• Location: SWANSEA, Swansea, SA2 9EB
  • Subject: Lecturer
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary Range: £22,581 - £44,442
  • Language: English

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ESOL Lecturer

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:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our well-established and highly successful ESOL team, delivering on a range of ESOL courses.

The ESOL team is based in our historic Llwyn Y Bryn campus, located in the Uplands area of Swansea. Gower College Swansea currently has just over 700 ESOL learners, who are looking to develop their English Language skills with a view to progressing onto higher levels of learning or into employment.

To cater for increasing demand, we are seeking applications from outstanding individuals to deliver exceptional teaching and learning experiences for our ESOL learners. If you are passionate about teaching people from a wide variety of backgrounds, including asylum seekers and refugees, this could be a hugely rewarding career.

Full-time and Permanent (x 2)
£22,581 - £44,442 per annum
Llwyn-Y-Bryn Campus, Swansea
Key Responsibilities:

Deliver exceptional teaching and learning experiences for our ESOL learners
Develop and employ a variety of teaching and learning strategies, including the use of ILT
Deliver successful outcomes for our students and assist the team in achieving targets for retention and attainment
About you:

Possess a relevant degree and ideally a CELTA Certificate (or level 5 equivalent)
Knowledge and experience of teaching non-native speaker of English
Previous and recent experience of teaching ESOL would be advantageous
Successful applicants must be committed to continuous improvement and quality and have a sincere desire to help our students achieve. A clear and confident communicator, you will have excellent organisational and problem solving skills. You will also be expected to work flexibly, both on your own initiative and as part of a team.

Applicants should ideally possess a recognized teaching qualification, such as a PGCE, or be prepared to work towards one (Gower College Swansea offers an internal PGCE programme).

Benefits for you:

46 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, and the college is closed for two weeks over the Christmas period
A Teacher’s Pension Scheme with an average employer contribution of 23% (2023)
Discounted study opportunities on College programmes
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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.

Full-Time Equivalent Salary: £22,581 - £44,442 per annum dependent on qualifications and experience.