Lecturer in Foundation Learning, Telford and Wrekin

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Telford CollegeTelford and Wrekin

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £23,490 - £35,245 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Moral Purpose – Students first – a belief that all students can achieve and an unwavering commitment to pursue achievement for all.

The role

The purpose of this role is to: 

  • Promote student achievements by setting realistic targets to extend their abilities, raise self-esteem and gain appropriate accreditation. 
  • Deliver individualised learning programmes to learners within Foundation Studies, ensuring they make excellent progress towards their intended long-term outcomes as described in their EHCPs, as appropriate. 
  • Deliver outstanding Foundation Learning provision to a wide range of learners, through an exceptional student experience leading to positive achievement outcomes.
  • Undertake a range of administrative and development duties that contribute to improving standards and achievements and the learner experience. 


Main duties and responsibilities

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Deliver general teaching, tutorials, students’ assessments, curriculum development counselling, as well as preparing materials and assignments, marking work and examinations, educational guidance, supervision of student visit programmes, marketing and administration.
  • Regularly evaluate and assess (formative and summative) the work of learners in relation to the curriculum criteria and provide timely, constructive and helpful learner feedback to ensure they achieve their targets.
  • Carry out, collate and feedback initial and/or diagnostic assessments to identify students’ ILP and support as required, providing differentiated learning strategies to enable students to achieve their primary learning goal.
  • Participate in course development and delivery. This will include short-term and long-term curriculum planning and providing assignment and assessment material appropriate to each specific programme.
  • Attend and contribute to relevant course meetings.
  • Act as a personal tutor to a number of students in a variety of groups, assisting in professional guidance to help them address their needs and contribute to regular student reviews.
  • Assume the responsibilities of leading a course team as part of a personal professional progression as appropriate.
  • Participate in the administrative extra-curricular activities relating to enrolment, marketing, statutory reviews, parents’ evenings and other such activities.*
  • Undertake appropriate staff development.
  • Comply and contribute to the College’s quality assurance and self-assessment policies and procedures.
  • Update and maintain electronic documentation to support teaching and learning, assessment and tracking of learner progress.
  • Attend curriculum meetings and contribute to the continual quality improvement mechanisms (e.g. maintenance of course files, timely updating of ILPs on ProMonitor).
  • Actively develop and use new technology in teaching, learning and assessment.
  • Prepare and enter learners for exams on a timely basis.
  • Liaise with the Curriculum Area and Heads of School including attending IV and standardisation meetings.
  • Actively support the embedding of English and Maths into the vocational area and participate in curriculum development regarding the teaching and learning of English & Maths.
  • Share in responsibility for ensuring good standards of students’ behaviour and take appropriate disciplinary action when liaising with course tutors.
  • Contribute to the advice and guidance and assessment of prospective learners, e.g. student interviews and open days.
  • Contribute to course marketing activities.


*Residential activities and work experience monitoring feature strongly in the programmes.

Other corporate responsibilities 

  • Reflect the vision, mission, aims and values of the College.
  • Always strive for continuous improvement in your professional practice and delivery of outcomes.
  • Commit to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
  • Participate in the College’s Performance Development Review and engage in continuous professional development. Continually improve teaching, learning and assessment through proactive CPD and sharing best practise.
  • Support enrolment procedures as appropriate and cover for absent colleagues as appropriate.
  • Be compliant with Data Protection Act arrangements and confidentiality.
  • Identify the financial, health and safety, equality, safeguarding, confidentiality or other risks associated with the post’s sphere of responsibility and define and take positive action to manage these risks.
  • Carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required from time to time.


To apply, please visit https://www.telfordcollege.ac.uk/jobs/ 

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday, 10th June 2019.

Interview date: Wednesday, 19th June 2019.



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Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Haybridge Road, Wellington, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 2NP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1952 642200