Foundation Studies Teacher

Job Description

For this role we are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated academic person to teach a range of land-based subjects as well as some employability, personal development and independent living skills to students with Special Education Needs and Disabilities.  You will work with the Head of Foundation Studies and Course Tutors to deliver these qualifications in a stimulating and supportive learning environment.  You will need to be a confident, successful teacher with a commitment to empowering young adults with learning disabilities to achieve and succeed in every aspect of their lives.  Experience of SEND is essential as are good communication skills and a positive and flexible attitude. The successful applicant will display good organisational and administrative abilities and have experience of the qualification to be delivered, portfolio building and assessment procedures.


Post Reference: FL18


Hours: *Various contracts available: Part-time, Full-time and hourly paid to cover Monday – Friday with flexibility to meet business needs.


*Please indicate on your application how many hours and what days per week you are interested in.


Salary: £20,760 - £24,043 per annum pro rata which is point L4b - L7c on the Academic Staff Salary scale dependent on skills and experience. Exact salary will depend on candidates’ hourly contract.


Job Purpose: Deliver a range of land-based subjects as well as employability & personal development and life skills qualifications at Entry Level to students with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities.


Status: Permanent


For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Nicky Porter on 01305 215118 during normal working hours.


To Apply:


Please visit the KMC website for a College Application Form and a full Job Description.


We are not accepting Applications from previous applicants.


Applicants for this position must complete an employment application form. CVs may be submitted and will be considered in support of a fully completed application form. 


We are not accepting CVs at this stage from Recruitment Agencies


Please return the completed Application Form together with a letter of application by email to or by post to: HR Department, Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PY. 


The Closing Date for Applications:             Thursday 9 December 2021 at 9:00am


Proposed Interview Date:                              To be confirmed


Kingston Maurward College reserves the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.