Teachers of Sociology & Criminology

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Other Subjects, Social and Political Studies
South East
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
up to £36,704 per annum
9th Mar 2018
Start Date:
Portsmouth College
Job Ref:

Teachers of Sociology & Criminology
1 full-time post
1 x part-time post – minimum of 0.9 with the possibility of full time working

Salary: Sixth Form Colleges’ Standard Pay Scale £23,396 - £36,704 p.a. (pro-rata)
Portsmouth College’s Unqualified Teaching Pay Spine £21,664 - £22,111 p.a (pro-rata).

To commence 28 August 2018

The Position

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and innovative teachers to contribute to the teaching of our courses in the Social Sciences Department. We have two posts, one of which is full-time and the other which is likely to be a minimum of 0.9, with the possibility of being full-time. These posts have become available due to significant increases in student numbers across the social science area.

The successful candidates will be expected to be able to teach A-level Sociology and L3 Criminology and we would welcome applications from candidates who could also contribute to the delivery of L3 Health or Access to HE modules.

The successful candidates should have the ability to deliver the subjects in an engaging and creative way and have a proven record of motivating students to produce a successful and dynamic classroom environment. You must be willing to actively use hand-held technology to help facilitate student learning.

The department currently offers Psychology, Sociology and Criminology at level 3, a CTEC Cert in Health (Social Science units) and contributes to Access to HE Diplomas in Social Science, Social Work and Nursing & Healthcare Professions.

Instructions for applying

Should you wish to apply for one of these positions, please complete a College application form. This can be downloaded from our website, www.portsmouth-college.ac.uk or alternatively contact the Personnel Department on 023 9234 4400 for an application form. CVs alone will not be accepted.

Please return completed applications to the Personnel Department by: 10.00 am on Monday 19th March 2018.

Interviews will be held on Monday 26th March 2018.

In addition to an individual interview, candidates will be asked to prepare a 20 minute micro teaching session on ‘How the media represents crime’. Students have prior knowledge of the topic. This session will be used for revision purposes.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Personnel Department on 023 92 344400.

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