Lecturer in Biology and Chemistry

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group
Newcastle & Stafford site.,
£25,000 - £30,000 Per Year
09 Oct 2020 13:17
01 Nov 2020 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Contract Type
Flexible / Job Share

Lecturer in Biology and Chemistry

Full-time and Part-time Positions available
Salary: £23,665 - £33,585 (Further negotiation may be available for exceptional candidates)
Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme & Stafford College

In November 2019 Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG) became the first further education provider in England to achieve outstanding grades in every area of Ofsted’s recently reformed Education Inspection Framework (EIF).

The inspection report praised all areas of the College’s provision and acknowledged NSCG’s ‘positive, stimulating and safe learning environment’, ‘highly motivated staff’, and ‘learners’ exemplary behaviour and attitudes to learning’.  It also highlighted the fantastic partnerships the College has with industry. 

To read the full Ofsted report for Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group, please visit the Ofsted Government website, select Find an Inspection Report and search for Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group. 

The group is currently home to a population of over 5,000 full-time students and around 500 students on higher education programmes. We have over 4,000 part-time or adult learners and 2,000 apprentices where we work with over 800 individual employers.  Our Sixth Form provision has a reputation for high academic achievement and excellence. 

Would you like to be part of a determined, progressive and ambitious college who strives to deliver an outstanding experience for its learners? Then come and join the Construction Team at Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group.   

Based in our Academic & Creative Studies Department, we are looking for an enthusiastic, suitably qualified individual to teach on our A-level Biology & Chemistry provision.  As well as being an inspiring lecturer with the ability to enable all learners to reach their true potential, you will hold an appropriate subject qualification to degree level along with a Level 5 teaching qualification such as the Diploma in Education and Training (formerly DTLLS) or equivalent. 

There are full-time and part-time positions available across both our Newcastle & Stafford sites. The ideal candidate will be able to teach across both A-Level Biology and Chemistry, but we will also welcome applications from candidates with either of these disciplines. For further information and clarification in relation to available hours and site location please contact Mark Parton on 01782 254320 or at mark.parton@nscg.ac.uk 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To teach on agreed A-Level programmes.
  • Play an active role in the marketing of the College and the Department through such activities as open days and through liaison with local employers and schools.
  • Engage in core duties including preparation, marking, monitoring student progress, preparing reports, setting and marking of examination papers, developing and preparing flexible learning materials.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Teaching qualification (PGCE or DTTLS).
  • Has a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.
  • Is well organised and able to manage the peaks and troughs of a varied workload.
  • Experience of delivering dynamic and interactive remote learning via online platforms such as MS Teams and Zoom.

What’s in it for you?

The college offers and excellent benefits package which includes:

  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Training and Development Opportunities
  • 37 Days annual leave (plus a 2 week Christmas closure period).

How to apply

To apply for the role of Lecturer in A-Level Biology and Chemistry, please click ‘Apply Now’ to complete an online application form.

(If you are applying via a jobs board, you will receive an e-mail and link that will take you directly to our application form on the Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group website).

The closing date for completed applications is 1st November 2020 with Interviews to be held week commencing 9th November 2020.

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All college based positions are subject to enhanced DBS check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.


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