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Lecturer in English (0.4)

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0.4 Lecturer in English

£26,393 to £39,819 pro rata, per annum

Hours: 14.8 hours per week / 52 weeks per year (0.4 FTE)
Contract Type: Permanent

Join Blackburn College and make a difference in people’s lives! If you are a qualified English Teacher seeking a fresh challenge, we have an exceptional opportunity for you. As part of our team, you’ll have the chance to positively impact learners’ lives through teaching.

Blackburn College has nearly 700 people employed in a vast range of roles and feels more like a community than a workplace, and this sense of collaboration is just one of the benefits of working here. We strive to make our employee community a welcoming, caring, and enthusiastic one, fuelling ambition with opportunities and support to help us all achieve our personal and professional goals.

We are proud to offer the full range of qualifications that students need to fulfil long and valuable careers. With purpose-built facilities, excellent grades, expanding catchment area, and purposeful vision. We believe that attending college is about more than achieving a qualification and aim to give all learners an opportunity to develop their full potential in a friendly and supportive environment. There has never been a better time to join us!

The Role

As a Lecturer in English, you will be part of the English & Maths department, delivering English GCSE and Functional Skills to learners on study programmes. You will contribute to the development and success of the department, including focusing on attendance, achievement and student success alongside, curriculum design/development linked to vocational areas whilst ensuring a high standard of quality provision is offered.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual who possesses a Level 4 or above qualification in a relevant subject discipline and a recognised teaching qualification.

You must have experience of teaching English to 14 – 19 year old learners and have a strong awareness current developments within your discipline. You should also have proven organisational ability, work well as part of a team and be willing to work flexibly.

What makes Blackburn College an Employer of choice?

You’ll have access to a wide range of benefits and support, including, but not limited to:

Teachers Pension Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7/365 helpline for advice and support
Regular Staff Physical Activity Sessions and reduced-price gym membership

Cycle to Work Scheme
Family-friendly policies
Free eye tests and contribution to VDU-use-only glasses
Several food outlets with a variety of menu choices
A full range of discounted professional Hair & Beauty services provided by the Academy Salon
Professional bakery offering a variety of fresh breads, cakes, and ready meals.

Blackburn College values diversity and is committed to create a diverse workforce . Blackburn College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to a variety of pre-employment checks, including satisfactory references, medical clearance, and an enhanced DBS check.

This post will start in August 2024 subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks

Closing Date: 9am Wednesday 29 May 2024
Interview Date: TBC

Reference Number: Eng1


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