Lecturer in Functional Skills English

Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 25,934 – 27,476 GBP per annum unqualified, 28,293 – 32,741 GBP per annum qualified (to be calculated pro rata)
Closing Date: 2/12/2022
Location: Peterborough College

Job Overview

Can you explain English in a way which would help people move forward with their life and career? If so, we are seeking to recruit an outstanding, committed and dynamic Lecturer to join our amazing English team.


We are ideally looking for someone with a Level 3 or above in English or an English related subject but along with ability, attitude and willingness to learn are key. New teachers are welcome to apply, or someone who is looking to get into teaching. You must either hold a teaching qualification (PGCE/CertEd) or display a willingness to work towards the Level 5 Diploma teaching qualification (supported by CPD) upon being appointed


29.6 hours per week, all year round


48 days paid holiday. This includes 8 bank holidays and 3 concessionary days


23.8% employer contribution through Teachers Pension Scheme

Interview Date


Frequently Asked Questions

Normal working hours of 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday

Yes extensive free parking is available at all our locations.

Sponsorship and financial support to achieve Degree Level and Professional qualifications is available upon application.

We have an on-site nursery at our Peterborough Campus rated outstanding by Ofsted, and also offer childcare vouchers to support nursery fees here and at other locations.

Our generous holiday entitlement starting from 41 day paid leave for full-time employees also hugely supports our working parents, and for some roles term-time only contracts are available.


You will also find above average occupational maternity and adoption benefits with up to 12 months off work, and access to paternity and shared parental leave scheme.

The Senior Leadership Team truly care for the wellbeing of staff and students and are actively involved in not only ensuring professional training is available, but that support for personal and professional problems is also accessible. Our free ‘Employee Assistance Programme’ offers access to a wide range of wellbeing resources and programmes including a counselling helpline if required.

Aside from delivering above-average generous holiday and pension benefits, we offer awards and vouchers, and encourage contribution to recognition schemes to ensure staff feel valued and appreciated.

Both locations offer impressive on-site gym and fitness suites, free-parking, well-stocked libraries, and a number of eateries including a Costa at Peterborough and a Starbucks at Stamford.

Peterborough College also has an on-site nursery rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.