Quality Improvement Teaching, Learning & Assessment Practitioner (one year temporary contract)
|Title||Quality Improvement Teaching, Learning & Assessment Practitioner (one year temporary contract)|
|Description||Main Purpose of the Job: To promote and inspire excellence and be responsible for improving learning and teaching by providing support and guidance to enable teaching staff to improve their own learning and teaching skills to at least good or better. To support all areas of the curriculum and be responsible for developing and delivering high quality learning and assessment by embedding and using learning technologies (iCEL) To support curriculum departments in developing their quality improvement procedures and to monitor their impact on learner success To be responsible for the continuing improvement of learning and assessment by undertaking lesson observations and monitoring and supporting tutors.|
|Personal Specifications||Equal Opportunities Commitment to implement the Councils Equal Opportunities policies. S Awareness of Equal Opportunities issues. S A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults receiving education and training Knowledge In depth knowledge of current developments across the curriculum areas with S specialist knowledge in at least two areas. Knowledge of current best practice in learning and teaching S Knowledge of current quality assurance procedures S Knowledge of relevant current accredited and non accredited courses and awarding S bodies Knowledge of current assessment and verification processes S In depth knowledge of e-Learning pedagogies and their application to improving S the learning experience Detailed knowledge of current national and local context of adult and community S education. Aptitude Willingness to undertake staff development and training as required including the mentoring programme Evidence of ongoing commitment to continuing professional development (CPD) and an up to date record and portfolio of CPD undertaken Ability to empathise with learners and tutors and a willingness to help them resolve barriers to learning. Ability to deal with sensitive issues using tact, discretion and diplomacy. Ability to monitor and evaluate the impact of improvement strategies Ability to solve problems and think creatively Skills Skills to communicate effectively with service users, external agencies, both verbally S and in writing. Very confident in using technology to support improvement in teaching learning and S assessment Ability to learn new software packages and on line tools quickly and able to train S other staff in their use Interpersonal skills Management skills S Numerate with analytical and planning skills Organisational and project management skills. Experience Evidence of coaching/mentoring to share good practice S Have a track record of grade 1 or 2 teaching and learning observation grades S Have demonstrated innovative and visionary classroom delivery Have demonstrated use of technology and e-learning both within the classroom environment and in the development of resources. Have delivered/cascaded CPD mentoring and training S Have undertaken teaching and learning lesson observations S Have supported colleagues to improve professional practice S Evidence of knowledge and use of quality improvement processes including S self assessments, improvement plans, validation, accreditation and working with awarding bodies Personal Qualities Passion for innovative practice to support successful learner outcomes Commitment to improving the quality of curriculum provision Flexibility, empathy and self-awareness Ability to generate a can do attitude to motivate and inspire colleagues Decisiveness and able to act promptly under pressure Commitment to maintaining the welfare of CELs learners, particularly vulnerable adults Discretion when dealing with confidential information. Professional Qualification QTS A teaching qualification equivalent to Qualified Teacher Status S Special Requirements This job will require an enhanced CRB disclosure. Candidates must have eligibility to work in the UK. The post holder is required to be flexible in their work pattern. This may involve varying their hours from time to time, some evening and weekend work, and working at different sites around the Borough. The post holder will be required to attend appropriate internal meetings on a regular basis within the borough. The post holder may be required to attend appropriate external events at various S locations nationally. Clean driving licence and access to own transport S|
|Pay, Conditions and hours of work||£33,306 to £35,055 pa (PO2) This post is subject to a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) Disclosure.|
|How To Apply||The closing date for applications for this post is Friday 24 August 2012, Midnight.
Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 10 September 2012.
Learning Difficulties & Disabilities
|Part time/Full time||Full Time|
|Contributor Name||anne-marie sandiford|