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Science Lecturer Biology/Forensics

Kirklees College

Location: Huddersfield
Salary: Up to £35,007 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 21st July 2021
Closes: 2nd August 2021

Do you want to begin a truly rewarding career and make a real difference by training a new generation? Then this is the career for you! 

Kirklees College is one of the biggest colleges in the country and we offer a vast range of courses and study options for applicants to choose from.

Based in the heart of Yorkshire we have multiple learning centres across Kirklees, serving the local population, communities and businesses.

This is an exciting opportunity for a bright, committed and innovative individual who has the ability to work with both mature and 16-19 year old learners as part of a large, dynamic and successful team within a well-established Further Education college

The purpose of this rewarding role is to make a significant contribution to the effective delivery of the curriculum, in line with the College’s Quality Improvement Strategy and to ensure a high quality and relevant learning experience for all students on the course/s.

The responsibilities of the role will be to deliver mainly Biology to Level 2 and 3 BTEC students across the Applied Science and Forensic and Criminal Investigations pathways, plus our level 3 Laboratory Technician apprentices. The BTEC teaching may also include teaching the supporting subjects related to working in the science industry. 

The qualifications deemed essential for this post include a Degree/Higher National qualification or equivalent in Biology. The candidate will have a minimum of Level 2 qualification in literacy and numeracy (e.g. GCSE English and Maths at grade A*-C) and a Level 5 Teaching Qualification or willingness to undertake within an agreed timescale.

Applications welcome from NQTs or those in industry looking to make a career change. We have a supportive and thorough induction process which will ease the transition into the education sector. If you’d like to find out more about this role and what a career change might look like, please call our Curriculum Area Manager for Science and Access, Charlotte Catmull on 07970229695 for an informal chat.

As a learning organisation and as part of our commitment to your continued professional development we may require you to complete an apprenticeship standard or framework that relates to this opportunity.
If you are a KC Employee, this role is applicable for a referral bonus.

Competitive Salary - up to £35,007 per annum, depending on skills, qualifications and experience. + Golden Hello Payment of £4,000.

With the current situation surrounding Covid19, we are keen to hold interviews remotely to ensure an efficient appointment process.

If you have supplied an e-mail address, should you be shortlisted for interview, we will contact you via your e-mail address. 

If you have any queries, you can contact the HR department by email at

Kirklees College is committed to Equality & Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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