Advanced Practitioner Construction

Want to be part of something big?

Are you a dedicated and experienced educator with a passion for driving excellence in teaching and learning? We are thrilled to announce an opening for an Advanced Practitioner in Construction to join our dynamic team at Oldham College.

At Oldham College we are committed to providing an exceptional educational experience that empowers students to reach their full potential. We believe in fostering a collaborative and innovative environment where both students and educators thrive.

As an Advanced Practitioner in Construction, you will play a pivotal role in elevating our teaching standards and promoting best practices across the Construction Faculty. This role offers a unique opportunity to blend your pedagogical expertise, leadership skills, and educational research to positively impact our students and fellow educators.

Main purpose of job role

The role will report in to the Head of Department, work closely with the Head of Teaching, Learning & Assessment and will work collaboratively with Advanced Practitioners across the College, and other cross college projects and priorities, with the purpose of raising standards of teaching and learning.

The role will be required to demonstrate, promote and embed excellence in teaching, learning, support and assessment. The role will drive forward practices of teaching and learning across the College through identifying individual professional development needs, devising and implementing bespoke CPD, mentor and coaching to ensure that positive outcomes are achieved for individuals and learners. The role will have a reduce teaching timetable of approx. 10 hours (responsibilities in line with the Programme Tutor job description).

Key accountabilities

· Lead on the promotion of excellence in teaching/support, learning and assessment

· Promote excellence in teaching, learning and support through own practice whilst supporting colleagues to achieve the same standards.

· Develop and maintain a faculty specific professional development programme, in consultation with the HoD, that is bespoke to individual tutor support needs and capture College wide development priorities

· Develop and maintain a faculty wide programme, in consultation with the HoD, to continuously review and refresh learning resources that ensures learners are engaged, progress and achieve high grades/outcomes.

· Participate in cross College projects linked to the teaching, learning and assessment

· Support and assist tutors with planning and creating courses on VLE platforms and other internal systems

· Be at the forefront of innovation in teaching practices, and support the college to achieve excellence and Grade 1 ‘Outstanding’.

Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities:  

• Generous Pension Scheme  

• Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform

• Very generous holiday entitlement

• Employee Assistance Scheme

• Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision

• Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)

• Free confidential counselling service

• Staff recognition awards

• Car Scheme

• Subsidised car parking

• On-site Day Nursery

• On-site hair and beauty salon

Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work”. We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open minded candidates, who are ready to give their best.  But we give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet.  

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role.

Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List

Further details including a Person Specification are included within the attached Job Description.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation Act 1974. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and vulnerable adults.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.