Lecturer in ESOL x 2
1 x permanent (16-19/19+).
1 x temporary for one year (14-16 project).
Based in the heart of Yorkshire, Kirklees College is dedicated to providing students with the best possible education experience. We are a highly successful Further Education College which is rated by Ofsted as “Good” with “Outstanding" Leadership and Management.
The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work within a modern building, with excellent on site facilities, such as a fully equipped gym, hair and beauty salons and a fine dining restaurant.
We are seeking to appoint inspirational and innovative teachers in ESOL within our busy Curriculum Area of ESOL, Adult English and Maths.
These posts are based at either the Dewsbury or Huddersfield centre of Kirklees College and may involve working from community venues. Please clarify in your application which post you are applying for.
The successful candidates will need experience in teaching English as a second language, from complete beginners to higher levels. Experience of teaching 16-18s and adults in a College and/or community environment is essential, as well as bringing and delivering creative and imaginative approaches to learners including the use of digital technologies to promote independence in learning.
You will be passionate about your subject and have the ability and desire to enthuse others. You will be organised and experienced in course administration and have high expectations of both yourself and your students.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive and committed team with an excellent track record of delivering high-quality courses across a broad curriculum offer. Enabling students to be successful in this area is a high priority within the Faculty, and you will become an integral part of a teaching team with a drive and determination to continually raise standards in this vital subject area.
The qualifications deemed essential for these posts are a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in literacy and numeracy (e.g. GCSE English and Maths at grade A*-C), a subject specialist qualification in teaching a second language and a Level 5 teaching qualification or the willingness to undertake this in a specified timescale. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English.
As a learning organisation and as part of our commitment to your continued professional development we may require you to complete an apprenticeship standard or framework that relates to this opportunity.
If you have supplied an e-mail address, should you be shortlisted for interview, we will contact you via your e-mail address. Please ensure that you check your 'Spam' or 'Junk' mailboxes, as sometimes emails can be diverted to these folders.
Kirklees College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As a College we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Closing date: Friday 17th August 2018, 12pm (midday).