At Preston College we take great pride in supporting all of our learners to achieve the qualifications they need, alongside the development of technical skills and knowledge that employers and universities are looking for.
We are a “Good” College and Ofsted agree. We have ambition for all our learners, communities, employers and staff. Our Board of Governors is committed to a Five Year Plan, which sets out our aspiration to become an Ofsted Outstanding College by 2022/23.
Our mission is to help make learners the most employable they can be.
The School of Business, Health and Uniformed Services plays a vital role in the College’s ability to respond to local and regional business needs whilst serving the community we are so proudly a part of. The provision of Accounting is an area where we believe new energies, ideas, innovation and subject leadership will have a profound change effect and we are looking for an exceptional candidate to work with us to achieve this.
Job Title: Lecturer in Accounting
Salary: From SCP 24 (£26,200) to SCP 34, (£35,215) per annum pro rata, depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) Permanent
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced or newly qualified individual who is a forward thinking individual to join our AAT Accounting team. You will be qualified to Degree Level and have experience in teaching up to level 4 in AAT accounting qualifications. The ability to teach on Chartered Accounting qualifications would be advantageous.
The department regards the performance and achievement of each individual learner as a priority and work tirelessly to ensure that all learners exceed beyond expectations in every aspect of their course. We are highly recognised with AAT for our provision, being shortlisted and recognised as Training Provider of the year. Our student feedback is outstanding, as is our high grade achievement across AAT Diplomas and Apprenticeships. We are a hardworking and committed team very much looking for a new colleague who can share, maintain and help build our levels of aspiration and ultimately support us in creating the most employable learners.
If you feel that we are the College for you and that you are the person we require then we welcome your application.
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 7th October 2022 at 12 noon
Interview Date: Wednesday 19th October 2022
Our mission is to make our learners the most employable they can be. We do this by supporting all of our learners to achieve the qualifications they need, alongside the development of technical skills and knowledge that employers and universities are looking for.
What we offer:
Preston College have been awarded ‘Gold’ by Investors in People and we have a wide range of benefits for staff. Some of these are outlined below, for a full list visit www.preston.ac.uk/jobs
• Professional Development Opportunities including staff days and supported CPD.
• Opportunities to obtain qualifications essential to your role and support to achieve them.
• Opportunities for career and pay progression, including annual cost of living increases.
• Generous Annual Leave entitlement.
• Local Government Pension Scheme / Teacher’s Pension Scheme.
• Family friendly college policies including special leave, career break, job share and flexible working (role dependent).
• Free car parking.
• Cycle to work scheme.
• Subsidised health and fitness suite, hair and beauty treatments and 20% discount off FUNDA children’s holiday club all based at Preston College.
The successful candidate for this appointment will be required to apply for appropriate disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring service.