Lecturer in Health and Social Sciences

Eastern Colleges Group
Bury St Edmunds [Suffolk]
£26,025 - £36,948 Per Year
14 Oct 2021 13:30
28 Oct 2021 09:00
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Health & Social Care / Counselling
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
Sixth Form College

Lecturer in Health and Social Sciences

We are seeking an experienced Lecturer in Health and Social Sciences we actively encourage applications from individuals currently working in the Health and Social Sciences industry. We are looking an individual who has the ability to share their passion and enthusiasm, and have the ability to encourage and inspire young people.

As a Lecturer your role will include teaching, and assessing on a range of programmes as required by the Curriculum Director.  These may include: Teaching and directing courses at Level 1, 2 and Level 3 Diplomas. The successful candidate will also be involved in the development of existing and new course programmes.

You will be required to work collaboratively with our Course Directors and Course Teams to drive quality improvements and standards but also overseeing and supporting our learners.

Role Responsibilities

  • Teach, and assess on a range of programmes as required by the Curriculum Director.  These may include: Teaching and directing courses at Level 1, 2 and Level 3 Diplomas.
  • Assist with the marketing and publicity of all courses within the Department as required.
  • Attend Employer, Parent, Career and other evenings as appropriate.
  • Participate in the development and delivery of short course programmes.
  • Act as mentor to new members of staff and give support to other new team members.
  • Undertake at least 30 hours personal, professional development annually, making a strong commitment to the development and accreditation of management and IT skills.
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the grade as required by the Head of School or Faculty.

Required qualifications, skills and experience

  • A degree and post graduate qualifications or equivalent professional experience and/or qualification in health, or health and  social care related field.
  • Relevant experience from the health and social care sector.
  • Teaching experience is desirable but not essential
  • Those without a teaching qualification would be required to achieve a qualification within the first 12 months of employment.

Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process.



For more information please contact [email protected]

Please send a completed application form to [email protected] - if you have not heard from a member of the HR team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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.

Closing Date:         28th October 2021

Interview Date:      05th November 2021

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

 All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website – www.wsc.ac.uk/privacy-and-terms