Lecturer A – Sport
14.8 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 9,500 students and a turnover of £30m, 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 support the economic transformation of Wigan and the surrounding areas. As a growing college we are in a strong position to continue to invest in our campuses with the development of state of the art facilities.
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, apprenticeships and employment.
We are seeking experienced and dedicated lecturers who can teach students on sport courses to achieve outstanding results, specialising in coaching, development and research. The role includes providing tutorials, support, administrative and outreach work plus organising trips and visits. You will be expected to monitor, guide and record the progress of a group of students as their personal tutor.
You will be working in a highly successful sport department, with access to excellent facilities for classroom teaching, practical sport and fitness delivery.
In Sport, we offer a range of qualifications from Level 1 Sport through to degree’s in coaching and Sport Science. We have a strong development programme for Football and Rugby, as well as holding a beacon status for leadership in sport.
We have a strong network of employers who work with the College to provide excellent work experience placements to prepare our students to become outstanding ambassadors in the sport industry.
The successful candidate will have a strong track record of excellent results and experience in offering a range of practical activities both as part of the curriculum and to enhance the student experience.
Wigan & Leigh College offers a range of benefits including an attractive pension scheme and generous holidays.
The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date.
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. 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.
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Wigan and Leigh College is a further education college in Wigan, Greater Manchester, which has been providing education and training locally for more than 150 years. It employs around 1,000 staff and has a student roll of about 17,000. Further educat...