English Lecturer

Bournemouth and Poole College

  • £27,545- £38,056 per annum
  • Dorset / South West
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Here at Bournemouth & Poole College, we are looking to recruit a new English Lecturer on a full-time basis. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £27,545 – £38,056 per annum, plus a Golden Hello of up to £3,000 [terms and conditions apply].

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.

The English Lecturer Role
As a English Lecturer, you will be part of the cross-college English and maths team who are responsible for delivering GCSE English and GCSE maths to our 16-18 students. Some students may undertake Functional Skills English and maths.
In addition, there is an Adult provision delivering Functional Skills English and maths to students aged 19+.

Responsibilities as our English Lecturer will include:
• Contributing to high quality learning experiences using a variety of teaching and learning methods.
• Ensuring that teaching is based on current best available practice and is consistent with a high standard of practice.
• Providing academic support to students in accordance with agreed procedures.
• Creating an outstanding student experience which leads to the successful completion of a GCSE and Functional Skills qualification. Preparation of lesson plans and assignment schedules
• Preparation of learning materials and student assignments
• Marking of students’ work and of internal examinations and assessments, invigilation work
• Managing student issues within agreed protocols.
• Undertaking such other reasonable duties as the line manager may require from time to time
* 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 English Lecturer, you’ll ideally have:
• Relevant Level 3 English qualification
• Teaching Qualification or willingness to achieve within 2 years
• Experience of facilitating GCSE English learning for students in a Further Education or an appropriate educational setting.
• Knowledge of the content of GCSE English Language
• Communication skills including written and verbal

Benefits you will receive:
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 of 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

Golden Hello Up to £3,000 T&Cs apply:
• Up to £3,000 one off incentive will be awarded based on achievement of the probation period (based on skills, experience and current salary a decision will be made at offer of the
exact amount)
• Depending on skills set and experiences linked to the job specification
• Candidate needs to be in post for 18 months following successful completion of probation otherwise full payback will be required

If you feel you are the right candidate for this English Lecturer role, then please click ‘apply’ now!
Closing date: 30 May 2024
Planned Interview Date: 11 June 2024
We reserve the right to close this post early if there is a high level of applicants.

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. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

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