English Lecturer (Adult Skills)

Discipline: Teaching Staff
Salary: £26,892 - £39,973
Contact email: Recruit@bradfordcollege.ac.uk
Job ref: 019962
Published: 9 days ago
Deadline for Application: 02 Jun 2024 23:59

We are looking for a passionate and resilient English Lecturer to join our innovative Adult Skills Department


The purpose of this role is to deliver high quality courses in GCSE and Functional Skills English to 19+ learners in the Adult Skills Department. The post holder will be responsible for designing, delivering and assessing outstanding teaching and learning, focussing on developing learners’ skills and knowledge to raise student aspirations and progression pathways in to further studies or enter employment.


Responsibilities include:

*       To teach on courses specified by the Head of Department/Team Leader.

*       To participate actively in the development of curriculum; and where appropriate in cross College marketing activities.

*       To participate actively in the enrolment, induction, monitoring, profiling and initial assessment of students or trainees.

*       To devise individual learning plans and provide support for learners in line with the requirements of the course.

*       To be responsible to the Head of Department/Team Leader for student discipline, counselling and guidance relating to all assigned classes.

*       To be responsible for the supervision and management of students on placements and offsite visits and activities where appropriate.

*       To act as academic and pastoral tutor to assigned students.


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


*       Degree or Equivalent qualification

*       Level 5 subject specialism or other appropriate qualification

*       A relevant teaching qualification or working towards this qualification.

*       GCSE A*- C or nationally recognised level 2 qualification in Maths or equivalent. (e.g. CSE 1, O Level A – C)

*       GCSE A*- C or nationally recognised level 2 qualification in English or equivalent. (e.g. CSE 1, O Level A – C)




*       Academic or industrial or commercial experience in an area relevant to the programmes.

*       Experience of interactive whiteboards and Moodle.

*       Experience of delivering FE including assessment with AQA, Ascentis and other awarding organisations


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, 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
  • Local government pension scheme, with a generous 18% 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.


For full details please click here


*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 from 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.