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Lecturer in Business

Warwick New Rd, Royal Leamington Spa, Leamington Spa CV32 5JE, UK
Warwickshire College Group
Full Time
£24,272 - £34,591 pro rata per annum
28th November 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
20th January 2023 01:30 PM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1290933

Background to the post

As one of the largest further and higher education colleges in the UK, with unique colleges across two counties, we aim to deliver learning experiences which lead to the development of wider skill bases and improved destinations for all of our students.

Our recent Ofsted inspection highlights our success and strong focus both on students and on meeting industry needs. We are also one of only five colleges in the UK to be granted Foundation Degree Awarding Powers by the Privy Council – meaning our higher education academic quality and standards are equal to any university.

For candidates who are not teacher qualified, don’t be put off from applying as WCG will get you there through our Trainee Lecturer programme. The successful post holder will move on to the Trainee Lecturer programme to achieve the required DET qualification (for posts of greater than a 0.5 fraction).

The Business & Travel department wish to recruit a 80% Business Lecturer to teach business subjects mainly at Level 3 but with the flexibility to teach at Level 2. The teacher needs to be dynamic and enthusiastic and want to improve all aspects of the students’ learning experience.

Why Work With Us?

Imagine working for an employer that has a positive impact on the lives of thousands of students every year. That could be you.

We offer careers in teaching, educational support and pastoral care and brilliant opportunities within our professional Corporate and Commercial Services departments. The opportunities here are almost endless and can be full time, term time only, part time.

Place of Work: Royal Leamington Spa College

Our Royal Leamington Spa campus delivers various specialisms from Hair & Beauty to Games Art & Design. As well as these courses we also have an onsite Bistro where some of our students complete their catering courses. We offer a broad range of career opportunities including teaching and support roles.

Essential Attainments:

  • A degree, HNC or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline
  • GCSE grade A-C or equivalent qualification in Maths and English
  • Teacher Training Qualification or the willingness to undertake the courses required to gain this
  • Strong Administrative skills, including IT skills
  • A willingness to undertake continuing professional development
  • Knowledge and use of cloud technologies such as G-Suite (Google apps) for education, for teaching and learning

Desirable Attainments:

  • Previous experience of teaching at the relevant level and subject
  • Proven success in supporting students and optimising student performance
  • A knowledge or background in the subject areas indicated
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Flexibility and a willingness and ability to teach across levels; deliver external qualifications
  • Completing references for the UCAS application system

Essential Key Experiences and Attributes

  • The vision, drive and enthusiasm to achieve targets
  • Excellent organisational skills with an adaptable and flexible approach
  • Good time keeping and time management skills with ability to work to deadlines and targets
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work as a team member and to communicate effectively with students and industry organisations
  • Self-motivated with an ability to motivate others
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Enthusiasm and ambition for personal and College development
  • A commitment to equal opportunities, inclusive learning, widening participation, and lifelong learning
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults
  • Ability to demonstrate behaviours which support the Core Values of the College
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of Equality & Diversity

For a full job description including duties and responsibilities of the role, please see the job description attached below


Safeguarding Statement:

Warwickshire College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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