Freelance Digital Technology Project Supervisor

London, United Kingdom
14 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
02 Mar 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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