THE DETAILS:
  • Location: Swansea, SA46RD
  • Subject: English
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £40,000.00 - £45,000.00
  • Language: English

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Lecturer in A-Level English

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 for an experienced, talented and highly motivated individual to lead our excellent English A level team at Gower college Swansea. The role is for a two year fixed term due to the secondment of our current Curriculum Leader for English.
  • 0.7 Fractional (26 hours per week)
  • Temporary for 2 years
  • £15,806.70 - £31,109 per annum (depending on qualifications and/or experience)
  • Gorseinon Campus
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to apply for a Curriculum Leader role on appointment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • To work with the team to deliver A level English Language, English Language and Literature and English Literature, ensuring excellence in teaching and learning across all three full time courses. To deliver the Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate to A Level learners.
  • Effectively monitor and track learner progress, creating a positive environment to enable all learners to reach their full potential in terms of academic, social and personal development.
  • Applicants will have a commitment to continuous improvement, will contribute effectively to curriculum development, extracurricular activity and assist with the planning and marketing of courses.
  • To keep up to date with examination board developments within the subject area
About you:
  • Possess a suitable English degree and a recognised teaching qualification (or be willing to work towards one).
  • The ability to effectively deliver and assess on all curriculum identified.
  • A very confident communicator and committed individual who can engage and inspire the A level learners.
  • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills
Benefits for you:
  • 46 days annual leave (pro rata), 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)
  • 2 staff well-being days
  • View benefits here: https://www.gcs.ac.uk/recruitment/benefits-and-wellbeing
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: £22,581 - £44,442 per annum dependent on qualifications and experience.