JOB DESCRIPTION: LECTURER MAIN OBJECTIVE To provide high quality, relevant learning opportunities which enable students to maximise their educational, vocational and personal development potential thus facilitating the fulfillment of their aspirations. A.
To deliver the curriculum effectively through a variety of different learning strategies.
To adopt appropriate learning strategies having given due consideration to the length of the session, intended learning outcomes and the characteristics and needs of the student body.
To communicate effectively with students and respond appropriate to their needs.
To ensure appropriate student participation in the teaching and learning process in classes, exercises, case studies etc.
To ensure that the learning outcomes for the discipline/subject/unit/module etc. are efficiently and effectively delivered.
To ensure that curriculum content, learning materials and curriculum delivery give positive images of minority groups.
To contribute to programme induction as required by the Curriculum Leader / Head of Department.
To cover for absent academic staff.
To participate as required in the development of the curriculum ensuring that its content is relevant and current.
To contribute as required to programme submissions ensuring that all deadlines are met.
To ensure that the curriculum meets the requirements of validating and awarding bodies.
To ensure that all assessments are fairly marked and graded and that there is consistency between gradings.
To ensure that there is an appropriate marking framework for assessed work, and that the framework is known to, and used by, all members of the teaching team, and that students are aware of and understand the framework.
To meet the deadlines set for the return of work to students and provide feedback in keeping with the policy of the Department/College.
To utilise those methods of assessment most appropriate to the curriculum content and learning outcomes, and as agreed by the Curriculum Leader and Head of Department.
To attend, and participate on, Boards of Study, Academic Board, Examination Boards, or others as required by the Head of Department.
To ensure that the selection procedures are rigorously followed.
To ensure that the selection criteria and their operation is not discriminatory.
To ensure that students are offered appropriate guidance on their choice of programme, that student guidance regulations are fulfilled and students are provided with appropriate documentation within the time frame as set by the Department/College.
To undertake interviewing and other selection procedures as required.
Student Management and Welfare
To ensure that all students are informed of the rules, procedures and sanctions governing conduct in all College activities.
To contribute to the promotion of the welfare of the students and informing them of health and safety requirements.
Ensuring that students are aware of counselling guidance services and referring students to these services as appropriate.
Provide students with appropriate tutorial support in accordance with programme and individual requirements.
Staff Development and Appraisal
To undertake such staff development activities as required by the Head of Department.
To maintain an up to date knowledge of specialist subject/discipline area.
To participate in the Professional Development and Appraisal Scheme as a self appraiser.
To undertake wholeheartedly any staff development needs diagnosed during such appraisal, or identified by the Curriculum Leader or Head of Department.
To act as role appraiser for appropriate staff and undertake any training necessary to update appraisal skills.
To deliver such professional development programmes as may be appropriate to the skills of the postholder.
Management and Administration
To provide required statistical information within the time scale set by the Curriculum Leader /Head of Department.
To undertake the role of class/course/group tutor/leader as required by the Curriculum Leader or the Head of Department.
To maintain records in accordance with Department/College requirements.
To participate in academic and other committees as required by the Curriculum Leader / Head of Department.
To ensure that all targets as agreed and set by the College/Head of Department are met.
To undertake such liaison with internal and external bodies as required by the Head of Department.
To provide Department liaison/marketing/presentation programmes in accordance with the requirements of the Head of Department.
To contribute to the Departments marketing objectives as required.
Quality and Student Evaluation
To contribute to the implementation of the College’s Quality Policy
To participate fully in all quality inspections and visits from professional and awarding bodies, and to provide information as required in the required format and within the set time scale.
To implement as required College quality procedures.
To fully participate in student and programme evaluation as required.
Research and Consultancy
To undertake such research and study as may be appropriate to maintain the course provision at a consistent level of excellence within available resources.
To undertake any individual or collaborative consultancy work deemed by the Head of Department to be appropriate to the duties of the post.
To work as an effective programme, area, department, and college team member respecting the rights and interests of others.
To scrupulously observe equal opportunities’ practices and procedures and promote equal opportunities in all aspects of the postholder’s work.
To undertake such cross Department and other appropriate roles as may be required by the Head of Department.
Job Description Changes
This job description is correct as at the date as stated on the front sheet. It will be reviewed at regular objective-setting sessions between the postholder and the Head of Department or their nominee and in the context of the Professional Development and Appraisal Scheme, and may be altered following such consultation to reflect developments in or to the job.
The appointment will be made on a spot salary within the appropriate range and will be determined according to the relevant experience and qualifications of the applicant. Further progression within the range or the payment of annual cost of living increases will be subject to satisfactory performance and budgetary considerations.
PERSON SPECIFICATION Post Title : Sessional Lecturer in Hairdressing Department : Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy Scale\Grade : Sessional
Please study the items in this Person Specification carefully and when completing your Application form, try to describe your knowledge, skills and experience in terms of those particular items. Essential Requirements Knowledge relevant to the job
Aptitude and Skills
Relevant vocational qualifications. NVQ Hairdressing
Working knowledge of NVQ framework for hairdressing.
A recognised teaching qualification.
Suitable teaching experience across a variety of levels
A proven background of working within a similar environment.
Ability to relate effectively to a diverse student population.
Evidence of recent industrial updating.
Good interpersonal skills.
Good communication skills.
To be able to work effectively as part of a team.
Good organisational skills.
Ability to work on own initiative.
Afro hairdressing techniques.
Hair extension techniques.
Desirable Requirements 18.
Qualification in Barbering
A commitment to Equality of Opportunity.
A commitment to providing a range of flexible learning opportunities. Knowledge of relevant industry legislation.