Tech Trainer/Lecturer

Whitechapel, London
£36,000 - £50,000 per annum dependent on relevant experience
29 Jul 2021
16 Aug 2021
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type

Nature of the role: Full time and Part-time roles available 

Responsible for: being an effective lecturer and also leading learning for specific  modules of degree apprenticeships 

Closing date for applications: Monday 16th August 2021. We reserve the right to remove the advert  should an excellent candidate be identified before this date so early applications are recommended. 

Welcome to Ada! 
We are a specialist digital skills college training and developing diverse higher-level apprentices into fantastic roles in the tech sector and transforming their lives in the process. We work with over 30 of the most cutting-edge companies on the planet. They choose us because of the amazing quality of our teaching, learning and support. 

We are growing rapidly. We have nearly 250 apprentices on roll from a wide range of backgrounds: 75% are recent school leavers, though the oldest is 42. A third are young women, one third are from ethnic minorities and many come from tough backgrounds. They represent over 15 different nationalities. They are united by their passion and enthusiasm for tech! Apprentices enrol on one of three degree apprenticeships: software development, data analytics or a more generalist tech consultant programme all of which are validated by the Open University. All of our apprenticeship training is currently delivered from our Whitechapel campus, just minutes from the tube and train station. 

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic professionals who are keen to take on a new challenge and demonstrate their skills at teaching sharing their expertise across a range of tech related topics with the next generation of digital pioneers. We will invest in your development so that you can develop your skills and change the lives of thousands of young people with a passion for tech desperate to break into the sector. 

Your role will be integral in ensuring on-going high standards of teaching for our degree programmes.  We will work with you to identify which modules you have expertise in and give you exposure to new  modules in a supporting role. You will have a significant part in shaping a new type of education  institution that is on track to have a national impact. 

Responsible for:  
Ultimately you will lead the delivery and assessment of a range of modules for our degree programmes, creating and adapting content to ensure it is up to date and fit for purpose, facilitating other industry professionals to support you and co-ordinating with support lecturers and our apprenticeship skills coaches to ensure that the curriculum meets the apprentices’ needs. 

As part of the wider teaching team at Ada, you will collaborate with your peers (including all our 6th  form staff) and team members, giving and receiving feedback, planning ahead and supporting each  other to ensure an ever-improving experience for our apprentices and a culture of continued  professional development for all staff members. 

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Learn to be an effective lecturer for specific modules aligned to your experience and expertise  
  • Lead the delivery of engaging course material to apprentices and ensure their educational  progress  
  • Differentiate your teaching style and learning materials for a diverse range of abilities and  prior experience  
  • Update and create new learning content for existing lectures and workshops preferably  applying it to real world scenarios  
  • Create and mark assignments and exams  
  • Provide feedback to apprentices on their progress and provide additional support where  necessary  
  • Work collaboratively with the teaching team to ensure that individualised support  programmes are in place for learners such as those with Special Educational Needs   
  • Supporting the programme management team with reviewing work-based evidence  

The Person 
Ideal Experience 

  • EITHER: Professional experience in software development or data analytics
  • AND/OR Degree/Higher Apprenticeship in technical subject (Computer Science, Software  Engineering, STEM with demonstrable use of technology)  
  • Teaching experience  

Ada, National College for Digital Skill is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of  children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. The post  holder will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks and references will be  sought from previous employers prior to commencing employment 

Equal opportunities 
Ada. National College for Digital Skills recognises that equality of opportunity and the recognition and  promotion of diversity are integral to its strengths. The following principles apply in respect of the  College’s commitment to equality and diversity: 

Applicants with disabilities 
Ada. National College for Digital Skills is keen to increase the number of disabled people it employs.  We therefore encourage applications from individuals with a disability who are able to carry out the duties of the post. If you have special needs in relation to your application please contact our HR Department via

Thank you for your interest and good luck with your application!

Please apply via the link