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Lecturer in GCSE & Functional Skills Maths (0.6 Fractional)

Job Ref: AS1236 | Applications Close: 28 Oct 2021, 23:59
icon_wallet£21,783 to £29,743 pro rata, per annum - Lecturer Band A, Points 4-11
icon_calendar Permanent 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 Maths.

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.

All posts are subject to a DBS Disclosure in line with our policy of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners.

(0.6 Fractional Post
Salary Range Lecturer Band A, Points 4-11
£21,783 to £29,743 pro rata, per annum
Faculty / Section Skills For life
Hours per Week 22
Terms of Employment Permanent full year academic contract
Annual Leave Entitlement 37 Days* pro rata, per annum + 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 

All posts are subject to a DBS Disclosure in line with our policy of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners

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 Functional Skills and GCSE Maths.
  • To support students in reaching their academic and personal goals leading to their positive progression

Key Tasks / Responsibilities:

  1. A teaching commitment in line with College policy as agreed annually with the Head of Faculty and Director of Curriculum. You will plan and deliver teaching/learning programmes, in person and remotely online, 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. Work within an agreed curriculum framework and to agreed targets/objectives, and contribute to Faculty curriculum development activities.

  4. Assess student competence in College or in the workplace, including Internal Verification.

  5. Undertake administrative tasks and complete returns as required by the Head of Faculty.

  6. Act as a course manager and/or course tutor as appropriate, supporting the successful implementation of study programmes and work experience placements.

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

  8. Promote and support the positive behaviour of students.

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

  10. Undertake evening work as 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 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.
  • Respect and uphold the College management values and behaviour
  • Adhere to the College Values:
    Community – caring, collaborative and inclusive;
    – 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


Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • Relevant teaching experience
  • Experience of delivering Functional Skills/GCSE Maths programmes in School and /or Further Education
  • Achievement of graded observations at Good or Outstanding

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Experience of teaching within Higher Education sector
  • Advice and Guidance
  • Experience of teaching remotely online 


Essential - Measured by application form, interview and assessment*

  • Degree or vocational qualifications in appropriate subject
  • PGCE or Certificate in Education (or within specified timescale)
  • Level 3 Maths or equivalent qualification
  • GCSE Grade C or above in English (or equivalent Level 2)* 

Desirable - Measured by application form

  • Basic Skills qualification
  • Level 3 Training Assessment and Quality Assurance Award or equivalent 

* 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 

Skills / Abilities

Essential - Measured by application form and interview 

  • 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 as a course manager
  • Ability to network and make links within the community, including employers

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Understanding of Functional Skills


Essential - Measured by presentation and

  • 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 
  • Ability to motivate young people
  • Maintain Continuing Professional Development in line with College guidelines

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

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

Thank you.