Visiting Lecturer in Computing

Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle

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Visiting Lecturer, Degree Apprenticeships – Computer Science 

Flexible Location London OR Birmingham OR Leeds OR Manchester OR Bristol OR Newcastle £50 per hour

Q Are you an existing Lecturer or perhaps a PhD Student with a passion for teaching, imparting knowledge, engendering new skills and behaviours, and keeping up-to-date in an ever-changing world? Do you want to deliver outstanding industry informed teaching on our fully blended and innovative BSc (Hons) Digital & Technology Solutions, MSc Digital and Technology Solutions Specialist & BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Technical Professional Degree Apprenticeships?

A At QA we are passionate about the positive impact of degree apprenticeships as a means of enabling engagement with Higher Education for the wider social spectrum.  We are committed to developing innovative means of teaching that support the new modes of study required by modern students. Come join us! 

A little more about the role: Visiting Lecturer, DEGREE Apprenticeships – Computer Science (e.g. Software Engineering, Big Data Analytics, Networking & Cyber Security, etc.)

You will be working within a growing and expanding team where we all work, support and learn from each other in order to provide our Learners with a dedicated, exceptional level of service that we are extremely proud to be part of.     

As a Visiting Lecturer you will be expected to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (depending on experience) across functional areas and to be able to accommodate learners integrating material from their modules into any role, in any sector.

What you’ll get up to: The Technical Degree Apprenticeships that we offer involve the delivery of a number of computing streams which incorporate Software Engineering, Enterprise Architectures, Computer Networking, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, DevOps, and broader areas of Computer Science.

Our programmes use a mixture of distance and face-to-face teaching and facilitation across the country using experiential and spiral methods to develop theories-in-action in a work-based learning approach that is both scholarly and professional.

Our use of skills coaches (who visit the learners in the workplace) and their liaison with you is designed to create a progressive and valuable experience for every student and their employer.

Our learners come from a wide variety of backgrounds and work for an equally wide variety of companies including some of the biggest technology companies in Europe. You will also be involved setting and marking of assessments as well as the continued development of new and existing module material.

You will be expected to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (depending on experience) across two functional areas and to be able to accommodate learners integrating material from any module, into any role, in any sector.

As important is role-modelling your interest in inquiry and focussing into organisations to promote the professional development of our learners (their employees).  

We work as a geographically dispersed but close-knit team, sharing teaching experiences and new ideas. We challenge each other and work determinedly and efficiently, to reach ever improving teaching and learning standards and outcomes.

You will be required to teach and facilitate in face-to-face sessions across the breadth of QA sites as the teaching schedule requires.  This may require overnight stays.

What you’ll bring to the team: Please see the attached Job descriptions for our Visiting Lecturer role.

A little more about us:

Students preparing for undergraduate study. Working professionals looking to specialise in their field. Career changers. Everyone should be given access to outstanding higher education and our aim at QA is to make that possible.

We work with our partner universities to offer courses ranging from foundation programmes to postgraduate degrees covering subject areas including Accountancy, Business, Computing, Cyber, Digital Marketing, Events Management, Project Management and Web Development and delivered in city centre location. 

Apply now – here’s how!  

Simply hit the apply button. But if you want to know more or have any questions please contact Michaela on 01753 898671.