Lecturer in English, Stafford

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Stafford CollegeStafford

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Salary: £23,431 – £33,252 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent


Reference: NOV20172276


  • Teachers' Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Training and Development Opportunities
  • 24 Days annual leave, rising to 30 dependent upon years' service

Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group is financially one of the strongest of its kind in the country with very high success rates, amongst the top 10% nationally.

In November 2016 Newcastle-under-Lyme College merged with Stafford College to form the Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group. The group is currently home to a population of over 4,600 full-time students and around 620 students on higher education programmes. We have over 2,000 part-time or adult learners and 2,000 apprentices where we work with over 800 individual employers. Our Sixth Form provision has a reputation for high academic achievement and excellence.

Based in our English and Maths department, we are looking for an enthusiastic, suitably qualified individual to teach to teach on English Functional Skills and GCSE. As well as being an inspiring lecturer with the ability to enable all learners to reach their true potential, you will have relevant experience and a Level 5 teaching qualification such as the Diploma in Education and Training (formerly DTLLS) or equivalent or willingness to obtain it.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Play an active role in raising the standard and awareness of english across college, through such activities as parents’ evenings, departmental meeting and student clubs to play a full part in the organisational and developmental work of the Department

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
  • Has a relevant teaching qualification (DTLLS or equivalent) or willingness to train for one
  • Is well organised and able to manage the peaks and troughs of a varied workload.
  • Able to communicate effectively with students and peers.
  • Ideally has relevant teaching experience within the FE sector.

What’s in it for you?

  • The college offers and excellent benefits package which includes:
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Training and Development Opportunities
  • 24 Days annual leave, rising to 30 dependent upon years’ service (plus a 2 week Christmas closure period)

How to apply

To apply for the role of Lecturer in English, please go to www.staffordcoll.ac.uk/the-college/vacancies and click on ‘Apply’ to complete an online application form.

The closing date for completed applications is 10th December 2017.

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.

Job location

More about Stafford College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Earl Street, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 2QR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1785 223800