PURPOSE OF JOB
To provide all aspects of high quality teaching, learning and assessment to students in a given subject area. An instructor will undertake a mixture of classroom based delivery including theory elements of a practical skill as well as employability skills and practical sessions in workshops and other practical settings. The role does not include internal moderation, course leadership, nor will it involve working with Level 4 or above provision.
2. PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES
The duties and responsibilities of an Instructor are inherently of a professional nature and are wide ranging. They include, but are not restricted to the following:-
a) Provide high quality teaching, learning, assessment across a range of courses within a subject area.
b) Develop and prepare curricula, course and session plans; high quality learning materials, assignments, activities and assessments for student learning.
c) Monitor and assess students’ progress through course work, project work and examinations and maintain up to date and accurate records of their progress and achievement.
d) Provide good quality tutorship of students, giving appropriate support to enable students to achieve their academic and vocational targets. Complete student reports and where appropriate, communicate with stakeholders and external agencies to provide information on progress of students.
e) Assist with interview, enrolment and induction of students.
f) Monitor attendance of students including completion of registers, withdrawal and transfer forms to ensure accurately maintained student and class records within the College’s MIS.
g) Assist with the organisation of student placements (in liaison with business development advisers) and communicate with students in the workplace as required.
h) Contribute to the review of course performance and improvement plans and facilitate and take action to address student, employer, parent and other stakeholder feedback.
i) Be proactive in marketing/liaising with local schools, sector representatives and employers with the objective of ensuring targeted levels of recruitment, establishing strong partnership links and raising the profile of the course(s). Ensure the accuracy and content of marketing materials.
j) Prepare for and participate in appropriate College Events (these may include Open Evenings, Parent’s Evenings, enrolment events)
k) Engage in professional development including the conduct of and participation in staff appraisal and in-service training based on an assessment of individual needs. Contribute to the mentoring system for new staff and colleagues as appropriate.
Child protection is the responsibility of all staff. The College will therefore:
•Encourage and maintain an environment where students feel secure, are encouraged to talk, and are listened to
•Ensure students know that there are staff in the College whom they can approach if they are worried
•Include opportunities in the curriculum for students to develop the skills they need to recognise and stay safe from abuse
•All staff will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding induction and training.