Digital Skills/IT Instructor - NES00251

North East Scotland College

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • £11,866.50 to £13,685.30 per annum, Support Grade 6
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: NES00251

Job Description

The Digital Skills Development Team are seeking an enthusiastic individual to provide Digital Skills instruction to students on a range of courses, through a variety of pedagogical approaches and the associated functions of lesson preparation and assessment. The successful candidate will deliver a range of Digital Skills from SCQF Level 3 to Level 7 as well as providing support to all users of the Digital Skills Spaces ensuring that quality underpins all services provided, efficient use is made of the available resources and customer service is of the highest standard at all times. It is essential you are educated to HND level in Computing, IT or equivalent with experience of working in an Administrative or IT environment. It is desirable that successful candidates hold a recognised Assessor Qualification (A1, D32 or equivalent) and ECDL (Advanced) or equivalent. Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with excellent organisational skills are essential for this post.
The Individual

PERSON SPECIFICATION (criteria marked * are desirable, all others are essential) QUALIFICATIONS A minimum of an HND in Computing, IT or equivalent;Evidence of commitment to continuing professional development. *Recognised Assessor Qualification (A1, D32 or equivalent);*ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) or equivalent. * ECDL Advanced or equivalent. EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE Experience of working in an IT environment.Up to date vocational experience in the relevant area.Experience as a trainer or experience of training staff in the relevant area*Experience of conducting assessmentsUp to date industry knowledge in the relevant area Knowledge of the type of programmes available in further educationKnowledge of a range of assessment methods. SKILLS Good level of digital literacy and technical skill;Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills;Excellent customer care skills;Able to work to deadlines;Organisational skills;Customer care skills;Critical thinking and problem solving skills PERSONAL QUALITIES Committed to customer service and quality improvement;Enthusiastic and proactive ‘can do’ approach;Able to develop positive working relationships;Able to prioritise work under pressure;Confident of ability to maintain student discipline/behaviour. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Commitment to College values and equal opportunitiesAbility to work flexibly to meet the demands of the postWillingness to study for assessor qualification;

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