Leeds City College

Teacher, ESOL, Variable Hours (Ref: LCC2440)

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
SO1 Commencing at £26,615 with progression to £29,079 PA pro-rata
Posted
22 Oct 2020
Closes
28 Oct 2020
Ref
LCC2440
Subject Area
ESOL / EAL
Job Level
Teacher
Contract Type
Permanent

** COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 there may be delays in both the recruitment and onboarding processes. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. **

** We are paying all of our employees (regardless of length of service) full pay should they develop COVID-19 symptoms/where the illness is confirmed. This will be in line with our current scheme, equivalent to our employees with 4 to 12 months of service.**

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC) and White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest improving and most innovative education groups in the country. 

WHAT WE DO 

The ESOL department at Leeds City College has been validated a grade 1 department for the previous three years. There are high expectations of staff, students and managers. We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and innovative teacher in ESOL.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Plan, prepare and develop schemes of work, session plans, teaching and learning resources, learning and assessment plans.
  • Deliver and assess essential knowledge and understanding to learners.
  • Create individual SMART learning targets linked to learner study programme/course.
  • Be responsible for recording student progress
  • Maintain and update knowledge of the subject and / or vocational area
  • Deliver inspiring sessions across the curriculum using a wide range of teaching methods for identified modules

YOUR PROFILE 

  • Holds a L5 Teaching Qualification (e.g. Cert Ed, PGCE)
  • Relevant highest level vocational qualification or degree in teaching subject
  • English and Maths at Level 2 or above and a willingness to improve in one or both disciplines to level 3 or above
  • Relevant experience of teaching adults, and with a good background in teaching English language
  • Experience of setting appropriate SMART targets to ensure progression of learners
  • Knowledge of current teaching practices and experience of utilising a range of teaching practices to enhance learner journey and progression

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT LEEDS CITY COLLEGE

Leeds City College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and is one of the UK’s largest FE establishments with around 1,440 employees and over 22,560 students. We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. 

BENEFITS & REWARDS 

We have a range of excellent benefits and rewards at Leeds City College, including:

  • Annual leave entitlement starting from 37 days + 8 bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary college closure days at Christmas

  • Excellent pension scheme with the West Yorkshire Pension Fund and the Teachers’ Pension

  • Discounted travel cards for those who regularly use public transport across the region with Northern Rail and Metro

  • Exceptional learning and development opportunities for all of our staff

SAFEGUARDING 

Luminate Education Group is committed to the Safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

All successful applicants are required to complete all mandatory pre-employment checks, including:

  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check

  • Children’s barred list check (we may also check the adult barred list if the role involves working with vulnerable adults)

  • Two professional references 

  • Fitness to work, this is conducted by our occupational health partners, NHS Airedale 

  • Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles

  • Prohibition check for all staff entering teaching related roles

Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or travelled overseas for three months or more in the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.

More information on overseas checks can be found on the government website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants 

We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process. 

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

 EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community, all candidates will be treated fairly irrespective of race, gender or gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief or age.

WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?

For more information about the role please contact:

Stephen Woulds, stephen.woulds@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

To apply for this role, please follow the link.