Lecturer in Biology

Job Details

Job Title: Lecturer in Biology

Job Description:

Lecturer in Biology

Salary: £24,452 – £36,890 (per annum)

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Chester and Ellesmere Port Campus

We are seeking a Lecturer in Biology to join our team covering both our Chester and Ellesmere Port campuses.

This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative and inspiring Lecturer to provide learners with an outstanding learning experience. This post is open to both experienced teachers and those aspiring to become a teacher.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and teach on a range of Biology units;
  • Contribute to aspirational teaching, learning and assessment; and
  • Keep accurate records for learners’ progress in College.

Key Person Specification Requirements:

  • Degree (or equivalent) in Biology or a related subject;
  • GCSE Grade C (4/5) in English and Maths;
  • PGCE or commitment to work towards;
  • Proven experience of teaching Biology;
  • Knowledge and understanding of awarding body standards and requirements;
  • Understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion in work and the learning environment;
  • Experience of working in Further Education;
  • Up-to-date occupational experience; and
  • Enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT’s) who will be well supported through their NQT year and have an assigned mentor.

We also welcome applications from current practitioners wishing to pass on their sector knowledge and experience who do not have a teaching qualification.  Anyone joining the College with relevant industry experience will receive support in attaining a relevant teaching qualification and will be supported by a dedicated mentor from within the departmental team.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details.

Benefits:

  • Financial support offered to obtain your teacher qualification;
  • Competitive salary;
  • Pension scheme;
  • 35 days holiday (plus bank holidays);
  • College ‘Count Me In’ social platform;
  • Onsite fitness and childcare facilities;
  • Onsite Costa, café, shop, restaurants, hair and beauty salon; and
  • Free onsite parking.

How to apply:

Please complete our application form and return it to recruitment@ccsw.ac.uk by 9am on 18  May 2021.

The selection process will take place on 24 May 2021.

Cheshire College South and West is a dynamic, high quality and financially robust College, offering exciting opportunities for its 600 staff, 11,000 learners and 1,000 Apprentices, who all have access to the contemporary environments at our modern campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester.    In November 2019 Ofsted rated the College “Good”. Ofsted praised the College for its “highly-effective” education programmes, which meet the specific needs and aspirations of learners and extends beyond the knowledge and skills needed to complete their qualifications. The College is a key driver in the regeneration of the region, providing innovative approaches to teaching and vocational learning and an exceptional workplace.

Cheshire College South and West is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to provide a DBS Disclosure.

 

Location: Chester

Salary: £24,452 - £36,890

Closing Date: 18/05/2021 9:00 am

Information Pack: Download

Application Form: Download