Lecturer in Education and Childcare

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group

  • £30,000 - £40,000
  • Stoke-on-Trent / West Midlands
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Lecturer in Education and Childcare
Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme
Position: Permanent, Full-time 
Salary: £30,000-£40,000 per annum 

In November 2019 Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG) became the first further education provider in England to achieve outstanding grades in every area of Ofsted’s recently reformed Education Inspection Framework (EIF). 

The inspection report praised all areas of the College’s provision and acknowledged NSCG’s ‘positive, stimulating and safe learning environment’, ‘highly motivated staff’, and ‘learners’ exemplary behaviour and attitudes to learning’.  It also highlighted the fantastic partnerships the College has with industry.

To read the full Ofsted report for Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group, please visit the Ofsted Government website, select Find an Inspection Report and search for Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group.

The group is currently home to a population of over 5,000 full-time students and around 500 students on higher education programmes. We have over 4,000 part-time or adult learners and 2,000 apprentices where we work with over 800 individual employers.  

We are looking for a Lecturer in Education and Childcare within our Vocational Studies team.

Our ideal candidate will be an inspiring lecturer who has a proven record of innovation and a pro-active approach to delivery. You will have also demonstrated an understanding and sensitivity towards the needs of your learners and used this to help them reach their true potential.

Based in our Vocational Studies department, we are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, self-motivated and a team player. As well as relevant industrial experience, you will be qualified with an Early Years related degree or equivalent. You also will have or be willing to work towards a Level 5 teaching qualification (DTLLS or equivalent).

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

•    To teach and assess on courses including: Level 2 BTEC in CPLD, and the T-Level in Childcare and Education.
•    Play an active role in the marketing of the College and the Department through such activities as open days and through liaison with local employers and schools.
•    Engage in core duties including preparation, marking, monitoring student progress, preparing reports, setting and marking of examination papers, developing and preparing flexible learning materials.  

Required Skills and Experience:

•    Has a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.
•    Teaching qualification (PGCE or DTTLS) or willingness to obtain.
•    Has relevant industry experience.
•    Has maintained professional updating within the early years sector.
•    Ideally has relevant teaching experience within the FE sector.
•    Is well organised and able to manage the peaks and troughs of a varied workload. 
•    Able to communicate effectively with students and peers.

What’s in it for you?

The college offers and excellent benefits package which includes:

•    Employer Pension contributions (Teachers’ Pension Scheme)
•    52 Days Annual Leave (including Bank Holidays & Christmas Closure).
•    24 hours per week contact time (FTE) over 34 delivery weeks.
•    Electric Vehicle Scheme (Salary Sacrifice).
•    Cycle to Work Scheme (Salary sacrifice).
•    Subsidised Gym Membership.
•    Health-related benefits including Subsidised Health Scheme.
•    Excellent Training and Development Opportunities (supported with a dedicated budget).
•    Dedicated Teaching & Learning Coaches for New Staff.
•    Remission provided for your first year in post.
•    Staff parking available
•    On site restaurant facilities and FREE early morning coffee/tea and toast.

How to apply

To apply for the role of Lecturer in Education and Childcare, please click ‘Apply Now’ to complete an online application form.

(If you are applying via a jobs board, you will receive an e-mail and link that will take you directly to our application form on the Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group website).

The closing date for completed applications is 2nd June 2024.

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All college based positions are subject to enhanced DBS check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

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