Fixed Term Sessional Lecturer Travel & Tourism
Fixed term Sessional Lecturer – Travel & Tourism
Job Ref: SL087C
Salary: £14.04 - £21.21 per hour*
*The successful candidate for this role will be paid at 1.5 times the hourly rate for all contact hours.
This post is fixed term until 6 July 2017
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, highly motivated specialist lecturer of Travel and Tourism who is able to deliver outstanding teaching and assessment across our level 1, 2 and level 3 programmes to join our high performing Travel and Tourism department.
The role requires a lecturer who has a proven track record of working within the sector and has the ability to apply their travel industry knowledge and experience within an educational setting to deliver high quality course content that is relevant to today’s workplace. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to engage, motivate and support young, mixed ability vocational learners aged 16-19 to achieve their potential is essential.
The role involves managing the process of student recruitment, curriculum planning, assessment of student work, feedback to students, monitoring of student progress and management of student records, student achievement and all associated administration. The role also involves setting learners academic and pastoral targets and guiding and advising learners on appropriate career progression, whether this is Higher Education, Apprenticeships, or into Employment.
You will be responsible for ensuring that resource materials and teaching reflect best practice and contributing to the quality of provision measured by retention, attendance, success rates, high grades and value added.
The successful candidate will hold a degree in Travel and Tourism or a relevant Travel and Tourism qualification and have substantial experience in the Travel and Tourism industry. Candidates will have relevant previous teaching experience and hold a teaching qualification, or be willing to gain one. Candidates must have excellent organisational, administration skills and IT skills
Experience delivering the BTEC and City and Guilds specifications and qualifications in Travel and Tourism and assessing the units would be desirable for this post.
It is a requirement that all new lecturing staff possess GCSE Maths and English (minimum Grade C) or equivalent or willingness to gain.
A commitment to equality of opportunity is essential.