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Lecturer in Foundation Learning - Construction Skills

Warrington & Vale Royal College is seeking to recruit a 0.5 FTE Lecturer in Foundation Learning to deliver Construction Skills across a range of subject areas such as Carpentry & Joinery, Plumbing and Brickwork. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the skills and knowledge to complete tasks in each subject area. You will be working with the same classes across all disciplines. It would be desirable that you have experience working with learners with a range of mild learning needs aged 14-18 and can demonstrate an understanding and supportive ethos. This post is fixed term until July 2023.

The Construction Skills Lecturer will be responsible for:

  • Liaising with the other members of the department and Curriculum Manager to facilitate efficient delivery of the curriculum.
  • Planning, designing, delivering and facilitating learning in line with course aims, objectives, mode of assessment and awarding body guidelines.
  • Monitoring, evaluating and improving the quality and effectiveness of learning and assessment.
We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, which includes:
  • A competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement (42 days for Lecturers, plus bank holidays and Christmas closure days, pro rata for part time)
  • Occupational pension scheme
  • Employee benefits package
  • Free, on-site parking
  • 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 have qualifications within one of the above trades with some practical skills within them all. In addition, candidates should have experience of working with entry level and level 1 students with additional needs.

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

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.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. If you are interested in this post please submit your application as soon as possible.

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