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Lecturer in Accounting (AAT Accredited)

Job Ref: AS 1450 | Applications Close: 2 Jul 2024, 23:59
icon_wallet£25,933 - £34,680 per annum (pro rata for fractional posts) Lecturer Scale, Points 5-12 Plus £4000 per annum Shortage Skills Allowance (pro rata for fractional posts)
icon_calendarPermanent Full year Academic Contract
icon_mappinLancaster & Morecambe College
icon_clockHours per week are negotiable
icon_piechartApprenticeships & Employer Engagement
icon_holiday37* Days pro rata + Bank Holidays and College Closure Days *2 days to be taken on identified dates during the Christmas closure period as notified on the College calendar
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Job Description

Lecturer in Accounting (AAT Accredited)    
Hours per week are negotiable
Salary up to £34,680 per annum (pro rata for fractional posts), depending on qualifications and experience
Plus £4,000 per annum (pro rata for fractional posts) Shortage Skills Allowanc

Lancaster and Morecambe College are seeking an accountancy professional with a desire to pass on their skills to the next generation of accountants. Taking a lead in developing specialist training in Accountancy ranging from short courses to apprenticeship provision and working with local employers, you will be pro-active in promoting Accountancy courses; teaching on AAT accredited courses up to Level 4; and responding to employers’ training needs.  

You should ideally be qualified to a minimum of Level 4 in AAT/ACCA or have equivalent experience. You should we teacher qualified or willing to undertake this training. Support and mentoring are provided to those new to teaching. 

Benefits of this post include: membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (employer contribution 28.68%); generous leave entitlement; Cycle to Work scheme; opportunities for continuing professional development; and good staff support services. 

Salary Range Lecturer Scale, Points 5-12
£25,933 - £34,680 per annum (pro rata for fractional posts)
Plus £4000 per annum Shortage Skills Allowance (pro rata for fractional posts)
Faculty / Section Apprenticeships & Employer Engagement 
Hours per Week Negotiable
Terms of Employment Permanent Full year Academic Contract
Annual Leave Entitlement  37* Days pro rata + Bank Holidays and College Closure Days *2 days to be taken on identified dates during the Christmas closure period as notified on the College calendar
Responsible to Apprenticeship Manager

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Key Tasks / Responsibilities

Job Purpose:

  • To provide high quality teaching and learning, specifically contributing to the development of the programme area’s expertise in delivering AAT professional accounting qualifications and adult provision.
  • To support learners in reaching their academic and personal goals leading to their positive progression.  
  • To respond to local employers’ training needs and promote our courses in industry

Key Tasks / Responsibilities:

  1. A teaching commitment in line with College policy as agreed annually with the Apprenticeship Manager. You will plan and deliver teaching/learning programme using a flexible range of engaging strategies to promote learning, taking responsibility for the continual development of own teaching and related curriculum.

  2. Develop learning resources/materials to meet individual learner needs, promote independent learning skills, devise appropriate assignments, tutorials and learning programmes and maintain records that support the learning experience.

  3. Actively promote Accountancy courses to local employers and respond to their training needs.

  4. Work within an agreed curriculum framework and to agreed targets/objectives, and contribute to curriculum development activities.

  5. Undertake administrative tasks as required by the Apprenticeship Manager.

  6. Act as a course manager and/or course tutor as appropriate, supporting the apprenticeship provision developing appropriate skills, knowledge and behaviours of all learners.

  7. Work effectively with apprenticeship lead co-ordinator and trainers to monitor learner progress and intervention strategies where required.

  8. Assist with recruitment, selection and enrolment, providing high quality information, advice and guidance to students.

  9. Promote and support the positive behaviour of students.

  10. Accompany and supervise students on educational and training visits if required.

  11. Other duties commensurate with the grade of post as required.

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Closing date: Tuesday, 2nd July 2024

College Responsibilites

  • Contribute to the quality improvement process;
  • Work within health and safety guidelines and be aware of your responsibilities for health and safety;
  • Adhere to College policies and procedures;
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of young persons and vulnerable adults;
  • Value and promote equality, diversity and inclusion;
  • Undertake professional development to ensure skills and qualifications are up to date;
  • Participate in meetings and events as required, e.g. Team meetings, parents’ evenings, etc.
  • Work co-operatively with colleagues and show commitment to the College and its mission.
  • Adhere to Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers (see The Education & Training Foundation: )
  • Adhere to the College Values: 
    – caring, collaborative and inclusive; 
    Opportunity – accessible, aspirational and transformative

Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate: This post is subject to a standard DBS Disclosure.

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Skills & Experience Required


Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • Recent and relevant experience of working in Accounting or Finance
  • Experience of training and developing staff/candidates 
  • Relevant teaching, learning and assessment experience delivering accounting courses up to level 3 

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Experience of teaching within the FE sector
  • Experience of assessing candidates against curriculum standards


Essential - Measured by application form, interview and assessment*

  • AAT/ACCA or equivalent qualified to level 4 minimum
  • Minimum Level 3 teaching qualification (or to achieve within specified timescale)
  • GCSE Grade 4/C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent Level 2)* 

* You will be required to undertake a Literacy and/or Numeracy assessment at, or immediately after interview, if you do not have these qualifications or cannot provide the relevant certificates 

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Level 3 & 4 Training Assessment and Quality Assurance Award or equivalent (or willingness to undertake following completion of initial teacher education qualification)

Skills / Abilities

Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • The ability to engage students through effective teaching, learning and assessment 
  • Awareness of modern approaches to the delivery of all programmes 
  • The ability for sustained hard work
  • Computer literate 
  • The ability to work within a team and under own initiative
  • Ability to network and make links within the community, including employers 

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Some awareness and understanding of Apprenticeship Standards


Essential - Measured by interview 

  • An understanding of the needs of students with learning difficulties or disabilities
  • A flexible approach and commitment to the achievement of excellence
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Suitability to work with young people and vulnerable adults 
  • Maintain Continuing Professional Development in line with College and awarding body guidelines

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

About Us


Lancaster & Morecambe College is a thriving FE College, rated GOOD by Ofsted and justifiably proud of its strong links with our local community. Located between Lancaster and Morecambe, and within commuting distance of Central Lancashire, Cumbria and North Yorkshire, our industry-standard facilities attract colleagues from across the North West.

We are excited to be working in partnership with the Eden Project & local partners to develop the Morecambe Bay Curriculum to meet future employment needs and to utilise our wonderful local landscape as a unique learning resource. 

LMC is a respectful, welcoming safe space to work, learn and thrive with high expectations for all. Valued as a significant local employer, we work hard to provide a supportive, productive and fulfilling working environment for our staff. We are always looking for talented and innovative people to join us.

Staff Benefits & College Facilities

Valued as a significant local employer, we work hard to provide a supportive, productive and fulfilling working environment for our staff. In addition to a friendly team culture and a range of excellent on-site facilities, we offer:

  • Relevant staff training and development and good progression opportunities
  • Defined Benefit Pension Schemes for all staff (Local Government and Teachers' Pensions Schemes)
  • Generous leave entitlement
  • A range of family-friendly and other supportive HR policies
  • FREE College gym membership
  • Dedicated Occupational Health
  • On site The Salon, Coulson's Restaurant and catering facilities
  • FREE parking
  • Cycle2work, a Government initiative that allows you to make huge Tax and National Insurance savings on the cost of a new bike and safety equipment via a salary sacrifice scheme

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Apply For this Position

Please download the application form here and email the completed form and a covering letter to

We will process your form once received. Please note that sending a CV will not be accepted or processed.

Thank you.