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Lecturer in GCSE & Functional Skills English

Job Ref: AS1443 | Applications Close: 20 Jun 2024, 23:59
icon_wallet£25,933 - £34,680 per annum (pro rata for fractional posts) Lecturer Scale, Points 5 - 12
icon_calendarPermanent Full year Academic Contract
icon_mappinLancaster & Morecambe College
icon_clockNegotiable hours, from 18.5 to 37 (full-time)
icon_piechartSkills for Life
icon_holiday37* Days pro rata + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days
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Job Description

Lecturer in GCSE & Functional Skills English
Hours per week are negotiable – from 18.5 to 37 (full-time)
Salary up to £34,680 per annum (pro rata for fractional posts), depending on qualifications and experience

If you are interested in part time hourly paid lecturing, please contact for more details.

Lancaster & Morecambe College are looking for an experienced teacher to provide high quality teaching and learning to our GCSE English Language and English Functional Skills students. You will plan and deliver teaching programmes using a flexible range of engaging strategies to promote learning, as well as preparing and supporting learners for their assessments.

A flexible approach with good interpersonal and communication skills are essential to the role, along with a minimum Level 3 qualification in English. You should hold an appropriate teaching qualification.

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.

All posts are subject to a DBS Disclosure in line with our policy of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners. Any specific Safeguarding duties applicable to this post are outlined in the job description.

Salary Range Lecturer Scale, Points 5 - 12 £25,933 - £34,680 per annum (pro rata for fractional posts
Programme Area Skills for Life
Hours per Week Negotiable hours, from 18.5 to 37 (full-time)
Terms of Employment Permanent Full year Fractional Academic Contract
Annual Leave Entitlement  37* Days pro rata + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days
Responsible to Programme Area Manager

*2 days to be taken on identified dates during the Christmas closure period as notified on the College calendar

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.

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, taking responsibility for the quality of your 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 English Language & 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.

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

Closing date: Thursday 20 June 2024

College Responsibilites

College Responsibilities:

  • 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 diversity and promote equality and diversity;
  • Promote College sustainability policies and strategies;
  • Undertake professional development to ensure skills and qualifications are up to date; 
  • Participate in meetings and events as required;
  • Work co-operatively with colleagues and show commitment to the College and its mission; 
  • Adhere to the College Values:
    Community – 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

  • Experience of teaching GCSE English Language and/or Functional English
  • Knowledge of the National Strategy and the National Standards for GCSE and/or Functional Englis

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

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


Essential - Measured by application form

  • Minimum Level 3 in curriculum subject (English)
  • Minimum Level 3 Certificate in Education & Training
  • GCSE Grades 4/C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent Level 2)*

Desirable - Measured by application form

  • Level 5 Additional Diploma in teaching English (or equivalent within specified timescale)
  • 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, and to engaging learners


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


Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • Ability to work with learners whose ability level ranges from Entry 1 – Level 2 Functional Skills, and GCSE up to Grade 9

*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

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.