VACANCY – Lecturer in Sociology

Lecturer in Sociology

Salary range: £23,723 to £40,000 (Starting salary dependent upon qualifications and experience)
Plus, potential RA C £1500 for Course Team Leader
Contract Type: Full time 1.0 OR 0.5 part time, permanent contract available
Required: 1st September 2020

Not only can we offer the chance to teach successful, intelligent and ambitious students across a range of courses including sociology, psychology, law, public services and criminology, 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 adaptable and creative individuals to join our high achieving team and contribute to curriculum initiatives.  Candidates should also expect to act as a personal tutor.

Your teaching timetable will be mainly or wholly Sociology A Level; a great opportunity whether you are experienced, new to the profession or want to make the switch from an 11-18 school.

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 other subjects, such as psychology or criminology.

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: 11th June 2020
PLEASE APPLY NOW – This may be closed early once sufficient applications are received

Please note – 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: Teachers Pensions defined benefit pension scheme (including life assurance), sick pay scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, free on-site car parking, on-site fitness suite, Refectory and 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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