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Workstart Employability Lecturer

(Lecturer scale £15,596 - £20,314 (FTE £31,192 - £40,629) per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance)
Location: Sutton, SM1 – travel to other locations will be required Hours: 2.5 days per week, all year round

Closing Date: 29/11/2021


Job Description

WorkStart lecturers proactively support our students to develop job searching skills, to access work placements, to develop their English and maths skills in the classroom, and ultimately, to progress into employment.

Our Lecturers manage and direct teaching teams to ensure effective, learner-centred teaching that meets the needs of adults with special needs. This will involve consulting carers, therapists and personnel from Social Services, as well as internal colleagues.

Job Description – Work Start Employabilty Lecturer

Person Specification

If you have experience of working effectively with students with SEND or barriers to learning and you have the drive and tenacity to establish networks with external stakeholders, we would love to hear from you.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of having delivered functional skills sessions and employability lessons, ensuring that students with a range of learning difficulties, disabilities and barriers to learning from Entry to Level 2 are supported in developing work skills to enable them to enter employment.

Person Specification – Work Start Employabilty Lecturer

Further Information

Orchard Hill College is a non-residential National Specialist College for adults with learning difficulties and disabilities. It is a unique and rewarding place to work and has both a broad range of learners and a dynamic and supportive staff team. We treat our students with the dignity and respect they deserve and provide them with more opportunities than ever before to be part of the local community.  We have centres in Carshalton, New Malden, Wandsworth, Camberwell, Sutton, Croydon and Uxbridge.

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

Application Guidance

To apply please click here. You will be redirected to our online TES portal.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 9am Monday 29th November 2021

Appointment made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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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