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Optics Operations Officer

Employer
Capital City College Group
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£24,934 – £28,005 per annum
Closing date
17 Dec 2021

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Job Role
Dispensing Optician, Optical Technician
Sector
Academic
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
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Key Purpose

To oversee all aspects of the assessment process and provide technical support for the Optics department.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

In addition to the duties laid down by CIC conditions of service, the post holder will:

1. Co-ordination of all aspects of the assessment process

2. Collating and formatting of examination papers, to be sent to the External Moderators

3. Scheduling and timetabling of examinations, assessments and quality assurance process

4. Booking and preparation of examination venues

5. Liaising with the Internal Examiners and External Moderators

6. Liaising with ABDO and the GOC with respect to theory examination administration

7. Collate, track and send Core Competency tracking sheets to ABDO

8. Respond to candidates’ queries regarding all examinations including re-sit examinations

9. Attend Examination Boards and Team meetings

10. To create, oversee and maintain the results tracking sheets, including employers’ and sponsors’ contact details

11. To set up and pack away equipment to be used in practical classes

12. To prepare and maintain, equipment and resources for Anatomy, Visual Optics, Ophthalmic lenses, Dispensing, and Contact Lens laboratories, ensuring compliance with Health and Safety

13. To assist tutors and students in laboratories when required, including giving advice and assistance to students and staff on apparatus use, care and techniques

14. Support the Optics department in developing and maintaining links with the Optical Manufacturing Industry and Employers

15. To undertake any other administrative duties to assist the department

16. To maintain and restock equipment essential to the running of the optical science curriculum

16. Comply with College Equal Opportunities Policy.

Expectations of the Post Holder

Ensure that the College policy for equality of opportunity is adhered to and promoted in all aspects of the post holder’s work:

  1. Be a registered member of ABDO and the GOC
  2. Ensure effective quality control and continuous improvement in all aspects of the work and responsibilities attached to this post, in keeping with the College's quality assurance procedures and systems
  3. Undertake responsibilities for safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults
  4. To comply with and promote College Health and Safety policies and procedures and to undertake recommended Health and Safety training as and when necessary
  5. Be committed to professional self-development, through participation in in-service training as necessary for the successful carrying out of the job
  6. Undertake such other duties as are commensurate with the grade of the post, as may be reasonably required at the initial place of work or at other locations in the College

N.B. This job description is designed to outline a range of main duties that may be

encountered. It is not designed to be an exhaustive listing of tasks and can be varied in

consultation with the post holder in order to reflect changes in the job or the organisation.

All teaching staff at the College are expected to support students to develop their English and Maths skills, using teaching, learning and assessment opportunities within the curriculum or through the delivery of Additional Learning Support, to do so. You will be expected to mark students’ work carefully and thoroughly, giving advice on how it could be improved, and also correcting spelling, grammar and vocabulary when necessary.

Newly appointed staff without a Level 2 English and Maths qualification will be supported with in-service training to develop their professional skills to enable them to confidently develop the English and Maths skills of their students.

N.B. This job description is designed to outline a range of main duties that may be encountered.  It is not designed to be an exhaustive listing of tasks and can be varied in consultation with the post holder in order to reflect changes in the job or the organisation.

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