19-086 Lecturer in Foundation and Supported Learning
Hours: 29.6 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £24,047 - £29,510 Pro-rata
Actual Salary: £19,237.60 - £23,608 per annum
The Foundation and Supported Curriculum Area offers a broad provision base for learners studying below level 1 or who require supported study at Level 1/2 before making the transition to a vocational programme. This includes provision for learners: with special educational needs and/or disability (SEND); following alternative education programmes (Year 11); and for those experiencing other barriers to learning.
There is a clear vision within the Foundation and Supported Learning Area to provide our students with a high-quality and inclusive education via a holistic Education approach. The curriculum is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to facilitate successful progression to further education and employment, and to prepare them for adulthood. This vision is realised via a balanced curriculum (including a blend of qualification and non-qualification activity) and through strong shared values across the team.
We are seeking an ‘outstanding’ teacher to join our established team at Colchester. The role will predominately involve teaching on our Transition year programmes (New Approach (Year 11); Progression Studies; Skills to Succeed); whilst based in Colchester, flexibility to teach across campuses is required.
We welcome applications from candidates with significant experience in a similar Educational setting, particularly from those with a strong background teaching students with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties. In addition to having a proven track record of excellence within teaching and learning (including classroom management), the successful candidate will have a ‘can do’ attitude, be highly adaptable and possess flexibility to teach across the curriculum – including English and/or maths. The ability to teach maths from entry level to Level 1 would be advantageous.
The successful candidate will be well motivated to continually develop their teaching practice; this includes being reflective and open-minded to experiment with a range of approaches. There will be a requirement to deliver some online content; therefore, in addition to possessing a good level of ICT, an understanding of technology and its applications to assist the learning process is required.
In addition to undertaking teaching duties the successful candidate will also provide tutorial support and pastoral care to students; an ability to motivate, enthuse and to build positive working relationships with others is therefore essential. The successful candidate will also have proven experience of utilising a range of positive support strategies that have influenced positive change in the attitude and behaviours of young people they have worked with. A clear understanding of Safeguarding is an essential requirement.
Closing date: 12th October 2020
Colchester Institute is committed to the rights of learners within all its learning locations; it is committed to promoting their welfare, protecting their physical and psychological well-being and safeguarding them from all forms of abuse. The College’s Safeguarding and Child Protection policy aims to ensure that all learners attending the College do so in a safe and secure environment. Colchester Institute expects all staff to share this commitment. For more information on the College’s Safeguarding and Child Protection policy, please, contact the Student Services department at the College.