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New College Nottingham (ncn) is a vibrant, fast-moving college and is one of the largest in the UK. We are an integral part of the Nottingham community, with centres located throughout this great City, each sharing in our commitment to offering a great learner experience.

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Lecturer in Geography - full-time and permanent
c. 23.3k - 35.3k per annum

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ncn High Pavement City Sixth Form Academy offers students the opportunity to study A Levels chosen from 30 subjects in a friendly and supportive environment with excellent teaching, first class facilities and opportunities for a range of sporting, leisure and cultural activities.

In this role you will lead in the teaching and curriculum innovation of both the Human and Physical topics in AS and A2 Geography courses.

We are looking to recruit a high performing, inspiring individual with the vision, talent and passion to join the team to deliver outstanding provision at the Sixth Form Academy. We believe that ncn has the capacity to make a major contribution to transforming the future prospects of our City, County and Region and we seek to position ourselves at the heart of partnership strategies to deliver economic growth, business formation and employment outcomes. We need people to join our team who share our vision and have the talent that will deliver our promise of excellence, employability and enterprise to present and future generations.

We are ambitious. We believe we can and must do more to impact positively on the lives and prosperity of local people. We will look to raise their aspirations and instil them with a new spirit of enterprise. We will also seek to enhance our support to local businesses and key employment and wealth creating sectors, providing the future skills they need to become more competitive.

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Sally Longford on 0115 9125526.

The assessment centre for this post will be Monday 19 May 2014

In this area we are currently under-represented in terms of staff from ethnic minority backgrounds and those with disabilities. In order to work towards matching our staff profile to that of our diverse student community, applications are particularly welcomed from such applicants. All applications will be treated on merit.

The closing date for this post is 5.00pm Friday 9 May 2014

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2386 role profile and person specification

Closing date: 09/05/2014 17:00:00

Academy Lead: Computing - full-time and permanent
Up to 35,300 per annum dependent on skills and experience

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The Academy of Computing has seen a significant increase in enrolments due to introducing a new and exciting software development curriculum. As a curriculum team, we are proud to offer our students exposure to core programming concepts and coding.  Our ILT Innovations Team is passionate about supporting our curriculum offer to utilise a range of innovative tools to enhance the opportunity for learning both in and out of the classroom. 
 
We have an exciting opportunity to recruit an Academy Lead: Computing to join our team. Ideally you will have track record of leading innovative projects in teaching, learning and assessment. When applying for this post, you will be best placed to work creatively in software design and development. We are excited to be able to welcome applications for this key post, which will continue to shape and enhance our curriculum.

You will hold a degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering or similar and must hold a teaching qualification, in order to teach across a variety of levels. Ideally, you should hold both the TAQA Assessors Award and TAQA Verifiers Award or equivalent or be willing to work towards.

You will share a passion for developing people in the field of software applications within a dynamic and challenging learning environment. Ideally you will have a track record of leading innovative projects in teaching, learning and assessment. You will be best placed to work creatively. You will have expertise in the delivery of the BTEC National programmes with subject specialism in Software Development and Computer Games Programming.

Your role will be to drive collaborative and live projects with the ability to utilise innovative methods of delivery. You will have the ability to motivate and lead the team.

Essential skills will include:

• Strong leadership and communication skills
• Proven experience C#, VB.NET and Java
• Familiarity of Blender and the Adobe Suite
• Proven knowledge of IDE’s including Visual Studio
• A clear understanding of a range SDLC models and project management lifecycles.

The assessment centre date will be 14th May 2014. 

For further details which the job profile and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Natalie Cryan, Head of Academy, on 0115 9100 100.

The closing date is 5pm Wednesday 7th May 2014.

In this area we are currently under-represented in terms of staff from ethnic minority backgrounds and those with disabilities. In order to work towards matching our staff profile to that of our diverse student community, applications are particularly welcomed from such applicants. All applications will be treated on merit.

The closing date for all posts is 5pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

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2388 role profile and person specification
2387 Lecturer in Computing

Closing date: 07/05/2014 17:00:00

Lecturer Computing - full-time and permanent
Up to 29,500 per annum dependent on skills and experience

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The Academy of Computing has seen a significant increase in enrolments due to introducing a new and exciting software development curriculum. As a curriculum team, we are proud to offer our students exposure to core programming concepts and coding.  Our ILT Innovations Team is passionate about supporting our curriculum offer to utilise a range of innovative tools to enhance the opportunity for learning both in and out of the classroom. 
 
We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a Lecturer in Computing (Sotware Development) to join our team. Ideally you will have track record of leading innovative projects in teaching, learning and assessment. When applying for this post, you will be best placed to work creatively in software design and development. We are excited to be able to welcome applications for this key post, which will continue to shape and enhance our curriculum.

