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18.5 hours per week
Coleg Gwent is a top performing College of Further Education delivering an exciting range of post 16 and commercial courses across 5 sites in South East Wales.
The Torfaen Learning Zone is the new centre for A-level study in Torfaen. It will provide a centre of excellence for over 23 A-level subjects as well as a wide range of vocational, professional and degree programmes. It is located in a prime location adjacent to the Morrison’s store in the centre of Cwmbran with excellent links to public transport and facilities in the town centre. It will serve all pupils in the borough and will become the pathway for Torfaen students into higher education, training and employment.
The Learning Zone has benefitted from £24 million of investment in a purpose built learning centre which will be the home of state-of-the-art facilities.
The college utilises a range of resources to assist lecturers in delivering excellent teaching, learning and assessment. You will benefit from teaching in spaces which have high levels of digital connectivity and physical and virtual resources. All lecturers will have access to a personal device to use in the college and at home. Alongside this the college has invested heavily in online learning spaces and is broadening its use of Canvas as a virtual learning platform to enhance classroom delivery. There will a broad range of training, induction and development CPD available to you, including the support of a learning mentor throughout your career with us
Cwmbran is just 30 minutes away from Cardiff or Hereford and 45 minutes from Bristol making it an easy commute. The recent removal of bridge fees and the electrification of the Great Western train line connecting Bristol and South Wales have made it even more accessible. Cwmbran train station is just a 5 minute walk from the Torfaen Learning Zone.
It is an exciting time to join us and help to create the future successes of learners in Torfaen.
As a Lecturer you will be able to demonstrate that you are able to contribute to the high performance of teaching, learning and assessment at the college. You will be expected to teach a maximum of 12 hours per week out of an 18.5 hour a week contract and this may include evenings.
Benefits: A generous holiday allowance of 46 days plus 8 days bank holidays (Full Time Equivalent) plus a college closure in December and eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pensions Scheme.
Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.
The College is committed to safeguarding, ensuring the safety and welfare of children and young people. Employment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and registration with the Education Workforce Council.
Please note that successful candidates will be expected to pay for the Enhanced Disclosure and registration with the Education Workforce Council (EWC).
We particularly welcome applications from candidates who speak languages other than English and also from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion, in line with our Equality Opportunities policy. All campuses are accessible and facilities such as prayer rooms are available.
We are committed to the recruitment and retention of disabled people, and are a Disability Confident Employer.
To apply, please visit: https://www.coleggwent.ac.uk/work-for-us
Closing Date: 12/04/23
Interview Date: 20/04/23