Job description


  • Entry level
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  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


Job Profile Teaching - Technology Tutor

Contract Type Freelance

Job Purpose

BPP School of Business and Technology is recruiting for a number of associate faculty roles to accommodate the demand needs within the school to supervise student work-based and professional projects, supporting learners in working towards their Digital Degree Apprenticeship.

We are looking for highly motivated, practitioner-experienced lecturers to bring high quality project supervision into the School.

Practitioner areas of experience and specialist knowledge relevant to these programmes would include:

- Business Analyst
- Cyber Security Analyst
- Data Analyst
- IT consultancy
- Network Engineer
- Software Engineer/Developer

Job Background

The role is essential in providing further support for individual students over and above their weekly seminar contact with their Module Leader, on a one-to-one basis. This is towards the completion of two consecutive projects that are undertaken towards the successful completion of their Degree Apprenticeship in Digital Technology Solutions (DTS). The projects are:

- Work-based project (Level 5)
- Professional project (Level 6)

Key Responsibilities:

- To provide clear guidance and support to students who are writing projects in your specialist area/s. Contact and support will be provided over two consecutive semesters, for each project supervised.
- To liaise with the student's line manager over the setting and progress of the project

Coordination and communication between student, line manager and yourself can be conducted through a range of possible remote channels, including email, Skype or telephone.

You may be offered to supervise a number of students simultaneously, subject to your availability and suitability.

Department School of Business and Technology - SOBAT Faculty

Location UK, Nationwide, Nationwide

Candidate Criteria


- Relevant first degree and/or Professional Qualification(s) applicable to your subject area and level of teaching
- Significant Practitioner experience and/or applied research relevant to the discipline
- Experience of negotiation with and managing different stakeholders
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- The ability to effectively plan, organise and prioritise workload
- The ability to work well in a team and be collaborative
- Excellent computer/IT skills
- Self-motivated
- Commercially and educationally focused with leadership and coaching skills

Please note successful candidates will be required to undergo a DBS check


- A teaching qualification relevant to the discipline or Fellowship of the HEA or a commitment to achieving either of these through BPP's PGCPHE (Post Graduate Certificate in Professional Higher Education) or Headway, BPP's accredited CPD scheme
- BCS registration
- Other industry related professional accreditations and/or certifications (i.e. A+, BCS Systems Development Essentials, CompTIA, Cisco, ITIL, Linux, MTA and Network+)
- Experience of teaching Digital subjects at a Further (Level 3) and/or Higher (Levels 4-6) education level
- Experience in teaching live on line and/or of delivering training and seminars in a commercial context, relevant to the Digital sector
- Experience/awareness of delivery needs for work based learners
- Experience of supporting students in an academic context

Employment Details

Contract Hours Freelance

FTE Freelance

Salary Competitive


Full Job Description

DTS Project Supervisors Job Description.pdf (313 Kb)

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