an enthusiastic and determined lecturer to ensure learners are engaged with these areas and well prepared for assessment, using as appropriate, differentiated tasks and specialised strategies to motivate and sustain interest, and to develop learners’ confidence and self-esteem.

If you are looking for a career challenge, this opportunity promises to be both rewarding and fulfilling. In this role you will teach and support a diverse range of young people and adults to enable them to fulfil the next stage of their career or educational aspirations.

You will need exceptional communication skills and the ability to prioritise and adapt to a challenging workload.

The successfully appointed Essential Skills lecturer will support learners who are following a wide range of Further Education courses at the college, to ensure that they have the appropriate skills to succeed in their learning.

Experience of delivering Essential Skills Qualifications as well as qualified teaching status would be preferred.
Key Responsibilities
Undertake the teaching and assessment of Essential Skills qualifications (Application of Number and Communication)

Liaise with the college Essential Skills co-ordinators to ensure that Quality Assurance Internal Verification procedures are undertaken in an appropriate and timely manner.

Ensure that all successfully completed Essential Skills Qualifications are claimed for in a timely manner.

Report to the Skills Improvement Manager regarding progress and completion.

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 Expertise
Essential Criteria:
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
Good literacy/numeracy/digital literacy skills
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:
Relevant teaching experience
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
A current driving licence
Willingness to drive a college minibus
Welsh Language Requirements:
Welsh Oracy (Listening/Speaking) - Level 0/1
Welsh Literacy (Writing/Reading) - Level 0/1

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.
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Essential Criteria:
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
Good literacy/numeracy/digital literacy skills
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:
Relevant teaching experience
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
A current driving licence
Willingness to drive a college minibus