Trainee Computing Lecturer

Discipline: Teaching Staff
Salary: £24,120-£26,138
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Job ref: 009243
Published: 10 months ago
Deadline for Application: 20 Nov 2023 23:59

 An exciting prospective role has arisen in our school of Ophthalmic & Computing for candidates with academic or industrial experience in the IT sector, that are eager to venture into teaching. 


The purpose of the role of Trainee Computing Lecturer is to lead, teach and assist in the development of courses which fall within the programme area.


The post holder will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to inspire, motivate and develop our student’s knowledge and skills; subsequently contributing to the candidates own professional growth and sharpening of skills. Through exceptional classroom  delivery, the successful candidate will raise aspirations, ensuring students have the opportunity to progress to Higher Education. 


Responsibilities include:

  • To design and deliver a wide range of effective and inclusive teaching and learning activities
  • To assess the work and progress of all students and provide them with constructive and timely feedback
  • To undertake research and/or scholarly activity that feeds directly into teaching and learning and as agreed by the Head of School/Department
  • Work pro-actively to forward the success and vision of the department
  • To be responsible for the supervision and leadership of an outstanding student experience on campus including monitoring attendance, progress and retention
  • To act as an academic and pastoral tutor as specified by the Head of School/Department
  • To ensure that the enrolment, induction, monitoring, profiling and initial assessment of students is successfully completed and in a timely manner and in line with college policies.
  • Devise individual learning plans and provide support for learners in line with the requirements of the curriculum.
  • To participate in all recruitment and marketing activities as specified by Head of School/Department


These duties may be amended from time to time by the line manager in consultation with the post holder


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The Ideal Candidate


The ideal candidate will be learner and quality focused with a commitment to our vision of working together to transform lives. They should be able to contribute to our journey to Outstanding, creating a positive working and study environment, and, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion should be embedded within their core values.


Education & Training


*         Degree or equivalent in Computing related discipline and the proven track record of delivering computing courses to both FE                   and  HE students.

*         GCSE A*- C (5-9) or nationally recognised level 2 qualification in Math or equivalent. (e.g. CSE 1, O Level A – C) or prepared to               pass a test prior to interview to demonstrate level 2 ability and then if appointed achieve within an agreed timescale.

*         GCSE A*- C (5-9) or nationally recognised level 2 qualification in English or equivalent. (e.g. CSE 1, O Level A – C) or prepared to             pass a test prior to interview to demonstrate level 2 ability and then if appointed achieve within an agreed timescale



*         Academic or industrial or commercial experience in one or more of the following areas:


-Cloud Computing



-Data Analytics

-Business Analysis



-Software Defined Networking


For an informal discussion about the role, please email


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on the level of interest and number of applications so early application is advised.


Bradford College

At Bradford College our ambition is to transform the lives of our learners, help them to aim higher and support them to achieve their goals.

Located in the heart of Bradford, we offer a wide range of courses at varying levels, with something to suit everyone. Undergraduate to postgraduate and professional qualifications to distance learning and short community courses.

Our aim is to attract and retain knowledgeable, passionate and focused individuals who can inspire, motivate and support both learners and colleagues. With a can-do attitude and desire for continuous self-improvement, you could make a difference to the lives of everyone at Bradford College.


Benefits of working at Bradford College:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement – equivalent to 44 days holidays, plus bank holidays
  • Additional college closure days, including 2-week Christmas closure
  • Teachers’ Pension scheme, with a generous 23% employer contribution
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Career progression opportunities – 54% of all vacancies are filled internally
  • Free sports and gym facilities
  • Free wellbeing initiatives and access to our exclusive staff indoor and outdoor wellbeing space
  • Confidential employee assistance service and on-site mental health first aiders
  • Access to Bradford College benefits hub, offering retail, travel, leisure and dining discounts and cashback
  • Discounts on greener travel – cycle to work scheme & local MetroCard and Northern Rail discounts
  • Access to hair and beauty treatments in our student-led Signature Spa
  • On-site dining facilities, including our award-winning Grove restaurant
  • A host of training development opportunities
  • Fantastic campus facilities, a short walk to public transport links in the heart of the City of Culture 2025
  • The opportunity to work for an organisation that is truly committed creating a better future for all through education and training.


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*If you have the drive to further develop your skills and abilities, you will be given the support and opportunities you need to enhance your career. This includes access to in-house training and CPD, professional and academic qualifications and mentoring.


Bradford College is committed to supporting and promoting diversity and inclusion amongst our staff and student body. We promote applications across all sections of the community, recognising the benefits a diverse workforce can bring and therefore particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in our workforce.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken for this post including a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Please be aware it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children and vulnerable adults.