Lecturer in Early Years

Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
£24,138 - £34,257
27 May 2021
20 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Newcastle-under-Lyme Lecturer in Early Years

Job Reference: MAY20210615

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £24,138 - £34,257 Per Annum

Closing Date: Sun, 20 June 2021



Job title: Lecturer in Early Years

Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Position: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: £24,138 - £34,257


In November 2019 Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG) became the first further education provider in England to achieve outstanding grades in every area of Ofsted’s recently reformed Education Inspection Framework (EIF).


The inspection report praised all areas of the College’s provision and acknowledged NSCG’s ‘positive, stimulating and safe learning environment’, ‘highly motivated staff’, and ‘learners’ exemplary behaviour and attitudes to learning’. It also highlighted the fantastic partnerships the College has with industry.


To read the full Ofsted report for Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group, please visit the Ofsted Government website, select Find an Inspection Report and search for Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group.


The group is currently home to a population of over 5,000 full-time students and around 500 students on higher education programmes. We have over 4,000 part-time or adult learners and 2,000 apprentices where we work with over 800 individual employers.


We are looking for a Lecturer in Early Years within our Vocational Studies team.


Our ideal candidate will be an inspiring lecturer who has a proven record of innovation and a pro-active approach to delivery. You will have also demonstrated an understanding and sensitivity towards the needs of your learners and used this to help them reach their true potential.


Based in our Vocational Studies department, we are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, self-motivated and a team player. As well as relevant industrial experience, you will be qualified with an Early Years related degree or equivalent. You also will have or be willing to work towards a Level 5 teaching qualification (DTLLS or equivalent).


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To teach and assess on courses including: Level 2 BTEC in CPLD, BTEC Extended Diploma in CPLD and the T-Level in Childcare and Education.

  • Play an active role in the marketing of the College and the Department through such activities as open days and through liaison with local employers and schools.

  • Engage in core duties including preparation, marking, monitoring student progress, preparing reports, setting and marking of examination papers, developing and preparing flexible learning materials.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Has a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

  • Teaching qualification (PGCE or DTTLS) or willingness to obtain.

  • Has relevant industry experience.

  • Has maintained professional updating within the early years sector.

  • Ideally has relevant teaching experience within the FE sector.

  • Is well organised and able to manage the peaks and troughs of a varied workload.

  • Able to communicate effectively with students and peers.


What’s in it for you?

The college offers and excellent benefits package which includes:

  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme

  • Excellent Training and Development Opportunities

  • 37 days annual leave (plus bank holidays and Christmas closure period)


How to apply

To apply for the role of Lecturer in Early Years, please click ‘Apply Now’ to complete an online application form.

(If you are applying via a jobs board, you will receive an e-mail and link that will take you directly to our application form on the Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group website).

The closing date for completed applications is 20th June 2021.