Bury College

Lecturer / Team Leader in Physics (Full time/ Part time)

Recruiter
Bury College
Location
Bury, Greater Manchester
Salary
£33,211 - £44,047 pa (ECT £30,542 - £32,295 pa)
Posted
24 May 2024
Closes
19 Jun 2024
Subject Area
Science
Job Level
Lecturer, Manager
Contract Type
Permanent

About This Position

We are looking to appoint a Lecturer or Team Leader of Physics (full time/part time), to join our Science A Level and Vocational Team.

At Bury College, you will join a passionate team of teachers and staff supporting our vibrant students. As part of our A level provision we are developing our Science Team. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow, inspire and develop, this is the role for you.

Our main areas of responsibility will fall under the areas of:

  • Operational and strategic planning (including lesson planning, developing resources and syllabuses, and contributing to the departmental plan)
  • Staff development (including continuing professional development and engaging fully in the Performance Management Review process)
  • Quality assurance (including contributing to the process of monitoring and evaluating the subject area)
  • Management of information (including maintaining appropriate records and tracking student progress)
  • Communications with students, parents and other stakeholders
  • Pastoral system (including being a form tutor to a selected group of students)
  • Teaching, ensuring a high-quality learning experience for students

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a relevant teaching qualification and a subject relevant undergraduate degree
  • Have successful teaching experience
  • Understand the theory and practice of effective teaching and learning
  • Understand the importance of high expectations and equality of access for all students, and of being a tutor
  • Have knowledge of writing lesson plans, developing resources and assessing students' work
  • Be able to work as part of a team and to develop and maintain positive relationships with all staff and students
  • Have a good level of ICT skills, ideally including innovative use of interactive white boards and Microsoft suite
  • Be able to create a motivating and safe learning environment for all students
  • Be able to communicate positively with parents, carers and other external agencies where necessary
  • Have good written and spoken communication skills
  • Be able to lead and manage their own work effectively
  • Have excellent time management skills
  • Be able to motivate students and raise their aspirations through a range of strategies

** For academic year 24/25 eligible teachers could receive a premium payment of up to £6,000 ** (further details available on request)

About Us

Bury College is a Further Education College offering a wide range of courses to full time and part time students each year.

Dedicated to providing the communities we serve with a broad choice of learning options, Bury College offers a range of A Level courses, vocational programmes, and apprenticeships. In addition to this, we have higher level courses available at Bury College University Centre, as well as courses for adults.

And the benefits of working for us?

  • 45 days annual leave plus bank holidays and Christmas closure
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Teachers or Local Authority Pension Fund
  • Flexible working
  • Family Friendly Policy
  • Special Leave of Absence
  • Paid leave for religious festivals
  • Sabbaticals
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Onsite gym
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Onsite nursery

We are a friendly, forward-looking college where staff are valued and supported to achieve their potential. You will have access to a free on-site gym and all weather football pitches. We offer generous annual leave entitlement, excellent pension contributions and a cycle to work scheme.

Bury College is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity, celebrating diversity, safeguarding its learners and expects all staff to share these commitments.

Please note that new guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 requires us to carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This to enable us to identify any incidents or issues which have happened and are publicly available online which we might want to explore at interview. Once shortlisting has taken place, this search will be carried out for all candidates who will attend an interview.

N.B. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date.

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

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