Software Development Teacher

Job Description

Educated appointments are delighted to be supporting one of our well established and expanding training providers who work within the creative industry to recruit a new part time Software Development Teacher (29 hours per week).

Our client is a well-established and expanding creative industry training provider with a long record of accomplishment of delivering positive outcomes for learners. Our mission is to improve the lives of young people through high quality training and creative industry experiences.

We have more than 400 young people per year going through our vocational training programmes including apprenticeships, and they all take qualifications in maths and English. We have great industry links and work with over 100 creative sector employers and SMEs.

These are exciting times for the Digital department at BCT. This September we are launching our new world class Digital Future campus including industry standard training rooms, equipment, VFX studios, e-sports arena and editing suites.

To this effect, we are looking for an outstanding Software Development Teacher to join at the new site based in Walthamstow, East London. We require a teacher with experience in app development and software engineering, knowledge of Python Language, HTML&CSS, understanding of C# Language and a wider knowledge of web-based programming language is desirable.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a successful and growing department, within a supportive framework. Candidates will have maths and English at GCSE grade C / 4 or above, and will be educated to degree level with evidence of outstanding practice working in a similar environment.

Key tasks and qualities

  • The ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of young people
  • Plan and deliver exciting lessons that supports learner progression
  • Ensure learners are retained, achieve their qualifications and progress
  • Ensure the course has a wide range of enrichment including guest speakers and trips
  • Complete learner one to one tutorials and individual learning plans
  • Use a range of assessment methods ensuring the learners are inspired to progress by outstanding and prompt feedback
  • Ability to empathies with and understand the many challenges faced by young adults in a demographic with high free school meals rate and poverty levels
  • Ability to inspire these learners by developing lessons that can relate to and build on their needs and interests
  • Experience of working in the creative industries using an entrepreneurial approach
  • Develop innovative ways of collaborating on projects both within the department and with other courses in the college
  • Experience of working professionally in arelevant industry
  • Extremely organised and able to manage your own workload effectively and flexibly
  • Highly motivated and driven to succeed in a competitive and rewarding environment
  • Outstanding teaching and communication skills and experience of good / outstanding Ofsted
  • Positive, solution focused and proactive in managing and responding to data
  • Assertive and self-confident in management of the learning environment
  • Committed and willing to “go the extra mile” to meet targets
  • Ambitious – will not settle for less than outstanding standards of work and behaviour

Technical skills –we would be interested in hearing from applicants with combinations of the following skills:

  • C# Developer
  • Strong in C#/.NET Programming
  • Experienced in SQL and relational databases
  • You can analyse information, understand business needs & requirements, and derive the best possible systems solution
  • We are open to the prospect of taking on university graduates and individuals already in app development and software engineering roles

Benefits of working for us

  • Supportive, developmental environment with a creative and innovative approach to education
  • Be part of a successful and expanding organisation with a pension and healthcare cash plan
  • Staff at BCT are supported with internal and external CPD opportunities that are tailored to their progression aims
  • We offer 32 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (40 in total) – pro-rata for part time roles