A-Levels Part Time Hourly Paid Lecturers (New subjects added)

Division: Part-time

Information, Advice and Guidance Officer

Division: Support

Psychology/Sociology Lecturer

Division: Academic

Job Description

The new College provides high quality learning facilities for staff and students within the A Levels Division, which is already providing excellent achievement and success, offering a broad range of qualifications and following further significant investment, a state of the art Science Hub (together with outstanding laboratory facilities) has been created and a dedicated Science base room. This is a new permanent position due to significant growth in the curriculum area.

The Division offers a range of full-time and part-time courses in the curriculum areas of Science, Social Science and Humanities. Almost all the College’s AS/A level provision sits within the Division. This is an area of the college that has seen year on year growth and this is likely to continue. Currently the Division
offers a range of over forty different AS/A level subjects – including AS/A level Psychology/Sociology. There are currently over 250 students on these programmes. The Division also delivers the first year of a number of BA (Honours) degrees in Psychology and Sociology other subjects such as Criminology. Members of the Psychology/Sociology team have the opportunity to teach on these programmes and develop HE specialisms.

Main Purpose of the Post:

To promote and provide an excellent learning experience which ensures high achievement for all students.

Main Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching effectively on a range of programmes across the College Curriculum.
  • Thoroughly planning and evaluating the effectiveness of teaching.
  • Accurately assessing and monitoring student work to assure high achievement and progression.
  • Provide effective tutorial and pastoral support.
  • Contributing fully to college and divisional teams including sharing best practice and being involved in developing the curriculum.
  • Maintaining high quality records and providing timely information.
  • Teaching, relevant to subject specialism, up to 832 hours per year.
  • Assuring full compliance within the Division and more broadly across the College with key policies, notably the Student Code of Conduct, Equality and Diversity; Health and Safety and Safeguarding Children.
  • Taking an active part in the marketing operations of the College including the recruitment and admission of students to the Division.
  • Committing to continuous professional development to maintain high professional standards and subject specialisms.

We are seeking an individual with a demonstrable record of outstanding student achievement in AS/A level Psychology/Sociology. The successful candidate will be someone who is able to deliver a quality student experience in terms of outstanding teaching and learning which lead to positive outcomes. Applicants must have a degree in Psychology or Sociology or a related subject. The ability to offer an
additional subject would be an advantage but is not essential to the post.