Full time, permanent

We currently have vacancies across all of our College sites.

£29,178pa- £38,007pa inclusive of London Weighting Allowance

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, Hackbridge, New Malden, Surrey, Wandsworth, Camberwell Green and Uxbridge and we are seeking Lecturers across all of these locations. We were graded by Ofsted as Grade 1 (Outstanding) in December 2013.

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. You will also work with the management team to further develop the College into a valuable resource centre for fellow professionals.

Your duties will include effective planning of teaching within designed curriculum areas, implementing appropriate assessment, objective setting, recording, reporting and evaluation of educational programmes.You will also ensure that student learning experiences are organised in a progression which supports the development of each individual.

Successful candidates must have substantial experience of teaching students with special educational needs in any of the following areas;

  • Profound and multiple learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Entry Level 1- 3
  • Level 1
  • SEMH

It is desirable that you have or are working towards a DET (Diploma in Education and Training) or an equivalent teaching qualification.

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.

Please apply online at https://www.orchardhill.ac.uk/job-vacancies/ and send your completed application form to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk. Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Please state clearly on your application form, which location you are available to work at.

Closing date for applications: 10.00pm on Sunday 4th February 2018

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Closing date: 4 Feb 2018

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