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Lecturer in GCSE & Functional Skills English (0.6 Fractional)

Job Ref: AS 1251 | Applications Close: 5 Dec 2021, 23:59
icon_wallet£21,783 - £29,743 per annum, pro rata - Lecturer Band A, Points 4 - 11
icon_calendarPermanent Full year Academic Contract
icon_mappinLancaster & Morecambe College
icon_clock22 hours per week
icon_piechartSkills For life
icon_holiday*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
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Job Description

We seek an experienced teacher to support our young people to develop skills and achieve in their chosen career path; a committed professional dedicated to developing excellent teaching and learning and flexible in their range of delivery from Entry Level 1 to Level 2 Functional Skills and GCSE English.  

Benefits include defined benefits pension scheme, generous leave entitlement, opportunities for continuing professional development and good staff support services. Please note, CVs are not accepted.

The post holder may be required to teach one evening per week during term-time; this would be factored into the contract hours.

Job Title LECTURER IN GCSE & FUNCTIONAL SKILLS ENGLISH (0.6 Fractional Post) 
Salary Range Lecturer Band A, Points 4 - 11 
£21,783 - £29,743 per annum, pro rata
Programme Area Skills for Life  
Hours per Week

22 hours per week

Terms of Employment Permanent Full year Academic Contract 
Annual Leave Entitlement 37* Days pro rata + Bank Holiday entitlement 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 Programme Area Manager

Disclosure & Barring Service: This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Certificate

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 Programme Area’s expertise in delivery of GCSE & Functional English. 

The post holder may be required to teach one evening per week during term-time; this would be factored into the contract hours.

Key Tasks / Responsibilities:

  1. A teaching commitment in line with College policy as agreed annually with the Director of Personal Development & Welfare. You will plan and deliver teaching/learning programmes using a flexible range of strategies and learning styles and taking responsibility for the quality of own teaching and related curriculum development.
  2. Develop learning resources/materials to meet individual learner needs, devise appropriate assignments and learning programmes and maintain records that support the learning experience.
  3. Prepare and support learners for all types of GCSE & Functional English Skills assessment. 
  4. Work within an agreed curriculum framework and to agreed targets/objectives, and contribute to Programme Area curriculum development activities.
  5. Assess student competence in College or in the workplace, including Internal Verification.

  6. Undertake administrative tasks and complete returns as required by the Programme Area Manager including preparation of evidence for IV and EV

  7. Act as a course manager and/or course tutor as appropriate.

  8. Assist with recruitment, selection and enrolment of students.

  9. Manage the 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

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: www.et-foundation.co.uk )
  • Adhere to the College Values: 
    Community
    – caring, collaborative and inclusive; 
    Opportunity
    – accessible, aspirational and transformative

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

Disclosure & Barring Service:  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Certificate

Skills & Experience Required

Experience 

Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • Significant teaching experience of GCSE and/or Functional English 
  • Knowledge of the National Strategy and the National Standards for GCSE and/or Functional English

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Experience of compiling submission documents for awarding bodies
  • Giving initial Advice & Guidance

Qualifications

Essential - Measured by application form

  • Minimum Level 3 in curriculum subject (English)
  • PGCE or Certificate in Education 
  • Level 5 Additional Diploma in teaching English (or equivalent within specified timescale)
  • GCSE Grades A-C in Maths and English, or equivalent

Desirable - Measured by application form

  • Degree in appropriate subject
  • A recognised assessor/verifier qualification

Skills / Abilities

Essential - Measured by application form, presentation and interview

  • The ability to make a significant contribution to teaching and learning and to the Programme Area’s work
  • Ability to teach and assess a wide range of units and modules associated with the courses offered
  • Adopt an active approach to teaching and learning

Personal

Essential - Measured by presentation and interview 

  •  A willingness to contribute to new initiatives and curriculum developments
  • A flexible approach and commitment to the achievement of excellence
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability for sustained hard work

Other

Essential - Measured by applicaton form and interview 

  • Ability to work with learners whose ability level ranges from Entry 1 – Level 2 Functional Skills, and GCSE 

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

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, Restaurant and catering facilities
  • FREE parking

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

Apply For this Position

Please download the application form from the link above and email the completed form and a covering letter to jobs@lmc.ac.uk

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

Thank you.