VACANCY – Lecturer in Sociology

Lecturer in Sociology

• Potential Course Team Leader role
• Required from April 20th 2020 (earlier start on January 6th or February 17th also available).
• Potential 50:50 job share

Salary range 1-12: £23,488 to £37,370 plus potential Responsibility Allowance C (£1500)
(Starting salary dependent upon qualifications and experience)

Not only can we offer the chance to teach successful, intelligent and ambitious students but we can do so in the beautiful Cotswold setting of Cirencester. The department itself is a vibrant, supportive and forward-thinking team; the teaching staff work together closely and have a genuine passion for the subject. We are seeking an adaptable and creative individual or individuals to join our high achieving team and contribute to curriculum initiatives.  Candidates should also expect to act as a personal tutor.

Most of your teaching timetable will involve A-Level Sociology; a great opportunity whether you are experienced, new to the profession or want to make the switch from an 11-16 school.  The successful candidate will also be offered the opportunity to lead our team in teaching Sociology for which an RA of £1500 will be paid.

Candidates should have a commitment to further education and be motivated to achieve high standards in teaching and learning. The ability to work well within teams and to adapt to curriculum demands is essential.  Ideally candidates should possess a good honours degree in a relevant subject and a teaching qualification. It would be advantageous to have had experience teaching (or willingness to) teach a second subject, such as law or psychology.
The College is very supportive of new entrants into the teaching profession and we are therefore willing to consider applications from graduates who are willing to undertake a supported PGDE as part of their professional development.  

Closing date for applications: Midnight Wednesday 11th December 2019
Interviews will be held: w/c 16th December 2019  PLEASE APPLY NOW Early interviews may be available

We do not accept CVs as a method of application.  Please complete the application form provided and submit with a covering letter. 

We regret that due to the large number of applications we receive we are only able to contact those candidates that are short-listed for interview.

Benefits include: sick pay scheme, a defined benefit pension scheme (including life assurance), free on-site car parking, various local business staff discounts, on-site fitness suite, Refectory, Cycle to Work scheme.

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

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