Salary:                       £24,070 – £37,423 FTE

Hours:                       Full time, 37 hours

Ref No:                      J156/21

Contract:                   Permanent

Closing Date:            23 November 2021

Interview Date:          2 December 2021

Download:                 Lecturer JD


 Warrington & Vale Royal College is seeking to recruit a full time Lecturer in Art and Design (Ceramics/ Applied Arts).

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Occupational pension scheme
  • Employee benefits package
  • Full programme of training and mentoring
  • Induction programme and buddy scheme
  • Flexible working, where appropriate
  • Focus on sustainability

In October 2019 the College was officially commended as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, and we celebrated some of the highest pass rates in England, ranking us in the top 10 nationally for the third consecutive year. Our mission is ‘Realising potential, transforming lives’. Our environment is inclusive, friendly and supportive, with high expectations for both staff and students. To thrive in our environment, you will need to be resilient, positive, able to work autonomously, have a strong work ethic, and put our learners at the heart of everything you do.

Suitable candidates will hold a degree or equivalent in Ceramics/ Applied Arts and will deliver all aspects of Ceramics/ Glass/ Applied Arts. Suitable candidates will demonstrate a deep understanding of hand building, mold making and casting, throwing, glazing, kiln formed glass and jewelry making. Suitable candidates will also be highly experienced in the programming/ use of a wide range of kilns including raku, gas and electric kilns, supported by a sound  knowledge and understanding of appropriate health and safety regulations.

The post will involve the maintenance of stock levels to support effective planning, delivery and assessment of teaching and learning in ceramics and applied arts. Suitable candidates will have experience of conducting learner interviews, offering appropriate advice and guidance and supporting open evening events.  Delivery will be predominantly to 19+ learners on a wide range of levels from level 1 up to level 5 and the post will be predominantly based at our Winsford campus. There will be a requirement for the successful candidate to teach at our Warrington campus as part of the teaching requirements as and when business needs permit. It is desirable that the applicant will have experience of teaching across multiple levels and have previous experience of course leadership in an FE setting.

For further information please refer to the attached job description, or if you would like an informal conversation about this role please contact us.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and Prohibition Checks.

Please note that it is college policy that referees of short-listed candidates will automatically be approached prior to interview. One reference should be from your current or most recent employer.

The College operates on 2 campuses – Warrington and Winsford.

Please click here to complete your application. Please note, you will now be redirected to the FE Jobs website to apply to work at Warrington & Vale Royal College.

This post closes on Tuesday 23 November 2021, and interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 2 December 2021.


`Warrington and Vale Royal College is committed to Equal Opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our learners’