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GCSE English Teacher

GCSE English Teacher

Barnsley College


  • Expired
£22,424 - £27,472 per annum (Performance related pay up to £31,845)
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
4 February 2018

Job overview

As part of an ongoing drive to ensure learners receive outstanding GCSE provision, Barnsley College is seeking to recruit talented English GCSE specialists. The successful candidate(s) will join a specialist team focusing upon providing consistently excellent GCSE provision to learners of all ages. 

GCSE English Teacher 

37 hours per week, permanent

£22,424 - £27,472 per annum (Performance related pay up to £31,845)

The main duties of the post holder will be:

· Providing innovative, outstanding and engaging teaching, learning and assessment of GCSE English;

· Ensuring progress of all learners from accurate starting points, high quality assessment and feedback and attainment of end qualifications.

· Maintaining the college’s outstanding track record for learner achievement.

We also have an opportunity for some variable hours GCSE English Teaching.

You must have a minimum of a teaching qualification (PGCE/Cert Ed or equivalent level qualification) and a successful history of delivering GCSE English within either the FE or secondary sector. 

If you have the drive, skills, abilities and qualities to make a real a difference then we’d like to hear from you.

The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 4 February 2018.

To apply for this post or other opportunities within Barnsley College please see our current vacancies

Please see the job description and person specification for further details about this post.

Barnsley College is committed to creating a dynamic and diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all candidates regardless of their gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

The 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. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

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About Barnsley College

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+44 1226 216216

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Barnsley College is rated outstanding by Ofsted. It has approximately 9,000 students and offers various programmes including vocational courses, A Levels, apprenticeships, technical courses (T Levels), part-time and Higher Education courses.  

Barnsley College is an outstanding place to work; our vision is to Transform Lives, not just for our students but for our staff too, and we encourage them to dream big. 

We employ approximately 800 people, making us one of the region’s largest employers. 

To ensure we retain our excellent people we invest in our workforce, giving them access to training, development and career progression opportunities. We also reward and look after our staff with generous annual leave entitlements, wellbeing programmes, regular staff development and networking events, flexible working opportunities, and many discounts and offers, such as reduced gym membership. 

Colleagues tell us that they like working at the College and this is reflected by our staff survey which consistently shows a high satisfaction rate.  

The College offers the following benefits to its staff in addition to competitive salaries: 

  • Generous leave entitlement (Teaching Staff – 55 days, Support and Management Staff – 47 days) 
  • Access to Local Government or Teachers’ Pension Scheme 
  • Cycle to work (cycle purchase scheme) 
  • Excellent access to the College by public transport 
  • Northern Rail season ticket scheme 
  • Comprehensive Wellbeing Programme including on-site health checks, access to smoking cessation services and weight management group 
  • Family Friendly Policies including enhanced maternity and parental leave and opportunities for job sharing and flexible working 
  • Training and Development including support for teaching staff to achieve a recognised teaching qualification, job related training and development for all staff to encourage career progression 
  • Reduced price gym membership for College staff at the Honeywell Sports Village facility 
  • Membership of the Westfield Health Scheme or Health Shield (contributory) through Payroll 
  • Discounted hairdressing, beauty and complementary therapies available at Images salon 
  • Access to support and advice on a range of financial, wellbeing and individual matters (including IMASS portal and access to counselling services) 
  • Access to a benefits website offering discounts at a number of retailers 
  • Free Microsoft Office 365 for personal use on up to five machines 

Wherever your expertise lies, if you’d like to work at a highly successful College in a supportive and nurturing environment, then you’re looking in the right place.

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