Lecturer in Foundation Studies

Role: Lecturer in Foundation Studies 16-18 + Additional Learning Support

Hours / Tenure: Proportional 16-24 Teaching Hours (32-42 weeks)


Closing Date:30/04/2019

Interview Date:TBC

DBS: Please note – this role will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure

Do you want to support a College that provides young people and adults with the technical and personal skills they need to succeed? Then come and join our team! This is a fantastic opportunity, at an exciting stage of the College’s New Beginnings journey to outstanding.  You will be able to enjoy access to state of the art and sector leading facilities here at Stoke on Trent College, as well as working with a vast array of employers across the area.

What’s in it for you?

In recognition of the vital role our staff play in our ongoing success we offer fantastic rewards beyond your pay slip. Benefits include free staff breakfasts each morning, a competitive pension package, and enhanced leave policies of up to 8 weeks paid annual leave per year. We support you in continued professional development, health related benefits including individual health care plans and access to a state of the art gym, childcare vouchers, onsite nursery, free parking, on site restaurant facilities and a cycle to work scheme to name but a few!

What are we looking for?

You will teach a range of subjects including life and living skills, personal and social development and vocational skills. This will include extensive collaboration with learning support assistants as well as providing pastoral care. You will also contribute to internal verification and standardisation meetings.

You’ll help our students improve their confidence and their prospects as they enhance their knowledge of the English language/literacy and/or numeracy. From undertaking enrolment and induction, to monitoring attendance and preparing students for external accreditation, you’ll provide flexible and empathetic support. Alongside carrying out relevant administration, you’ll work closely with our dynamic and experienced team in the development of the teaching curriculum and materials.

You will have either a recognised teaching qualification or English as a second language (ESOL) qualification, such as Cert Ed, PGCE or DTLLS or CELTA, Trinity TESOL. This will be complemented by practical teaching experience of ESOL and Functional Skills. Able to relate to the needs of unemployed adults, you will have a strong commitment to diversity and equality of opportunity. Above all, you’ll relish the chance to help people who are unemployed gain new skills, experiences, and opportunities.

The College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.


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