BioGrad biobank
BioGrad biobank

Vacancy

Job Description

Biology Education Lead
SALARY: £27,800
CONTRACT: 0.6FT Permanent and flexible working
Place of work: Hybrid working arrangement
Reports to: Curriculum and Assessment Education Lead
ROLE PURPOSE / SUMMARY: To lead the delivery and assessment of Biology content across the qualification related courses delivered at BioGrad Education. Currently this will include the delivery of intensive practical work courses, to support both A-level Biology students and adult learners through the provision of Teacher and Technician Training Skills Bootcamps. The successful candidate will lead a large team of teachers and technicians and will be required to model high expectations through their own teaching and training activity. There will also be opportunities to encourage growth in and to diversify our course offer and therefore it is expected that the successful candidate will make a strong contribution to the strategic direction of the company
Level 3 Biology Practical Skills Expert_BioGrad Education, Liverpool

ROLE-SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Teaching and Assessment

  • Deliver small group teaching from 1-15 learners and to support others to
    effectively do so.
  • Adhere to policies and procedures in accordance with company standards.
  • Complete assessments of learners in line with regulatory requirements
    and secure accurate records of progress made against assessment
    criteria for all Biology learners.
  • Lead and attend training sessions and meetings with teaching and
    technical staff to support national course delivery. 
  • Undertake administrative duties.
  • Personally, or support others, to test course equipment and troubleshoot
    any problems, so that practical work is fit for purpose and is adapted
    accordingly.
  • To write, review and improve the resources offer on a regular basis, to ensure it is of high quality and fit for purpose. This will include overseeing
    of others ordering equipment, chemicals and consumables.
  • To network and develop/secure strong working relationships with a range
    of stakeholders including Tuition Centres, Awarding Organisations,
    Parents, Universities, Employers and the wider STEM community.

2. Health and Safety

Review and update all related practical work risk assessments.

Have overall leadership responsibility for health and safety within the Biology practical work sessions.

Ensure teachers, technician and learners understand and follow health
and safety guidance.

Ensure all learners complete the relevant health and safety assessments.

Person Specification

Competency Criteria

Qualifications, Training & Knowledge

Essential

Desirable

Experience

Essential

Desirable

Skills & Behaviours

Essential

Essential

Circumstances

Company Benefits

35 days Holiday per annum pro rata
Employee Assistance Programme
Benefits Available after 1 years’ Service.
House Loan Scheme –   down payment on new home
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Package
Enhanced Sickness and Absence Pay
Enhanced holiday package after 5 years and 10 years’ service

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Please note that we reserve the right to close the application window early should we find the appropriate candidate/s.
Please send your cv and cover letter to recruitment@biograd.co.uk