Teacher in Law & Criminology

Northampton College
Northampton [Northamptonshire]
£27,347 - £32,599 Per Year, Competitive dependent on skills, experience and qualifications
25 May 2023 22:42
23 Jun 2023 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Law / Legal, Public / Community Services
Contract Type
Permanent, Sessional / Hourly Paid
Full Time, Hourly Paid, Part Time
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Teacher in Law & Criminology

Teacher in Law & Criminology 

Ref: ME2223035a

Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year annualised hours. 855 full time equivalent annual teaching hours. We would also consider applications for part time and hourly paid contracts.

Salary: Competitive dependent on skills, experience and qualifications

Reporting to: Curriculum Manager

Primary Location: Northampton, Booth Lane Campus

Closing Date: Thursday 8th June 2023

Interview Date: Thursday 22nd June 2023


About Northampton College

Northampton College is proud to be the leading provider of further education in the South East Midlands region.  As a College, who have been rated by Ofsted as ‘good’ with outstanding features, we are committed to developing the professional and technical skills of our students, who are the workforce and leaders of the future.


The Team

The School of Academy, Public Sector and Commercial Enterprise (APC) supports over a thousand students studying across nine curriculum areas. The Public services curriculum has been growing over the last few years and team are keen to develop the curriculum with engaging and interactive sessions to support development of skills and fitness needed for Uniformed Protective Services careers.


The Role

To plan, teach and assess students to a high standard within the school of APC, meeting the expectations contained within the College’s teaching and learning standards which have been mapped to the Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers in Education and Training.

For an informal discussion of what the role involves, please contact Patrick Leavey, Deputy Principal on 01604 734296


The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate’s knowledge, skills, experience, abilities and qualities will include:

  • Level 4 or above/ degree level or an equivalent qualification in Law/Criminology
  •  Teacher training qualification or willing to work towards from appointment in post.
  • Have an awareness and understanding of current developments in the subject area Law & Criminology
  • Communicate information effectively, both verbally and in writing, engaging the interest and enthusiasm of the target audience
  • Ability to work within a team, having good attention to detail and be self-motivated.

Rewards and Benefits include.

  • 53 days pro rata annual leave, comprising 42 personal days, pro rata (1 September – 31 August), including 8 bank holidays and 3 closure days. A two-week closure period at Christmas (inclusive of Bank Holidays and designated closure days) with no deductions from staff's annual leave entitlement.  *Please note this is non-contractual and subject to the College's discretion*
  • Discounts through membership of the NUS, ranging from Student Prime (Amazon), to eating out, fashion, beauty, entertainment, technology and travel.
  • Eligible to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (a defined benefit scheme including an employer contribution rate of 23.68%)
  • Right to request flexible working from start date
  • Access to continued professional development.
  • Free car parking
  • Gym facilities
  • 24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Support Helpline
  • Enhanced maternity/shared parental and paternity schemes
  • Paid Compassionate Leave - up to five working days paid absence (in a rolling twelve-month period) on compassionate grounds in the event of bereavement or serious illness of a close relative)


If you would like to be a part of our successful team please go to https://www.northamptoncollege.ac.uk/working-for-us.html for further details on how to apply.

This post will require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check