Salary range: £22,660 to £32,019 pro rata p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 18 hours per week (0.5 FTE)
Location: Stonebridge Centre and other locations from time to time
An Excellent Opportunity
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us
Are you a team player?
Are you willing to roll up your sleeves for the benefit of learners? Do you go the extra mile when needed? Do you have a good track record for the attendance and achievement of your learners?
If you can answer ‘yes’ to those questions you are the kind of person we are looking for to fill some new, permanent Lecturer vacancies.
We are looking to strengthen the teaching team at Bent Start and we want creative, flexible and committed staff to make this possible. This role requires team work and a willingness to do what it takes to support Brent Start and the curriculum area in which you will work.
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative English teacher to work with classes of mixed level and ages. All our classes are for adult learners and we prepare students for both non accredited and accredited English qualifications from Pre Entry to Level 2.
With attendance at team meetings, training events and standardisation/audit meetings, initial assessment, completion of course file and ILPs, you will be a committed member of staff that can be relied upon to produce quality and provide learners with an excellent experience.
We are seeking individuals who
- are resilient and creative
- are positive in the classroom and have strong classroom management skills
- are empathetic towards learners
- are flexible with their teaching styles in order to adapt to each individuals needs
- are a strong team player and have very good interpersonal communication skills
- have good understanding of quality frameworks including RarPa, ILPs and Internal verifications
Ideally you are a fully qualified teacher with either a PGCE or a Cert Ed as a minimum. You may also have some subject specific qualifications to add to your list. Your English and maths are already certified as level 2 or above.
Closing Date: 9 February 2020 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.