English Lecturer (Adult Skills)


English Lecturer (Adult Skills)

Salary Not Specified

Bradford, Bradford

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 28e6da5db02547a49efed8d430892347

Full Job Description

The purpose of this role is to deliver high quality courses in GCSE and Functional Skills English to 19+ learners in the Adult Skills Department. The post holder will be responsible for designing, delivering and assessing outstanding teaching and learning, focussing on developing learners' skills and knowledge to raise student aspirations and progression pathways in to further studies or enter employment.

Responsibilities include:

  • To teach on courses specified by the Head of Department/Team Leader.

  • To participate actively in the development of curriculum; and where appropriate in cross College marketing activities.

  • To participate actively in the enrolment, induction, monitoring, profiling and initial assessment of students or trainees.

  • To devise individual learning plans and provide support for learners in line with the requirements of the course.

  • To be responsible to the Head of Department/Team Leader for student discipline, counselling and guidance relating to all assigned classes.

  • To be responsible for the supervision and management of students on placements and offsite visits and activities where appropriate.

  • To act as academic and pastoral tutor to assigned students.

    We are looking for a passionate and resilient English Lecturer to join our innovative Adult Skills Department, The ideal candidate will be learner and quality focused with a commitment to our vision of working together to transform lives. They should be able to contribute to our journey to Outstanding, creating a positive working and study environment, and, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion should be embedded within their core values.

  • Education & Training

  • Degree or Equivalent qualification

  • Level 5 subject specialism or other appropriate qualification

  • A relevant teaching qualification or working towards this qualification.

  • GCSE A- C or nationally recognised level 2 qualification in Maths or equivalent. (e.g. CSE 1, O Level A - C)

  • GCSE A- C or nationally recognised level 2 qualification in English or equivalent. (e.g. CSE 1, O Level A - C)

  • Experience

  • Academic or industrial or commercial experience in an area relevant to the programmes.

  • Experience of interactive whiteboards and Moodle.

  • Experience of delivering FE including assessment with AQA, Ascentis and other awarding organisations

    At Bradford College our ambition is to transform the lives of our learners, help them to aim higher and support them to achieve their goals.

  • Located in the heart of Bradford, we offer a wide range of courses at varying levels, with something to suit everyone- undergraduate, postgraduate and professional qualifications to distance learning and short community courses.

    Our aim is to attract and retain knowledgeable, passionate and focused individuals who can inspire, motivate and support both learners and colleagues. With a can-do attitude and desire for continuous self-improvement, you could make a difference to the lives of everyone at Bradford College.

  • Generous annual leave entitlement - equivalent to 44 days holidays, plus bank holidays

  • Additional college closure days, including 2-week Christmas closure

  • Local government pension scheme, with a generous 18% employer contribution

  • Annual salary reviews

  • Career progression opportunities - 54% of all vacancies are filled internally

  • Free sports and gym facilities

  • Free wellbeing initiatives and access to our exclusive staff indoor and outdoor wellbeing space

  • Confidential employee assistance service and on-site mental health first aiders

  • Access to Bradford College benefits hub, offering retail, travel, leisure and dining discounts and cashback

  • Discounts on greener travel - cycle to work scheme & local MetroCard and Northern Rail discounts

  • Access to hair and beauty treatments in our student-led Signature Spa

  • On-site dining facilities, including our award-winning Grove restaurant

  • A host of training development opportunities

  • Fantastic campus facilities, a short walk to public transport links in the heart of the City of Culture 2025

  • The opportunity to work for an organisation that is truly committed creating a better future for all through education and training.