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Bedford College operates a Preferred Supplier List for all permanent, contract and temporary recruitment. Any CVs submitted speculatively will not be accepted and will not constitute the payment of a referral fee. Any communication must be directed through recruitment@bedford.ac.uk and not to Bedford College employees or its subsidiaries directly. Thank you for your cooperation.

Lecturer – Business

£20,500 - £37,000 pa
(qualified Lecturers minimum £25,500 pa)
Based at Cauldwell Street

Job reference: BC151BHE

We have an exciting new opportunity now available for a Business Lecturer to join our successful Business team from September 2016.  

In this role you will provide best practice in teaching and learning while promoting high standards and the ability to achieve excellent grade profiles.

In addition you will need to be an enthusiastic and motivated individual who can engage with students to ensure they reach their full potential.

We are looking for experienced and committed professional Business Lecturer with a strong track record in delivering high standards. This role covers teaching on our highly regarded FE/HE Business courses including HNC and HND.

Successful applicant must be flexible and willing to work evenings. 

In addition to teaching, there is an opportunity for the right applicant to undertake Course Manager duties and responsibilities.

Closing date: Monday 13 June 2016
Interviews to take place week commencing 20 June 2016

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Lecturer – Psychology

£20,500 - £37,900 pa
(qualified Lecturers minimum £25,500 pa)
Based at Cauldwell Street

Job reference: BC152LP

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Psychology Lecturer to join our Care and Childcare department to start in September 2016.

Successful applicant must be flexible and willing to work some evenings.

Closing date: Monday 30 May 2016
Interviews to take place week commencing Monday 13 June 2016

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Lecturer – Carpentry & Joinery

£20,500 - £37,900 pa

(qualified Lecturers minimum £25,500 pa)
Based at Cauldwell Street

Job reference: BC252LCJ

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Carpentry and Joinery Lecturer to join our Construction team. 

Closing date: Sunday 12 June 2016

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Lecturer – Plumbing

£20,500 - £37,900 pa
(qualified Lecturers minimum £25,500 pa)
Based at Gas & Plumbing Technology Centre (Kempston)

Job reference: BC250LP

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Lecturer to join our Plumbing team.

In order to be successful in this role, you must have current experience teaching various plumbing programmes at Level 3, in particular City & Guilds Plumbing and Heating courses (6189 and 6035).

Closing date: Tuesday 7 June 2016

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Lecturer – GCSE Mathematics

circa £30,000 pa

Based at Shuttleworth campus

Job reference: BC832LM

We are looking for an experienced and committed professional GCSE Mathematics Lecturer with a strong track record in delivering high standards to join our Animal Sciences department in September 2016. 

A retention allowance of up to £5000 (pro rata) will be available for exceptional candidates subject to providing evidence of

  • relevant degree or Level 5 qualification in mathematics
  • teacher qualified (Certificate in Education/PGCE or equivalent)
  • GCSE English and mathematics (grades A – C) or equivalent.

Closing date: Sunday 12 June 2016

Interview date: Wednesday 22 June 2016

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Technician – Science 0.4030 FTE

£15,500 - £20,000 pa pro rata

Based at Cauldwell Street

Job reference: BC153ST

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Science Technician to join our Access to Higher Education department, to provide technical support for teaching and learning of Science in the Science Laboratories.

The successful applicant will possess a minimum Level 3 qualification in Science or equivalent and will have relevant experience and knowledge of Health and Safety requirements.

Working pattern: 35 weeks a year x 21 hours per a week

Closing date: Sunday 12 June 2016

Interview date: Thursday 16 June 2016

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Associate – Enquiries and Guidance Assistant x 2

Hourly rate - £6.75 (£7.20 for anyone aged 25 and over)
Based at Cauldwell Street

Job reference: BCAAEGA

We are looking for two confident individuals who are quick learners and have the ability to multi task to join our Enquiries and Guidance team over the busy summer period. This is a customer facing role so communication and customer service skills are essential.

Working Pattern: 37 hours per week Monday – Friday
Assignment Dates: 27 June 2016 until 30 September 2016

As this work is only for a short duration we do need people who are available for the whole duration and aren’t looking at booking holidays during this period. However, we understand that you may have already booked holidays and we will honour short pre booked holidays.

Closing date: Monday 30 May 2016

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Associate – Enquiries and Guidance Assistant x 2

Hourly rate - £6.75 (£7.20 for anyone aged 25 and over)
Based at Cauldwell Street

Job reference: BCAAEGA

We are looking for two confident individuals who are quick learners and have the ability to multi task to join our Enquiries and Guidance team over the busy summer period. This is a customer facing role so communication and customer service skills are essential.

Working Pattern: 37 hours per week Monday – Friday
Assignment Dates: 27 June 2016 until 30 September 2016

As this work is only for a short duration we do need people who are available for the whole duration and aren’t looking at booking holidays during this period. However, we understand that you may have already booked holidays and we will honour short pre booked holidays.

Closing date: Monday 30 May 2016

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Our Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (CertEd/PGCE) is designed for those looking to teach vocational based subjects in a college environment OR academic based subjects such as GCSEs and A-Levels, in a Sixth Form environment.

Teaching placements at The Bedford Sixth Form

The Cert Ed/PGCE is a qualification for those who want to teach in the Adult Learning Sector (16-19) and is a University of Bedfordshire accredited Award. Both pathways lead to QTLS (Qualified Teacher in Learning and Skills) which is the main requirement to teach in Post-Compulsory Education. We have both part-time and full-time routes available.

Full-time (pre-service route – with placements)



Part-time (in-service route)

If you already have a teaching position/placement but need to obtain the qualification...


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Contact Mark Brookes on 01234 291536, or via email at mbrookes@bedford.ac.uk

         
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All applicants will be asked for proof of their eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Tier 2 Certificates of Sponsorship have recently been restricted by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) and the positions we are advertising above are unlikely to qualify for sponsorship. We are therefore unable to consider applications from candidates requiring Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK at this time. For further information please visit the UKBA website. 


Bedford College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate checks as well as providing proof of your right to work in the UK. 


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