• Location: SWANSEA, Swansea, SA2 9EB
  • Subject: Lecturer
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Hourly
  • Salary Range: £15.61 - £30.71
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 16 May, 2023 11:59 PM
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Lecturer – GCSE and/or Essential Skills Wales (Bank)

Lecturer – GCSE and/or Essential Skills Wales (Bank)

Gower College Swansea
About us:

Gower College Swansea is one of the largest colleges in Wales with a strong reputation for high quality teaching and learning. We have six campuses across the city with over 4,500 full time learners and 10,000 part time learners. We currently have a turnover of over £50 million making us a major employer in the region with approximately 1,000 staff.

At Gower College Swansea we are passionate about investing in our staff and looking after their wellbeing to ensure they feel supported in work and also at home.

The role:

Gower College Swansea are seeking flexible, adaptable, and experienced teachers or lecturers to cover and deliver GCSE resits and Essential Skills Wales qualifications at Level 1 and 2.

You will have no fixed working hours, and will work on an ad hoc basis
Provide sickness cover or temporary cover
Academic year: September 2023 – June 2024 (ad hoc hours may also be available academic year 2022/2023)
£15.61 - £30.71 per hour (dependent on qualifications and experience)
Cross Campus

You will be:

Qualified and outstanding teachers, lecturers or retired secondary school teachers who understand the challenges of a teaching environment
Professionals who can work autonomously and within an existing team to develop learners’ potential, appreciating that they come from a wide variety of backgrounds
Approachable and affable people with high expectations of all learners
Professionals with recent relevant experience of new initiatives and specifications. Eg for Digital Literacy, skills in delivering the following: Information literacy. Digital collaboration, creativity and learning skills and ethical use of digital resources, digital footprints, protecting yourself online and cyberbullying.
A practitioner with strong organisational and communication skills who has an understanding of the importance of learners’ individual needs
Someone with the confidence and creativity to share ideas for engaging learners and designing engaging digital resources to enhance the provision further
Able to work well under pressure

Benefits for you:

46 days annual leave / National Contract Holiday Entitlement (pro rata)
Access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides a 24/7 counselling service
Free Parking
Access to staff fitness trainer/nutritionist/exercise classes
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We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our organisation.

If you wish to continue your application journey using Welsh Language, please visit our Cymraeg site. We encourage Welsh Language applications as we recognise the importance of delivering services in Welsh, and the need to grow our bilingual workforce.

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.

Please note that we are expecting a high volume applicants for this vacancy. If we do, we may close the post before the specified date, therefore an early application is recommended.

Full-Time Equivalent Salary: £21,506 - £42,326 per annum dependent on qualifications and experience.


Pro rata of National contract holiday entitlement, plus pro rate of 5 closure days and pro rata of 8 bank holidays, Teacher's Pension Scheme TPS, a range of employee benefits including salary sacrifice schemes, staff discounts and free parking.