Programme Tutor - Computing

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Information Technology
North West
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£23,371 - £29,599
11th Oct 2018
Start Date:
Oldham College
Job Ref:

Come join Oldham College on its journey to becoming a “Great Place to Learn and Work” and be part of our exciting Faculty of Digital & Creative commencing August 2018

We are looking for a Programme Tutor in Computing (Networking and Infrastructure).

There’s never been a more exciting time to join Oldham College on its journey to becoming a “A Great Place to Learn and Work “. We are a local college with a reputation for dynamism and success and the provision of high level education and training at its heart.

We embrace and encourage all those who are driven to better themselves, achieve their goals and reach new heights. Excellent resources combined with exceptional tutors and student support means that whatever your ambition, we can help you to achieve it.

The college is widely-regarded as one of the most improved colleges, based on students’ feedback, qualification achievement results (QAR) and reputation. Each year approximately 2750 young people choose to continue their studies with us either as a full-time student or as an apprentice, a further 600 choose to undertake a university-level qualification with us and around 1000 adult students. Overall we have around 5,500 full-time students in the College and 600 at our higher education site, University Campus Oldham (UCO).

When you join our college, our colleagues have access to numerous benefits and facilities:
• Generous Pension Scheme
• Occupational Health Service
• Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
• Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
• Free confidential counselling service
• Staff recognition awards
• Subsidised car parking
• On-site Day Nursery
• On-site hair and beauty salon and The Grange Theatre

Our Digital provision is closely involved with regional employers who shape and support our curriculum and staff. In January 2015, we opened our brand new £9 million creative and digital skills building. This new facility houses;
• Programming Labs
• CISCO Academy
• Hardware workshop
• Digital Design studios.
• Creative teaching spaces for Fashion Design, graphics, games art, digital & 3D design, pottery, art, photography and textiles.
• A new media suite, complete with animation and recording studios; radio and TV studio.
• Learning classrooms and open plan learning spaces for over 500 students
• Digital learning areas and practical computer and programming labs

Our pioneering facility ensures students are both academically and practically prepared for work within technically and creatively driven industries. Our Digital courses on offer 16-19 & 24+ routes in hardware and networking, software development and web development.

We are looking for conscientious, inclusive, innovative and highly motivated individual to deliver inspirational teaching & learning on our Digital Technology City and Guild technical courses at level 2 and 3. The successful applicant will join a highly proactive team and will be responsible for the organisation and delivery of the Networking and infrastructure curriculum. The role involves being a course tutor for networking and Access to HE computing students providing support for students achievement and progression to their next step towards meeting their career goals.

You should have the following:-
With a relevant degree and a teaching qualification or willingness to work towards this, you will have a broad range of skills relating to computing but with an emphasis on networking and infrastructure. Experience of UCAS and supporting students through courses and study programmes is desirable. You will also be closely involved with our CISCO academy and so instructor qualifications are desirable.
Preferably with experience in the IT industry. You will have good organisational skills and be able to advise and support students through their career development and planning. Ongoing staff training and support is available as part of our professional development for curriculum staff. We are currently working with Tom Sherrington on a Teach to Distinction programme of training for Teaching and Learning.

To apply for this vacancy please email an up to date CV and covering letter to before the closing date midday, 4th November 2018.

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