English Lecturer

Location East London
Discipline: Education
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 47898.00
Contact name: Kirsty Chasmer
Contact email: kirsty.chasmer@blackstone-recruitment.co.uk
Job ref: J5750
Startdate: 13/06/2024

Blackstone Recruitment are currently working with a college based in Rainham, East London who are recruiting for a Permanent English Lecturer to start in September 2024. 

Salary Bracket is £31,144 - £47,898


· To teach and assess learning on a range of courses, which include 14-19 and
adult learners. Courses range from entry level to level 2 GCSE.

· To work effectively as a member of the team, liaising with Senior Curriculum
Manager English and all colleagues in the College.

· To take an active role in own professional development in relation to all
aspects of the role.

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: In common with all other staff:

1.1 To support the College’s mission, vision, values and strategic objectives;
1.2 To implement the College’s Equality and Diversity policies and to work
actively to overcome discrimination on grounds of all protected
characteristics; sex, race, religion/belief, disability, sexual orientation, age,
pregnancy/maternity, gender reassignment status, marriage/civil
partnership status.
1.3 To take responsibility for one’s own professional development and participate
in relevant internal and external activities;
1.4 To implement the College’s safeguarding policies and practices.
1.5 To implement your health and safety responsibility in line with the College’s
Health and Safety policy.
1.6 To contribute to the College’s commitment to continuous improvement as
identified in the College’s charter and quality assurance systems.
1.7 To ensure that data is handled in line with the General Data Protection
Regulations. In common with all other lecturing staff:
2.1 To teach on a range of courses at community or main College sites.
2.2 To be involved in all processes and College procedures related to the
selection, interviewing, admissions, enrolment, induction and tracking of
2.3 To develop the curriculum in line with national requirements, local
community needs, and the needs of employment.
2.4 To develop student-centred teaching and learning strategies, which
contribute to increased retention, achievement and progression.
2.5 To prepare and monitor appropriate syllabuses, schemes of work and
learning outcomes.
2.6 To act as a leader/member of appropriate teams and to liaise with colleagues
in the design, delivery and evaluation of all aspects of the course.
2.7 To provide regular feedback to students as identified in the Curriculum
Delivery Plan and associated policies, and to give group and individual
tutorial support to enable them to achieve maximum benefit from their
course or programme.
2.8 To observe procedures for student monitoring, discipline and complaints in
accordance with the Curriculum Delivery Plan and associated policies.
2.9 To liaise with employers and other agencies with respect of student
placement supervision, course and assignment design, career and higher
education opportunities.
2.10 To attend external courses and conferences as relevant to the work of the
2.11 To compile and maintain course records.
2.12 To contribute to the College’s annual assessment and review process,
including comprehensive review and evaluation of the area of work for which
s/he is responsible.
2.13 To follow all processes relating to qualifications and examinations, including
registration and submissions to validating bodies, liaison with the College
Exams Officer, moderators and external verifiers in accordance with College

Person Specification:

3.1 Possession of an English degree or level 5 Subject Specialism in Literacy
would be desirable.
3.2 Possession of a teaching qualification*.
3.3 Experience of teaching GCSE and Functional Skills English.
3.4 Evidence of the ability to teach effectively and to prepare relevant materials;
3.5 An awareness of the pastoral and the academic needs of students from a
variety of backgrounds and the ability to respond to those needs positively
and sensitively;
3.6 Commitment to an inclusive education;
3.7 Experience of working as a member of a team and evidence of the ability to
work effectively with colleagues;
3.8 An understanding of and commitment to Equality and Diversity and safeguarding and practical ideas for their implementation in this post. All newly appointed Lecturers will be expected to have a teaching qualification, or to demonstrate a willingness to obtain one at an appropriate level and within the timescale set out in the Further Education National Training Organisation (FENTO) standards. Candidates will be supported in obtaining appropriate certification in-house or at other institutions.

Please contact Kirsty at Blackstone Recruitment on 0203 146 2969 if you are interested and would like to apply!