Lecturer in Sport
Permanent, full time working 37 hours per week (Monday – Friday)
Salary £25,082 – £28,240 (depending on skills and experience)
42 days holiday
Brooksby Melton College is a specialist vocational Further and Higher Education provider in Leicestershire, spread across two main campuses – one in the heart of the lively market town of Melton Mowbray and the other on an 850-acre estate at Brooksby. The Brooksby campus is where sport courses are delivered and includes a floodlit 3G, 3 rugby pitches, a football pitch, sports hall, sports lab and a high performance gym.
The College received a “Good” Ofsted judgement and our objective is to be judged an “Outstanding” College within the next five years. As part of this journey, both our campuses have undergone a £27m redevelopment, bringing new facilities and improved environments for all our students and staff.
The college has seen significant investment in practical and teaching facilities within the Sport department benefitting from brand new state of the art facilities. We are proud of the fact that our student achievement is the highest in the East Midlands for 16-18 year olds across all levels and is the 3rd highest for level 3 provision.
Further developments are in plan to expand sporting facilities due to the significant increase in student numbers. The sports department continues to grow through our excellent relationships with elite sport including Mansfield Town Football Club, Leicester Women’s FC and Leicester Tigers Rugby Academy. Furthermore, our growing and reputable higher education course includes an FDSc and BSc Sports Science degree validated by the University of East Anglia, which provides excellent industry experiences.
The Sports department are seeking to recruit a lecturer, who is able to deliver to and inspire young people to complete their studies, including young elite athletes in a range of areas in sport.
Experience in Sports Analysis is essential and will involve delivery on the FdSc Degree.
You will be self-motivated, ambitious, enthusiastic, confident and proactive with excellent communication skills.
The successful applicant will work with colleagues in the department to develop and teach on the Level 2 and 3 Sport, and Sport Science programmes, with potential to deliver on the FDSc and BSc Sport Science.
A successful candidate who doesn’t hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) will be appointed to a ‘Trainee Lecturer’ role. The salary attached to this role will be £22,282 - £24,351 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience. The candidate will be required to undertake, and be supported through, relevant teaching and vocational qualifications, and on achievement of QTS will be promoted to the qualified Lecturer role.
Our benefits include:
• Generous Holidays
• Additional College Discretionary Closure Days
• CPD and Training
• Occupational Health Support
Closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 7th August 2019.
Interviews will take place on 14th August 2019.
Guidelines on how to effectively complete our application form can be downloaded from the website - Before you complete the application form please read the guidance notes carefully.
Applicants who demonstrate in their application that they possess the skills, experience and abilities required for the job stand the best chance of being shortlisted.
It is important to provide evidence that you can meet each of the requirements in the person specification, by giving specific examples.
Brooksby Melton 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.