EAST KENT COLLEGE
Post: Lecturer Employment Skills
Hours: 37 hours per week
Responsible To: Employability and Community Manager
Summary of Post: To raise aspirations, develop skills and deliver quality across a
range of courses in the Community and Employability Area
General Duties and Responsibilities:-
1. To participate in the Staff Appraisal Scheme and to undertake training based
on individual and service needs.
2. To take a lead in creating a positive, inclusive ethos that challenges
discrimination and promotes equality and diversity.
3. To actively partake in quality assurance within the section.
4. To undertake effective and student-centred teaching, (including classroom,
workshop, outreach, as required), for students in the age ranges of 18 – 60+.
5. To undertake organisational and administrative work, lesson preparation,
assessment and marking as required. Complete documentation for awarding
bodies to support teaching, training and learning including completion of
relevant procedures and documentation.
6. To undertake appropriate and effective student welfare and academic
counselling responsibilities, referring to other support facilities as necessary.
7. To contribute to the delivery of effective induction programmes to new
8. To interview applicants for designated courses as required ensuring effective
and rigorous processes of student advice, guidance, selection and recruitment
9. To take part in College marketing/publicity activities as appropriate including
10. To undertake appropriate curriculum development including the identification
of consumer/employer requirements, planning, developing and evaluating
courses and course materials.
11. To undertake other duties commensurate with grade as requested by the
Manager/Head of Division.
12. To continually update C.P.D (Continued Professional Development) according
to subject sector body requirements.
13. To be prepared to support the employability team in duties and tasks to meet
the needs of project outcomes.
EAST KENT COLLEGE
Lecturer in Employability Skills
1. Level 2 qualifications in Literacy and Numeracy √
2. Teacher Training qualification e.g. PGCE or Certificate in Education or √
PTLLS / DTLLS Certificate in Teaching
3. The ability to teach in a second subject I.T. and functional skills literacy and √ √
4. A1 Assessors Award or D32/33 √
5. Internal Verifier award D34 or V1 √ √
6. Previous experience of successful teaching or supervising √ √
7. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate and inspire students √ √
8. The ability to work effectively both in a team and under own initiative. √
9. Excellent oral and written communication skills √ √ √
10. A creative approach to the delivery of the curriculum and the ability to utilise √ √
ILT within curriculum delivery.
11. Good administrative and organisational skills, and the ability to work under √
pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
12. A commitment to social inclusion and its relevance to the needs of a diverse √
13. A commitment to achieving high standards of curriculum provision and √
implementing quality improvements
14. The ability to be flexible to tasks and duties. √ √
15. Sound knowledge of good quality job applications and interview techniques √ √ √
to move students into work.
Advice to Candidates
Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the
Criminal Records Bureau.
Failure to meet all the criteria would not necessarily preclude your application.
Consideration will be given to experience and life skills. East Kent College take
pride in their Investors in People Award and Continual Professional Development will
be supported and encouraged.
In completing your application please draw attention to the extent to which you meet
the characteristics for the post as this will assist with the shortlisting process.
Whilst applicants may submit a CV in support of their application please note
that the College application form itself must be completed in full.
It is regretted that separate notification cannot be given to candidates not included
on the shortlist for interview. Therefore, if no invitation is received from the College
within two weeks of the closing date candidates must assume that their application
has been unsuccessful.
Please make the HR department aware if there are dates that you are
unavailable for interview.