Health & Social Care Lecturer

Shipley College
Shipley [West Yorkshire]
£23,617 - £33,477 Per Year, Spine point 21-33
26 Mar 2021 14:00
25 Apr 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Health & Social Care / Counselling
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Flexible / Job Share, Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Health & Social Care Lecturer

The Role:

Shipley College is situated in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Saltaire and is committed to high standards, encouraging staff and students to do their best and to aim high. 

Do you have the necessary qualifications, skills and/or experience to deliver teaching, learning and assessment and contribute to the effectiveness and success of the Health & Social care vocational area. 

This lecturing role includes, but is not limited to the following activities:

As a Health & Social Care Tutor you will provide supervision of your curriculum area, ensuring that you meet budget, quality and operational targets. The post combines delivery of high quality, learner-focused education, providing a secure and friendly environment in order for your students to succeed. The role will include planning, leading and developing  the curriculum area within the establishment to ensure compliance with the national curriculum framework, the integration of functional skills, best practice and quality targets

You should have:

  • A full teaching qualification 

  • Hold a UK degree or equivalent professional qualification/experience  

  • Hold Level 2 in mathematics and English

  • Complete a Satisfactory DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check

  • Be eligible to work in the UK

  • Be experienced in delivering Health and Social and  Science programmes plus some experience of working within  the Healthcare industry in some capacity- defined as someone who has worked for a minimum of three years in their area of vocation and is, at the time of applying still working in that same industry, or has been within the past 18 months

You will qualify for the general terms and conditions for teachers and have access to a range of benefits available to all staff at Shipley College, including:

  • 40 days Holidays per year (September to August) plus Bank Holidays (8) and College closure days (7)

  • Membership of the Teachers Pension Scheme should you choose to join

  • Access to a free gym on site

  • Reduced cost train travel

Shipley College  is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.  Flexible working arrangements considered. 


As a Lecturer you will be (or become) an excellent classroom practitioner who consistently demonstrates the highest standards of delivery, is fully committed to raising attainment and acutely aware of the strategies required to achieve the highest standards within your subject area.

As a Lecturer you may, from time to time, be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility defined in this job description at the initial place of work or at other locations in the College catchment area.


  • To provide the highest quality teaching, learning and assessment to learners using the most appropriate and innovative methods, whilst celebrating difference and promoting diversity

  • To produce the highest quality learning and assessment materials and assignments and use the most up to date and appropriate resources to support learning and assessment 

  • To undertake formal assessment of learner achievement and offer clear and timely feedback on progress and opportunities for progression to learners

  • To ensure the smooth running of courses, including timely and accurate completion of attendance records, retention and achievement records, end of course information etc.

  • To maintain excellent classroom management and discipline whilst observing College regulations

  • To have well-developed strategies in place to keep learners safe and to support them to develop their own understanding of the risks in order to keep themselves and others safe

  • To carry out a full evaluation of the courses; maintain the course file, support the effective use of satisfaction surveys, complete the course review documentation as required, and act upon recommendations for course improvement as part of the College quality system

  • To establish, where appropriate, effective working relationships with examining and accrediting bodies, support correct registration and exam entries for learners on courses. To work with Head of Teaching, Learning, Assessment Quality and follow the College’s Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) systems for internal verification, external verifier and moderator visits and to undertake Internal Verification duties as required

  • To establish effective working relationships with employers and their apprentices or other learners. To effectively collaborate with all parties to ensure the teaching, learning, monitoring and recording of required knowledge, skills and behaviours takes place, resulting in achievement of End Point Assessment (EPA). To conduct reviews with the employer and the apprentice in the workplace.

  • To assist the Head of Sector and team in the planning and costing of new programmes taking into account curriculum changes, labour market requirements and other relevant factors

  • To contribute to curriculum development and establishing a culture of continuous improvement and innovation

  • To provide learners with regular reports of progress and offer clear guidance on how to improve performance to reach their potential

  • To advise the Head of Sector/budget holder on any required equipment and materials

  • To maintain a current knowledge of the Accountancy area, developments in further education and training, including apprenticeships; the regulations that apply to particular programmes and, where appropriate, industrial and commercial trends that may relate to education and training. To attend and take part in the College’s half termly Quality Improvement (QI) days as part of this process. 

  • To attend Course Team, Sector and College meetings and external meetings appropriate to the post

  • To represent the College on appropriate and agreed public occasions, such as recruitment events, and to promote the best interests of the institution by creating a positive impression of the College in the minds of potential clients

  • To contribute to the marketing and promotion of courses in the Sector

To Apply: Download and complete  an application pack from Email to


Recommended jobs