Lecturer in A Level Sociology

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group

  • £30,000.00 - £40,000.00
  • Stoke-on-Trent / West Midlands
  • Permanent
  • Part Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

LECTURER in Sociology (A Level)
Location:  Newcastle-under-Lyme
Hours: 0.6FTE part-time position available
Salary: £30,000 – £40,000 (£18,000 – £24,000)

In November 2019 Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG) became the first further education provider in England to achieve outstanding grades in every area of Ofsted’s recently reformed Education Inspection Framework (EIF).

The inspection report praised all areas of the College’s provision and acknowledged NSCG’s ‘positive, stimulating and safe learning environment’, ‘highly motivated staff’, and ‘learners’ exemplary behaviour and attitudes to learning’.  It also highlighted the fantastic partnerships the College has with industry.

The group is currently home to a population of over 6,000 full-time students and around 500 students on higher education programmes. We have over 4,000 part-time or adult learners and 2,000 apprentices where we work with over 800 individual employers.  Our Sixth Form provision has a reputation for high academic achievement and excellence.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, suitably qualified individual with relevant experience to teach A Level Sociology. 

You will be an inspiring lecturer with a background in Sociology and the ability to deliver varied, high quality and imaginative sessions and have a record of good achievement rates.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Play an active role in the marketing of the College and the Department through such activities as open days and through liaison with local employers and schools.
  • Engage in core duties including preparation, marking, monitoring student progress, preparing reports, setting and marking of examination papers, developing and preparing flexible learning materials, writing schemes of work and mentoring.
  • Monitor retention, achievement and pass rates.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Holds a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.
  • Has an appropriate teaching qualification.
  • Is well organised and able to manage the peaks and troughs of a varied workload.
  • Has experience in the delivery of A level Sociology.

What’s in it for you?

The college offers an excellent benefits package which includes:

  • Employer Pension contributions (Teachers’ Pension Scheme)
  • 52 Days Annual Leave (including Bank Holidays & Christmas Closure).
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme (Salary Sacrifice).
  • Cycle to Work Scheme (Salary sacrifice).
  • Subsidised Gym Membership.
  • Health-related benefits including Subsidised Health Scheme.
  • Excellent Training and Development Opportunities (supported with a dedicated budget).
  • Dedicated Teaching & Learning Coaches for New Staff.
  • Remission provided for your first year in post.
  • Staff parking available
  • On site restaurant facilities and FREE early morning coffee/tea and toast

How to apply

To apply for the role of Lecturer in Sociology, please click ‘Apply Now’ to complete an online application form.

If you are applying via a jobs board, you will receive an email and link that will take you directly to our application form on the Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group website).

The closing date for completed applications is 21 April 2024

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. All college based positions are subject to enhanced DBS check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

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