A-Level Computer Science Course Manager

  • Location

    Street, Somerset

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  • Salary:

    £27732 - £36003 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bethany Tucker

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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We are seeking an individual with excellent technical skills who can deliver HND Computing and A Level Computer Science.

You'll be working with our new Digital Sector Lead to ensure we are providing the right qualifications for our students, giving them the best possible learning experience.

As a Course Manager you'll have oversight of the qualification and will be working with colleagues to ensure our students achieve the best they can, and that all the required standards for the qualification are met.

Full-time staff teach around 24 hours per week for around 34 weeks of the academic year,

with 38 days leave, plus 17 days for professional development.

Job Purpose: To lead and teach on HND and A levels Computer Science programmes

To act as personal tutor

Key Indicator of Tasks and Responsibilities

  1. To ensure outstanding teaching, learning and assessment.
  2. To achieve outstanding results and student progression.
  3. To manage and co-ordinate the work of the course team, liaising with various internal and external bodies and carrying out associated duties.
  4. To lead on the development of HND and A Level Computer Science programmes
  5. To be responsible for teaching, appropriate organisation, preparation, marking, assessment and administration involved in teaching, including attendance on associated residential activities as appropriate.
  6. To act as personal tutor, be responsible for preparation, delivery and administration of appropriate group and one-to-one tutorials, providing general advice on a range of issues including monitoring of student progress, liaison with parents, completion of ILP's (Individual Learning Plan), attendance and welfare and referring to other services if required.
  7. To keep registers and records and provide other documentation as requested.
  8. To participate in staff development and training as well as the Staff Review and Development scheme.
  9. To assist with the marketing, development and evaluation of College courses and course materials as required.
  10. To take part in invigilation, interviewing and student recruitment events as required. To carry out tutorial duties including post exam tutorials and enrolment events following A level and GCSE results days.
  11. All teaching staff are expected to use College systems effectively to ensure that students can access online resources, recognising that these are valuable learning tools for future employment.
  12. Maintaining and updating student records and undertaking training via College systems is a key part of the job and all teaching staff should expect to use these systems on a daily basis.
  13. To attend appropriate Directorate and College meetings as requested and assist with the development of new curriculum initiatives and teaching methods in accordance with curriculum planning.
  14. To comply with the College's policies and procedures including Health and Safety Legislation, Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults, Prevent and Equality and Diversity.
  15. To comply with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 ("GDPR"). It is the responsibility of individual staff members to protect data and to take all reasonable steps to ensure data are kept securely.
  16. To operate within the College's inclusive learning ethos and to work constructively with any learning support provision.
  17. To perform other duties commensurate with the post as required by the line manager