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Advanced Lecturer - English



To take an active role in the development and direction of the curriculum area.


  • To work as directed by the Programme Manager to produce materials that are innovative and can be used by the whole team to enhance the progress and performance of learners
  • To have a proven track record as an outstanding Maths/English teacher with an understanding of the specific demands of post 16 teaching
  • To integrate e learning resources in and outside the classroom to enhance the progress and performance of learners
  • To model outstanding pedagogy within the classroom and to others within the department
  • To work with the Programme Manager to offer departmental support around outstanding teaching and learning through CPD sessions, team teaching, coaching or supportive peer observation
  • To be an ambassador for the department and keep abreast of post 16 changes and developments within Maths and English curricula and pedagogy 
  • To teach on a wide range of full and part-time courses, in line with the college and curriculum area specifications
  • To contribute to the planning, monitoring and evaluation of the curriculum in the English Department
  • To prepare and mark assessments as required within the range of programmes timetabled. To be Lead Verifier and to participate in Internal Verification and standardisation duties
  • To promote and participate in the delivery of GCSE, Functional Skills and other Maths/English qualifications
  • To be responsible for the continuous improvement in attendance, punctuality, retention and achievement of students in designated teaching groups
  • To produce full, considered and timely reports and references on students
  • To participate in student interviews, enrolment and induction, open days and other liaison activities
  • To work co-operatively within a team and attend all team meetings
  • To fully participate in the college’s ILT strategy, including contributing to the upkeep of the department’s intranet site
  • To adopt fully all curriculum initiatives adopted by the curriculum area
  • To maintain comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of specialist areas
  • To maintain current and appropriate resources for all course units taught, including Schemes of Work, Lesson Plans, and suitable teaching materials, ensuring differentiated learning opportunities are in place
  • To contribute to the total learning experience of students within the department
  • To ensure the application of Inclusive Learning in all areas of activity
  • Ensure continuous development and improvement of professional knowledge.
  • Any other duties of a similar level of responsibility as required

All staff are responsible for

Children & Vulnerable Adults: safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults

Equipment & Materials: the furniture, equipment and consumable goods used in relation to their work

Health / Safety / Welfare: the health and safety and welfare of all employees, students and visitors under their control in accordance with Hopwood Hall College’s safety policy statements

Equal Opportunities: performing their duties in accordance with Hopwood Hall College’s Single Equality Scheme

    Hopwood Hall College actively promotes the value of diversity and welcomes and encourages job applicants from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates. We would also welcome applicants from LGB and Trans and non-binary candidates. We are a disability confident employer and have made a positive commitment to employing disabled people and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in the job description.


      SALARY SCALE: £36,000 per annum

      HOURS OF DUTY: 35 per week
      CLOSING DATE: 25th March 2022

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