We are looking for a talented and fresh thinking Computer Lecturer in Software Development. You will share a passion for developing people in the field of software applications and programming within a dynamic and challenging learning environment. Ideally you will have a track record of leading innovative projects in teaching, learning and assessment you will be best placed to work creatively.

Your role will be to drive collaborative and live projects with the ability to utilise innovative methods of delivery. You will have the ability to motivate and lead teams of junior developers. 

Essential skills will include:

• Strong experience in curriculum development
• Proven experience C#, VB.NET and Java.
• Familiarity of Blender, GIMP and the Adobe Suite.
• Familiarity of Blender and the Adobe Suite.
• Proven knowledge of IDE’s including Visual Studio.
• A clear understanding of a range SDLC models and project management lifecycles.

The assessment centre date will be 14th May 2014. 

For further details which the job profile and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Natalie Cryan, Head of Academy, on 0115 9100 100.

The closing date is 5pm Wednesday 7th May 2014.

In this area we are currently under-represented in terms of staff from ethnic minority backgrounds and those with disabilities. In order to work towards matching our staff profile to that of our diverse student community, applications are particularly welcomed from such applicants. All applications will be treated on merit.

The closing date for all posts is 5pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

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Closing date: 07/05/2014 17:00:00

National Citizen Service Team Leader - see main text
1,677 for the fixed term

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Fixed Term Contract for the Summer Programme £1,677.00

We have a number of fixed term vacancies (or secondment opportunities) to work on National Citizen Service (NCS) this summer, during June, July or August 2014.

The NCS programme takes place over several weeks (out of school time) in the spring, summer or autumn. It features a short residential away from home, and a project in the local community. It has a focus on social mixing, regular guided reflection leading to social action projects led by the young people themselves – all of which makes NCS such a unique and rewarding experience.

The role involves leading a team of up to 15 participants through all phases of the NCS programme, including being the central point of contact for your team,  supervising the team mentor and co-ordinating their work activities whist ensuring all procedures with regards to health & safety and safeguarding are followed in line with NCS staff handbook.

You will be required to work across six linked phases of the programme which are as follows:

1. Pre programme activity – you as team leader will be required to attend mandatory training during this phase and contact and meet your team prior to the formal start of the programme.

2. Five day residential - commencing - based at an outdoor activity centre, where you will support your team through a series of individual and team challenges set and led by experienced outdoor instructors.

3. Five day residential – commencing based at a local residential centre with sessions delivered by leading experts in their field. You will support your team through the development of new skills and increased social awareness throughout this phase.

4. Plan a Social Action project – immediately following phase 3 you will help support and facilitate the design of your team’s social action project which will be delivered the following week.

5. Deliver a Social Action project - immediately following phase 4 you will help support and facilitate the delivery of your team’s social action project which will be delivered in the local community.

6. Graduation – you will be required to join with your team at a high profile celebration event (date yet to be set) where certificates will be awarded and the achievements of your team will be celebrated in presence of their families, guests and an invited VIP audience.

 

For further details on this post which the job profile and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Sarah Robinson on 0115 8380300.

Applications received by 02.03.2014 will be interviewed on 18.03.2014/19.03.2014

Applications received by 06.04.2014 will be interviewed on 22.04.2014/23.04.2014

Applications received by 04.05.2014 will be interviewed on 13.05.2014/14.05.2014

Training will be between 27th & 30th May (half term) or 18th & 20th June 2014

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Supporting documents:
2362 role profile and person specification

Closing date: 04/05/2014 17:00:00

National Citizen Service Team Mentor - see main text
c. 1,398.00 for fixed term

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Fixed Term Contract for the Summer Programme £1,398.00

We have a number of fixed term vacancies (or secondment opportunities) to work on National Citizen Service (NCS) this summer, during June, July or August 2014.

The NCS programme takes place over several weeks (out of school time) in the spring, summer or autumn. It features a short residential away from home, and a project in the local community. It has a focus on social mixing, regular guided reflection leading to social action projects led by the young people themselves – all of which makes NCS such a unique and rewarding experience.

The role involves mentoring a team of up to 15 participants through all phases of the NCS programme, working closely with the team leader to support individual and team achievement, becoming a second point of contact for the team, and ensuring that all procedures with regards to health & safety and safeguarding are followed in line with NCS staff handbook.

You will be required to work across six linked phases of the programme which are as follows:

1. Pre programme activity – you as team leader will be required to attend mandatory training during this phase and contact and meet your team prior to the formal start of the programme.

2. Five day residential - commencing - based at an outdoor activity centre, where you will support your team through a series of individual and team challenges set and led by experienced outdoor instructors.

3. Five day residential – commencing based at a local residential centre with sessions delivered by leading experts in their field. You will support your team through the development of new skills and increased social awareness throughout this phase.

