Sessional Functional Skills (English) Lecturer

Job Type
Job Category
Employment Basis
Sessional, Part-time, Term-time only, Various hours
Hourly Rate
29.18ph (inclusive of holiday pay)
Closing Date

Outstanding Facilities – Outstanding Opportunities

The Orbital South Colleges Group, which consists of East Surrey College (Redhill) and John Ruskin College (Croydon), is committed to achieving excellence for all our students.  Inspirational teaching and the dedication of all our staff supports the continuing growth of our student success. 


We are currently looking for an inspirational and enthusiastic English Lecturer to join our Maths & English Department on a sessional basis for next academic year.


Successful candidates will have the opportunity to:

  • Deliver inspiring teaching and excellence in planning, motivating and assessing learners, acting as Course/Subject Leader as required
  • Contribute to the planning, development and review of activities, including course reviews, self-assessment and other college QI activity
  • To promote high levels of retention, achievement and attendance within the learner population


Successful candidates must be highly motivated, possess exceptional organisational skills, work well with colleagues and have a creative and innovative approach to enthuse our students to succeed. The ideal candidate will have the ability to deliver a diverse range of English qualifications, ranging from entry level, through to Functional Skills and GCSE. Ideally you will be qualified to degree level in English, or will have an equivalent industry or professional qualification, and will hold a full teaching qualification (or working towards this).  Candidates will have an innovative approach to teaching and will ensure that lessons are designed to not only develop skills but that they connect to the industry which the students aspire to work in. 


If this sounds like you and you will enjoy working in a friendly, fast paced, changing environment with state of the art facilities, we would love to hear from you. In return, we offer a competitive salary, as well as staff benefits such a choice of two excellent pension schemes, life assurance, free onsite parking and access to our fully equipped gym along with discounted in house Spa and Salon treatments. 


Orbital South Colleges Group are committed to Equal Opportunities, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.  We are also committed to PREVENT and Safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Both College Campus’ are smoke-free zones. 

As part of our pre-employment checks, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS, references will be taken and evidence of all qualifications and awards will also be required before commencement of employment.  Failure to do so may lead to offers being withdrawn.