Preston College has a rich history, firmly grounded in the community, with foundations in providing technical education and skills for all. In a rapidly changing economy, where strong personal attributes and technical skills are in high demand, we continue to focus our curriculum on ensuring that our learners are best prepared for progression into higher level study or employment.
Preston College has a strong mission and vision, and we are clear in our strategic positioning in relation to education, employment and the impact that we have on the local and regional economy. The college mission is;
‘Making our learners the most employable, now and in the future’.
Preston College recognises that providing equality of opportunity, valuing diversity and promoting a culture of inclusion are vital to our success. We want our staff, students and stakeholders to reflect the diversity of the local and wider communities that we serve and influence. By facilitating a working, learning and social environment in which individuals can utilise their skills and talents, we aim to create a culture where everyone can reach their fullest potential. We ensure that equality is embedded in all of our activities, policies and decisions and we advertise our vacancies in various locations to target audiences from a variety of backgrounds.
The Department of Skills Development 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 a high quality support service across the College is therefore central to our success and we are looking for an exceptional candidate to work with us to achieve our future goals.
Job Title: Lecturer Maths – GCSE and Functional Skills (2 positions available)
Salary: Up to £36,996 per annum pro rata (SCP 34), depending on qualifications and experience
Hours: 37 per week, up to a 1.0 FTE permanent and up to 0.6FTE variable hours on a temporary basis
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and forward thinking individual to join our Maths and English team. You will be a Maths subject specialist and have experience in teaching Maths in an FE environment. The position will include teaching GCSE and Functional Skills Maths to 16-18 and Adult 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: Thursday 28th September 2023 at 5pm
Interview Date: Friday 6th October 2023
The successful candidate for this appointment will be required to apply for appropriate disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring service.
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.