We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced English Lecturer to join our English and Maths faculty.
The English department is a dynamic and versatile team that delivers inspiring and engaging lessons across the whole College. We work closely with the curriculum areas in order to create sessions that relate directly to the students’ vocational qualifications. We deliver excellent courses to meet the needs of around 1500 students on campus whilst maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment. We already have a Curriculum Innovation Leader who works at the forefront of staff development and curriculum structure ensuring that the English team are spearheading excellent delivery of the latest specifications to equip our students with the relevant skills to thrive and achieve.
The successful candidate will be a talented, highly motivated and enthusiastic Functional Skills & GCSE English tutor that will contribute to the delivery of our ambitious vision within the English team. The ideal candidate will have the ability and drive to inspire diverse groups of young people to achieve their full potential.
Candidates should have a relevant professional qualification and experience of teaching English in a classroom setting. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to motivate students through the use of varied teaching and learning strategies with an emphasis on student progression and differentiation.
Location: Chaffron Way and Bletchley Campus
Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Closing date: Thursday 13th August 2020
More about the rewards
35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays per rota
Amazing discounts with NUS card , ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment
Access to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hub
Generous Pension scheme
Tax free child care scheme
Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training courses
Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme
24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme
Plus many more…
As a successful candidate you will have
A strong track record of good or better teaching and learning delivery across a range of levels, attaining high quality student outcomes
A degree or equivalent qualification in an English related subject
A recognised higher level teaching qualification
Strong curriculum knowledge, subject leadership and team working that delivers multiple and diverse teaching methods
An ability to engage and motivate students to deliver high performance outcomes in a further education environment
More about the College
Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 – 18-year-old full-time students studying vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education at our campuses in Milton Keynes. In addition, the College delivers employability and skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres. For nearly 30 years, we have worked with offenders in both custody, and the wider community and currently work with 19 prisons across England; this includes 13 prisons, which make up the Long Term High Security Estate, and 6 category B, C & D men’s prisons.
Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a thorough on boarding process to include DBS. In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions.
Milton Keynes College has been officially recognised for its commitment and approach to equality, diversity and inclusion. It has been awarded the much sought-after Leaders in Diversity accreditation from the National Centre for Diversity. The award recognises the College’s clear ethos and values and a belief in the importance of diversity.