Programme Tutor – Science
Alun Francis, our Principal, says, “This is a very important appointment, Science is central to our plans for the future, and we are looking for high calibre candidates. We want people who love their subject area, are committed to keeping up to date, but also want the professional challenge of developing outstanding pedagogical practice. We are investing in the facilities, employer relationships and the skills and knowledge of our staff. We are looking for people who will respond to this, love their learners and enjoy the challenges and benefits of working at Oldham College”.
Deborah Allen, Head of Faculty for Caring Professions, says “There has never been a more exciting time to join the Faculty of Caring Professions. You will be joining a team of experienced technical and professional staff to deliver a diverse curriculum offer that provides our learners a clear progression route into Apprenticeships, higher levels of study and job roles within the science sector. We will be enhancing this offer in 2020/21 with a range of T levels within the Health and Science route and as a Programme Tutor you will be at the forefront of developing and delivering this new curriculum.
You will become part of the Faculty of Caring Professions, which includes Health, Social Care, Early Years, Science and Access to H.E. We are looking to strengthen the science team with an individual with a knowledge of the applied science curriculum and in particular with a chemistry background.
You will have broad experience within further education and enjoy the challenge of bringing science to life within the laboratory/classroom. You must be able to teach range of subjects at level 2 and 3; with the ability to apply theoretical models and be well versed in all current initiatives and practices within the sector.
You will be required to provide a supportive and professional environment that will aid the development of individual and groups of students. You will be expected to be organised with excellent time management and administrative skills. You must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and show a flexible and professional attitude.
You will be educated to at least degree level and possess a relevant teaching qualification and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of teaching within FE.
Further details including a Person Specification are included within the attached Job Description.
The role will require you to embed and work to the college’s values; working with Integrity, having Ambition to help our learners succeed and being Inclusive to learners and colleagues alike. Previous applicants need not apply.
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