POLICE PARTNERSHIP TUTOR OPPORTUNTIES (648)
POLICE PARTNERSHIP TUTOR OPPORTUNTIES
POLICE PARTNERSHIP TUTOR OPPORTUNTIES
Buckinghamshire New University is an ambitious, modern university; one that is always open to fresh ideas and thinking. Our staff combine the very best professional practice with inspirational teaching and the University is consistently in the top quartile of the NSS for higher education institutions in the UK, exceeding the sector average in almost every area of the survey (NSS, 2019). This is an exciting time to join the University, with our new University Strategy– and our revised values. The University is poised for the next phase in its development as we seek to develop our impact further, enrich the student experience through innovative and employment-focused education, and realign our professional services in support of our strategic aims.
The University holds the contract from Thames Valley Police to deliver the apprenticeship degrees and the Degree Holder Entry Programme. The purpose of the role is to support teaching and learning through the delivery of modules in conjunction with the course leader. To include tutorials, class teaching (including online), personal tutorial support, and provision of feedback to the students, course work assessment design and marking. The roles will focus on teaching and learning delivery activities within different academic delivery models with a provision of weekly office hours and may include different business locations.
More generally the Tutor role will be required to: • Teach and support students by adopting a learner-centred approach and being committed to contributing towards delivery of a first class student experience. • Contribute within the team and to the wider work of the School, as required by the Associate Professor Education (Policing). We are particularly interested in applicants with experience of teaching for a police force (as support staff or as a warranted officer) or teaching policing. The successful candidate will either have a first degree in a relevant field, a Master’s degree or equivalent experience. If you do not hold a first degree, you will have the opportunity and be supported to undertake a relevant course of study. You will have proven skills in administration and demonstrable continued professional development.
Whilst the Senior Tutor role will be required to: • Teach and support students by adopting a learner-centred approach and being committed to contributing towards delivery of a first-class student experience. • Contribute towards curriculum development, research, and other forms of scholarly activity. • Contribute within the team and to the wider work of the School, as required by the Associate Professor Education (Policing). We are interested in applicants with experience of teaching on degree level programmes, who also have experience of working for a police force (as support staff or as a warranted officer) or teaching policing. The successful candidate will also have a first degree in a relevant field and a Master’s degree or equivalent experience. You will have proven skills in administration and demonstrable continued professional development.
If you have the qualities and attributes representative of the University’s values and ambition, we would be delighted to hear from you. Police Partnership Tutor Salary: £34304 – £38587 per annum Police Partnership Senior Tutor Salary: £39739 – £50296 per annum. What you can expect in return are excellent employment benefits including: full support to undertake further study such as a Postgraduate qualification, MBA etc, training, development and research support, a generous holiday entitlement, contributory pension scheme, discounted gym membership and a range of staff discounts with major retailers.
For further information about this role please contact Dave Giblin David.Giblin@bucks.ac.uk
All applications are to be made in full and online. The University operates an anonymised shortlisting process and therefore any uploaded CV’s or supporting documents must not include your name and personal details.
Interview Date: To be held during January/February 2022
Please note that you will be subject to vetting by Thames Valley Police. The successful applicant will be required to give consent to vetting being undertaken. Information will be kept in strict confidence. Your offer of appointment will be subject to the University being satisfied with the outcome of these checks.
At Buckinghamshire New University equality of opportunity and diversity is at the heart of all we do and fully integrated into our values. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment where everyone thrives and feels a sense of belonging. We are committed to diversity and welcome applications from different backgrounds and experiences.
Buckinghamshire New University is a Disability Confident employer and as such you will be given the opportunity to declare a disability as part of the application process.
The University is also committed to achieving the Race Equality Charter.