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Lecturer in Foundation Learning

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Lecturer in Foundation Learning

£26,393 – £39,819 Pro Rata, Per Annum

Hours: 37 hours per week / 52 weeks per year
Contract Type: Permanent Closing Date: 9am Thursday 1 August 2024

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

Responsible to the Head of Inclusion you will be part of a curriculum team, contributing to the growth and development of the Foundation Learning programmes. This includes focusing on retention, achievement and student success alongside pastoral support, curriculum design/development and ensuring a high standard of quality provision is offered to all learners including NEET and High Needs Students.

What are we looking for?

With a relevant Level 4 or above qualification and a recognised teaching qualification, you will have successful experience of delivering qualifications at foundation level. You will also be able to demonstrate the ability to motivate and inspire students and to develop innovative teaching materials. Experience of working with High Needs students is desirable.

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:

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.
Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7/365 helpline for advice and support

Shortlisting Date: Week commencing 5 August 2024
Interview Date: Week commencing 19 August 2024

Please click apply and we will email you the full JD, PS & application form. Please demonstrate clearly on your application form how you meet the criteria detailed in the person specification.


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