Module Leader Opportunities

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Module Leader Opportunities

NCC Education

Home-based
Contract - part-time
Competitive

Summary of the role

NCC Education currently has a Module Leader vacancy for the eBusiness module on the BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems run in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire.

Overview of the role

Delivery of programme module:

  • To coordinate and deliver new student inductions during week zero of each semester. This will also include recording of a video introduction at NCC Education Head Office.

  • To post lead messages in each Discussion Forum with relevant activity questions or tasks and to proactively encourage students to engage with the interactive aspects of the programme. To follow up with any students who are not engaging.

  • To review students’ discussion forum posts and provide timely feedback for each topic posting which students make; to ensure that feedback is meaningful and, where a student’s contribution has been poor,  includes reference to suitable follow up reading or exercises.

  • To write the module assessment papers (assignments and exams) for each semester, including accompanying Marking Schemes; assessments (scenarios and questions) must cover the Learning Outcomes of the programme and must not be heavily recycled from previous papers.

  •  To ensure that all assessment complies with course specifications, in conjunction with the Course Director.

Course administration:

  • To review module material (primarily, but not limited to booklists, topic references and other module resources links) and ensure content is appropriate and up to date before the start of each semester; to make any revisions as required, in conjunction with the Programme Development department and other staff at NCC Education.

  • To set and inform students of their live chat times for the semester, in conjunction with the NCC Education Programme Development department.

  • To review the semester timetable and note key dates for the following tasks, in conjunction with the Course Director, Programme Development department and other staff at NCC Education:

o   Write and submit module assignment paper

o   Write and submit module examination paper

o   Download students’ submitted assignments from the NCC Education VLE

o   Mark all module assignments and liaise with Course Director on second marking/moderation process.

o   Provide collated assignment feedback document to NCC Education staff

o   Mark exam papers and liaise with NCC Education staff on second marking and the return of scripts 

  • To attend the Examination Board and Joint Board of Studies meetings as required (including where necessary contributing to any preliminary Departmental Panels of Enquiry), and to provide a report (either verbally or in writing) to such meetings.

To undertake other tasks from time to time which support NCC Education in its ongoing monitoring, review and enhancement of the module.

Experience Required:

  • Relevant subject qualification awarded by an institution based in the United Kingdom and at a level equal to or above (preferred) the qualification that the unit(s) contributes to.

  • Teaching experience (minimum 3 years) in Further or Higher Education in a subject area relevant to the unit(s).

  • Experience of producing relevant assessment artefacts (including Marking Schemes and preferably Grade Descriptors)

  • Knowledge of the educational sector(s) in which NCC Education operates.

How to apply

Apply online here or visit our careers page here.

Closing Date

31.05.17