BPTC Lecturer

Location
United Kingdom
Posted
15 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
14 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

BPTC Lecturer
Birmingham, Manchester & London    
Permanent, Full time

We are looking for BPTC lecturer to teach on our BPTC programmes in Birmingham, Manchester and London.  

The Lecturer will be a qualified barrister or solicitor who is client-focused and suitably experienced from vocational practice.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

•  teaching in small group tutorials and/or large group lectures
•  providing appropriate support and guidance to students throughout their academic study on the programme e.g. moderating discussion boards and dealing with individual student academic enquiries 
•  providing appropriate pastoral support to students, both to individual personal tutees and to students more generally 
•  striving to obtain the highest level of teaching feedback from students on the programme
•  providing references for past and present students upon request 
•  setting and marking students’ exams, assessments and practice papers
•  invigilating exams and assessments as required
•  carrying out related administrative duties when required by module and programme leaders
•  contributing to curriculum development work including innovation, planning and evaluation and updating of programme materials - including those relating to specific individual modules and courses 
• staying abreast of new developments in relevant modular areas and pedagogic methodologies, including undertaking training and development where appropriate
•  liaising with other lecturers in the delivery of the curriculum in order to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge for successful progression onto the professional programmes
•  contributing to BPP marketing activities, for example: building tours for potential students, law fairs and careers & information events
•  contributing to the life of the BPTC,  for example: by judging moots; participating in pro bono schemes and careers events (e.g. conducting mock interviews); and providing assistance at any other BPTC functions (e.g. student parties) as required
•  contribute wherever possible to the fulfilment of the BPP Mission Statement, with particular attention to anticipating and responding to clients’ requirements and exceeding their expectations  

Skills, knowledge and qualifications required

Essential
•    Qualified solicitor or barrister
•    Good IT skills
•    Excellent presentation and communication skills at all levels
•    Good interpersonal skills
•    A passion for teaching                                                  
•    Highly motivated
•    Good team player       
•    A commitment to vocationally-orientated legal education
•    An appreciation of the centrality of student feedback in the assessment of lecturer performance
•    A willingness to ‘go the extra mile’ for the student in terms of their academic and pastoral journey at the University is essential
•    A willingness to get involved in activities outside of the classroom, such as marketing and assistance with student societies
•    The ability to work constructively in a team
•    A results driven attitude.
•    A teaching qualification or Fellowship of the HEA (desirable) or a commitment to achieving either of these through BPP’s PGCPE (Post Graduate Certificate in Professional Education) or Headway, BPP’s accredited CPD scheme (essential)

Desirable
•    First degree and CPE/GDL if relevant     
•    A masters degree in a law related subject           
•    Relevant teaching / examining experience at this or a comparable level    
For details on how to apply, please visit: https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/bpp/

Closing date: 18th April