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Lecturer in HND Digital Technologies/Computing - Manchester

At GBS (Global Banking School), we invest in our people. Our students are at the heart of everything we do because we know education is transformational. Our mission is to change lives through education, and we take an inclusive approach to recruiting students, with an aim to widening access to higher education among groups currently under-represented in the sector.

GBS is a higher education provider offering a range of sector-relevant courses across eight campuses in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and beyond. Working in partnership with several of the UK’s leading higher education providers. We deliver vocational, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in banking, finance, accounting, business, tourism, healthcare – and more. We are an approved institute on the Office for Students Register and have been reviewed and approved by the Quality Assurance Agency.

We deliver Undergraduate, Postgraduate and HNC/HND qualifications in Business Management, Digital Technologies, Hospitality and Healthcare in partnership with our partner-universities in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds. Our learners are highly diverse, typically from widening participation backgrounds.

We are currently seeking Full Time Lecturers to teach Digital Technologies/Computing related modules as part of our Pearson partnership. Please note our Pearson programme offers Monday to Friday, daytime working hours only. 

This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Location
Manchester
Appointment Type
Permanent
Department
Academic
Full-Time/Part-Time
Full-time
Hours
40
Salary
43,000
Entity
GBS UK
Ref No
3626

Main Responsibilities

Responsibilities in brief:

  • All aspects of planning, delivering, and assessing student work, ensuring that all learning outcomes are met.
  • Develop, update, and improve course materials as appropriate.
  • Manage and lead modules/ units.
  • Keep up-to-date with specific and pedagogic innovations.
  • As a part of team, play a full and pro-active part in engaging and retaining students.
  • Use a variety of learning and teaching methods/materials including live online learning.
  • Attend meetings as required, to contribute to the decision-making process and to develop productive working relationships within the various teams you will be engaged with.
  • To actively be involved in staff development activities and peer observations.

Requirements

Essential 

  • You will hold qualifications at least at master’s level in the relevant subject area (e.g., computing, IT or computer science) and will ideally hold a PhD or be able to demonstrate equivalent high level professional experience in the discipline.

  • Good knowledge of one or more of the following areas:

    Programming and software development
    Web development and digital marketing
    Database systems
    Cloud computing
    Networking and cybersecurity.
    IoT and emerging technologies.
    Business analysis and digital transformation

  • Experience teaching in the wider subject area

  • Previous lecturing experience for similar courses

  • Experience supervising student work and providing support and feedback

Desirable

  • Teaching qualifications: PGCHE, MA in HE Practice or FHEA etc

  • Experience of working in the industry of your subject areas.

Other Information

GBS is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

In return we offer a great working environment, career progression and some great benefits which include:

  • Highly competitive salary and bonus
  • 25 days holiday (excluding Bank Holidays), raising by one extra day leave per year of service, up to a maximum of five additional days
  • Matched contribution pension scheme
  • Social events
  • Access to a range of discounts to over 3000 retail outlet stores
  • Opportunity to earn money back on your personal reward page
  • Employee Assistant programme with access to 24-hour support
  • Generous employee referral programme

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