Employability Lecturer

Discipline: Teaching Staff
Salary: £26,892 - £39,973
Job ref: 012643
Published: 7 months ago
Deadline for Application: 30 Nov 2023 23:59

Due to internal progression, we have an exciting opportunity for an Employability Lecturer to join our dedicated Prgression to Learning & Work Department.


Working across Entry 3 and Level 1 provision helping learners to develop key personal and social skills, behaviour's and attitudes that will build confidence in their own abilities and also how to demonstrate and apply these effectively. You will help your learners achieve this by using practical tasks, set in a variety of vocational contexts, focusing on Personal and Social Development working predominantly with 14-19-year olds and learners with EHCP’s.

For example, this could be in: Sport, Public Services, Travel and Tourism, Health and Social Care or Business disciplines etc.


Responsibilities include:

  • To design and deliver a wide range of effective and inclusive teaching and learning activities
  • To assess the work and progress of all students and provide them with constructive and timely feedback.
  • To seek ways of improving student performance by reflecting on teaching design and delivery and obtaining and analysing feedback.
  • To develop and apply innovative approaches to improving the learning environment, teaching and/or assessment and feedback methods
  • Engage in professional development in relation to teaching, learning and assessment, including the use of an evidence-informed approach, which utilises the outcomes of scholarship to enhance teaching practice
  • Contribute to course development and the development of new programmes of study demonstrating an inclusive and collaborative approach to delivery.
  • Contribute to outreach and/or widening participation activity within the Department/ School
  • Produce Plans of learning, lesson plans, assessment plans, varied learning materials and any other related activities that positively impact on the effectiveness of learning.
  • Maintain records of formative and summative assessments of students’ learning carried out.


For the full job description and person specification, please click here


The Ideal Candidate


The ideal candidate will be learner and quality focused with a commitment to our vision of working together to transform lives. They should be able to contribute to our journey to Outstanding, creating a positive working and study environment, and, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion should be embedded within their core values.


Education & Training


  • Level 5 teaching qualification or working towards this qualification.
  • GCSE 5-9 (A*- C) or nationally recognised level 2 qualification in Maths or equivalent. (e.g. CSE 1, O Level A – C)
  • GCSE 5-9 (A*- C) or nationally recognised level 2 qualification in English or equivalent. (e.g. CSE 1, O Level A – C)


  • Experience of successful teaching/training and the evidence of performance /data to support it (e.g. Lesson observations, retention and achievement data), high grade successes)
  • Experience of high-quality teaching within an FE environment or equivalent related industrial experience.
  • Experience of the effective design and delivery of high-quality inclusive teaching and learning activities
  • Up to date knowledge of content and methods of teaching and /or supporting learning including the value and use of learning technologies
  • A comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of a relevant subject area.
  • Experience of improving the learning environment, teaching and/or assessment and feedback methods
  • Experience of student pastoral care and disciplinary procedures


For an informal discussion about the role, please email recruit@bradfordcollege.ac.uk


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on the level of interest and number of applications so early application is advised.


Bradford College

At Bradford College our ambition is to transform the lives of our learners, help them to aim higher and support them to achieve their goals.

Located in the heart of Bradford, we offer a wide range of courses at varying levels, with something to suit everyone. Undergraduate to postgraduate and professional qualifications to distance learning and short community courses.

Our aim is to attract and retain knowledgeable, passionate and focused individuals who can inspire, motivate and support both learners and colleagues. With a can-do attitude and desire for continuous self-improvement, you could make a difference to the lives of everyone at Bradford College.


Benefits of working at Bradford College:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement – equivalent to 44 days holidays, plus bank holidays

  • Additional college closure days, including 2-week Christmas closure

  • Teachers’ Pension scheme, with a generous 23% employer contribution


  • Annual salary reviews
  • Career progression opportunities – 54% of all vacancies are filled internally
  • Free sports and gym facilities
  • Free wellbeing initiatives and access to our exclusive staff indoor and outdoor wellbeing space
  • Confidential employee assistance service and on-site mental health first aiders
  • Access to Bradford College benefits hub, offering retail, travel, leisure and dining discounts and cashback
  • Discounts on greener travel – cycle to work scheme & local MetroCard and Northern Rail discounts
  • Access to hair and beauty treatments in our student-led Signature Spa
  • On-site dining facilities, including our award-winning Grove restaurant
  • A host of training development opportunities
  • Fantastic campus facilities, a short walk to public transport links in the heart of the City of Culture 2025
  • The opportunity to work for an organisation that is truly committed creating a better future for all through education and training.


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*If you have the drive to further develop your skills and abilities, you will be given the support and opportunities you need to enhance your career. This includes access to in-house training and CPD, professional and academic qualifications and mentoring.


Bradford College is committed to supporting and promoting diversity and inclusion amongst our staff and student body. We promote applications across all sections of the community, recognising the benefits a diverse workforce can bring and therefore particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in our workforce.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken for this post including a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please be aware it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children and vulnerable adults.