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Lecturer in Criminology (full-time)

Status: Full-Time
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: Feb/2022
Upload Details: Lecturer FT PUBS Job Spec (Sep 21).pdf
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2021
Position Details:

About Us

DGHE is the higher education division of David Game College. Established in 1974 the College is Ofsted inspected, QAA reviewed and OfS registered, with a reputation for quality and academic excellence.

Summary

The Public Service School in DGHE is looking to recruit a full-time lecturer in criminology. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching at undergraduate levels and participate in the curriculum development of the department. The main duties for the post holder will focus on carrying out teaching-related duties, such as preparing course content, including e-learning and blended learning, designing, and assessing exams and assessments, and providing quality feedback to students. The current programmes we run will involve teaching during weekdays, evenings and Saturdays and therefore the flexibility of teaching allocation is desirable.

The successful candidate would be expected to prepare coursework material, deliver and assess the following modules (although not exclusively):

  • Justice, punishment and rehabilitation
  • Offender management
  • Psychology of behaviour
  • Equality and diversity
  • Youth offending
  • Global and organised crime
  • Restorative justice
  • Research project

Applicants will be expected to:

  • Have significant work experience in a Public Services / Criminology role
  • Possess a postgraduate level qualification
  • Have significant experience teaching level 4/5/6 modules
  • Have excellent subject knowledge and passion for the field
  • Have demonstrable MS Office skills and VLE experience
  • Be willing to work as part of a team to ensure all students reach their full potential
  • Be willing to participate in professional development

We are looking for lecturers who can bring practitioner experience to the academic content taught to a range of students from a variety of backgrounds, and help them achieve their educational and career goals. The sessions will need to be interactive, attractive, informative and most of all motivational to adult learners.

In addition to the teaching you will be required to include preparation, classroom delivery and marking, and to deliver tutorial activity related to programmes of study. The College is a friendly environment, which offers excellent support, placing a strong emphasis on continuous professional development.

The vacancy is open for an immediate start, although for the right candidate a later appointment could be accommodated.

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to: jobs@dghe.ac.uk

Note: Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

Hourly Paid Lecturers in Social Sciences (Criminology/Criminal Justice/Psychology)

Status: Part-Time hourly paid
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: Feb/2022
Upload Details: Hourly Paid SS Lecturers JD
Date Posted: Jan 14, 2022
Position Details:

About Us

DGHE is the higher education division of David Game College. Established in 1974 the College is Ofsted inspected, QAA reviewed and OfS registered, with a reputation for quality and academic excellence.

We now require qualified and experienced lecturers with a proven Level 4/5/6 teaching background in Social Sciences (Criminology/Criminal Justice/Psychology and related areas) to deliver a range of units to adult learners on BTEC HNC/D and Top-up degree programmes.

Applicants will be expected to:

  • Possess a Master’s degree level qualification
  • Have significant experience teaching level 4/5/6 modules
  • Have excellent subject knowledge and passion for the field
  • Have demonstrable MS Office skills and VLE experience
  • Be willing to work as part of a team to ensure all students reach their full potential
  • A PGCE or equivalent would also be desirable

We are looking for lecturers who can deliver to a range of students from a variety of backgrounds, and help them achieve their educational and career goals. The sessions will need to be interactive, attractive, informative and most of all motivational to adult learners.

In addition to the teaching you will be required to include preparation, classroom delivery and marking, and to deliver tutorial activity related to programmes of study. The College is a friendly environment, which offers excellent support, placing a strong emphasis on continuous professional development.

Apply

Please send cover letter and CV to: jobs@dghe.ac.uk

Lecturers in Business & Management (part-time)

Status: Part-Time
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: Feb/2022
Upload Details: Bus Lecturer FT PT JD and PS SEP21.pdf
Date Posted: Sep 24, 2021
Position Details:

About Us

DGHE is the higher education division of David Game College. Established in 1974 the College is Ofsted inspected, QAA reviewed and OfS registered with a reputation for quality and academic excellence.

