Programme Leader - Digital Technology Newcastle - Rye Hill Campus £25,329 - £33,949 (for part time posts salary will be pro rata in accordance with FTE) 37 hours per week, 1.0 FTE, Fulltime Fixed Term 26 July 2019 Closing Date: Sunday 20 January 2019, Ref No: NCLPF371478 The School of Creative and Digital Industries at Newcastle College is entering an exciting and challenging time. We are looking for a confident and proactive individual to join our busy team. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic lecturer with experience of teaching the underpinning theory and practical activities related to Computing and Digital Technology programmes. Our digital technologies team provides a practical curriculum within FE, typically full-time BTEC Diploma programmes at levels 1 to 3, in addition to new digital apprenticeship standards and FdSc and BSc courses within HE. Applicants will preferably hold a qualification applicable to the area of responsibility and in addition possess a teaching qualification. The successful candidate will be a digital practitioner with knowledge and understanding of the identified areas, an ongoing professional practice and detailed knowledge of contemporary developments within these areas. They will be able to teach across a range programmes and motivate students, as well as enriching the curriculum with specialist industry experience. Linking the curriculum to employability is a central focus of the department. The post holder will be expected to support student employability and develop outlets for student work. As a specialist in this field, the post holder will further develop the curriculum in line with accreditation requirements. Some experience of teaching and module or course leadership in Further Education is preferable. You ought to be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of innovative teaching strategies appropriate to this subject area. You will also have current industry experience that informs your teaching practice. The role has responsibility to lead the programme teaching team in delivering a high quality learning experience that meets key performance indicators. Crucially, you will be passionate about creativity and providing outstanding training and learning for the gaming practitioners of tomorrow, as part of a wider Creative and Digital Industries department, and with a full understanding of the fast pace and vital importance of developing these digital skills. Experience of engagement with external groups, the development of commercial and/or co-curricular activities would also be desirable. Newcastle College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment. At Newcastle College values are not just about what we do, but also about how we do things. Our values underpin the culture and beliefs of our organisation, we expect all our staff to demonstrate behaviours in line with our three core values. 1. Valuing Our People, 2. Ownership and 3. Being Open and Honest. As part of the NCG Group, Newcastle College offers an excellent benefits package, including generous holiday entitlement, access to the Teachers’ pension scheme (for teaching posts) or Local Government pension scheme (non-teaching posts), company sick pay, childcare vouchers, free on-site parking, cycle to work scheme, free gym membership and much more. To view Job Description, Person Specification and NCG Values Pack please click the document attachment above. No agency applications will be accepted.