WHAT IS A FURTHER EDUCATION LECTURER?
We help a diverse group of learners to discover new skills, passions and talents so they can achieve the qualifications they need to fulfil their future ambitions.
We deliver lectures, tutorials and demonstrations in a variety of settings such as colleges, community centres and employer organisations, with a common goal of inspiring learners to believe in themselves and their ability to succeed.
The level of support and guidance we provide is always determined by the individual needs of learners and their career goals. We monitor progress and provide feedback on tests and coursework. We often are role models and mentors - and are always there to help learners make the decisions that are right for them.
We are passionate and dedicated to what we do, always striving to help learners be the best that they can be, so they can achieve the best possible results in line with awarding and examining body standards.
THE QUALIFICATIONS YOU WILL NEED
In order to qualify as a further education lecturer, it is usually necessary to hold at least a level 3 qualification in the chosen subject area. Many FE lecturers have also obtained degrees, foundation degrees or professional qualifications. Although not compulsory to be appointed to the role, FE lecturers are encouraged to complete a PGCE in post compulsory education and training (PCET), which is a professional teacher education programme providing a qualification in the post compulsory education and training sector.
The salary outlined below is intended as a guide.