Foundation Learning Lecturer


  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Access to the Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Annual Travel Passes Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Helpline
  • Kia Car Scheme


Adams Building
Stoney Street, Nottingham, NG1 1NG

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Contract: Full time, part time (permanent)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly enthusiastic, innovative and experienced lecturer to join our brand new Foundation Learning team. We are looking for a lecturer who is passionate about making a difference to young people’s lives and regardless of the level of challenge, will be relentless in supporting, and nurturing learners to build self-confidence and resilience as well as developing the skills, knowledge and behaviours they will require to progress.

This role will include working with learners who may require additional support with both emotional and behaviour needs, so experience is essential. The curriculum will be delivered around a number of projects, therefore the successful candidate will be able to deliver a combination of Entry / Level 1 Vocational Studies, English and maths.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, empathy and the ability to inspire and engage young people who may have complex needs and backgrounds to excel and achieve their learning goals.

The role will also include pastoral support, progress monitoring and report writing. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate that they can use new learning technologies and will continue to update their skills through CPD.

The successful candidate will respond to Teaching, Learning and Assessment strategies and findings and strive to ensure that these constantly improve.

The post will be shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria at application stage from the person specification. Please ensure that you have a look at this specification attached to the Role Profile and complete your application directly from this, as these specifications are an integral part of the selection process.

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Vickie Nardoni via email at

Interviews/assessments are planned for to be confirmed.

Our values mean we work together, as One Team. As One Team in our commitment to creating an inclusive environment, promoting inclusivity and respect with a culture that supports our college community of staff and students to achieve their full potential and celebrate all aspects of diversity. Achieving our aim to be an employer of choice will be through striving to lead an environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation.

We believe that a diverse workforce leads to an organisation that is more innovative, more creative and gets better results. We want our workforce to represent the diversity of the people and communities that we serve. We also want our workplace to be one where different experiences, expertise and perspectives are valued and where everyone is encouraged to grow and develop. We are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.