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Activate Learning

Health & Social Care Teachers - Banbury / Oxford - Full and Part Time Opportunities

Job ID. 757069
School Ref No. FEJobs/FA2770
Looking for both full & part time Health and Social Care Teachers at our Oxford & Banbury Campuses.
How To Apply
  • Trust: Activate Learning, Banbury and Bicester, Oxford, Reading
  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Salary: Up to £33,179
  • Contract: Full or Part Time and Permanent
  • Job Expires: 24 April 2017 @ 11:59PM

The teaching, training and assessment of students and other client groups to quality standards set by the Group. You will teach and manage one or more courses or groups of students and be responsible for the delivery and development of their curriculum, ensuring that students have an excellent experience throughout all stages of their learning journey.

Planning & organising
• Teach, train and assess students and other client groups to quality standards set by the College, acting as course tutor to full-time and part-time groups and other student and trainees with the associated organisation, administration, and monitoring of attendance including the collection of data for course evaluation.

• Monitor and support students’ academic progress, including collection and follow up on attendance and punctuality, early leaver and destinations data

• Participate in demonstrations and practical activities with students and trainees on all courses.

Communicating and Coaching
• Counsel students and maintain discipline as required.

Teamwork & team development
• Work as part of a team within your Faculty, participating in student recruitment, including interviewing, attendance at shows and careers conventions, open days and other events, and attend team and college meetings and undertake staff development activities.

• Undertake any other duties as required and would be reasonably expected commensurate with the post. This may include either the temporary or permanent re-deployment to an equivalent grade or post within the organisation.

Compliance and quality management
• Comply with course administrative requirements, keeping records of work, schemes of work, lesson plans, assessment schedules, registers, and student details.

• Participate in Internal Verification; contribute to target setting, RAGG ratings and auditing monitoring processes.
• Accompany students on visits, field trips and similar activities in line with the College’s policy and code of practice for educational visits.
• Ensure that all Health and Safety legislation is observed, including completion and adherence to risk assessments, COSHH assessments and Accident reports.

Innovation & development
• Participate in curriculum development meet the needs of changing industrial demand and curriculum planning.

Environment and Culture
• To ensure that all learners, parents and colleagues receive exemplary service and attention at all times.

• To always work and act in accordance with the group’s Vision, Values and Strategic Plan
• To demonstrate professional behaviour and appearance at all times
• To be responsible for ensuring that the activities under your control are conducted in accordance with the safeguarding and health and safety requirements of Activate Learning’s policies and procedures
• To safeguard the welfare of children, young persons and other vulnerable people for whom you come into contact with, ensuring a learning environment where students feel safe and supported, and British values are celebrated
• To be accountable for own safety and that of colleagues/ visitors to the workplace
•To work in a flexible manner and be willing to undertake other duties as reasonably requested


• Level 3 or above qualification in relevant subject area
• Effective current Maths and English skills
• An understanding of how people learn and the factors which affect their success. Undertaking a professional accountancy qualification (or minimum of 18 months of experience working in a similar role)
• Educated to GCSE level or equivalent including Maths & English
• Desirable - Industry experience

• Ability to use software applications e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
• Confident in the use of VLE tools including on line discussion forums and uploading to YouTube.
• Desirable - Confident in using a variety of social media tools as a source of communicating with students including College Twitter and Facebook.

Display and role model the Activate Learning Standards of Behaviour:

TAKE RESPONSIBILITY, doing what we say we are going to do by:
• planning ahead
• staying focused
• meeting agreed deadlines

EARN RESPECT, being positive with each other by:
• listening attentively
• being honest

AIM HIGH, going further by:
• setting challenging goals
• being resilient
• improving continuously

• taking initiative
• inspiring each other to meet all these standards

This job description is written at a specific time and is subject to change as the demands of the organisation and the role develops. The role requires flexibility and adaptability and the employees of the Group need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed on this job description.

Diversity Statement
Activate Learning recognises and values the enriching contribution which people from a range of backgrounds and experiences can bring to the life and development of the Group. We therefore aim to provide an education service which, in its teaching, administration and support services, actively promotes equality of opportunity and freedom from discrimination on grounds of age, cultural background, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexual orientation.

Health & Safety Statement
All employees have a responsibility to promote and maintain a safe and healthy working environment, by taking reasonable care of their own health and safety at work and the well-being of colleagues and students. Line managers have specific responsibility for the health and safety of the team for which they have general management responsibility.

Safeguarding Statement
Activate Learning is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date: Monday 24 April 2017
Interviews to be held: 3 May 2017 in Reading.

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    Activate Learning
    Banbury and Bicester, Oxford, Reading
    OX1 1SA