Freelance Digital Technology Project Supervisor

London, United Kingdom
Friday, 17 January 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 29 January 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Profile Teaching - Project Supervisor
Contract Type Freelance

Job Purpose

BPP School of Business and Technology is recruiting for a number of associate faculty roles to accommodate the demand needs within the school to supervise student work-based and professional projects, supporting learners in working towards their Digital Degree Apprenticeship.

We are looking for highly motivated, practitioner-experienced lecturers to bring high quality project supervision into the School.

Practitioner areas of experience and specialist knowledge relevant to these programmes would include:

  • Business Analyst
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • IT consultancy
  • Network Engineer
  • Software Engineer/Developer

Job Background

The role is essential in providing further support for individual students over and above their weekly seminar contact with their Module Leader, on a one-to-one basis. This is towards the completion of two consecutive projects that are undertaken towards the successful completion of their Degree Apprenticeship in Digital Technology Solutions (DTS). The projects are:

  • Work-based project (Level 5)
  • Professional project (Level 6)

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide clear guidance and support to students who are writing projects in your specialist area/s. Contact and support will be provided over two consecutive semesters, for each project supervised.
  • To liaise with the student's line manager over the setting and progress of the project

Coordination and communication between student, line manager and yourself can be conducted through a range of possible remote channels, including email, Skype or telephone.

You may be offered to supervise a number of students simultaneously, subject to your availability and suitability.

Department School of Business and Technology - SOBAT Faculty

Vacancy location

Location UK, Nationwide, Nationwide

Candidate Criteria


  • Relevant first degree and/or Professional Qualification(s) applicable to your subject area and level of teaching
  • Significant Practitioner experience and/or applied research relevant to the discipline
  • Experience of negotiation with and managing different stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to effectively plan, organise and prioritise workload
  • The ability to work well in a team and be collaborative
  • Excellent computer/IT skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Commercially and educationally focused with leadership and coaching skills

Please note successful candidates will be required to undergo a DBS check


  • A teaching qualification relevant to the discipline or Fellowship of the HEA or a commitment to achieving either of these through BPP's PGCPHE (Post Graduate Certificate in Professional Higher Education) or Headway, BPP's accredited CPD scheme BCS registration
  • Other industry related professional accreditations and/or certifications (i.e. A+, BCS Systems Development Essentials, CompTIA, Cisco, ITIL, Linux, MTA and Network+)
  • Experience of teaching Digital subjects at a Further (Level 3) and/or Higher (Levels 4-6) education level
  • Experience in teaching live on line and/or of delivering training and seminars in a commercial context, relevant to the Digital sector
  • Experience/awareness of delivery needs for work based learners
  • Experience of supporting students in an academic context

Employment Details

Contract Hours Freelance
FTE Freelance
Salary Competitive

Full Job Description

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