GCSE English Lecturer

Salary £28,840 - £35,541 (37 Hours per week, 52 Weeks per year, Fixed-term until July 2024)
Location Sheffield
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

We’re looking for somebody excited about English to bring our curriculum to life and provide an engaging learning experience!

You’ll need to be able to deliver GCSE English to learners of different abilities. While this post is fixed term there are plenty of internal opportunities and scope for permanent roles beyond the contract end date.

Apply now if you're looking for a rewarding career in a forward-thinking department with a healthy work culture!

Day-to-day you will be responsible for:

  • Teaching GCSE English to a wide range of learners
  • Championing our commitment to putting students first
  • Promoting our values of fairness, respect & equality

After your first year with us, success would look like:

  • All students achieved or exceeded their target grade through exciting and dynamic teaching, learning and assessment
  • Have built student skills to a high level in preparation for progression to other courses
  • Enthusiastically engaged with continuous development to grow your skills as an educator and further your teaching career

We’re open-minded & welcome all applicants who believe they can succeed. Though ideally, you will:

  • Hold a relevant degree level qualification or considerable professional experience
  • Have a teaching qualification or significant teaching expeirence
  • Be passionate about working with learners and supporting them to progress

We also offer outstanding pension, benefits & annual leave packages

Whether you want a hand with the application form or a friendly chat about what it’s like to work with us, please don’t hesitate to drop us an email or give us a call and we’ll be happy to help in any way we can. Tel: 0114 260 2600 Ext: 2302 Email:

We appreciate your interest and look forward to getting to know you!

Next steps

Closing date: 01/10/23

Shortlisting date: 02/10/23

Interview: asap

As a Leaders in Diversity employer, we encourage applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Also, as a Disability Confident Leader, we are committed to removing barriers for applicants with a disability during our recruitment process, upon appointment and as an employee. If you require any reasonable adjustments or any support at any point throughout the process, please contact us via the details above.

We are an employer who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. Successful applicants will be required to have an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to safer recruiting procedures.

Further details on the employment of ex-offenders can be found in the documents attached to this advert.

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The Sheffield College is all about people. Whether that is our 14,000 students, our staff (over 1,300 employees) or our partners, and we're thrilled that you are interested in becoming one of those people.

As an anchor institution in the city of Sheffield, we are focussed on achieving our vision of being a consistently great college by 2025.

Our people are our biggest asset here at The Sheffield College, and we make sure to invest in their professional development and success so that we can continue to achieve and deliver for our students, partners, and wider community. Offering multiple benefits and a willingness to explore flexible working to ensure that The College is the right fit for you.

We pride ourselves on a strong “can-do” culture and team spirit, regularly coming together to overcome challenges and to celebrate our achievements. No matter which team you find yourself in, you will be joining a fantastic body of staff whose commitment and dedication are driven by recognition of the vital role and positive impact that our further education college has on many people’s lives.

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The Sheffield College is a Further Education Corporation under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992. Our Mission as a college is to transform lives through learning. Our Senior Team are the people who are ultimately responsible for making this happen.

Angela Foulkes

Chief Executive and Principal

Andrew Hartley

Executive Director, Commercial and Operations

Paul Simpson

Executive Director, People

Mark Pearson

Executive Director of Strategy & Systems Improvement


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Deputy Chief Executive and Deputy Principal

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