4. Plan a Social Action project – immediately following phase 3 you will help support and facilitate the design of your team’s social action project which will be delivered the following week.

5. Deliver a Social Action project - immediately following phase 4 you will help support and facilitate the delivery of your team’s social action project which will be delivered in the local community.

6. Graduation – you will be required to join with your team at a high profile celebration event (date yet to be set) where certificates will be awarded and the achievements of your team will be celebrated in presence of their families, guests and an invited VIP audience.

For further details on this post which the job profile and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Sarah Robinson on 0115 8380300.

Applications received by 02.03.2014 will be interviewed on 18.03.2014/19.03.2014

Applications received by 06.04.2014 will be interviewed on 22.04.2014/23.04.2014

Applications received by 04.05.2014 will be interviewed on 13.05.2014/14.05.2014

Training will be between 27th & 30th May (half term) or 18th & 20th June 2014

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2363 role profile and person specification

Closing date: 04/05/2014 17:00:00

Quality Manager - full-time and permanent
c. 34.2k - 37.4k per annum

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We are looking to recruit a high performing individual to join our management team. We will need you to have the vision, talent and passion to transform ncn into an entrepreneurial college that will deliver our promise of excellence, employability and enterprise to present and future generations.

We believe excellence is non-negotiable. In this role you will develop, plan and implement an efficient and effective cycle of best practice identification and dissemination, and to ensure that learners are actively engaged and involved.

It is important that you have a good knowledge and application of all aspects of OfSTED frameworks and experience of using self-assessment and improvement planning to drive organisational improvement.
 
If you have any questions regarding this role, please call Liam Sloan, Assistant Principal - Students on 0115 8380523

The selection assessment date for the post is Wednesday 23 May 2014

The closing date for the post is noon Friday 2 May 2014

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2385 role profile and person specification

Closing date: 02/05/2014 12:00:00

Governor
Voluntary

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Invest in your skills – become a governor

New College Nottingham is looking for innovative, imaginative and enthusiastic individuals who can invest in the future of Nottingham.

Do you have a genuine interest in education, training and skills – including your own?

Could you add value to the life chances of Nottinghamshire’s learners through your personal experience?

If the answer is yes, we’d love to hear from you.

We are looking for members of the local community to work on a voluntary basis as a governor. Being a governor is a rewarding role. By understanding the true nature of our local economy and identifying the education and skills priorities, you can help to shape the future success of Nottinghamshire’s learners and help the city and wider county to prosper and grow.

ncn is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is committed to being an inclusive workplace, representative of its community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified individuals regardless of their age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, or their race or ethnic origin. We are currently under-represented in terms of ethnic minority governors and hence would welcome applications from ethnic minority groups. (All applications will be treated strictly on merit.)

For further information or an application pack, please call 0115 838 0524 or email clerk@ncn.ac.uk. Alternatively you can download the application form below and send it to clerk@ncn.ac.uk.

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Closing date: 30/04/2014 17:00:00

Curriculum Lead in Animal Care - full-time and permanent
c. 23.3k - 29.5k per annum

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ncn is one of the country’s foremost providers of Further and Higher Education for the Construction Energy and STEM sectors. With around 1200 full time and 2500 part time students studying a range of programmes we have a lot to offer and be proud of.  Joining our team will put you at the forefront of education and training in Nottingham

The Cluster of Construction, Sustainability and Environmental Sciences is lead partner for a number of exciting projects, and is developing a national profile that will be hard to beat.

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Animal Care Curriculum Lead to share their experience and knowledge with future generations of STEM learners.

The STEM Academy has recently invested in a newly built dedicated Animal Care laboratory to support practical based teaching and learning. In this role you will be expected to teach on edexcel BTEC animal care courses at level 1 and 2, with an emphasis on hand on practical experience.

You should have keen interest in supporting learners through their studies, be very well organised and effective in managing your time in this busy academy.

For further details on this post which the job profile and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Carla Smedberg Head of Academy STEM on 0115 9125502 extension 3829.

It is anticipated that the assessment centre for this post will take place on Thursday 1st May 2014.

Previous applicants need not apply.

In this area we are currently under-represented in terms of staff from ethnic minority backgrounds and those with disabilities. In order to work towards matching our staff profile to that of our diverse student community, applications are particularly welcomed from such applicants. All applications will be treated on merit.

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Closing date: 22/04/2014 17:00:00

Lecturer Electrical Installation - One full-time and one 18.5hpw post, permanent
Salary dependent on experience

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ncn is one of the country’s foremost providers of Further and Higher Education for the Construction Energy and STEM sectors. With around 1200 full time and 2500 part time students studying a range of programmes we have a lot to offer and be proud of.  Joining our team will put you at the forefront of education and training in Nottingham

The Cluster of Construction, Sustainability and Environmental Sciences is lead partner for a number of exciting projects, and is developing a national profile that will be hard to beat.

