• Location: , ,
  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Monthly
  • Salary Range: £44.74 - £44.74
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 06 June, 2023 5:01 PM
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Associate Tutor in Health, Social Care and Housing

Associate Tutor in Health, Social Care and Housing

Cardiff Metropolitan University
In 2020, the University was named The Sunday Times ‘Welsh University of the Year 2021’; in 2021 it became the Times Higher Education ‘UK and Ireland University of the Year 2022’; and in 2022 it was ranked the top university in the UK in the People and Planet Green League.

If you have a record of achievement that demonstrates the commitment, aptitude and enthusiasm to contribute to our global learning community through excellent teaching, scholarship, research and innovation, along with a shared passion for our values and vision, we look forward to receiving your application. We are particularly keen to hear from, and to support, applicants who will help develop our research standing and who will enhance the diversity of our university, our community and our partnerships.

The opportunity
Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy (CSESP), located on both the Cyncoed and Llandaff Campuses, offers a diverse and stimulating range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in education, policing, media and journalism, English and creative writing, social work and social policy. The School is home to the Cardiff Partnership for Initial Teacher Education, one of the largest centres of teacher education and training in the UK and building on over 60 years’ experience and an enviable reputation for the quality of teacher training provision. The School has made significant progress in the development of a strong and sustainable research environment in recent years. This has been achieved through a systematic increase in our research capacity, volume, quality and impact facilitated by improving the research infrastructure, investing in and developing research with impact, and supporting an open-access, integrity-based and collaborative research culture.

We are seeking to recruit exceptional, suitably qualified Associate Tutors who are available to teach in Health and Social Care and/or Housing, on an occasional or sessional basis, it is essential that you have a significant grasp of the academic and/or professional nature of their subject and can communicate this with clarity, academic rigour and enthusiasm.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
• To obtain and be familiar with relevant course documents which give information related to the aims and operation of the course, including the syllabus, methods of assessment, preferred teaching methods, information needed by students, course dates and times, etc.
• To liaise with members of the programme team, as appropriate, in order to understand requirements, coordinate plans and administrative actions and to discuss changes.
• To prepare effective course material which will fulfil the aims of the course, including enhancement of the learning experience through a student-centred approach.
• To attend and deliver sessions as agreed, lecturing, leading discussions and otherwise providing guidance and advice and promoting learning, as required.
• To prepare and mark, as required, any related written work, studio work, class work and examination papers, within the appropriate assessment procedures.
• To provide constructive and timely feedback to students on their progress.
• To keep such records of assessment and attendance as the University requires.
• To observe class opening and closing times strictly.
• To ensure that the Programme Director/Leader and the class are informed of their absence, where this is unavoidable, as far in advance as possible.
• To provide, where appropriate, a course/work plan, set of objectives and reading lists to students.

What we are looking for
• A good honours degree and/or equivalent professional qualification.
• Ability to achieve Fellow Status as part of the Higher Education Academy’s Professional Recognition scheme.
• A good level of knowledge relevant to the subject and professional area.
• Evidence of undertaking continuous professional development (CPD).
• A sound understanding of pedagogy.
• A broad understanding of subject area.
• Ability to design teaching and learning material.
• Ability to employ appropriate assessment methods.
• Ability to undertake administrative duties in an accurate and timely fashion.
• Ability to plan workloads.
• Ability to identify areas for improvement and to use initiative and problem-solving skills to improve performance.
• Ability to communicate and disseminate complex and conceptual ideas in a variety of ways – presentations, reports, learning materials.
• Ability to develop productive working relationships as part of a professional team.
• Ability to demonstrate a commitment to Equality and Diversity, Health and Safety, Quality Standards.

You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience.
To be successful you will further enrich our students’ experience through your expertise and subject knowledge as evidenced through your qualifications and experience.
If you would like to talk with us about this opportunity please contact Dr Edith England, Programme Director for Health and Social Care and Housing,
Should a high volume of applications be received, we may need to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage you to apply as early as possible.
The University is committed to creating a highly inclusive culture. We offer family friendly and flexible working arrangements and a range of staff networks, forums and events to support and develop our people. We warmly welcome applications from those traditionally underrepresented in the higher education sector.

Further information
Please read our Candidate Pack or visit our staff recruitment website for information about working for us, our culture, benefits, work-life balance and our career progression and development opportunities.