Lecturer in Computing
Are you looking to work for a successful and growing educational organisation?
New College Swindon, has recently been judged "Good" by Ofsted and has an exciting vacancy within the Computing and ICT department which offers career development opportunities. We are national leaders (FE Week) for 16-18 positive progression and seek dedicated and inspirational staff to support our journey to "Outstanding".
We have a range of lecturing opportunities within the department covering Computing, ICT and/or Games Development. there are full time and permanent contracts available as we approach an exciting period of development. We offer an innovative and diverse curriculum form Entry Level to Level 5 (including a range of Level 3 apprenticeships) and are recognised as a Digital School House, and a Risual Microsoft Academy and we have recently been validated to deliver a Foundation Degree in Cyber Security from September 2018.
Successful candidates will benefit from working with state of the art technologies and resources, including Microsoft HoloLens. Our learners value and are excited about working with this attractive environment and our HE learners are provided with HP Learning devices to support their studies. We embrace industry experts to support programmes from a number of national organisations.
As a demonstration of our commitment to recruit the most gifted and able lecturing staff we are pleased to announce that an additional £2000 recruitment bonus will be paid to the candidate that is successful in this application phase and successfully completes initial probation of 1 year.
You should hold a degree or equivalent in the subject area along with a full Level 5 Teaching qualification (or be on a teaching programme). We will also consider applications from individuals who can demonstrate significant industry experience together with a teaching qualification. Level 2 English and Maths are also required, although we will support you to gain these if your application is successful. You should be able to demonstrate through application and interview, an in-depth level of knowledge and understanding in the specialist subject area of Information Technology, relevant contemporary software applications and related practice and be able to contextualise these within the employability agenda. Applicants with a passion or experience in Cyber Security and Forensics are also welcome.
All teaching staff at New College Swindon benefit from excellent conditions of employment, including generous holiday allowance, attractive pension scheme and access to a range of other benefits.
To apply for one of these exciting roles please complete an application form (we do not accept cv's). We are keen to hear from you and happy to have an informal discussion with applicants to answer any queries prior to submitting an application, contact Patrick Seale on 01793-611470 ext 3402.
We are committed to safeguarding and the promotion of welfare for all learners, we expect staff to share these commitments. Successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks including BDS and provide proof of their right to work in the UK.
On appointment, you will be placed at the salary point aligned to a number of factors which include, but are not limited to, qualifications, previous relevant experience, current salary and market forces.
Closing Date: 18th May
Interview Date: To be confirmed