Kirklees College

Lecturer - Business

Location
Huddersfield and Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Salary
£30,454 - £37,474 pa
Posted
08 Feb 2024
Closes
23 Feb 2024
Ref
ATRC00665
Job Level
Lecturer
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Hours/weeks: 37 hours / 52 weeks per year (FT) - Subject to student recruitment numbers

(We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications)

Kirklees College is a large and successful FE college which was rated ‘Good’ in all areas following our recent Ofsted inspection in March 2023. Learners achieve high levels of success due to the quality and commitment of our teaching staff, with students benefitting greatly from their vocational and professional expertise. Are you already working in education and looking for a new challenge? We are already a successful college, but we’re continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

In the role of Lecturer in Business you will be predominantly be based at the Waterfront Centre in Huddersfield with some work at the Dewsbury centres and your focus will be on Teaching, Learning and Assessment tasks for various levels of Business courses. You will play a vital role in guiding the future of the next generation. Your expertise and enthusiasm will inspire learners to explore the exciting and diverse world of business. You will be responsible for delivering engaging lectures, facilitating hands-on practical sessions where appropriate, and providing support and guidance to students throughout their time at Kirklees College.

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.

Our faculty offers a broad range of qualifications and we welcome applications from newly qualified teachers or applicants with relevant sector experience who are looking at taking their first steps towards a career in teaching and education. It is essential that you have relevant industry experience It’s important that you’re able to communicate and engage fully with young people, whilst remaining focused on your teaching and demonstrate our College values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence in your role. The qualifications necessary for this role are a minimum of Level 2 qualification in literacy and numeracy (e.g. GCSE English and Maths at grade A*- C) and a relevant industry qualification at Level 3+. Ideally, you will hold a degree in Business or related area, experience of teaching at Levels 1-3 and demonstrable experience in delivery of high-quality curriculum. Experience of working in a FE College would be beneficial, as would a L5 Teaching Qualification. We could however support the right candidate to achieve their L5 qualification through our extensive in-house teacher training programmes.

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.

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 hrenquiry@kirkleescollege.ac.uk. 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.

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