PEQF Lecturer Team Leader x2

Posting Date: 06 May 2020

Location: South West London, London, GB, SW8 2TG

Company: Babcock

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Lecturer Team Leader
London
ES&T
SF30559
 
About the role

Purpose of role: Responsible for the leadership and development of the delivery teams to deliver the PEQF programmes.  Ensuring timely progression of all students while maintaining financial and performance targets.

 

Key outputs / deliverables:
• An outstanding learning experience to officers on the programmes
• Programmes delivered in line with Babcock and HEI quality standards
• Ensure provision delivery meets a minimum of a grade 2 Ofsted grade (measured through internal inspection)
• Students’ progress in line with agreed outputs and set KPIs
• Timely and overall completion targets met
• Minimise out of funded students (i.e. those past their completion date)
• Student records are kept up to date
• Lesson plans and learning collateral are developed in line with agreed targets
• Ensure safeguarding of all students

 

Describe with whom the role regularly interfaces:


External
• Students
• MPS staff
• HEI partners
• Inspection bodies (OfS / QAA / Ofsted)

 

Internal
• Line Manager and other PEQF staff
• Apprenticeship Services
• Other key internal functions (e.g. Finance & Commercial)

 

Security status:
• Requires enhanced DBS through the Disclosure and Barring Service and military security clearance
• NPPV 2 (possibly 1)


Major tasks and activities:
• To effectively manage resources and risk to ensure delivery of an excellent student experience in accordance with the programme requirements Ensure students’ progress timely through their programme
• Identify, mitigate and reduce operational delivery and resourcing risks
• Utilise contract reporting to identify and correct sub-standard delivery
• To develop a highly motivated team who proactively support students with learning and transfer of knowledge, skills and behaviours to the workplace, that enables them to integrate theory with practice through reflection
• Support the curriculum team in the development of lessons plans and learning content
• Share best practice and engage in standardisation activities to enhance and develop the programme and ensure a consistent learning experience across the team
• Ensure the contract complies with all internal procedures and quality measures and ensure compliance with external inspection and auditing bodies i.e. OfS / QAA / Ofsted and ESFA
• To create a safe and inclusive environment for students and staff to thrive personally and professionally

 

Additional key accountabilities:
• Foster a close link with the customer and HEI partners, highlighting additional opportunities that benefit both the customer, Babcock and its HEI partners.
• Highlight improvement ideas to the curriculum team to ensure the programme reflects current operational policing requirements
• To contribute to the London Policing Institute Research Network (with our partner HEIs)
• Promote the sharing of ideas across the contract to support objectives in becoming an “outstanding” provider
• Plan recruitment and development (CPD) of all staff within areas of responsibility to maintain a professional team of industry specialists to meet current and planned delivery requirements
• Ensure Babcock and MPS Security, Health and Safety, Environmental, Information Assurance, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and Welfare & Safeguarding policies and procedures are followed at all times within all areas of responsibility

 

Budget / cash management responsibility:
• Manage costs within the area of responsibility in line with the budget and agreed operating ratios


What do I need to do the role?

 

Key technical skills / competencies:
• Managing the delivery of the programme in line with the agreed curriculum and government funding rules
• Experience of delivering a consistent student experience
• Experience of developing interactive, engaging teaching and assessment collateral
• Experience of managing relationships to drive project outcomes
• Has extensive experience of managing staff to maximise productivity, implement change and deal with conflict
• Strong KPI and performance focus in delivery
• IT literate and able to use a variety of software (including MS Word, Excel PowerPoint and Outlook)
• Excellent literacy, numeracy and communication skills

 

Key behavioural competencies:
• Ability and desire to be flexible around delivery in order to accommodate operational policing demands
• Demonstrate a high level of organisational skills and self-motivation
• Strong interpersonal skills with excellent written and verbal communication abilities
• Results focused with the ability to work under pressure
• Through a coaching style of leadership create a culture of high performance and people management and actively manage poor performance

 

Company / industry knowledge:
• Comprehensive understanding of policing and the evidence base current context, challenges and issues, gained either through previous operational or academic experience
• An understanding of the Police Educational Qualifications Framework, Authorised Professional Practice and / or Policing Professional Framework
• Experience of supporting and driving the progression of students delivering apprenticeships or other work-based learning (desirable)
• Previous experience of teaching excellence in either HE / FE or workplace setting (desirable)

 

Qualifications:
• Significant operational experience in policing (ideally within the MPS) 
• Level 7 Fellowship of  the Higher Education Academy (or willing to achieve this during probation period)
• Educated to degree level or equivalent (desirable)
• Level 2 qualification (or higher) in maths and English

 

What else do I need to know?

• All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.

 

Application Guidance

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