Group Lecturer, English, Kent

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Hadlow CollegeKent
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Start date: September 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,903- £32,157 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


We are looking to recruit a motivational and innovative Lecturer to deliver a range of English qualifications across the Colleges of the Hadlow Group, including GCSE and Functional skills.

The successful candidate will be committed to motivating and inspiring students to develop their English skills. Ideally you will need a teaching qualification, or the willingness to work towards one, as well as excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of an expanding team. Flexibility is required to work across all sites of the Hadlow Group. 

Ideally, you will be an experienced teacher with practical knowledge of delivery and assessment of a range of English qualifications, committed to the holistic development of students within an inclusive environment. Alternatively you will have a passion for the English language and be qualified to a minimum of Level 3, possess the drive to make a career in teaching and dedicated to ensuring students are successful in improving their English skills. 

Hadlow College wants to attract and retain talented staff to develop and continue their careers with us. As part of a developing employee benefits package, Hadlow is offering a Golden Hello scheme to Lecturers in English.

The College will pay newly appointed English Lecturers a Golden Hello payment of £3,000.

To be eligible for the Golden Hello payment you need to hold a:

  • degree level qualification in      English 
  • teaching      qualification, or enrol into initial teacher training at the College      (either WKAC or Hadlow) upon commencement of employment. 

In addition to the minimum requirements detailed above, candidates will also need a teaching qualification or the willingness to work towards one. Support is given to those who wish to train and as they work for the qualification, staff will receive a bonus of £600.00 in the third year and £750.00 in their fourth year, providing they have successfully gained their full teaching qualification at Hadlow College.

As well as a contributory pension scheme, health cash plan and free car parking, this post also attracts seven weeks holiday each year (excluding bank holidays).

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

To apply for this job, please complete an application form. The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website, Alternatively, you can request an application pack by emailing or telephoning 01732 853616. You are required to complete an application form as we do not accept CVs. 

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The closing date for receipt of all completed application forms is Sunday 30th July 2017

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 8th August 2017

When applying for this role, please reference this job board as your application source when asked.

Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed: therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful. 

For more information please contact  in the first instance or call 01732 853616 if you would like to discuss this further.

Hadlow 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.


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More about Hadlow College
Address: Hadlow Campus, Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 0AL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1732 850551