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Teacher of Quantity Surveying

2 Roundhouse Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 8JE
Derby College
Full Time
Up to £37,634 per annum
15th March 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
30th March 2023 12:00 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1318338

Job Title: Teacher of Quantity Surveying

Job Location: Derby College, The Roundhouse, DE24 8JE

Reference number: E5051

Salary: Up to £37,634+ Extensive Benefits Package

Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. Monday – Friday

The vision of Derby College Group (DCG) is to create world-class, accessible education opportunities that enrich lives and make bright futures a reality for all. DCG is committed to providing educational excellence, championing social mobility and driving economic prosperity. We deliver high-quality academic, vocational and technical education that empowers people to achieve their ambitions while providing employers across the Midlands and beyond with the talented workforce of tomorrow.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent full-time Professional Construction / QS Teacher to join our Academic team at roundhouse campus.

We are looking for a dedicated and motivated professional who is ready to deliver an outstanding experience to our students. You will need to hold a relevant degree and/or have experience in a relevant field and you will facilitate taught sessions for professional construction students and be able to deliver unitised content, leading on practical sessions and carrying out marking of assessment work.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that learners progress well from their different starting points and achieve or exceed standards expected for their age
  • Help learners attain relevant qualifications so that they can and do progress to the next stage of their education into courses that lead to higher-level qualifications and into jobs that meet local and national needs
  • Use assessment information to plan appropriate teaching and learning strategies, including identifying learners who are falling behind in their learning or who need additional support, enable learners to make good progress and achieve well
  • Ensure that learners understand how to improve as a result of useful feedback and, where relevant, parents, carers and employers understand how learners should improve and how they can contribute to this
  • Engage with parents, carers and employers to help them understand how learners are doing in relation to the standards expected and what they need to do to improve

Essential Skills:

  • Experience of the relevant industrial context (Quantity Surveying)
  • Competency in teaching other construction and/or civil engineering related modules.
  • Certificate in Education/PGCE/Professional Diploma in Teaching or willing to work towards
  • Degree or above in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering or Construction and the Built Environment
  • Level 2 Maths
  • Level 2 English

Benefits of working at Derby College:

  • Incredible facilities to teach from
  • Fully funded teaching qualification – further training and development
  • membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • 49 days holiday (inclusive of 8 bank holidays and 6 closure days where these occur)
  • Totum discount card (Student discount card equivalent)
  • Discounted train travel
  • Heavily discounted Onsite Nursey (great for anyone struggling with childcare arrangements)
  • Eye Care
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

If you are passionate about developing the workforce of the future, then we would love to hear from you – we are proud of our diverse workforce and welcome applications from the whole community.

DCG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 and all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Please be advised that it is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Safeguarding Statement:

Derby College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.