Lecturer in Digital Skills

Job Details

Job Title: Lecturer in Digital Skills

Job Description:

Salary: £24,452 – £36,890 (per annum)

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Hours: 1 day per week, 7.5 hours per day (flexible to expand into twilight sessions)

Location: Crewe and Chester Campus

This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative and inspiring industry expert to share and pass on their skills and experience to learners on a range of part time adult digital skills courses.

The main focus of these courses are cyber security and coding, so if these are areas you excel in we would welcome your application.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and teach on a range of digital skills courses;
  • Contribute to aspirational teaching, learning and assessment; and
  • Keep accurate records for learners’ progress in College.

Key Skill Requirements:

  • Experience in the use of Python programme language and/or;
  • Experience in up-to-date cyber security practices;
  • Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline;
  • GCSE Grade C (4/5) in English and Maths;
  • Understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion in work and the learning environment;
  • Up-to-date occupational experience; and
  • Enhanced DBS check (or support in the administration to obtain).

Benefits:

  • Access to world-class facilities, the use of cutting-edge technologies and digital platforms;
  • Financial support offered to obtain your teacher qualification;
  • Extensive opportunities for upskilling and continuous professional development
  • Competitive salary;
  • Pension scheme;
  • 35 days holiday (plus bank holidays);
  • College ‘Count Me In’ social platform;
  • Onsite fitness and childcare facilities;
  • Onsite Costa, café, shop, restaurants, hair and beauty salon; and
  • Free onsite parking.

How to apply:

Please complete our application form and return it to recruitment@ccsw.ac.uk by 9am on 28 September 2021.  

Cheshire College – South & West is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to provide a DBS Disclosure.

If you wish to discuss any aspects of the role prior to making an application, then please email recruitment@ccsw.ac.uk where arrangements will be made for a discussion with the relevant curriculum area.

 

About Us

Cheshire College – South & West is the largest provider of post-16 education in the region, offering exciting opportunities to over 11,000 learners and 1,000 Apprentices, who all have access to world-class facilities as a result of a £120m investment in the latest technology and real working environments, at modern Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester.

Cheshire College is a dynamic, high quality and financially robust College, which provides learners with the skills, experience and qualifications that will prepare them for their future career or higher-level study, encouraging them to become confident individuals who will make valuable contributions to businesses and the local economy.

Crewe Campus

As well as our modern classrooms, the Crewe Campus boasts a multi-purpose sports hall, climbing wall and fitness gym where learners keep fit and practice various sports as part of their course.  Our TV and radio studios have all the specialist equipment needed to produce and edit professional quality shows. Travel and Tourism learners get the chance to practise their skills in our mock aircraft cabin. Hospitality learners serve paying customers in our award-winning restaurant, The Academy. Other facilities include, hair, beauty and barbering salons, professional Centre Stage theatre and engineering and construction workshops.  Our impressive facilities are the perfect place for learners to meet new friends and be immersed in an environment that is ideal for learning.

   

Chester Campus

As well as our modern classrooms, we have industry-standard facilities which include impressive art and design workshops, science laboratories and a motor vehicle workshop with four vehicle ramps. Our strong links with local employers, such as Vauxhall Motors, SP Energy Networks, Ecolab and Unilever, ensure learners have access to work placements and industry professionals to support their future careers. Media, games art and design learners develop skills in a number of areas and have access to 4K video recording equipment and specialist software applications.

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In November 2019 Ofsted rated the College “Good”. Ofsted praised the College for its “highly-effective” education programmes, which meet the specific needs and aspirations of learners.

Cheshire College is the only Further Education provider in Cheshire to have been selected by the Government to offer T Levels in Construction, Digital, Science and Health, Education and Childcare, from September 2021. The brand-new two-year qualifications have been designed with leading businesses and provide learners with numerous opportunities to find out what a real career is like.

Cheshire College is a key driver in the regeneration of the region, working closely with over 500 partners and within communities, to empower individuals and nurture talent, taking the time to listen, help and care, whilst always acting with honesty, integrity and trust.

Cheshire College is on a mission to develop digital skills and knowledge across the community with their new five-year project, ‘The Digital Hub’, which is part of a £5m investment made by Cheshire and Warrington LEP. The Digital Hub aims to deliver skills and career pathways in additive manufacturing and Virtual and Augmented Reality, as well as improve Advanced Manufacturing Skills to expand digital infrastructures in existing workforces and facilitate access to technology within community organisations.

Location: Crewe

Salary: £24,452 - £36,890 pro rata per annum

Closing Date: 28/09/2021 9:00 am

Application Form: Download