Lecturer - English

  • Job Reference: 00003085-1
  • Date Posted: 20 November 2023
  • Recruiter: East Kent Colleges Group
  • Location: Folkestone, Kent
  • Salary: £33,396 to £36,624
  • Sector: Education & Childcare, Public Sector
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

As a Lecturer of English at EKC group you will teach, train and assess students in a variety of learning environments, ensuring a high-quality learning experience. Your role will also include providing support to learners to enable them to achieve their maximum potential and to lead as appropriate on designated study programmes and/or courses, with a key responsibility for ensuring the design, delivery and evaluation of programme.
We pride ourselves in the support we can give those who are new to teaching, with ongoing training and coaching through our Teacher Academy. So, if you do not have any teaching experience or teacher qualifications but have a passion for sharing your knowledge and would like to be considered for this teaching role please apply.

Working as a Lecturer at EKC Group is an extremely rewarding role with excellent benefits, such as:

  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Store, retail and gym discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Opportunity to progress, train and develop 
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking

About You

The ideal candidate will be highly organised, creative and be able to plan and teach engaging and innovative lessons with demonstrated interpersonal skills. Assessing and tracking student progress, to further plan intervention this will be a vital part of the role and ensuring all students develop the skills they need to succeed. 

Ideally you will have experience of teaching or have delivered training in the workplace although this isn't essential as training will be offered to the successful applicant. You must have a positive outlook, be empathetic towards learners and have strong class management skills.  

The successful candidate will be able to teach English across both Functional Skills and GCSE along with being able to motivate learners to achieve and succeed on their programmes of study.

You could qualify for the ‘Taking Teaching Further’ scheme. This could help you with paid study time and additional support in your new role, so you can complete your teaching qualification alongside your work. 
Please contact the Resourcing Team at jobs@ekcgroup.ac.uk if you have any queries about this position.
Please note that there are two salary scale points for our Lecturer positions. All candidates will start at the introductory salary scale point unless certain criteria are met. Employees can move up the salary scale once one full academic year of teaching for our group is complete, subject to approval. Therefore, internal applicants may qualify for the higher salary scale, although should seek clarification.