Lecturer of Geography inc. Environmental Science/or permanent Head of Geography, Gloucestershire

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Cirencester CollegeGloucestershire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Range: (Band 1-10) £23,255-£34,500 + Responsibility Allowance (RA) of £1500 for Head of Geography/ES role.
Contract term: Fixed Term

Lecturer of Geography inc. Environmental Science - 3 month fixed term: or permanent Head of Geography/Env.Sci post for suitable candidate

School of Environmental & Animal Sciences

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding teacher to join a well-established and successful Earth Sciences team at one of the top colleges in the south west. Our Earth Sciences team work closely together to deliver our Geography, Environmental Science & Geology A Levels. Our Geography department has approx. 200 students & has consistently been one of the college’s high performing courses. Our Environmental Science course is seeing something of a resurgence in numbers & we are seeking a member of staff who can help sustain this growth and help build on the success within both subjects.

We are a well-resourced department & the successful applicant can be assured of a high levels of support from both the team and line manager.

The successful candidate will have a real commitment to Geography and Environmental Science. Although experience of teaching both subjects is desirable, this is not essential for the position.

The post holder will be expected to:

  • Engage & enthuse students through delivering interesting & exciting lessons that switch students on to the Earth Sciences.

  • Work as part of a close-knit team to develop fieldwork opportunities for students and create lesson resources.

  • Actively promote Geography & Environmental Science at internal & external events to help grow the provision.

  • Offer the very best support & guidance to students in their role as both classroom lecturer and as a Personal Tutor.

For the Head of Geography/Env.Science position, the candidate should also be able to:

  • Manage the Geography & Environmental Science staff & courses effectively, demonstrating an enthusiasm & drive to grow the courses & further increase student success.

  • Demonstrate an excellent level of teaching themselves and work with the rest of the team to develop resources that both engage & enthuse learners.

  • Actively promote Geography & Environmental Science at internal & external events to grow the provision.

Candidates should have a commitment to providing a high quality learning environment that is designed to enable all learners to achieve their full potential. Quality assurance is a key priority for the College and therefore the ability to truly work as a team player is essential. The post holder will be expected to demonstrate outstanding organisational and interpersonal skills.

Candidates should possess a good honours degree (or equivalent) in a related subject and hold a PGCE or other level 4 teaching qualification, or a commitment to obtain a suitable qualification.

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More about Cirencester College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Fosse Way Campus, Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1XA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1285 640994

Cirencester College is a mixed, selective, non-denominational, general further education college with a main campus situated in Cirencester, Gloucestershire. It is a 16-plus institution and has a range of other premises, including at The Castle, Ceci...