Science Teacher - Further Education

Shipley College
Shipley [West Yorkshire]
£23,617 - £33,477 Per Year, Spine point 21-33 - 35 hrs per week
24 Nov 2021 09:36
10 Dec 2021 12:00
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Science Teacher - Further Education

The Role:

Shipley College is situated in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Saltaire and is committed to high standards, encouraging staff and students to do their best and to aim high. 

Do you have the necessary qualifications, skills and/or experience to deliver teaching, learning and assessment and contribute to the effectiveness and success within Health & Social Care. 

This lecturing role includes, but is not limited to the following activities:

  • Planning, preparing, teaching/delivering modules and supporting learning on a range of programmes up to level 3 

  • Course coordination; providing guidance, support and tutorship for learner groups which may include apprentices and others, while liaising with the wider course team. 

You must have:

  • A full teaching qualification 

  • Hold a UK degree or equivalent professional qualification/experience  

  • Hold Level 2 in mathematics and English

  • Be experienced in delivering Science programmes plus some Health and Social delivery experience. Experience of working within  the Healthcare industry in some capacity would be beneficial.

What we can offer you:

  • Wages £23,617 - £33,477 per year (full time working) 

  • 40 days holidays per year (September to August) plus Bank Holidays (8) and College closure days (7)

  • Membership of the Teachers Pension Scheme 

  • Access to a free gym on site

  • Free on site parking


As a teacher you will be an outstanding classroom practitioner who consistently demonstrates the highest standards of delivery, is fully committed to inspiring students and acutely aware of the strategies required to achieve those highest standards within your subject area.

You may, from time to time, be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility defined in this job description at the initial place of work or at other locations in the College catchment area.


  • To provide the highest quality teaching, learning and assessment to learners using the most appropriate and innovative methods whilst celebrating difference and promoting diversity

  • To produce the highest quality learning and assessment materials and assignments and use the most up to date and appropriate resources to support learning and assessment 

  • To undertake formal assessment of learner achievement and offer clear and timely feedback on progress and opportunities for progression to learners

  • To ensure the smooth running of courses, including timely and accurate completion of student attendance records, retention and achievement records, end of course information etc

  • To maintain excellent classroom management and student discipline whilst observing College regulations

  • To have well-developed strategies in place to keep learners safe and to support them to develop their own understanding of the risks in order to keep themselves and others safe

  • To carry out a full evaluation of the course(s); maintain the course file, support the effective use of satisfaction surveys, complete the course review documentation as required, and act upon recommendations for course improvement as part of the College quality system

  • To establish, where appropriate, effective working relationships with examining and accrediting bodies, support correct registration and exam entries for learners on courses. To work with the Head of Teaching, Learning, Assessment Quality and follow the College’s Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) systems for internal verification, external verifier and moderator visits and to undertake Internal Verification duties as required

  • To assist the Head of Sector and team in the planning and costing of new programmes taking into account curriculum changes, labour market requirements and other relevant factors

  • To contribute to curriculum development and establishing a culture of continuous improvement and innovation

  • To provide learners with regular reports of progress and offer clear guidance on how to improve performance to reach their potential

  • To advise the Head of Sector/budget holder on any required equipment and materials

  • To maintain a current knowledge of the subject area, developments in further education and training, the regulations that apply to particular programmes and, where appropriate, industrial and commercial trends that may relate to education and training. To attend and take part in the College’s half termly Quality Improvement (QI) days as part of this process. 

  • To attend Course Team, Sector and College meetings and external meetings appropriate to the post

  • To represent the College on appropriate and agreed public occasions, such as recruitment events, and to promote the best interests of the institution by creating a positive impression of the College in the minds of potential clients

  • To contribute to the marketing and promotion of courses in the Sector

  • Reduced cost train travel

How to Apply

Application forms can be obtained from Completed applications should be submitted to [email protected]