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  • Ref no: FVC00527
  • Published: 10/10/19
  • Closes: 24/10/19
  • Location: Forth Valley College, Stirling Campus, Drip Road, FK8 1SE
  • Salary: £33,500.00 - £41,526.00 per year pro rata
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 18.25 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Lecturer, Early Learning & Childcare
Department of Care, Sport and Construction
0.522 FTE, Fixed Term, Stirling Campus

The Department of Care, Health and Sport wish to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic Lecturer in Early Learning and Childcare (Primary, Nursery or play work qualified) to work with learners across SCQF levels 4 to 7.

You will produce high quality learning, teaching and assessment materials, and deliver excellent teaching within the specialist area of Early Learning and Childcare. You will work with others to develop new approaches to teaching, making use of learning technologies.

Ensuring that the curriculum is relevant and up-to-date, you will contribute to the development of elements of provision and enhance students’ learning through providing subject support. You will naturally have a strong learner focus.

You will be educated to at least degree level, or equivalent, within in the specialist area of Early Learning and Childcare or have significant industry experience. You may be a member of the General Teaching Council or Scottish Social Services Council or eligible for registration. Ideally, you will have experience in Further Education or adult education. Ideally, you will hold Assessor and Verifier qualifications (Training and Development) and a Professional Development Award in Teaching or Teaching Qualification (Further Education) or equivalent, or have a willingness to work towards achieving these.

You will have experience of developing innovative teaching practice along with good organisational skills and evidence of appropriate ICT skills. You will also possess good knowledge and understanding of health and safety requirements and a sound understanding of quality enhancement processes and standards. It would be desirable to have experience in delivering HNC Childhood Practice and National Qualifications in Early Years related subjects.

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