Graphics Lecturer

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Other Subjects
East of England
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£27,000 – £32,000K, plus pension and performance-related pay
28th Mar 2018
Start Date:
Hart Learning Group
Job Ref:

Graphics Lecturer

Salary: £27,000 – £32,000K, Plus pension and performance related pay.

Location: Hitchin and working across group sites

NHC may have the perfect opportunity for you if:

You’re someone who enjoys working with young people and wants to help them realise their potential through education and training
You can engage with students to ensure they are successful in their chosen course
You’re looking for your next role in an organisation that strives for outstanding results

Job Purpose
To prepare, deliver and assess Level 2 and Level 3 study programmes in Graphics and Art & Design. To develop curriculum and technical skills in line with industry standards and to collaborate with the wider Creative Arts department.

£27,000K - £32,000K basic salary
Contributory Pension Scheme
Participation in group-wide Performance Related Pay (PRP) scheme

Role and responsibilities
Deliver consistently good or better teaching sessions, incorporating an effective range of learning strategies that enable outstanding learning outcomes for all our students.
Maintain high expectations of students, working with them to raise their ambition and aspiration, ensuring they realise their full potential.
Deliver an appropriate blend of learning opportunities, making effective use of technology both within the classroom and via online and independent learning.
Undertake all aspects of student assessment including internal verification and liaison with external verifiers and awarding bodies as required.
Act as a course team leader for designated courses, maintaining up to date student records and delivering against agreed student retention, attendance, success, satisfaction and outcome measures.
Provide both academic and pastoral support for your students, supporting them to achieve their destination ambition.
Comply with the college’s maths and English strategy, maintaining your ability to embed both subjects into your teaching practice.
Work with colleagues responsible for both transformation and student services to deliver an overall student experience, which engages, inspires and prepares students for the world of work.
Work with the Head of Curriculum and Quality and Innovation Centre colleagues to continually strive for excellence and improve standards in teaching and learning across the academy.
Engage proactively with internal and external stakeholders to maximise opportunities for employer engagement in the learning process.
New and experienced applications accepted.

Person Specification
A degree and/or professional qualification in Graphics or related subject area.
A relevant teaching qualification or commitment to complete within first two years of contract.
Highly proficient use of the Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and After Effects
Experience of teaching photography
Experience of delivering traditional art workshops, to include drawing, print and 3D.
Experience in ideas development using digital portfolios and traditional sketchbooks.
Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy or above
A strong track record of good or better teaching and learning delivery, whilst achieving high levels of student success.
Experience of curriculum design and assessment that meets awarding body requirements.
Highly developed course team leadership skills, and effective implementation of quality systems and engagement with student voice as a driver for quality improvement.
Up to date knowledge of safeguarding, equality and diversity, health and safety and child protection legislation, as it affects learning.
Experience of supporting students through the UCAS application process.
Well-developed organisational, communication and teamwork skills.

Who are we
North Hertfordshire College (NHC) is a further education college with over 2,000 full time students in the full range of sector areas.
Everything we do at NHC is about helping students get where they want to be in life. That means helping them to develop both the knowledge and skills they need to progress in their chosen occupational area, and the employability skills that we know employers expect of young people when they enter the world of work.
NHC is part of the Hart Learning Group which also includes Hart L&D, a progressive learning and development business that helps business clients of all sizes to engage with emerging talent, and the Hart Schools Trust – a burgeoning multi-academy trust which sponsors a small number of schools in our local community.
We are currently working towards an ambitious five-year strategy. We want NHC to be Outstanding by 2018/19. To realise our strategy, we need the best people around. We’re building an amazing team, all of whom share our passion, pace and commitment to helping our students get where they want to be in life.

To apply
To apply please send a CV and one-page cover letter to by 4pm on 8th May 2018
For more information please email

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