Lecturer Accounts- Hopwood Hall College

Hopwood Hall College
31202.00 GBP Annual
18 Jun 2017
30 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


To take an active role in the delivery of quality programmes within the Curriculum area.


  1. To teach on a wide range of full and part-time courses, in line with the college and curriculum area specifications.
  2. To contribute to the planning, monitoring and evaluation of the curriculum in the school
  3. To prepare and mark assessments as required within the range of programmes timetabled
  4. To promote and participate in the delivery of Basic / Key Skills
  5. To be responsible for the continuous improvement in attendance, punctuality, retention and achievement of students in designated teaching groups.
  6. To produce full, considered and timely reports and references on students
  7. To participate in student interviews, enrolment and induction, open days and other liaison activities.
  8. To work co-operatively within a team and attend all team meetings
  9. To fully participate in the college's ILT strategy including contributing to the upkeep of the section's intranet site
  10. To adopt fully all curriculum initiatives adopted by the curriculum area
  11. To maintain comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of specialist areas
  12. To maintain current and appropriate resources for all course units taught including Schemes of Work, Lesson Plans, Exam schedules and suitable teaching materials ensuring differentiated learning opportunities are in place.
  13. To contribute fully to the planning of the AAT course
  14. To contribute to the total learning experience of students within the curriculum area
  15. To ensure the application of Inclusive Learning in all areas of activity
  16. Ensure continuous development and improvement of professional knowledge.
  17. Any other duties of a similar level of responsibility as may be required.

All staff are responsible for:

Children & Vulnerable Adults: safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults

Equipment & Materials: the furniture, equipment and consumable goods used in relation to their work

Health / Safety / Welfare: the health and safety and welfare of all employees, students and visitors under their control in accordance with Hopwood Hall College's safety policy statements

Equal Opportunities: performing their duties in accordance with Hopwood Hall College's Single Equality Scheme

Revisions and updates

This role description will be reviewed and amended on an on-going basis in line with organisational needs, with consultation with trade unions where required.

Person Profile

The College supports the Skills for Life agenda and recognises the importance of all adults having functional literacy and numeracy whatever their role.

All staff are therefore given the support to gain a level 2 qualification in literacy and / or numeracy if they do not already have one and all teaching staff are expected to promote the basic skills of their learners within their subject


Essential Criteria

  • Degree in Accounts or related Discipline Teaching Qualification or willingness to work towards

Desirable Criteria

  • Higher Degree in Accounting or relevant professional qualification
  • Assessor/ Verifier qualification

How Identified: Application


Essential Criteria

  • Experience of teaching within the subject area.
  • Experience of teaching AAT L2, L3 and L4.
  • If a vocational area practical/industrial experience within that field.

Desirable Criteria

  • FE teaching experience
  • Course Leader experience

How Identified: Application/Interview

Specialist Knowledge

Essential Criteria

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the subject area
  • Understanding of current educational initiatives
  • Creative and innovative approach to the development of teaching materials

How Identified: Application/Interview

IT Skills

Essential Criteria

  • Intermediate level of Microsoft applications particularly Excel.
  • Willing to undertake IT training relevant to their role.

Desirable Criteria

  • Familiar with Sage Accounting software
  • Knowledge of software packages such as Pro-Monitor, Pro Achieve and student record systems.
  • Familiar with using VLE's and E Learning packages

How Identified: Application/Interview