• Location: Swansea, SA2 9EB
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £45,000.00 - £50,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 15 January, 2024 12:00 AM

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Bilingual Teaching and Learning Champion

Bilingual Teaching and Learning Champion

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:

As a member of theWelsh Language Development Team, the post holder will play an essential role in the development and implementation of a high quality teaching and learning throughout the Welsh medium / bilingual curriculum acrossGower College Swansea campuses.
  • 37 Hours per Week
  • Permanent
  • £45,425 Per Annum
  • Swansea
Key Responsibilities:
  • Support, motivate and inspire staff in the implementation of the college's Bilingual Development strategy.
  • To be a role model of good professional and innovative teaching and learning practice with a continual focus on raising standards and ensuring all staff participate in appropriate quality improvement initiatives
  • Ensure that alllearnershave the opportunity todevelop their bilingualskills and where appropriate develop their confidence tousetheir Welsh languageskillsin theirassessments
  • Work with staff to ensurelearners have the opportunity tostudy and complete work through the medium of Welsh orbilingually
About you:
  • Experience of delivering through the medium of Welsh or bilingually.
  • Level 2 (GCSE or equivalent) grade C or above Welsh First Language
  • Welsh Oracy (Listening/Speaking) Level 4 (Fluent)
  • Welsh Literacy (writing/Reading) Level 4 (Fluent)
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills
Benefits for you:
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, and the college is closed for two weeks over the Christmas period
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible working scheme
  • 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.

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.

Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year (subject to a start date before 1st February).