Derwen College
Penley, Wrexham
£7,758.up to £9,017 dependent on specialist qualifications
19 Jun 2018
17 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Teacher with an arts focus (2 days per week) based in Penley, Wrexham, offering a salary of £7,758 to £9,017 (dependent on specialist qualifications). 

An Ofsted “Outstanding” college. We support students with learning difficulties and disabilities to live the life they want and to be as independent as they can be. We work hard to develop the skills needed for employment and independent living - our aim is to recruit the best staff possible to deliver this first class experience to our students.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Teacher with an arts focus to join our College satellite.

We are a Disability Confident employer and we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for suitable applicants.

The key role responsibilities are:

  • Management of learning environment including support staff and resources
  • Teaching vocational / subject specific curriculum including embedded functional skills
  • Delivery of accreditation where appropriate
  • Facilitating work experience sessions
  • Provision and promotion of relevant IAG for student / trainee groups
  • Baseline and ongoing assessment of students and trainees
  • Timely administration work relating to teaching e.g. assessment reports, learning plans, progress reporting
  • Development / use of appropriate and stimulating teaching resources including ILT
  • Contribution to quality assurance of all aspects of Programme Area including involvement in Self -Assessment, Quality Improvement and compliance audits
  • Contribution to curriculum / commercial development to ensure that Programme Area strands remain relevant and challenging including fostering effective partnerships e.g. Industry Champion / Competition activity
  • Personal Tutor / LWP Mentor
  • Safeguarding awareness and promote the welfare of young vulnerable adults
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested

Person Specification:

  • Teaching qualification / Specialist Qualification
  • Subject specific qualification relevant to Programme Area
  • Relevant Industry Sector/ commercial knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge of Ofsted framework/ external quality standards
  • Knowledge of accreditation and RARPA
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks /projects
  • Highly motivated and proactive individual
  • Proven success of working within a similar role
  • Outstanding communication skills with individuals/ staff at all levels
  • Competent in MS Office

We can offer the right candidate a well-resourced and modern working environment, situated in a beautiful rural setting.  We have a fantastic array of employee benefits including main-site shopping and leisure facilities, final salary pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, enhanced family friendly benefits, generous annual leave entitlement and continual professional development.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and adults at risk and expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.