Teacher Training Lead

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Teacher Training Lead

The Henley College
Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
Contract Type
Part Time
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
25th September 2023 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1368548


We are seeking a dynamic and innovative teacher to teach on our Level 5, year 2 diploma course.


  • Plan and deliver high quality teaching in the subject areas required, using up to date knowledge and expertise to ensure the curriculum delivered develops students’ skills and knowledge.
  • Plan and deliver high quality teaching with due recognition of the relevant syllabus and course specifications and within the agreed and approved timetable.
  • Plan and deliver highly effective learning programmes for diverse groups or individuals in a safe and inclusive environment, whilst also ensuring students are stretched and challenged to reach their full potential.
  • Value and promote social and cultural diversity, equality of opportunity and inclusion and be a positive role model for others.
  • Evaluate and challenge own practice, values and beliefs to meet the diverse needs of students.
  • Satisfy the administrative requirements of the College and examining/validating bodies; including internal verification requirements
  • Apply appropriate and fair methods of assessment to students to support progression and achievement.
  • Promptly provide high quality feedback to students. Ensuring that all marking, assessments and moderation has been completed in a timely manner is recorded and tracked appropriately.
  • Build positive and collaborative relationships with colleagues and students. Liaise with other staff as appropriate to ensure that work is fully and effectively covered.
  • Regularly reflect upon own practice and the impact this has on students’ learning; adopting creative and innovative approaches to teaching that support access to learning for all.
  • Use reflection, and feedback from others, to regularly take part in continuous professional development which develops own skills and knowledge of pedagogy and subject specialism.

Apply theoretical understanding of effective practice in teaching, learning and assessment drawing on research and other evidence.

Keep abreast of developments within own areas of expertise and keep teaching material up to date to reflect current industry requirements and the requirements of examining/validating bodies.

Maintain and update knowledge of educational research to develop evidence-based practice.

Contribute to new developments as appropriate participating in the development of course materials to meet the needs of new courses or changes to existing courses.


  • Essential skills and Characteristics
  • Essential skills, Characteristics
  • Degree or equivalent relevant professional qualification
  • Full teaching qualification
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Evidence of outstanding practice in teaching, learning and assessment


  • Knowledge of current qualification structure and issues affecting the sector

Knowledge and Experience

  • Significant knowledge and understanding of current teaching and learning pedagogy
  • Able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the education sector
  • Delivering and understanding of high-quality teaching, learning and assessment
  • Successful experience of teaching
  • Experience of delivering high student achievement
  • Experience of utilising learning technologies to enhance student success
  • Knowledge of a range of quality improvement strategies
  • Knowledge of curriculum development and planning
  • Understanding of sector funding opportunities and challenges


  • Ability to inspire and motivate students to be ambitious for themselves and to attain to their highest level.
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse range of students on both theoretical and practical aspects.
  • Ability to use ILT facilities to support student learning and effectively maintain course management.
  • Good organisational and administrative skills.
  • Ability to plan and prepare innovative schemes of work, lesson plans and assessment schedules which motivate students and role models the standards required within teaching, learning and assessment
  • Excellent communicator who can build positive and collaborative relationships with others
  • Good IT literacy and classroom ILT skills


  • Self-motivated
  • Innovative and enthusiastic
  • Committed to people development
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to relate to people


  • A commitment to the College values and equal opportunities
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the demands of the post
  • Evidence of commitment to continuing professional development


Tenure / Commitment of post: Permanent

Hours of work: Minimum of 6 - 8 hours (1 Day) per week. College Hours, Term time Only


Safeguarding Statement:

The Henley College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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