Are you a pottery Lecturer and looking for your next exciting opportunity? We are looking to recruit an inspirational, resilient and suitably qualified Lecturer in pottery to join our team of educators in delivering high quality teaching and academic support primarily at Levels 1 and 3.
We are part of The Windsor Forest Colleges Group which was formed through a partnership between East Berkshire College and Strode’s College in Egham. Delivering high quality education and training to over 8,000 students and businesses each year, we offer state-of-the-art learning environments at our three main campuses: Langley College, Strode's College and Windsor College.
Our mission is to inspire ambition and make a positive difference to lives through learning. We are keen to recruit talented individuals who are passionate about helping us to deliver the highest standards of education and training to local people, communities and businesses. In return, we offer a supportive and inclusive working environment, where everyone’s skills and ideas are valued and respected.
The Role and You
As a Pottery Lecturer the skills required include patience and tact when working with learners together with planning skills and creativity to prepare interesting activities to improve learners' skills.
Enthusiastic, methodical and flexible in your approach, you will share your skills and knowledge with learners and utilise your experience to motivate students to achieve, ideally whilst developing and maintaining high levels of student retention and attendance.
You will also develop ways of working that are responsive to learners’ needs, monitor and evaluate progress and practice and prepare learners for examinations.
A natural communicator and proven motivator, you will thrive on student interaction, giving effective guidance and that will, in turn, benefit the education of our ESOL students.
This is an opportunity for a passionate individual who wishes to work in a truly stimulating environment.
The main duties and responsibilities of the post include the following:-
- Effective delivery of a teaching programme within the areas of competence of the postholder, paying due regard to developing independent learners, and enabling student progression towards successful completion
- Develop ways of working that are responsive to learners’ needs, monitor and evaluate progress and practice and prepare learners for examinations.
- To promote and facilitate high levels of student attendance, retention and achievement
- Provide accurate and timely data and information, including registers, withdrawals and transfers, assessments, examination details and progress reports.
- Attend and contribute to curriculum team meetings and student success meetings etc. as required.
- To contribute to the assessment of learners, from application through to progression and to inform appropriate placing on course including the setting of targets, milestones and provision of support
- Draw up confidential ILPs and learner profiles, outlining individual strengths and areas for development, agreeing targets and milestones with learners and subject teachers, contribute to their review and updating throughout the year.
- Keep up to date in relevant areas of professional expertise through research; attendance at meetings and relevant training; membership of networks as appropriate.
Maintain student morale and discipline inside and outside “the classroom” within the College sites and in conjunction with College management.
The post may be based at one of the current College campuses, but the duties of the job may require the post holder to work at any College campus or other location connected with the work of the College. Travel between the college’s main campuses will form a requisite part of this post.
It is the College’s policy to establish and maintain a Risk Register and a Risk Management Policy. It is a condition of your employment that you become aware of these documents and that you follow the objectives and procedures of good risk management in your areas of work.
The post holder is required to have a commitment to:
- The continuing development and implementation of the College’s Diversity & Equality Policy.
- The management of risk within the College
- The health and safety of staff, students and visitors in general and the College’s policies and procedures in particular.
- The principles and procedures set out in the College’s Safeguarding and Promoting Welfare for Children & Vulnerable Adults Policy.
- The principles and procedures set out in the College’s Data Protection Policy
For further details of the role and the person specification please see the job description.
Please be advised that the vacancy will close at midnight on 10th August 2020.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 12th August 2020.
Please note the Interview may be held via Skype.
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.