The Bedford College Group
graduate job
Expires12 days

Trainee English Lecturers - Teachers

Job description

Have you graduated or are you about to graduate with an English degree, have you considered teaching as your next destination?

Join The Bedford College Group, the leading provider of Further Education in the South East Midlands region, ensuring our students have a strong foundation in English. Help students develop essential communication skills and unlock their potential in this crucial subject.

Apply now to kickstart your teaching career, earning whilst you learn and make a difference in students' lives.

We currently have opportunities within the Group at Bedford College, Central Bedfordshire College, Shuttleworth College and Tresham College.

What we offer

Joining The Bedford College Group means gaining access to a host of benefits and opportunities aimed at nurturing your professional growth and well-being. Enjoy extensive professional and career development opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career. With a reduced workload of 21 contact teaching hours per week (as a full-time employee) to support you with your qualification, alongside a generous annual leave of 35 days, you'll find the balance you need to excel in your role. Take advantage of the benefits of a teacher's pension scheme and enjoy the convenience of free on-site parking. Additionally, unlock exclusive retail and leisure discounts, making every aspect of your life more enjoyable. Embark on a fulfilling career with us and reap the rewards of a supportive and rewarding workplace environment.

Safeguarding our Students

The Bedford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to thorough vetting process which includes, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide. The Bedford College Group's policy on Employment of Ex-Offenders is attached to this vacancy.

Candidates who are barred from working with children are reminded it is a criminal offence to apply for this post.

What we are looking for

  • Willingness to obtain PGCE/Cert Ed qualification (funded by The Bedford College Group)
  • English degree

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times

Full-time · Part-time

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 30 April 2024

Don't forget to mention Prospects to employers when you contact them.

Closing date:  31 August 2024

Expires12 days

To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.