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Lecturer in Foundation Learning
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Lecturer in Foundation Learning

Posted 14 June by Weston College Group
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Salary icon £26,760 - £34,439 per annum

As one of the fastest-growing Colleges in the UK, delivering courses from entry level right up to Masters degrees, Weston College is an inspiring place to work. Why not join us as a Lecturer in Foundation Learning - Extension Studies?

This role is full-time, working 37 hours per week.

Day to day duties

  • Tutorship of students, coordinating their individualised programme of study ensuring high attendance and retention as well as positive progression and outcomes.
  • Plan and review individual study programmes ensuring all aspects of provision and support specified within a student’s Education Health and Care Plan is in place and the progress is effectively tracked and monitored.
  • Proactively track and record student progress to ensure accurate data is accessible and provide monthly reports to the Curriculum, ensuring achievement and success is predicted.
  • Actively be involved in the reviewing and developing internal assessment process and procedures, including tutorial/target setting, through the interval moderation process.

Required skills and qualifications

  • Relevant and successful teaching experience of PSD, Independent Living and Functional Skills with Foundation Learning Students.
  • All candidates for teaching posts within Foundation Learning must possess a recognised teaching qualification, or be prepared to gain (with the assistance of the College) a qualification within the first 2 years of service.
  • Knowledge and experience of current teaching and learning strategies in relation to students with complex barriers to learning including emotional and behavioural difficulties and/or SEND.

For full details about the role and its responsibilities, please view the job description and person specification attached above.


  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • 2-week Christmas closure
  • Potential for hybrid working opportunities
  • Dedicated staff welfare officer and wellbeing champions
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Local and national staff discounts
  • Free parking across sites
  • Various staff committees including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Autism and Menopause
  • Focus on staff wellbeing
  • Wellbeing@weston hub
  • Eye care including free eye test and a contribution towards glasses
  • Annual staff conference with guest speakers
  • Employee assistance programme - available 24/7, 365 days a year
  • Training and development opportunities with a focus on progression

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be aware that Weston College reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Due to the volume of recruitment, we are unable to offer feedback to any unsuccessful candidates.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Reference: 52870186

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