Tailoring Lecturer

£32,573 - £36,486
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Job description

Job Purpose

The candidate appointed will join an innovated and skilled team involved in the delivery through a range a of 16-18 full-time study programmes and adult courses within the Directorate of Professional Service Industries. They will prepare and deliver teaching for a range of units, provide advice and support students acting as a Personal Tutor, conduct Internal Quality Assurance as well as related teacher administration duties.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Design, plan and implement effective and inclusive teaching and supporting learning activities.
  • To provide high quality teaching, learning, assessment and internal moderation across a range of courses.
  • Teach across a range of modules/units or within a subject area using appropriate teaching, learning support and assessment methods and technologies.
  • Assess the work and progress of students and provide them with constructive feedback
  • Contribute to the delivery, tracking and monitoring of key skill performance amongst cohorts of students in Tailoring.
  • Seek ways of improving performance by reflecting on teaching design and delivery and obtaining and analysing feedback.
  • Contribute to outreach and/or widening participation activities within the school.
  • Tutorship of students, giving appropriate support to enable students to achieve their academic, personal and vocational targets.
  • Interviewing and giving guidance to potential students.
  • Assisting students in their progression to either Higher Education or employment.
  • Contribute to the development and continual improvement of courses, coordinating effectively with both staff and student.

Person Specification

Essential qualifications/training:

  • A recognised teaching qualification e. PCET, PGCE or QCF Level 5 Diploma in Education
  • Comprehensive understanding of the curriculum with subject specialism to at least Level 4
  • Strong experience of delivering to 16+ age group with varied abilities in an educational setting
  • Degree (or appropriate qualification)
  • GCSE or Level 2 in Maths and English

Desirable qualifications/training:

  • Internal Verifier Qualification
  • Current training and CPD taken in the past 2-years relevant to the role and vocational area


  • Experience of planning and delivering in line with Ofsted requirements to at least “good”
  • Ability to plan learning in line with Ofsted requirements
  • Experience in teaching/assessing courses at a range of levels and providing high quality feedback and assessment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience meeting targets, KPI’s or deadlines
  • Familiar with safeguarding and relevant procedures
  • Working parents, families, and external partners

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Able to motivate and inspire people to achieve
  • Passionate about the learning and skills agenda
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Comprehensive IT skills and E-Learning
  • Excellent communications skills with people at all levels
  • A team player who is hardworking and capable of working on own initiative
  • Must have good organisational and time management skills
  • Commitment to the College aims and ethos
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise work to deadlines
  • Ability to work flexibly as a member of the team
  • Accurate record keeping
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