We now require qualified and experienced part-time lecturers with a proven Level 4/5/6 teaching background in all areas of Business & Management to deliver a range of units to adult learners on BTEC HNC/D and Top-up degree programmes. Immediate openings are available.

Applicants will be expected to:

  • Have significant work experience in a relevant role
  • Possess a degree level qualification
  • Have significant experience teaching level 4/5 modules (preferably Pearson)
  • Have excellent subject knowledge and passion for the field
  • Have demonstrable MS Office skills and VLE experience
  • Be willing to work as part of a team to ensure all students reach their full potential
  • Be willing to participate in professional development
  • A PGCE or equivalent would also be desirable

We are looking for lecturers who can bring practical experience to the academic content taught to a range of students from a variety of backgrounds, and help them achieve their educational and career goals. The sessions will need to be interactive, attractive, informative and most of all motivational to adult learners.

In addition to the teaching you will be required to include preparation, classroom delivery, and marking, and to deliver tutorial activity related to programmes of study. The College is a friendly environment, which offers excellent support, placing a strong emphasis on continuous professional development.

Apply

Please send cover letter and CV to jobs@dghe.ac.uk

Lecturers in Business & Management (full-time)

Status: Full-Time
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: Feb/2022
Upload Details: Lecturers in Business & Management (FT)
Date Posted: Dec 02, 2021
Position Details:

About Us

DGHE is the higher education division of David Game College. Established in 1974 the College is Ofsted inspected, QAA reviewed and OfS registered with a reputation for quality and academic excellence.

We now require qualified and experienced lecturers with a proven Level 4/5/6 teaching background in all areas of Business & Management to deliver a range of units to adult learners on BTEC HNC/D and Top-up degree programmes (in-College delivery/presence required although some WFH time will be permitted).

Applicants will be expected to:

  • Have significant work experience in a relevant role
  • Possess a degree level qualification
  • Have significant HE teaching experience
  • Have excellent subject knowledge and passion for the field
  • Have demonstrable MS Office skills and VLE experience
  • Be willing to work as part of a team to ensure all students reach their full potential
    · Be willing to participate in professional development
  • A PGCE or equivalent would also be desirable

We are looking for lecturers who can bring practical experience to the academic content taught to a range of students from a variety of backgrounds, and help them achieve their educational and career goals. The sessions will need to be interactive, attractive, informative and most of all motivational to adult learners.

In addition to the teaching you will be required to include preparation, classroom delivery, and marking, and to deliver tutorial activity related to programmes of study. The College is a friendly environment, which offers excellent support, placing a strong emphasis on continuous professional development.

Apply

Please send cover letter and CV to jobs@dghe.ac.uk

Data and Systems Officer (full-time)

Status: Full-time
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: Immediate
Upload Details: Data and Systems Officer Full JD
Date Posted: 10 March 2022
Position Details:

About Us

DGHE is the higher education division of David Game College. Established in 1974 the College is Ofsted inspected, QAA reviewed and OfS registered, with a reputation for quality and academic excellence.

We have a new opportunity for a Data and Systems Officer to work at DGHE. As the College is an OfS registered provider of Higher Education it is required to submit data returns to the Higher Education Statistical Agency (HESA).

This position will provide operational support in the preparation and submission of the student data and other returns. In this academic year, DGHE will see a large increase in the number of students to be reported; also the introduction of a new method of reporting (Data Futures) means our team needs further resources so this new position has been created.

Job Overview:

The post holder will assist the Operations Manager in the creating and submission of data returns to HESA. The College uses a system called Quercus (by Ellucian) which facilitates this task. Various teams/functions of the college are owners of the data items and with 3 intakes per academic year and multiple courses and modes of study, our data is in constant flux. A HESA return requires the understanding and application of a complex set of business and quality rules to ensure a high level of accuracy.

