Academy Instructor

Gosport, Hampshire, UK
07 Oct 2017
21 Nov 2017
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
Job Title: Academy Instructor
Location: HMS Sultan - Babcock Engineering Academy
Salary: £27,950 - £31,500

Purpose of role:
Curriculum programmes and academic delivery

Top 4 Major Tasks and Activities:
  • The development of NVQ and/or BTEC programmes in readiness for delivery
  • Demonstrate and support good practice through innovative teaching and learning strategies
  • Promote the sharing of ideas across the Academy to support objectives in becoming an "outstanding" provider
  • Participate in internal verification activities to ensure compliance and standardisation across the Academy

Additional Key Accountabilities:
  • Champion a partnering approach to both business and management of people; know and understand the key business value of partnering and apply it to both internal and external customers and stakeholders
  • Ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with Health, Safety and Environment policies and procedures relating to Babcock and the Academy
  • Ensure all delivery complies with all internal and external quality measures
  • Implement monitoring and evaluation of team delivery
  • Ensure the team use agreed best practice delivery solutions to enhance the delivery
  • Ensure all activities are conducted in compliance with the Company Equality and Diversity Policy
  • Comply fully with the Company IT Security Policy
  • Protecting assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference
  • Comply with the Data Protection Act 1998

Key Outputs/Deliverables:
  • Carry out instruction for classes
  • Mark all work and provide feedback to students
  • Produce schemes of work, lesson plans and course materials
  • Ensure all appropriate teaching resources are available for delivery
  • Writing student progress reports
  • Manage student performance
  • Undertake staff induction and performance development reviews

Security Status:
Requires enhanced DBS through the Disclosure and Barring Service and military security clearance.

Person specification

Key Technical Skills / competencies:
  • Effective management of resources and operational risk
  • Experience of programme development and design
  • Competent teacher / instructor with experience of delivering level 2 programmes in the engineering sector (particularly PEO level 2)

And / Or

  • Competent teacher / instructor with experience of delivering level 3 programmes in the engineering sector (particularly BTEC National)
  • Champions the role of programme and project management in the organisation and maintains an effective relationship with the relevant subject matter experts
  • Literate in Microsoft Office applications
  • Hold or be working towards QTLS

Key Behavioural competencies:
  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent written and verbal communication abilities
  • Results focused
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Performance: creates a culture of high performance and people management and actively manages poor performance
  • People: advocates a coaching style of leadership in order to deliver organisation objectives
  • Fosters an organisational culture that is positive about change and committed to delivery of business objectives

Key Analytical Skills and Challenges / competencies:
  • Innovative approach to work, adopting a flexible, positive attitude - creating solutions & thinking flexibly

Company/Industry Knowledge:
  • Demonstrate experience in course design and planning

  • Must hold or be working towards DET qualification (or equivalent) with a view to obtaining QTLS
  • Demonstrate excellence in teaching and learning

Offers of employment are normally subject to satisfactory references and any other required pre-employment checks. In certain circumstances, successful applicants will need to satisfy security clearance requirements

Company Information:
Babcock is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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