(£30,357 - £39,542 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance )
Location: New Malden, Camberwell Green or Wandsworth Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Closing Date: 15/05/2020

Job Description

Our Lecturers are required to:

Effectively plan teaching within designated curriculum areas

Implement appropriate assessment, objective setting, recording, reporting and evaluation of educational programmes

Ensure that student learning experiences are organised in a progression which supports the development of each individual

Lecturer – Job Description

Person Specification

The right candidate for this role will:

Have or are working towards a Diploma in Education and Training or equivalent qualification

Recent Outstanding/Good teaching experience with students with special needs.

Lecturer – Person Specification

Further Information

Why work at Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust?

What makes working at OHC&AT uniquely rewarding is that we are a family of College centres and schools, fully representative of all designations of special education needs and disabilities and we are all passionately committed about putting the students and their individual outcomes at the heart of everything we do. We currently have 4 regional hubs – North West London/Slough, South West London, Sutton and Croydon and Surrey & Sussex.

Orchard Hill College is a specialist College committed to offering social and vocational opportunities for students in the heart of their communities. We pride ourselves on building bright futures and changing the lives of our students. Our programmes are designed for students over the age of 16 with a range of special needs. We were graded by Ofsted as Outstanding in December 2013 and maintained this grade in November 2019. If you would like to join a College with a “can-do” attitude, where all students’ contributions and talents are recognised and celebrated, please get in touch.

We can offer you:

Line management and teaching supervision

A programme of continuing professional development

A supportive team

Opportunities to develop skills and competencies in working with students with a range of ages and diagnoses

Perkbox benefits package offering numerous discounts across stores, gyms, supermarket discounts, as well as supporting staff with their financial, physical and emotional well-being

Local Government Pension

Application Guidance

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be asked to provide proof of your last two teaching observation grades. The interview process will be conducted virtually, and will consist of a formal interview with our panel and a short interview with one of our students. You will need to prepare a lesson plan in advance of the interview and you will be required to answer questions from the panel relating to your lesson plan.

To apply for this role please send your completed application form to

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 15th May 2020

Interviews: Wednesday 20th May 2020

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As a result of outstanding teaching, over time students make excellent progress and develop the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their goals.
Ofsted November 2019

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