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Lecturers of Computing (Full-Time)

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Responsible to: Head of Department of Information Technology

Accessible: Principal and Vice-Principal (Academic Affairs) 


Founded in 2003, ICON College of Technology and Management is a private higher education institution adjacent to the City of London and around 1400 students including in BSc/BA (Hons) Top-Up courses. The College recently signed a partnership agreement with Bishop Grosseteste University for a period of five years to deliver validated approved BSc/BA Hons with Foundation Courses.

ICON College’s Vision:

Our vision is to be, within five years, an inclusive, high-quality, independent London-based education provider operating from our own campus and progressing towards the attainment of degree-awarding powers.

Job description:

The full-time lecturers of Computing will deliver a high standard of teaching and learning across a range of courses as required by the Head of the Information Technology Department

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching BSc (Hons) and HND Computing courses as allocated by the Head of Department
  • Delivering learning experiences that are engaging, challenging and informed by pedagogical scholarship and professional practice.
  • Demonstrating effective teaching and professional practice as measured by student feedback, assessment outcomes and success, peer review and external validation.
  • Assessing students’ coursework
  • Supporting students through pastoral or advisory role.
  • Carrying out administrative tasks related to the department, such as admissions interviews, induction programmes and involvement in committees and boards.
  • Engaging in continuous professional development including a range of delivery techniques and the promotion of learning, professional practice and research.

Additional responsibilities and involvement will include:

Membership of different College committees, together with membership of such other groups as shall be required/deemed appropriate from time to time.

Person Specification

Essential requirements:

  • Ideally 2 – 3 years’ experience of teaching Computing-related courses at postgraduate, undergraduate and HND levels at UK University
  • At least MSc degree in Computing-related subject for HND course and PhD for BSc course
  • A strong knowledge of subject area combined with a broad subject background enabling contributions in both HND and BSc (Hons) Computing
  • Flexibility approach to work- availability for working on Saturdays and evenings up 9.30 pm
  • Availability of working on the College premises
  • Ability to work well with students from various backgrounds
  • Knowledge of the policy context of quality management in higher education and the ability to write clearly and succinctly for a range of internal and external audiences.
  • Be able to teach in one of the following subject areas;
    • Software Engineering and Data Science
    • Network Engineering
    • Mathematics
  • Applicant must have the right to work in the UK (the College is unable to provide a work permit)

Desirable requirements:

  • Familiarity with the independent higher education sector in the UK.
  • Experience of curriculum development and quality assurance procedures
  • Knowledge of quality assurance procedures in Higher Education


The College will offer a competitive salary in the range of up to £43,501- £47,199, depending on qualifications and prior experience. In addition, there will be 33 days holiday (including 8 bank holidays) per annum. During Christmas time, staff can either take three days holiday or have tasks assigned by their line manager. A range of work-life balance opportunities and family-friendly negotiated working arrangements are available. A 5-8% private pension contribution may also be made by the College.

Application process

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the United Kingdom in accordance with the Immigration Act 2016.

To apply for this post, please submit to the College your CV, together with a letter of application (no more than the equivalent of three sides of A4 paper) briefly explaining how you satisfy the job description/requirements. If selected for the role, you will be asked to provide the contact details of two referees. Your named referees will be required to provide a satisfactory reference prior to any formal offer of appointment being made. 

To apply for this post, please submit to the College your CV, together with a letter of application (no more than the equivalent of three sides of A4 paper) briefly explaining how you satisfy the job description/requirements.

Your CV and application letter should (preferably) be sent to: [email protected] (via the ‘Apply’ button above) or you may post your application materials to: The Vice-Principal (Academic Affairs), ICON College of Technology and Management, Units 21-22, 1-13 Adler Street, London E1 1EG.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is: Friday 28 July, 2023 by 5pm

If you have not heard from the College within four weeks of the closing date for the receipt of applications, please assume that, on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

Thank you, in advance, for considering working with ICON College.

NOTE: Only candidates satisfying the above criteria should apply. You can indicate your areas of expertise in your covering letter. If you have not taught at university level, kindly DO NOT apply.

For further information about ICON College visit our website at

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