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Lecturer in Access Courses – Biological Science (0.6 fractional post)

Job Ref: AS 1289 | Applications Close: 5 Jul 2022, 23:59
icon_wallet£22,436 – £30,635 per annum, pro rata depending on qualifications and experience, plus £2,000 per annum, pro rata Shortage Skills’ Allowance
icon_calendar Permanent Fractional full year Academic Contract
icon_mappinLancaster & Morecambe College
icon_clock22 hours per week
icon_piechartEden Land-based & Access
icon_holiday37* Days pro rata + Bank Holidays and College Closure Days *2 days to be taken on identified dates during the Christmas closure period as notified on the College calendar
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Job Description

Lecturer in Access Courses – Biological Science (0.6 fractional post)         
22 hours per week
Salary up to £30,635 pro rata per annum, depending on qualifications and experience

Lancaster and Morecambe College is seeking an experienced Lecturer/teacher in Biological Science, capable of delivering high quality and engaging teaching and learning to adult student cohorts on Access courses. You will develop learning resources and materials that meet individual learner needs, in order to ensure high student achievement. 

You should hold a degree or vocational qualification in the appropriate subject area, as well as a minimum Level 4 Certificate in Education & Training (or willing to gain within an agreed timeframe).

Benefits include defined benefits pension scheme, generous leave entitlement, opportunities for continuing professional development and good staff support services. Please note, CVs are not accepted.

Job Title LECTURER IN ACCESS COURSES - BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE 
(0.6 fractional post) 
Salary Range Lecturer Band Points 4 – 11 
£22,436 - £30,635 per annum
Programme Area Eden Land-based & Access
Hours per Week 22
Terms of Employment Permanent Fractional full year Academic Contract
Annual Leave Entitlement  37 Days* + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days. *2 days to be taken on identified dates during the Christmas closure period as notified on the College calendar
Responsible to Programme Area Manager

All posts are subject to a DBS Disclosure in line with our policy of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners.

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Key Tasks / Responsibilities

Job Purpose:

  • To provide high quality teaching and learning, specifically contributing to the programme area’s expertise in Access courses and Biological Science. 
  • To support students in reaching their academic and personal goals leading to their positive progression.  

Key Tasks / Responsibilities:

  1. A teaching commitment in line with College policy as agreed annually with the Director of Curriculum & Innovation.  You will plan and deliver teaching/learning programme using a flexible range of engaging strategies to promote learning, taking responsibility for the continual development of own teaching and related curriculum.

  2. Develop learning resources/materials to meet individual learner needs, promote independent learning skills, devise appropriate assignments, tutorials and learning programmes and maintain records to support the learning experience.

  3. Work within an agreed curriculum framework and to agreed targets/objectives, and contribute to curriculum development activities.

  4. Prepare and support learners for all types of assessment. Assess student competence in College or in the workplace, including Internal Verification.

  5. Undertake administrative tasks and complete returns as required by the Programme Area Manager.

  6. Act as a course manager and/or course tutor as appropriate, supporting the successful implementation of study programmes and work experience placements.

  7. Assist with recruitment, selection and enrolment, providing high quality information, advice and guidance to students.

  8. Promote and support the positive behaviour of students.

  9. Accompany and supervise students on educational and training visits if required.

  10. Other duties commensurate with the grade of post as required.

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form.

College Responsibilites

College Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the quality improvement process;
  • Work within health and safety guidelines and be aware of your responsibilities for health and safety;
  • Adhere to College policies and procedures;
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of young persons and vulnerable adults;
  • Value diversity and promote equality and diversity;
  • Promote College sustainability policies and strategies;
  • Undertake professional development to ensure skills and qualifications are up to date;  
  • Participate in meetings and events as required; Work co-operatively with colleagues and show commitment to the College and its mission; 
  • Adhere to the College Values:
    Community – caring, collaborative and inclusive; 
    Opportunity – accessible, aspirational and transformative

Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate: This post is subject to a standard DBS Disclosure.

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Skills & Experience Required

Experience 

Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • Relevant high-quality teaching experience
  • Experience of delivering biological sciences programmes in Further or Higher Education, or in mainstream education
  • Graded observations that meet College standards

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Recent experience in the vocational area – Access and Biological Science
  • Experience of planning and delivery of GCSE Biology curriculum
  • Experience of planning and delivering Access programmes to adult cohorts
  • Experience of compiling submission documents for awarding bodies
  • Giving initial Advice & Guidance

Qualifications

Essential - Measured by application form, interview and assessment*

  • Degree or vocational qualifications in appropriate subject area
  • Minimum Level 4 Certificate in Education & Training (or to gain within an agreed timeframe)
  • GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent Level 2)* 

* You will be required to undertake a Literacy and/or Numeracy assessment at, or immediately after interview, if you do not have these qualifications or cannot provide the relevant certificates 

Desirable - Measured by application form, interview and assessment*

  • Basic Skills qualification
  • Level 3 Training Assessment and Quality Assurance Award or equivalent (or within specified timescale)
  • Level 4 Training Assessment and Quality Assurance Award or equivalent

Skills / Abilities

Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • Awareness of modern approaches to the delivery of all programmes
  • The ability for sustained hard work including meeting strict deadlines
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to teach and assess a wide range of units and modules associated with the courses offered
  • Ability to network and make links within the community, including employers 

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Understanding of Functional Skills
  • Understanding of requirement of apprenticeship frameworks and standards
  • Understanding and experience of the UCAS process

Personal

Essential - Measured by presentation and interview

  • An understanding of the needs of students with learning difficulties or disabilities
  • A flexible approach and commitment to the achievement of excellence
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Suitable to work with young people and vulnerable adults 

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

About Us

JOIN OUR TEAM

Lancaster & Morecambe College is a thriving FE College, rated GOOD by Ofsted and justifiably proud of its strong links with our local community. Located between Lancaster and Morecambe, and within commuting distance of Central Lancashire, Cumbria and North Yorkshire, our industry-standard facilities attract colleagues from across the North West.

We are excited to be working in partnership with the Eden Project & local partners to develop the Morecambe Bay Curriculum to meet future employment needs and to utilise our wonderful local landscape as a unique learning resource. 

LMC is a respectful, welcoming safe space to work, learn and thrive with high expectations for all. Valued as a significant local employer, we work hard to provide a supportive, productive and fulfilling working environment for our staff. We are always looking for talented and innovative people to join us.

Staff Benefits & College Facilities

Valued as a significant local employer, we work hard to provide a supportive, productive and fulfilling working environment for our staff. In addition to a friendly team culture and a range of excellent on-site facilities, we offer:

  • Relevant staff training and development and good progression opportunities
  • Defined Benefit Pension Schemes for all staff (Local Government and Teachers' Pensions Schemes)
  • Generous leave entitlement
  • A range of family-friendly and other supportive HR policies
  • FREE College gym membership
  • Dedicated Occupational Health
  • On site The Salon, Coulson's Restaurant and catering facilities
  • FREE parking
  • Cycle2work, a Government initiative that allows you to make huge Tax and National Insurance savings on the cost of a new bike and safety equipment via a salary sacrifice scheme

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Apply For this Position

Please download the application form here and email the completed form and a covering letter to jobs@lmc.ac.uk

We will process your form once received. Please note that sending a CV will not be accepted or processed.

Thank you.