Maternity Cover - Required to Start August 2019
37 Hours per week
Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2 College, Wigan & Leigh College is well underway on its journey to become Outstanding. With over 6,500 students and a turnover of £26m, the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow.
The College has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and services to meet the needs of the local community and support the economic transformation of Wigan and surrounding areas.
The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study and employment.
Wigan and Leigh College are looking to appoint highly motivated and creative Lecturer of Biology. The College is an exciting place to work as the provision expands and the delivery of Science is key to this development.
Lecturers in the department deliver across our whole range of provision, from Level 2 to Level 5 including GCSE, BTEC, Access to HE (Science), A-Level, and Higher Education, depending on the skills and experience of the successful candidate. We also contribute significantly to the delivery of science units from other principal subject areas across the college, for example Animal Management, Health and Social Care, and Access to HE (Health).
Wigan & Leigh College’s philosophy is outstanding teaching and high achievement to ensure our students are prepared for the world of work. All our staff play a key role in this aim, working with students and colleagues across college and delivering high-quality teaching in the classroom.
The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date.
To comply with legislation, you are required to obtain a DBS check for your role. We will be asking Protocol National Ltd/Esafeguarding Ltd to undertake this process on our behalf.
The College is only accepting direct applicants for this role, no agency contact is required.
Wigan and Leigh college is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.