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Delivery - Academic

Location

London

Closing Date

On-going

Salary

£35,000 to £40,000

Contract Type

Permanent



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Assistant Lecturer - Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship

Assistant LECTURER – Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship  

Flexible location London OR South     

About our role: As an Assistant Lecturer, you will enjoy being responsible for the progress and academic achievement of degree apprentices on the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA).   The programme involves all aspects of Leading and Managing, allowing our learners to achieve a BSc (Hons) Degree in Professional Management. The role involves teaching and learning on innovative CMDA modules. They are innovative as they involve experiential learning, spiral learning, creating digital, future-proofed organisations, deep personalisation and the development of theories-in-action; all to approach work-based learning in a scholarly, professional and considered way. You will also be involved in the development of module material, liaison with coaches who visit the learners in the workplace and the marking of assessments; all to create a progressive and valuable experience for every student and their employer.

Your focus: You will be expected to teach at least across two functional areas and to be able to accommodate learners integrating material from any module, into any role, into any sector. The role requires working with Senior Lecturers, who are Module Leaders, and the Associate Dean in charge of Degree Apprenticeships in Managing and Leading. We work as a close-knit, well-managed team, sharing teaching experiences and new ideas. We challenge each other and work determinedly and efficiently, to reach ever improving teaching and learning standards and outcomes.  Having a passion for teaching, imparting knowledge and engendering new skills and behaviours, keeping up to date in an ever-changing world, and importantly role-modelling your interest in inquiring into organisations to promote the professional development of managers, are all needed for this varied role.  

Bring your experience: A Masters degree – preferably in business*

Teaching and learning experience, including work based learning and a specialist subject area**

A teaching qualification or a desire to obtain one

Experience outside of education in a business sector(s)

The skill and habits of someone who can role model continual learning and inquiry

An interest in, and updated knowledge of the impact of technology on business

Daily ways of working that include skills that enhance efficiency

Evidence of managing students within university rules and regulations or operating in a similar, quality led environment

* Candidates with teaching and learning experience without a Masters degree will be considered

**Candidates wanting to enter teaching and learning at Higher Education level for the first time will be considered, if they have a Masters degree

Your Learning & Development with QA, how can we support you? Naturally you will have a comprehensive Induction Programme organised and you will be introduced to various internal teams and stakeholders. You will attend our well received Company Orientation Programme and of course complete our mandatory e-learning training.  Being a training and education provider, your continuous Learning and Development is of huge importance to us and as an individual contributor, we can agree a suitable Pathway to achieve your goals and aspirations.          

 

Our benefits and values:

Learning is not just a service we provide, it’s a way of life at QA, so everyone is eligible for 3 Training Days every year, to focus on subjects they’re interested in.

We offer 2 paid Charity Days each year to support your chosen charity in whatever way you choose AND if you get involved in charity fundraising, QA will also double any sponsorship money raised, up to £250. 

Recharge your batteries and enjoy some down time, so we provide a fairly generous 25 days’ holiday per annum (rising to 28 days after 5 years) – with the option to buy more if you wish.

It’s important, too, to plan for the future and our later years, so we offer a defined contribution pension plan and will match your contributions up to a maximum of 3% of your basic salary.

Giving peace of mind we provide by Life Assurance (4x your basic salary) and Permanent Health Insurance (after a qualifying period) in the event that ill health, or worse, disrupts our plans.

And finally, a few fringe benefits to assist with travel and lifestyle choices: Season ticket loan, discounted gym membership, Cycle to work scheme

Our Company: QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders. Headquartered in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting edge skills solutions to UK organisations.

Salary range: £35-40k + Benefits

How to apply and who to contact:

Using the link below, please submit your details and we will be back in touch shortly. Should you have any queries and wish to speak with us please call the recruitment team on 01753 898675.

We look forward to hearing from you!  

 


How to apply

Application

When you’ve found the role you want, click the ‘Apply’ button to open the application form. We’ll ask you to upload your CV, and to enter some personal information and provide additional supporting information depending on the role. Remember, this is your time to shine, so please ensure that anything you would like us to be aware of is included in your application. Once you’ve applied, you will be sent a password to your own private account area where you’re able to keep track of the current status of your application(s), as well as read all of the previous email communications, and action requests that have been sent to you.

Selection

Once we’ve reviewed your application, a member of the Talent Acquisition team will be in contact with an update on your application. If your application is being progressed, a telephone interview will be scheduled with the Talent Acquisition team to discuss the opportunity, your skills and experience – this is also a great time for you to ask any questions that are important to you. The next stage of the process will then vary depending on the role, division or level you’re applying for, however this may involve 2-3 stages, including technical, HR or competency questions, or might ask you to complete an online work-style assessment as part of your application. Our Talent Acquisition team will explain exactly what the interview and assessment process will be.

Offer

If you’re successful and an offer is made to you, we will make the verbal offer and work with you to agree a provisional start date. Your Talent Acquisition Consultant will keep in touch with you, and answer any questions you have. They’ll also support you with any steps involved to confirm your offer. The formal offer paperwork will be sent to you by our People Team, along with any requests for any additional information required.

Background Checks

We take professional and/or educational reference checks on all of our employees so you will be asked to provide this information when returning your contract. For these checks, we do allow people to start with us whilst the checks are in process, however please do note that employment with QA is based on satisfactory references.

For some roles within the business, we also carry out additional checks such as DBS or DV Clearance, depending on the role or division you will be working in (it will be made clear at the beginning of the recruitment process if additional checks will be part of the offer for the role you’re applying for) – for some of these additional checks, it is important that these are completed prior to you joining QA.

Joining

Welcome to QA! Prior to joining you should have all the information you need to get started on day one and are likely to have a 'Buddy' assigned to you who will help and guide you during your first few weeks here. Your line manager will develop a personal induction plan for you, as well as ensuring that you also go through the company induction so you have a full understanding not just of your role but also of QA as a whole.