Lecturer in Business and Tourism

Global Banking School
London
£43000

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Job Description

Job Summary

At GBS (Global Banking School), we invest in our people and our students are at the heart of everything we do because we know education is transformational. Our mission is to change lives through education, and we take an inclusive approach to recruiting students, with an aim to widening access to higher education among groups currently under-represented in the sector.

We are proud to be a certified ‘Great Place To Work’ and have achieved outstanding results for the third year running in the National Student Survey, with an incredible 91% overall satisfaction rating in 2022.

GBS is a higher education provider offering a range of sector-relevant courses across eight campuses in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and beyond. Working in partnership with several of the UK’s leading higher education providers, we deliver vocational, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in banking, finance, accounting, business, tourism, healthcare – and more. We are an approved institute on the Office for Students Register and have been reviewed and approved by the Quality Assurance Agency.

We are proud of our substantial growth and remain committed to success. We are seeking talented people to help us continue to grow our business and are now looking to recruit:

To meet the demands of our ever growing and successful business we are looking for a Lecturer with experience in and a passion for deliver the highest quality of education to our students by performing a range of lecturing, administration, professional duties and other activities. You are responsible for engaging students in the learning processes to ensure student outcomes are maximised.

You will get your energy and motivation from helping to engage students in the learning processes to ensure student outcomes are maximised and will be responsible for the teaching and development of a range of subjects across the curriculum.

We are currently seeking Full time & Hourly Paid Lecturers to teach Business and Tourism related courses. You will also need to be flexible to teach during weekdays, evenings and weekends.

Main Responsibilities

  • All aspects of planning, delivering, and assessing student work, ensuring that all learning outcomes are met
  • Develop, update, and improve course materials as appropriate
  • Use a variety of learning and teaching methods/materials including live online learning
  • Attend meetings as required, to contribute to the decision-making process and to develop productive working relationships within the various teams you will be engaged with
  • To actively be involved in staff development activities and peer observations
  • Understand and keep up to date with student support to ensure our students have the full support and guidance they need
  • To participate in the GBS performance management programme, meeting a range of clearly defined objectives for student outcomes, student satisfaction, retention and attendance
  • Undertake administrative duties as agreed with your line manager
  • Take on other responsibilities as required to support the work of GBS

 

Requirements

Essential Skills and Experience

  • An honours degree and Master’s level in a relevant subject area and will usually hold a PhD or be able to demonstrate equivalent high level professional experience in the related discipline.
  • A Postgraduate Certificate of Academic Practice or equivalent teaching qualification (or commitment to enrol on a teaching programme during the probationary period and complete within three years) or Fellowship of HEA (or international equivalent)
  • Previous lecturing experience for similar courses
  • Experience supervising student work and providing support and feedback
  • Experience teaching in the wider subject area
  • Experience with distance learning and supporting learners both online and face to face.
  • Professional conduct in all interactions with staff and students
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant subject matter
  • A firm commitment to personal and professional development
  • Attention to detail and accurate reporting
  • Ability to maintain thorough and organised student records
  • Ability to work under pressure, plan and prioritise own workload to meet tight deadlines
  • Highly motivated and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-working skills
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people


Other Information

In return we offer a great working environment, career progression and some great benefits which include:

  • Highly competitive salary and bonus
  • 25 days holiday (excluding Bank Holidays), raising by one extra day leave per year of service, up to a maximum of five additional days
  • Matched contribution pension scheme
  • Social events
  • Access to a range of discounts to over 3000 retail outlet stores
  • Opportunity to earn money back on your personal reward page
  • Employee Assistant programme with access to 24-hour support
  • Generous employee referral programme