Salary: £24,202 - £32,463 per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum (1.0 FTE)
Do you want to work for a dynamic and growing organisation? The Hadlow Group provides excellence in education through its Colleges in Kent; Hadlow College, West Kent College and Ashford College, and offers a range of further and higher education and professional courses in land based and general subjects.
About the role
Are you an innovative, dynamic and enthusiastic English teacher who can demonstrate a commitment to successfully deliver English qualifications? Do you enjoy working collaboratively as part of a diverse team of specialists? Can you inspire and motivate learners accessing a range of vocational courses to achieve in English?
We are seeking a teacher who is a confident, resilient and self-motivated classroom practitioner and who can demonstrate that they have the skills, aptitude and tenacity to develop inspirational teaching, learning and assessment practice leading to successful outcomes for learners.
The post involves teaching on a range of English courses. You would deliver GCSE English to a variety of students and some functional skills English. You would also be expected to liaise with staff across the department to ensure parity of provision across the college. You will be required to hold or work towards a recognised teaching qualification.
In return, the College offers many benefits including access to competitive pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and Childcare Vouchers.
West Kent and Ashford College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our users and expects all staff to share this commitment, in order for all to achieve their full potential. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.
To apply for this job, please complete an application form found on the
You are required to complete an application form as we do not accept CVs.
Please return completed application forms to the HR email address on the website.
When applying for this role, please reference FE JOBS as your application source when asked.
Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed: therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful.
Finance Support to Obtain a Teaching Qualification
West Kent and Ashford College recognise talent and wants to encourage applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.
If you have been working in industry, you may have just the skills, experience and expertise we are looking for to teach the next generation. As such, we want to help you develop your teaching career and will support you in doing so.
We want to ensure the best quality of teaching for our students and we expect all unqualified Lecturers and Assessor to complete a Diploma in Education and Teaching (DET) (or equivalent) and we ask that new staff enrol on the first available course.
As well as offering excellent training facilities, the College will support you with a reduced teaching commitment in your first year, generous annual leave entitlement, access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. On top of this, the College offers financial support when you complete Initial Teacher Training course via West Kent and Ashford College. You will receive £600 at the end of your first year of employment at the College as a fully qualified teacher and £750 at the end of the second year of employment.
West Kent College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.