Sports Science Lecturer

Waltham Forest College
Waltham Forest, London [Greater London]
£24,800 - £36,525 Per Year, Pro-Rata inclusive London Weighting
13 May 2022 11:14
05 Jun 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Sport / Physical Education
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Sports Science Lecturer

Job Title: Sports Lecturer

Full Time: Permanent

Hours: 18 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Salary: Unqualified £24,800 - £27,669, Qualified £29,237 - £36,525 pro rata

Waltham Forest College is a forward thinking, vibrant, diverse and exciting place to study and work.  We are proud of our achievements including being rated as the top performing college in London for student satisfaction for the past two consecutive years, as well as being graded as Good by Ofsted.

We believe that our employees are the heart of the organisation and having the right people in the right place, with the right skills is the key to our success.  We are looking for a committed individual who is passionate about working in an aspirational and high performing college and dedicated to contributing to an outstanding experience for our learners. 

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Lecturer in Sport with a Personal Training Qualification and preferably a Sports Science Degree. The successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to the teaching programme of the College including Levels 1, 2, and 3 in Sport units in line with Awarding body specifications. In addition, you will have other general curriculum responsibilities including assessments, tracking student achievement and administration of courses.

You will have a Teaching qualification or a willingness to gain a teaching qualification within a specified period. You will also have teaching experience in Sports and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. We expect candidates to possess a Coaching qualification, FA badge Level 2 or willingness to work towards this.

You will have a keen sense of responsibility, ownership and a ‘can do’ approach to addressing everyday challenges.  If you believe you have the skills, experience and motivation to make a difference and be part of Team Forest, we strongly encourage you to apply for this role at Waltham Forest College.

What’s in it for you?

In return, we offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including Teachers Pension, 39 days annual leave, employee assistance programme and free onsite parking, cycle to work scheme and Sodexo benefits scheme

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment.  We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.

Closing Date 5 June 2022

Interview Date:  TBC

The successful candidate will be expected to be available to start w/c 22 August 2022

*Please apply as soon as possible as applications will be considered upon receipt; we reserve the right to interview before the closing date*.