Programme Tutor - English
Oldham College is a great career choice for ambitious professionals. With a “good” Ofsted rating, a Silver “TEF” assessment for our higher education provision, one of the best apprenticeship programmes in the region, excellent 16-18 results and truly outstanding GCSE English results, we are already a high performer.
But we want to deliver much more than this. Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work” and we have a clear Strategic Plan which sets out what this means and what we will do to deliver it. We will keep on improving and innovating, and we are investing in new provision, new facilities and new technology.
We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open minded candidates, who are ready to give their best. But we give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet. That’s true, by the way – ask almost anyone who has been here. Or come and see for yourself.
If you want to be outstanding, and want to help us achieve the same thing, then please apply.
We are looking for:
- Programme Tutor – English (several opportunities including part-time, fixed term positions)
- Salary: £24,221 - £30,644 per annum pro rata
This is a very important role.
Alun Francis, our Principal, says, “This is a very important appointment, English is central to our plans for the future, and we are looking for high calibre candidates. We want people who love their subject area, are committed to keeping up to date, but also want the professional challenge of developing outstanding pedagogical practice. We are investing in the facilities, employer relationships and the skills and knowledge of our staff. We are looking for people who will respond to this, love their learners and enjoy the challenges and benefits of working at Oldham College”.
Joanne Rumney, Director of English and Maths says, “This is a fantastic opportunity to join the English team on our journey to outstanding. You will be joining a team of dedicated, conscientious and enthusiastic subject specialists to deliver a range of classes and intervention support sessions to 16-18 year olds and/or adult learners across our GCSE and Functional Skills provision. Through the role you will be supporting learners to achieve their full potential in this subject so that they are able to progress onto further education and employment opportunities.”
Oldham College is a medium sized general further education college, with a turnover of almost £25m. It has one main campus in the centre of town, and this in the third phases of a £40m redevelopment which began in 2012. Higher education is taught on a second, dedicated campus, a short walk away. The College delivers a full range of work related education and training, including 16-18 programmes of study, T levels, apprenticeships, adult learning and higher education. It has over 5000 full-time students and 600 undergraduates.
The College is in the top quartile for 16-18 programmes of study and English GCSE resits, and in apprenticeship provision, but is the second highest performing provider Greater Manchester. The quality of its higher education provision is better than many established universities.
Joining our Journey:
When you join our college, our colleagues have access to numerous benefits and facilities:
- Generous Pension Scheme
- Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
- Very generous holiday entitlement
- Employee Assistance Scheme
- Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
- Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
- Free confidential counselling service
- Staff recognition awards
- Subsidised car parking
- On-site Day Nursery
- On-site hair and beauty salon and The Grange Theatre both offering staff discounts
We are seeking excellent candidates to help us continue on this fantastic journey developing our curriculum and supporting our students to stand out in the employment marketplace.
Do you have a passion for providing every learner with a great experience of post-16 education?
Do you have the expertise and creativity that will enable you to motivate all of our students to demonstrate a passion for and a consistently high level of skill in English?
If you answered a great big YES to each of the questions above, our English Team are looking for you to join them.
You are ideally suited to this role if you are highly motivated, enthusiastic, and able to deliver engaging English lessons in a challenging environment and relish the idea of teaching in the further education sector.
The role involves delivering Functional Skills English and GCSE English to 16-18 and Adult learners and may include delivering classes, workshops, 1:1s and intervention catch-up support.
Further details including a Person Specification are included within the attached Job Description.
The role will require you to embed and work to the college’s values; working with Integrity, having Ambition to help our learners succeed and being Inclusive to learners and colleagues alike.
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