Programme Tutor English

Join our dynamic English Department

Are you passionate about English and inspiring young minds? Oldham College is seeking dedicated individuals to join our expanding English department 

About Us:

At Oldham College we believe in fostering a love for English and empowering students to excel in their educational journey.

Our English department is committed to delivering high-quality education that not only equips students with essential English and fundamental life skills but also encourages critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.

Position Available:

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and qualified English teacher to join our team. Whether you are an experienced educator or a fresh graduate with a passion for teaching, we welcome individuals who are dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of students.

We have a variety of full time and part time opportunities available.

The Role:

Our English Tutors will play a key role in shaping the direction of our college. Responsible for their Curriculum Area and implement innovative changes to improve the teaching and learning of English across the college. This is an excellent opportunity to have real impact in a college, which is moving at pace with strong support from its Senior Leadership team.

 In these roles, you will:

  • Deliver innovative and stimulating teaching, learning and assessment to enable your students to achieve;
  • Facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential;
  • Design and deliver a flexible and relevant range of provision including GCSE and Functional Skills;
  • Be a great teacher and role model;
  • Nurture a culture of professional development that is integrated seamlessly in every day practice;
  • Be bold, optimistic and tenacious in setting and achieving high standards;
  • Drive Oldham Colleges vision and expectations to have a significant impact on students’ life chances

Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities:

  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
  • Very generous holiday entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Car Scheme
  • Subsidised car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon

We are a local college with a reputation for dynamism and success and provide high level technical and vocational education and training.      

We embrace and encourage all those who are driven to better themselves, achieve their goals and reach new heights. Excellent resources combined with exceptional tutors and student support means that whatever your ambition, we can help you to achieve it.  

The college is regarded as a “Good” across every area: “Our quality of teaching, learning and assessment are good”, “overall achievement has improved” and “we continue to nurture the culture of inclusion across the college. Staff, learners and apprentices embrace and promote equality of opportunity and celebrate diversity” as stated in a recent OFSTED inspection.


We are committed to inclusion which is reflected across our diverse student body. However, we still have work to do to ensure that our talented workforce fully reflects the diversity of our wider community. We encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply to join our team. 

When you apply for a role, we'll ask you for some equality data. Your answers are kept strictly confidential at all times by HR. The data we collect helps us to identify any disproportionate outcomes for applicants and to target our positive actions that will address them. 

We recognise that everybody has a life outside work; we’re happy to discuss flexible working with you. Although we can’t promise that we will be able to give you exactly what you want, we can promise that we will carefully consider your request and we certainly won’t judge you for asking.    


You must have a degree and a recognised teaching qualification. Experience of working in the FE sector is desirable.

The role will require you to embed and work to the college’s values; working with Integrity, having Ambition to help our learners succeed and being Inclusive to learners and colleagues alike.

Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work”. We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open minded candidates, who are ready to give their best.  But we give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet.  

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role.

Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation Act 1974. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and vulnerable adults.

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