About the Role
To plan/deliver a learning programme in Digital Skills / IT in line with awarding body specifications and KAE policies. The role may involve teaching adults or cohorts of learners aged 16 - 19
Kingston Adult Education is rated by Ofsted as a ‘good’ adult education provider for over 3,500 learners and is on an exciting journey towards outstanding provision.
Our mission is to offer high quality learning and training opportunities to meet the needs of individuals and employers in Kingston and surrounding areas and to work alongside community partners to achieve this.
The successful candidate must:
Hold a teaching qualification
Have experience in teaching digital skills or IT to adults or learners aged 16 - 19. In addition, familiarity with the Essential digital skills framework is a bonus
Be able to deliver learning via both online and classroom-based styles of teaching
Question and challenge ways of working, with an understanding of the bigger picture in terms of the corporate context and external environment
Demonstrate agility and adaptability in mindset and ways of working
Work successfully with key stakeholders within and outside of the Council
Demonstrate commitment to own personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the role
Demonstrate innovation and creativity
Actively engage in positive cross organisational communications and team working
Communicate clearly, confidently and appropriately with colleagues using the best methods of communication for the task.
The successful candidate will:
Plan and delivers a programme of tuition ensuring all course documentation is in place and up to date
Inducts learners into the programme and ensures that Health and Safety, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, Safeguarding, Prevent and other KAE policies are implemented.
Assess learners on entry, monitors and documents their progress
Negotiate learning objectives for each learner to build their individual learning plan and adapts the programme of work accordingly, ensuring differentiation.
Assess learners’ work regularly and marks classwork / homework where appropriate. Provides constructive developmental feedback on work including spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPAG).
Our Offer To You
As an organisation that values and nurtures talent, we’re committed to helping you fulfil your potential and will offer you a supportive, friendly and collaborative environment to grow and develop your career and skills. We’re constantly striving to improve our ways of working so putting your ideas across however big or small; will be fully encouraged and supported by your colleagues and our dynamic and experienced management team.
In addition we offer a modern and flexible working environment for our staff supported by our IT infrastructure, Google Chromebooks and Google Apps, which have acted as a key enabler for collaborative and streamlined working. The COVID-19 pandemic has required us to be even more flexible in how we work and manage staff workloads, ensuring they have the correct equipment and resources to be able to maximise their talents and looking after their wellbeing.
Employees have access to a wide range of benefits, some of which include:
Generous annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays (pro-rata if part-time working hours apply)
Three volunteering days per year
Flexible and agile working arrangements
Comprehensive learning and development programme
Discounts on a range of local shops, restaurants, gyms and leisure centres
Interest free season ticket loans
Local Government Pension Scheme
Bicycle loan facilities and cycle to work scheme
Zip car scheme
Free eye tests and contribution towards glasses
Confidential wellbeing and counselling support
Subsidised gym membership
KAE is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and successful applicants will require a DBS Disclosure.
KAE positively welcomes applications from BME and registered disabled applicants as we are currently under-represented in these areas.