Lecturer HE Computing

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Working pattern

Full time


up to £29,718, per annum dependent on skills and experience

Closing date for applications

Tuesday, 17 August 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer in HE Computing to join our Computing department. The role is 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, part-time applications will also be considered. The start date for the role is 01 September 2021.

The purpose of the role is to demonstrate a high quality professional practice and provide quality teaching, assessing and learning at a variety of levels with a focus on Level 4 and level 5. Devise action plans and maintain appropriate records. 

It is a particularly exciting time to join Grantham College’s HE and Computing teams. New state-of-the-art facilities and equipment will be available from 2021. Higher-level Computing is at the centre of our new £2.6m Institute of Technology (IoT): a prestigious and high-quality centre delivering higher level technical education in Digital and Engineering, with a clear route to high-skilled employment. There are also opportunities for the successful candidate to lead on IoT-linked short courses, and Digital Bootcamps. We have expanded our HE Digital portfolio this year to include HNC/D Computing + Systems Development, Digital Technologies, and Cloud Computing. 

The successful applicant must have: 

  • A good first degree/ HND in a relevant field, such as Computing or Computer Science
  • A teaching qualification or working towards
  • Knowledge of programming language, including Object Orientated and event Driven e.g. C#, Objective-C; databases and SQL;  web based technologies and HCI; hardware e.g. networking / computing maintenance/ security
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work effectively in a team
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience of writing lesson plans, schemes of work and assessing work 

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What we offer you in return: 

  • An excellent Teachers’ Pension scheme with an Employer Contribution of 23.68%
  • An extensive employee discount package
  • A continued professional development programme
  • A generous annual holiday allowance of 37 days for Academic employees
  • Family friendly policies, including up to 5 paid occasions for time off for dependants within a 12 month period, after the first year of service
  • Five college closure days in December in addition to annual leave

The closing date for all applications will be Tuesday 17 August 2021. Interviews will take place Thursday 26 August.

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Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we will only be able to contact candidates who have been selected for interview.

For a full application pack please e-mail: hrapplications@grantham.ac.uk

Please note that we do not accept CV’s by way of application or online application via other websites, you must complete a Grantham College application form.

All employment offers are subject to a self-funded (£44) satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.