Lecturer – Aviation, Travel & Tourism

Bournemouth and Poole College

  • £24,698 - £36,804 per annum
  • Bournemouth / South West
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Here at Bournemouth & Poole College, we have a new opportunity available for a Lecturer Aviation, Travel & Tourism to join the team on a full time, permanent basis. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £24,698 – £36,804 per annum [pending approx. 3.4% pay increase]. We are happy to consider part-time opportunities.

At Bournemouth & Poole College our staff are passionate and committed to achieve the very best outcomes for our students – we transform lives. We recognise and value our people as our most important asset in achieving each of the strategic outcomes within our College’s Strategic Plan. We believe it is through our people that an excellent student experience will be delivered, and this will have a positive impact in our local community. We value inclusion and we are committed to the promotion of equality, diversity, and inclusion, ensuring we have a diverse, skilled, and motivated workforce who are empowered and engaged. This makes our College a unique, vibrant and rewarding place to work.

About the Lecturer Aviation, Travel & Tourism role:

As a Lecturer Aviation, Travel & Tourism, you will deliver high-quality and effective teaching and learning to Bournemouth and Poole College students from Level 1-3 Aviation, Travel & Tourism. The post holder will also act as a personal tutor to students.

Based at our Bournemouth Campus, this department comprises of four areas: Business, Tourism Sport & Uniformed Public Services. It provides a wide variety of courses from level 1 to 3 for 16-18 and adult students.

This is a thriving and growing department, and, for the successful candidate, that is an exciting opportunity to join a team of expert practitioners and teachers who are passionate about developing their students.

Responsibilities as our Lecturer Aviation, Travel & Tourism will include:

·        Contributing to the development and delivery of all our Aviation, Travel & Tourism courses.

·        Contributing to high-quality learning experiences using a variety of teaching and learning methods based on current best available practice.

·        Creating an outstanding student experience which leads to progression or employment.

·        Providing academic and pastoral support to students in accordance with agreed procedures.

·        Participating in the College’s appraisal process and to undertake any training that may be appropriate.

*The above list of duties is not exhaustive and is subject to change. The post holder may be required to undertake other duties within the scope and grading of the post.

As our Lecturer Aviation, Travel & Tourism you’ll ideally have:

·        Level 2 (or equivalent) English and Maths.

·        Teaching Qualification or willingness to achieve within 2 years.

·        Graduate in relevant subject area.

·        Minimum Level 3 or Graduate in the relevant subject area, such as L3 BTEC Travel & Tourism.

·        Competent in Microsoft Office applications, including word, excel, PowerPoint.

·        Current evidence-based practice in Aviation, Travel & Tourism Industry.

·        Communication skills including written and verbal.

·        Attendance at college events i.e. open evenings including outside of normal working hours.


As a member of the teaching team at Bournemouth & Poole College you can expect to receive a market rate salary and excellent benefits including:

·        39.5 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

·        up to 4 days leave during the Christmas closure period.

·        Free parking at all our college sites (where spaces are available).

·        Access to Discount Schemes at multiple retailers.

·        Enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.

·        Excellent support and career development with the help of our Teaching and Learning Coaches and Quality department.

Closing Date: 27th February 2024

Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

If you feel you are the right candidate for this Lecturer Aviation, Travel & Tourism role, then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Successful external applicants will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks as well as providing proof of right to live and work in the UK.

All successful candidates will be required to provide proof of their qualifications.

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