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Job Title: Lecturer in Digital & IT

Reference Number: LD2022

Hours: 37 hours per week / 52 Weeks per year

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Blackburn

Salary: Lecturer scale points 23-37: £24,060 - £36,299 per annum dependant on experience

Blackburn College is passionate about innovative teaching and learning practice and committed to growing and developing our provision in Digital environment and industry. Our £65 million student campus is continuing to develop the digital sector further with the introduction of a new IT service hub and 2D/3D design room. We work with over 4,000 employers including local businesses such as Making Rooms, EG, Pulse Media, Nybble. Our centre provides a dynamic, vibrant and rewarding working environment where your skills will be used to their full potential.

We are looking for someone to join our curriculum team to contribute to delivery, planning, development and student support. You will be part of a large area with over 150 learners involved in teaching and developing a range of courses that will include Gateway Digital & IT Skills level 1 and 2, BTEC level 2 and 3, the introduction of T levels, other commercial course i.e. CISCO and potentially some apprenticeships programmes. You will also be expected to take responsibility for high levels of attendance and achievement on courses delivered as well as all administrative tasks related to class responsibility.

We are looking for someone with a recognised level 4 qualification in Computing or equivalent industry experience. You will have and knowledge of some or all of the following skills - programming languages, cyber security, data analysis and/or networking. You should have a relevant teaching qualification or be willing to work towards and achieve within 2 years of appointment (self-funding). A recognised degree in Computing or related discipline is desirable but not essential, along with relevant industrial and/or professional experience and a strong awareness of contemporary developments within the Computing sector.

Blackburn College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Appointments are subject to a variety of pre-employment checks including satisfactory references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS.

As an individual you will be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Blackburn College values diversity and is committed to creating a diverse workforce.

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