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    ESOL Lecturer Full time (job share considered)

    Location: South Downs College Contract: Full time Apply by: Noon on 24/04/2015 Salary: From £27,267 ESOL Lecturer - Full time (job share will be considered). An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Skills for Life Team as an ESOL Lecturer supporting the College with delivering ESOL predominately to adults. The area is also looking at expanding into delivering FCE and CAE programmes. The Skills for Life team works across the College supporting all vocational areas as well as delivering Skills for Life and ESOL classes at over 10 different venues around Portsmouth and the surrounding area. We are looking for someone with the enthusiasm to support the team in moving forward, determination to support learners with achievement and success and the ability to work under their own initiative as required. There will be a requirement to travel to various venues. Evening work will also be required. Salary from £27,267 For further information, please contact Sharon Brueton (Head of Skills for Life) on 023 9279 7979 ext 501 or 07836 611752 Closing date noon on Friday 24th April 2015 Interviews Friday 15th May 2015 Download PDF Job Pack

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As an employee of The College you can access a range of benefits such as:

  • Kaarp, an employee’s benefits discount website that offers a range of discount across areas such as: entertainment, finance, health, motoring and shopping
  • On site facilities including beauty and hair salon, student run restaurant and gym
  • Development and training opportunities and discounts on some College courses
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme
  • Free eye test
  • GAYE – Tax savings on Charity Giving
  • Pension Scheme – LGPS, TP – Death in Service Benefits
  • Enhanced holidays over statutory minimum
  • Pay and leave that takes into account previous service with some public sector employers
  • College closure days in addition to annual leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Long service recognition
  • Free Occupational Health Service
  • Employee Assistance Programme that offer advice on work/ career, housing, relationships, children, money, your rights, health and wellbeing, management support and retirement
  • Ability to Purchase NUS Extra card
  • Free Flu Vaccinations
  • Access to Costco Wholesale membership


South Downs College is committed to promoting the principles of equal opportunities. The College aspires to an environment where all employees can develop their potential, regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, race, colour, nationality, and religion, ethnic or national origin.

South Downs College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) in respect of both children and vulnerable adults, and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

South Downs College is committed to equal opportunities for all students and staff, regardless of race, gender, age, physical disability, political, sexual orientation or religious affiliations or marital status, and is fundamental to the ethos of the College.
Equality of opportunity and respect for the individual are part of the College’s principles and values, and the College welcomes the benefits that a diverse workforce brings to the Corporation.

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Please allow sufficient time for your application to reach us by sending your application back before noon on the closing date. It is also important that you use the correct postage, as insufficient postage on a large envelope (such as A4 size) will delay the arrival of your application.

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• Complete the application pack on your computer and email it to:
• Print the application pack and return your completed pack to: Human Resources, South Downs College, College Road, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 8AA.

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We thank you for your interest in this vacancy, however in the interest of economy, no further communication will be sent unless you are called for interview. Successful applicants will be called for interview within two weeks of the closing date.

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