Lecturer - Psychology, Sociology and Criminology (HE)

£25,584.007 per annum - £35,874.00 per annum (dependent on experience) Pro Rata for part time working.
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Job description

We are seeking an innovative candidate with a creative mind-set who has the ability to engage with adult learners enrolled in our Access to HE programmes to join our team. You will be responsible for the continual development and delivery of the course to our HE students.


With a degree in Psychology/Sociology/Criminology or related subject, or an equivalent relevant professional qualification, the successful candidate will possess a student-centred mindset, and will be passionate about encouraging aspirations. We are happy to receive applications from those who have previous experience in teaching in Further Education. A Masters in Psychology, Criminology or Sociology would be advantageous.


*We are happy to consider part time hours from 0.6 - 1FTE. Please state on your application form your availability*


West Suffolk College is one of the country’s leading further education and apprenticeship providers. Our apprenticeship results have consistently remained above the national average. We offer many degrees, HNCs and HNDs at our focused and inclusive University Studies Centre. We have around 13,000 students including nearly 2,000 apprentices studying with us.


As a College, our Character Strengths and Mission Statement underpin our expectations of all our students and employees. Please familiarise yourself with these and incorporate them into your personal statement; this will be of benefit if you are invited to attend for an interview.


This is an opportunity to join a hugely supportive organisation where we value, support and facilitate your professional development, as well as offering many other benefits including an attractive pension scheme, staff wellbeing initiatives and employee assistance.


This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


For further information please contact our recruitment team at: [email protected]


If you have not heard from a member of the HR Team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.


Closing Date: Friday 2nd June 2023

Interviews: Will be held shortly thereafter


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.


The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.


All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website – www.wsc.ac.uk/privacy-and-terms


We are passionate about promoting equality of opportunity and creating a working ment where diversity is recognised and celebrated, and everyone has the chance to reach their full potential. Our ment is diverse in character and student population. We particularly welcome applications from candidates from Black Minority Ethnic origin and those with a disability.


Eastern Colleges Group is committed to safeguarding our children and young people/vulnerable adults. We uphold fundamental British Values and expect all our employees to do the same. All appointments are subject to safer recruitment checks, including previous employment checks, online searches and an Enhanced DBS Check.

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