Teacher of Functional Skills English

Specific Hours: 14.8 hours per week

Derby College Group (DCG) are looking for a part-time Teacher of Functional Skills to deliver Functional Skills English to our apprentices. This opportunity is a hybrid role with some home working. You will be working across different Derby College sites and out in the community. Teaching will be both in person and online. The ability to drive and access to a car is essential.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a vibrant team providing an outstanding learning experience, through the delivery of engaging teaching, learning and assessment, helping to prepare our apprentices for the next stage in their career.

About you

You will be an enthusiastic, flexible and innovative teacher with experience of delivering English. The ideal candidate will be able to deliver outstanding Functional Skills English to our apprentice cohort.

You will be qualified up to at least Level 3 in English, and a relevant degree qualification (or equivalent) would be desirable. In addition, you will hold a recognised Level 5/6 teaching qualification (PGCE/CertEd) or be willing to work towards obtaining this.

The Benefits

  • 49 days holiday (inclusive of 8 bank holidays and 6 closure days where these occur, pro rata)
  • Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with a 28.68% employer contribution
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discount at our Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ onsite Little Explorers Nursery
  • TOTUM discount card (aka NUS/Student Discount Card) / discounted Tastecard
  • Discounts on East Midlands Railway Annual Season Tickets
  • Microsoft Office for FREE with 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage
  • Discount on treatments at SENSI our onsite salon at the Roundhouse
  • Flint Bishop Solicitors – free will writing, 1-hour free consultation with family department, 10% discount on Conveyancing services
  • Continuous development and progression opportunities

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace which promotes and values diversity. We welcome all talent irrespective of age, disability, neuro-divergence, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances. We ensure that our policies and procedures treat all applicants consistently and fairly during our recruitment process.

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, reasonable adjustments, or about the role, please contact us at hrrecruitment@derby-college.ac.uk.

Safeguarding statement

DCG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  An online search of the preferred candidate is completed to help to identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the college may need to explore with the candidate further. Please be advised that it is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

If you require visa sponsorship

Please note that as salary is agreed upon appointment and is based on your skills, experience and qualifications, this role may be ineligible for sponsorship under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system. Please consult the Home Office website for further information, and to establish if you would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route.

Recruitment Agencies - We have a PSL of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list.

Job Description

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