• Location: Cardiff, CF10 5FE
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 17 May, 2024 12:00 AM

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Vocational Access Lecturer (FL2404)

Vocational Access Lecturer (FL2404)

Cardiff and Vale College
Internal / External Vacancy

Ref: FL2404
Job Title: Vocational Access Lecturer
Contract: Permanent, Part Time 0.7 FTE
Hours: 25.9 hours per week
Salary: £24,051 - £47,333 pro rata

Cardiff and Vale College's Foundation Learning department deliver courses for young people with Additional Learning Needs and/or Disabilities and those at risk of becoming NEET. The department grows year on year and our curriculum for 2023/24 includes 32 courses for 400+ potential learners across 4 different sites. Our person centred and outcome driven courses are organised into the following areas:
  • Foundations of Independent Living
  • Foundations of Work
  • Foundations of Study
All Foundation Learning courses use a mixture of traditional classroom-based lessons and project-based learning, to create a vibrant and engaging curriculum. Our team use their wider skill sets and work history to enhance the curriculum, ensuring that our students are skilled and employable people. We are passionate about teaching and learning and recognise that like our learners, each new staff member has had their own learning journey. For this reason, we pride ourselves on our CPD program focusing on what we teach and how we teach it and offer regular workshops and termly CPD focused on making teachers confident that they are making an impact in the classroom.

An exciting opportunity has become available teaching on our Foundations of Study courses based at our City Centre and Colcot Road sites. Our Vocational Access courses are designed to engage young people and give them the skills, qualities, and experiences to progress to subject specific Further Education courses. We are looking for tutors whose practice empowers learners to take ownership of their own learning journey; enabling them to self scaffold and manage positive behaviours that ensure that they meet their learning goals. The successful candidate will be responsible for subject planning, delivery and assessment, ensuring a positive and value-driven experience for Learners. We are looking for passionate, committed teaching professionals who can consistently teach excellent, inspirational lessons. The role has potential to grow depending on the needs of the department and the skill set of the applicant.

We are particularly keen to hear from applicants who have experience of one or more of the following:

-Delivering and assessing Application of Number Essential Skills qualifications to level 1
-Delivering and assessing work-based skills
-Delivering and assessing on non-accredited programs of study

For further details of the role and responsibilities of this post, please review the Job description. Applicants must have a degree and a relevant teaching qualification. Welsh language skills would be desirable for this post.

Applications are to be made using the Cardiff and Vale College application form only. The college welcomes applications in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application in English. If we invite you to interview, let us know if you would like us to conduct the interview and assessment process in Welsh.

The closing date for completed applications 17/05/2024 at midday.

To find out more or apply go to or contact the Human Resources Department on 02920250311 or

All vacancies are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and employment will not commence without a valid up to date DBS check. This is a contractual agreement that must be in place before your employment starts. The College's procedure for the Suitability of Ex-offenders for Employment is available upon request.

These are contractual agreements that must be in place before your employment can commence.

We are committed to the recruitment and retention of disabled people, and are a positive disability confident scheme employer.