Lecturer Education (PSET ESOL)

Discipline: Teaching Staff
Salary: £25,250-£36,533 (dependent on experience, pro-rata)
Contact email: recruit@bradfordcollege.au.uk
Job ref: 007062
Published: 4 months ago
Duration: Permanent
Deadline for Application: 15 Jun 2023 16:00

This vacancy is 0.5 of a Full Time Equivalent.


An exciting opportunity has arisen at Bradford College; we are looking to appoint a creative and inspiring lecturer to join our ambitious and dedicated Education & Social Care Department as a Lecturer in Education (PSET ESOL specialism).

The successful applicant will teach across Post-Secondary Education and Training courses and will deliver the specialist pathway in English and ESOL. They will also manage and deliver the Trinity Certificate TESOL - Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages.

Ongoing support will be available given by an experienced manager as well as opportunities to develop your career through our Learning & Development team.

This role is ideal for someone with a comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of ESOL and Literacy. Experience of high quality, reflective teaching within an HE/FE environment is essential.


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.


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


The Ideal Candidate will be someone who can work effectively as part of a team or teams, delivering high quality standards of work that supports and provides an excellent student / employee experience across the college. You should live the Bradford College values and place students at the “heart” of everything you do.


Education & Training


  • First degree or Level 6 professional qualification

  • A recognised teaching qualification for FE

  • A specialist qualification for teaching ESOL or Literacy




  • Experience of successful teaching/training and the evidence of performance /data to support it (e.g., Lesson observations, retention, and achievement data)

  • Experience of high quality, reflective teaching within an HE/FE environment

  • 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 i.e., ESOL and Literacy.

  • Experience of improving the learning environment, teaching and/or assessment and feedback methods

  • Experience of student pastoral care and disciplinary procedures

  • A clear commitment to scholarship and/or enhancing professional practice.


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. From 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 (in addition to bank holidays and Christmas shut down)

  • Pension scheme (Local Government or Teachers Pension Scheme)

  • Development Opportunities (training days and Personal Development Plans)*

  • Money saving options with local organisations

  • Employee Assistance Programme and a range of wellbeing activities

  • Discounted Parking

  • Bradford Train Stations are a short walk away


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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 from all sections of the community, recognising the benefits a diverse workforce can bring and therefore particularly encourage applications by 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.