BPTC Lecturer

United Kingdom
15 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
14 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
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

•    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)

•    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

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