About you

The applicant should have high levels of personal and professional competence in a higher education setting, be an excellent communicator and be prepared to work hard and contribute to a busy, performance-driven team. They should also have:

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS (Essential/Desirable)

  • Highly numerate, with excellent attention to detail (E)
  • A strong respect for process-driven data governance (E)
  • Experience in using databases (E)
  • A minimum of one years’ experience of working in a Higher Education/FE environment (E)
  • Understanding of the UK education system and qualifications frameworks (E)
  • Highly proficient user of MS Excel (E)
  • Capable of learning new digital applications quickly (E)
  • Bachelor’s degree (D)
  • Knowledge of the production and submission of HESA data returns (D)
  • Experience of working within an admissions or student data management environment (D)

Apply

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to jobs@dghe.ac.uk

Retention & Success Officer (full-time)

Status: Full-time
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: Immediate
Upload Details: Retention and Success Officer JD FINAL
Date Posted: 16 March 2022
Position Details:

About Us

DGHE is the higher education division of David Game College. Established in 1974 the College is Ofsted inspected, QAA reviewed and OfS registered, with a reputation for quality and academic excellence.

With an expanding course portfolio and growing student body, we now require an enthusiastic, hard-working and experienced support professional to join the DGHE team.

 

Job Purpose:

To improve success rates for students and target support programmes through developing, implementing and evaluating evidence-based activities based on an analysis of existing data.

Working with the Head of Academic Development and Delivery, the post holder will work with individual students and student groups at particular risk of leaving or underachieving to ensure they receive effective support.

Role

The role involves:

  • The administration and investigation of academic appeals, student complaints and misconduct-related casework at an institutional level, ensuring high-quality professional service for students and staff
  • Regularly review individual student activity (at least weekly) via the data on relevant systems
  • Identify students at risk of disengagement as indicated by a reduction in activity levels.
  • In liaison with Personal Tutors, follow up students where activity levels have decreased according to a triage system using email and then telephone enquiry as appropriate.
  • Determine, via the follow up with Personal Tutors, if the student requires additional support and, where appropriate, refer to the Personal Tutor and/or relevant student services for that support
  • Work with departments to develop measurable plans and initiatives to improve student retention and success, and ensure regular monitoring of performance against set learning plans.
  • Support a uniform and consistent approach to programme withdrawal, interruption and progression.
  • Collate and coordinate college-wide initiatives to increase student success.
  • Work with the key staff to showcase retention and student success initiatives that have a real impact.
  • Assist academic teams with the organisation of additional academic support

 

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to: jobs@dghe.ac.uk

 

EAP / Study Skills Tutor (part-time)

Status: Part-time
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: Immediate
Upload Details: JD PT EAP Tutor v2
Date Posted: 19 April 2022
Position Details:

About Us

DGHE is the higher education division of David Game College. Established in 1974 the College is Ofsted inspected, QAA reviewed and registered under the OfS with a reputation for quality and academic excellence.

We deliver level 4/5 Pearson BTEC HNDs in Business, Public Services and Art & Design and a range of franchised degrees, and now seek to appoint a part-time tutor to support our adult learners in study skills, academic literacy, and computing skills and English language.

About You

The position will suit someone with a qualification in teaching or who has extensive education and training experience, especially at the undergraduate level. You will have worked with adult students who have unrealised potential but have either not had to opportunity to realise it or have not taken the opportunity previously. You will have the ability and experience to use innovative and engaging teaching methods, relevant to adult learners, as well as the patience and skills to encourage, nurture and develop students from a wide variety of educational backgrounds and initial abilities.

You should be a graduate (a CELTA/DELTA and/or relevant MA/MSc or equivalent would be an advantage), and have experience in teaching Study Skills and English for Academic Purposes within a HE context. Experience in preparing and delivering bespoke support that is embedded/integrated into the curriculum would also be an advantage. You must be fluent in English, both written and oral, be able to provide effective feedback to students and have strong interpersonal and organisational skills. It is essential that you are highly IT literate and a proficient user of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You must also be familiar with Moodle (or similar VLE), Turnitin and Grademark.

Please note that offers of employment are always subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK and satisfactory reference checks. Additionally, as part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, this position will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

The College is a friendly environment, which offers excellent support, placing a strong emphasis on continuous professional development.

Apply

Please send a covering letter and CV to jobs@dghe.ac.uk