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Foundation Year Teacher – Computer Science & Mathematics

Employer
KINGS COLLEGE LONDON
Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

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We are looking for an experienced and suitably qualified teachers of Computer Science who are keen to be part of a successful, friendly, and dynamic collaboration with the Department of Informatics and Kings Foundations.

As a foundation year teacher, you will be teaching highly capable and motivated international students on the Kings’ Foundations programme, which is a one year RQF (Regulated Qualification Framework) Level 3 programme for those intending to progress to undergraduate degrees at university.

While we are a campus-based university and the programme is delivered on campus, it is essential that you are able to demonstrate ability and experience in online and or blended approaches to teaching.

Your responsibility will be to enable our students to achieve their potential and progress to studying a degree as independent, critical and creative learners.  In addition, you will be given opportunities to contribute to the development and delivery of the Computer Science & Mathematics module.

Please note that as some of the students you will teach will be under 18, you may be required to act as a Personal Tutor to these students and as such an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service is a prerequisite for the role.

The Department of Informatics is based in the iconic Bush House building (a Grade II listed building that formerly housed the BBC World Service), where some of the teaching takes place, but  you may also be required to work from any of King’s campuses.

King’s values the diversity of its staff and student body and recognises that this is both a strength and defining feature of King’s as a London university in a global context.  We therefore particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups.

The role will be fixed term for 12 months starting from 1st September 2024.

This is a full-time  post - 100% full time equivalent

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King's College London is one of the top 20 universities in the world and among the oldest in England. King's has more than 27,600 students (of whom nearly 10,500 are graduate students) from some 150 countries worldwide, and some 6,800 staff.

King's has an outstanding reputation for world-class teaching and cutting-edge research. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) King’s was ranked 6th nationally in the ‘power’ ranking, which takes into account both the quality and quantity of research activity, and 7th for quality according to Times Higher Education rankings. Eighty-four per cent of research at King’s was deemed ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (3* and 4*). The university is in the top seven UK universities for research earnings and has an overall annual income of more than £684 million.

King's has a particularly distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, the sciences (including a wide range of health areas such as psychiatry, medicine, nursing and dentistry) and social sciences including international affairs. It has played a major role in many of the advances that have shaped modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA and research that led to the development of radio, television, mobile phones and radar.

King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts are part of King's Health Partners. King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts, including leading teaching hospitals and comprehensive mental health services. For more information, visit: www.kingshealthpartners.org.

King’s £600 million campaign, World questions|KING’s answers, has delivered huge global impact in areas where King’s has particular expertise. Philanthropic support has funded new research to save young lives at Evelina London Children’s Hospital; established the King’s Dickson Poon School of Law as a worldwide leader in transnational law; built a new Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital; allowed unique collaboration between leading neuroscientists to fast-track new treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, motor neurone disease, depression and schizophrenia at the new Maurice Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute; created the Cicely Saunders Institute: the first academic institution in the world dedicated to palliative care, and supported the King’s Sierra Leone Partnership in the Ebola crisis. Donations provide over 300 of the most promising students with scholarships and bursaries each year. More information about the campaign is available at www.kcl.ac.uk/kingsanswers.

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