£36.56 (including holiday pay) – Tutor Rate £30.86 per hour (including holiday pay) – Teaching Rate £23.64 per hour (including holiday pay) – Additional Duties Rates
Hourly Paid Lecturer, Fixed Term
We are seeking ambitious, outstanding candidates to join our teaching staff at United Colleges Group. We are a forward-thinking education provider and our mission is to deliver outstanding, world class education and skills.
Who we are
UCG provides education to over 11,000 learners a year, including 16–18-year-olds, adults, apprentices, and students with high needs.
With an annual turnover of over £50m, we are one of the top 20 largest college groups in the UK. We offer education and training in almost all vocational areas at a variety of levels for a wide range of learners of all ages and starting points.
Our students UCG attracts students from across London and beyond. Our students come from a diverse range of backgrounds. In the academic year 2022-23, we enrolled more than 3500 full time 16-18 students, 8,000 adult learners and over 450 apprentices across our Group. UCG currently enrol 250+ HE students per year, across 4 campuses onto 12 courses from STEM subjects (Science, Construction, Engineering, and Computing) to Business, Music and Professional Qualifications.
We have around 1,000 dedicated, skilled and enthusiastic staff who always put the needs of our students first and we are now looking for a ESOL to join our cohort of dedicated staff.
Our mission is to provide all our learners with the very best knowledge and to break down any barriers to learning. We pride ourselves on enabling our learners to work ‘individually’ in ‘true to life’ situations. We deliver a learning experience that is unique, enjoyable and rewarding.
At UCG we offer a range of ESOL courses for both young learners and to adults. Courses for young learners include subjects relating to Business, Personal Development, ICT and GCSE Maths. The courses are delivered at Entry 3 to Level 2. Our well established and highly successful ESOL team deliver these courses to around 280 young learners and 2000 individual adultslearners across all of our campuses to learners who are looking to develop their English Language skills with a view to progressing onto higher levels of learning, into employment or starting their own businesses.
The successful applicant will coordinate the effective delivery of the ESOL study programmes across various levels providing academic leadership for students, creating a curriculum that is engaging, relevant and coherent in line with local and national priorities. As a Lecturer, you will promote a stimulating learning environment and use a range of teaching and learning strategies and materials, including the use of digital resources, to encourage development of learners’ skills and understanding. You will support and motivate learners to meet their individual aspiration and goals and will coordinate the tracking of learners’ achievements. In your role you will lead study or adult programmes to attain outstanding achievement and student retention and progression.
You will have sound organisational skills, your ability to work cooperatively and contribute positively and creatively to a team is also essential. Wand you will have the opportunity to work towards a teaching qualification. You will have a recognised ESOL qualification. The role will require you to work towards a recognised Level 4 teaching qualification (PGCE/CertEd) or be willing to work towards a Level 5 teaching qualification upon appointment.
The College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to full-vetting procedures including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services Check.