Inclusive Learning

Our courses are specially designed to develop the skills and knowledge that you will need for life, further study and future employment. You will work with specialist teachers and have access to in class support from an Educational Support Assistant, who will help you to develop your full potential. Your timetable will also include maths and English lessons at an appropriate level to ensure you develop all the skills needed to progress in education or employment. We have a range of pathways, courses and qualifications that enable students to be placed on a programme of study that best suits their individual needs. 

Ms Wright  
Head of Department, Skills for Life & Employment

Ms Wright began her career as a Nursery Nurse before retraining to become a teacher. Her work has been recognised by the National Teaching Awards; receiving the North West Award in Special Needs Teaching. Ms Wright is an enthusiastic and passionate teacher who enjoys supporting our students. 
Ms Bethune  
Teacher of Skills for Life & Employment

Ms Bethune has a wealth of educational experience, having worked in Special Educational Needs for nine years. Prior to teaching, she worked on lottery funded projects to help support adults with varying mental health conditions find employment through training.  
Mr Ebert
Transitional Coordinator for Skills for Life & Employment

Mr Ebert has a postgraduate degree in Health Psychology from the University of Nottingham, with the ambition of completing a doctorate to become a chartered psychologist. He has worked in SEN for 3 years and would like to continue to share his expertise within this sector. 
Mr Hall  
Teacher of Skills for Life & Employment

A former Eccles College student, Mr Hall completed a Law degree at the University of Central Lancashire before training to teach with the University of Bolton, qualifying with a PGCE. Mr Hall has a passion for supporting students to succeed and has worked at the College for 18 years. 
Ms Jackson  
Teacher of Skills for Life & Employment

A passionate and enthusiastic teacher Ms Jackson supports students on our Skills for Life & Employment courses, as well as our Supported Internship that is based at Salford Royal Hospital. She is proud of our students’ achievements during their time at the College and beyond.
Mr Jones  
Curriculum Leader for Skills for Life & Employment 

Having worked in Special Needs Education for 22 years, with a BA in Literature and Creative Writing and two PGCEs in Teacher Training and Special Educational Needs and Education Management Mr Jones is committed to maintaining standards of educational excellence. 
Ms Littler
Teacher of Skills for Life & Employment 

Ms Littler has worked within our Skills for Life & Employment Department for 14 years and enjoys coming to work each day so that she can support our students to progress. Before teaching, she spent 2 years as an Education Support Assistant supporting students with their learning. 
Ms Lomax  
Teacher of Skills for Life & Employment 

With a wealth of knowledge from working across the Educational and Health sectors, Ms Lomax is committed to supporting students on our Skills for Life & Employment courses and Supported Internship Programme at the College. 
Mr Perryman 
Teacher of Skills for Life & Employment 

Previously a Community Sports Development Officer, Mr Perryman’s experience working in schools within the city along with his BSc and PGCE support him in delivering a curriculum aimed at helping our young adults manage the transition into adulthood and employment.  
Mr Whailing    
Teacher of Skills for Life & Employment 

Mr Whailing began his career supporting students as an ESA in 2012, qualifying to teach during his time at the College. He is passionate about supporting students in a teaching and learning environment as well as encouraging engagement in enrichment activities, such as sport.