Lecturer – SEND (Maternity cover)

Full Time

City of Bristol College

Lecturer – SEND (Maternity cover) City of Bristol

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Would you like to be part of Bristol’s largest college and contribute to the success of our students? We have an opportunity for you to join us as a SEND Lecturer – Maternity cover. We offer a full supportive induction and invest in our staff development and offer great benefits too. So come and join our team.

There’s never been a better time to join the fantastic team here at City of Bristol College, with recent investment in our already outstanding teaching facilities the College has a great deal on offer for both staff and students. We have an exciting new opportunity for a SEND Lecturer to work within the Skills and Life for Employment team for maternity cover for a fulltime member of the team. You will be responsible for delivering a range of subjects from Pre-Entry to Level 1 to support the students to progress and overcome their barriers. Lessons’ include tutorial, maths and a vocational subject.

The Skills for Life and Employment department offers programmes of study designed to support students experiencing barriers to learning into employment, higher level study and /or independent living.  Our students include those with profound, multiple and complex learning difficulties (PMLD), moderate or specific learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health difficulties and/or physical/sensory impairment.  Our students may have had a previous history of failure and/or negative experiences of education.  We aim to equip them with the skills, commitment, resilience and determination they need to succeed in transitioning into work and/or adult life. We need well qualified staff to plan and provide ambitious programmes of study that empower students to overcome their barriers and achieve sustainable aspirations.


What we offer:

  • A generous holiday entitlement of 35 holiday days (plus bank holidays and 8 closure days)
  • Membership to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with employer contributions of 23.68% 
  • Up to 30% off courses with the University of the West of England
  • Great discounts on hair and beauty treatments offered on site
  • Family-friendly policies including flexible working, compassionate leave, maternity, paternity and adoption leave, parental leave and job share
  • Excellent facilities including study centres, City Salon, multi-faith prayer rooms, bike storage, City Restaurant (situated at College Green and at SBSA), refectories
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • A variety of online shopping discounts and offers and cash health plan
  • Plus a supportive package to ensure continuous professional development.

Please see our Staff Benefits Booklet for more information.

Essential Skills

Please see the Job Description/Person Specification for more information.

About Company

About us:

At City of Bristol College, we have one goal: to help our students succeed. We offer the widest range of academic and vocational qualifications in the area, with more than 1,000 courses available from entry to degree level.  We provide education and training to approximately 12,000 students each year. The College is made up of five centres across Bristol and each centre offers excellent, well-equipped, purpose-built facilities. In addition, we have a wide range of community partners allowing us to offer courses in venues across the city. More information about the College can be found on our website. 


We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed.  We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.


We are also committed to becoming a Trauma informed setting. We recognise that some of our students have experienced adversity and Trauma and that for some, these experiences may be an ongoing part of everyday life. With this awareness a Trauma Informed approach is embedded in how we work in all departments across the college and this is enhanced by regular staff training and support.


City of Bristol College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All new employees to the College are required to complete and obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure. A copy of our Safeguarding Policy can be found on the College website. 


Please see our Job Description, Person Specification, Conditions of Service?and Applicant information?for more information.  


Closing date: Thursday 1st December 2022 (midnight)

Interview date: Friday 9th December 2022

Essential Requirements

Please see the Job Description/Person Specification for more information.

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