Kirklees College

ESOL Lecturer

7 days left

Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, Huddersfield, Kirklees
£25,468 - £35,187 pa
05 May 2023
15 Jun 2023
Subject Area
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

In the role of ESOL Lecturer you’ll predominantly be based at our Pioneer Higher Skills Centre in Dewsbury with ability to travel to other centres if required.

Kirklees College is a large successful FE college, currently Ofsted graded as Good. Operating across Kirklees with centres based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury.

We’re already a successful college, but we’re continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

In the role of ESOL Lecturer you’ll predominantly be based at our Pioneer Higher Skills Centre in Dewsbury. Your focus will be on delivering outstanding teaching learning and assessment for our ESOL learners. We would especially like to hear form individuals with a DELTA or equivalent qualification who can lead on a range of programmes and support new CELTA trainees.

We are looking to appoint a creative and inspiring tutor to join our ambitious and dedicated team. As a Lecturer in ESOL you may teach on a range of courses in the department from pre entry to Level 2. We particularly would like to gain interest from those who have a passion to deliver L1 and 2. You will have a good understanding of the ESOL curriculum and be experienced in using appropriate teaching strategies to support learning and development. You will be responsible for groups of learners, their success and progression and have a passion to improve the lives and opportunities within the College community. We are looking for someone who is flexible, dedicated, keen to upskill, committed to reflective continuous improvement and a good team player who is willing to bring and share new ideas and support the department on their journey to outstanding. You must have recent experience in teaching within a further education organisation. Experience delivering online and confidence delivering digital skills and basic maths would be advantageous.

Ideally, you’ll have a Level 5 teaching qualification or CELTA and demonstrable experience in teaching Adults. It’s important that you’re able to communicate effectively and be proactive, have a high level of motivation and organisation skills, and demonstrate our College values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence in your role.

Due to the nature of our work, it’s essential you’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We believe learning is not just for our students: it’s an important part of working here too. Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring managers. You’ll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel.

We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another.

Please remember to remove all personal details (name, date of birth) from your CV.

If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact Please check your emails regularly during the recruitment process (including spam and junk folders) as this is how you will be contacted once you have applied.

As an employer we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of an individuals’ sex, age, religion, race, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, maternity or care leaver status. We are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce. Please note that any job offer is subject to pre-employment checks including a DBS check, online searches and references from former employers, in line with guidance from Department for Education.

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