Lecturer in Advance into FE

About us:

Gower College Swansea is one of the largest colleges in Wales with a strong reputation for high quality teaching and learning. We have six campuses across the city with over 4,500 full time learners and 10,000 part time learners.  We currently have a turnover of over £50 million making us a major employer in the region with approximately 1,000 staff. At Gower College Swansea we are passionate about investing in our staff and looking after their wellbeing to ensure they feel supported in work and also at home.

The role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to support the growth of the Advance into Further Education programmes at the College. 

  • Part-time (18.5 hours per week)
  • Job share considered
  • Permanent
  • £12,024 - £23,665 per annum (depending on qualification and/or experience) 
  • Tycoch campus

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver a range of units across Entry 3, Level 1 and Level 2 Advance into Further Education which supports those learners who are undecided about their career path
  • Develop and employ a variety of teaching and learning strategies, including the effective use of ILT, to ensure excellence and the achievement of course targets for retention and attainment
  • Motivate students and to create a positive learning environment and support a learner’s potential
  • Undertake a personal tutor role

About you:

  • Qualified to degree level with experience
  • Possess/or be prepared to work towards a recognised teaching qualification 
  • Experience of delivering Advance into FE programmes is desirable
  • Possess excellent classroom management skills coupled with the tenacity, commitment and patience to deal with learners who may display challenging behaviour
  • Be able to adapt your teaching style to meet the needs of a variety of different age groups

Benefits for you:

  • 46 days annual leave (pro-rata), plus bank holidays, and the college is closed for two weeks over the Christmas period
  • A Teacher’s Pension Scheme with an average employer contribution of 23% (2023)
  • Discounted Sport Centre gym membership for £60 per year
  • 2 staff well-being days
  • View more benefits here: https://www.gcs.ac.uk/recruitment/benefits-and-wellbeing

We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our organisation.

If you wish to continue your application journey using Welsh Language, please visit our Cymraeg site. We encourage Welsh Language applications as we recognise the importance of delivering services in Welsh, and the need to grow our bilingual workforce.

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.

Full-Time Equivalent Salary: £24,049 - £47,331 per annum dependent on qualifications and experience.


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