Vacancies

We pride ourselves on our excellent quality leading study programmes but it wouldn’t be possible to deliver such credible courses if our team wasn’t made up of highly skilled and talented staff members.

At VLUK we invest in our aim to provide our students with the best possible foundation to start their careers. That is why we are also committed to the development, expansion and improvement of our staff.

If you fancy being part of a versatile, innovative and remarkable team VLUK is always recruiting new faces passionate about the education sector.

Revisit our website to view our most recent vacancies or email your CV with a covering letter explaining why you would like to work for us to info@vluk.org.

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BTEC Teacher of Sport

Location: Pontefract 

Contract type: Permanent (Full time/Part time)

To apply, send CV and letter of application to Gemma Halsey, Operations Director at gemma.halsey@vluk.org.

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Job Description: 

The directors of VLUK seek to appoint a committed, dynamic, qualified teacher to deliver on level 3 BTEC Sport and Education programmes for September 2022 at various locations.

Experience of BTEC Sport is essential, along with demonstration and experience of outstanding teaching practice.

The post would suit new entrants to the profession, as well as qualified Sports teachers with experience of responsibilities within a department.

Progression routes can lead to Assistant Curriculum Leader positions.

VLUK is one of the country’s largest Sports and Education providers, with an established track record of working with professional sports clubs since 2006. The successful candidate will join a dynamic team, focused on improving the standards of teaching, learning and achievement for young people.

 

Lecturer of Sport

Location: UK

Contract type: Permanent (Full time)

Hours: 39 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Start date: January 2023

Reporting to: Director of Quality

To apply, send CV and letter of application to Gemma Halsey, Operations Director at gemma.halsey@vluk.org.

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Job Description

The main purpose of the role is to ensure the retention and achievement of students through the delivery of outstanding practice in teaching and learning. This involves the teaching and development of a range of subjects across the sport curriculum on Level 4 HNC and level 5 HND Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching Science) and BSC (Hons) in Sports Coaching.

The post of lecturer involves considerable subject-based and pedagogic knowledge and understanding, and it is therefore essential that the post holder has a motivation for keeping themselves up-to-date with developments in their professional area and also in the practices of teaching and learning.

Lecturing is more than just teaching; it includes all aspects of the learning process, including preparation and planning, and the assessment and evaluation of students. All post holders are expected to consistently review and assess their performance alongside colleagues and engage in positive and critical debate on pedagogic issues.

All lecturers must be committed to inclusive learning and ensuring that they take on the very best practice to meet individual learner needs including the promotion of equal opportunities. Higher Education is an ever changing service and all staff are expected to participate constructively in UCS activities and to adopt a flexible approach to their work.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide an outstanding research-informed, personalised student learning experience; demonstrating creativity and innovation in the effective development, planning, delivery and assessment of a wide variety of learning opportunities to enable high quality student outcomes.
  • Deliver excellence in active blended learning – integrating face-to-face and on-line teaching and learning, for example seminars, workshops, tutorials, project supervision; as appropriate for different learners.
  • Demonstrate thorough subject knowledge including significant and recent developments, as well as with professional practice where applicable.
  • Deliver excellence in assessment, including developing a range of assessment items that demonstrates innovation and sector best practice, and undertaking assessment processes in line with UCS policy and practice.
  • Provide high quality management of modules and/or small/partial programmes in line with UCS policy and practice, taking a proactive approach to the implementation of established quality assurance processes, contributing to the design and implementation of quality enhancement initiatives, and undertaking all necessary associated administration.

 

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