In this role you will lecture and assess on a range of Electrical programmes, including NVQ and Technical Certificates so you will need a broad range of skills. You should possess relevant site experience, either commercial or industrial, and demonstrate an enthusiastic approach to teaching, learning and training, always putting the learner first and ensuring their success. A particular expertise in any one of the professional disciplines in construction will be required.

Working on a range of programmes the successful candidate will hold a relevant Electrical qualification (either NVQ level 3 or other equivalent level 3 qualification) and also hold or be working towards a recognised teaching qualification for example, PGCE or Certificate in Education.

For further details on this post which the role profile and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Carla Smedberg, Head of Academy on 0115 9125502 extension 3829.

It is anticipated that the assessment centre for this post will take place on Tuesday 29th April 2014.

Previous applicants need not apply.

In this area we are currently under-represented in terms of staff from ethnic minority backgrounds and those with disabilities. In order to work towards matching our staff profile to that of our diverse student community, applications are particularly welcomed from such applicants. All applications will be treated on merit.

The closing date for this post is 5pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

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2383 role profile and person specification

Closing date: 22/04/2014 17:00:00

Lecturer Motor Vehicle - 2 posts - full-time and permanent
c. 23.3k - 29.5k per annum

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ncn is one of the country’s foremost providers of Further and Higher Education for the Construction Energy and STEM sectors. With around 1200 full time and 2500 part time students studying a range of programmes we have a lot to offer and be proud of.  Joining our team will put you at the forefront of education and training in Nottingham

The Cluster of Construction, Sustainability and Environmental Sciences is lead partner for a number of exciting projects, and is developing a national profile that will be hard to beat.

ncn is proud to offer a new experience for our learners engaging them in the country’s first Learning Company – Car Dealership.  We need highly motivated individuals to help us develop this new area of curriculum ensuring that our learners experience outstanding learning as part of their own development.  You will need to recognise excellence and be able to be part of a team to ensure growth in both full time and apprenticeship programmes.  Working alongside the commercial arm of this provision you will ensure learners gain the skills to enable them in the world of work, providing guidance and support to team members to achieve Academy targets

For further details on this post which the role profile and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Carla Smedberg, Head of Academy on 0115 9125502 extension 3829.

It is anticipated that the assessment centre for this post will take place on Friday 2nd May 2014.

In this area we are currently under-represented in terms of female staff, those from ethnic minority backgrounds and those with disabilities. In order to work towards matching our staff profile to that of our diverse student community, applications are particularly welcomed from such applicants. All applications will be treated on merit.

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2382 role profile and person specification

Closing date: 22/04/2014 17:00:00

Restaurant Assessor Trainer - part-time and fixed term
c. 20.2k - 24.4k per annum pro rata

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Part-time and fixed term for 6 months initially

ncn and the award winning Adams Restaurant are looking for a Restaurant Trainer to join their professional and dynamic city centre based  team.

You will have recent experience of working within a fine dining restaurant setting and have a high level of customer service skills as well as an excellent understanding of the factors impacting upon the UK hospitality today.

You will be flexible, hardworking and passionate about our industry and want to share these qualities with our staff, students and customers and be sensitive and responsive to learner needs.

Our ideal candidate will also have the ability to identify individual needs of our learners, be supportive with those less able whilst providing stretch and challenge opportunities for those who are excelling.
 
The post is offered on a part time and temporary basis, potentially 2 or 3 days as well as 2 evenings a week and will support the delivery of the Catering and Hospitality curriculum within the restaurant and involve training students in line with their individual learning programmes. Relevant training will be offered if required and this role will be reviewed within 6 months with a view to make it a permanent full time position.

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Wendy Walker-Graham, Head of Academy, on 0115 9125502 extension 3479.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Monday 28 April 2014.

In this area we are currently under-represented in terms of staff from ethnic minority backgrounds and those with disabilities. In order to work towards matching our staff profile to that of our diverse student community, applications are particularly welcomed from such applicants. All applications will be treated on merit.

The closing date for this post is 5pm Tuesday 22 April 2014

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2380 role profile and person specification

Closing date: 22/04/2014 17:00:00

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Why work at ncn?

Benefits include a final salary pension scheme, excellent staff development and training, family friendly working practices and generous holiday entitlement. All successful applicants will be subject to a CRB Disclosure check.

Apply on-line or e-mail jobs@ncn.ac.uk for further details and an application form, quoting the relevant reference number. Our vacancies are also advertised on www.FEjobs.com

We particularly welcome applications from Asian, African Caribbean and people from other ethnic minorities who are currently under-represented in our workforce. Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview