Lecturer in English Language and Functional Skills (English)

Leicester, Leicestershire
26 Jun 2019
19 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Part Time Lecturer in GCSE English Language and Functional Skills English.

Sessional contract.

An opportunity has arisen for a sessional Lecturer to work within the Maths and English Cross College team. The team is responsible for delivering GCSE and Functional Skills maths and English to students from all curriculum areas across the College as part of our students' full-time programmes of study or apprenticeship.

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Lecturer who can deliver high quality teaching and learning to meet the diverse needs of our 16 – 18-year old students in GCSE English Language. You will be expected to develop lesson plans to meet individual student needs and deliver innovative lessons that motivate and enthuse students who may have previously struggled with English in school. You will create interesting and engaging resources that help contextualise the subject and facilitate learning. You will routinely monitor student progress, setting individualised targets to ensure students are developing their knowledge and skills.

The successful applicant will be educated to a minimum Level 3 in the vocational area as well as being qualified to a Level 2 minimum in maths (GCSE Grade C or above, GCSE Grade 4 or above or equivalent).  You will have experience of teaching GCSE English with high achievement rates. 

You will have a flexible attitude to working as some evening and non-term time teaching may be required to fit the requirements of the department. The ability to prioritise your workload to meet deadlines and timely completion of paperwork is essential.

Closing date: 19 July 2019

Interviews: 21 August 2019

We are one of the largest Further Education Colleges in the UK with more than 20,000 students studying with us on a wide range of courses. Our mission is to equip people with the skills they need to be successful in education, in work and business and in their personal lives.

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