Trainee English Lecturers (Teachers)

Do you have some experiencing of English teaching or tutoring, can you see your next step being a career in Teaching?

Join The Bedford College Group, the leading provider of Further Education in the South East Midlands region. We invite aspiring English teachers to join our trainee program, where you'll receive training towards a PGCE qualification. Help students develop essential communication skills and unlock their potential in this crucial subject. Apply now to kickstart your teaching career and make a difference in students' lives!

Apply today to start your rewarding career in education!

We currently have opportunities within the Group at Bedford College, Central Bedfordshire College, Shuttleworth College and Tresham College.

Qualifications

  • Willingness to obtain PGCE/Cert Ed qualification (funded by The Bedford College Group)

  • English degree

What We Offer

Joining The Bedford College Group means gaining access to a host of benefits and opportunities aimed at nurturing your professional growth and well-being. Enjoy extensive professional and career development opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career. With a reduced workload of 21 contact teaching hours per week (as a full-time employee)to support you with your qualification, alongside a generous annual leave of 35 days, you'll find the balance you need to excel in your role. Take advantage of the benefits of a teacher's pension scheme and enjoy the convenience of free on-site parking. Additionally, unlock exclusive retail and leisure discounts, making every aspect of your life more enjoyable. Embark on a fulfilling career with us and reap the rewards of a supportive and rewarding workplace environment.

About The Bedford College Group

The Bedford College Group was formed in 2017 following the merger of Bedford College and Tresham College and is now the largest provider of education in the South East Midlands, with over 15,000 students passing through our doors each year.

Today, the Group is made up of a family of colleges across Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire: Bedford College, Central Bedfordshire College and Tresham College in the towns of Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard, Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough; Shuttleworth College, a specialist land-based college; The Bedford Sixth Form, (the only dedicated sixth form in Bedford); The Corby Sixth Form, (opened in September 2023); and the National College for Motorsport alongside Silverstone race circuit. To widen accessibility to education and training, the Group also has community-based Learning Centres in Bedford, Corby and Kettering which offer IT training.

Safeguarding our Students

The Bedford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to thorough vetting process which includes, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide. The Bedford College Group's policy on Employment of Ex-Offenders is attached to this vacancy.

Candidates who are barred from working with children are reminded it is a criminal offence to apply for this post.

We currently have both full-time and part-time opportunities available.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.