Highbury College

Lecturer in Public Affairs for NCTJ

Portsmouth, Hampshire
Up to £33,623.00 depending on qualifications & experience
03 Jan 2019
16 Jan 2019
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Temporary
Part Time
Organisational Type
GFE College

Do you have a passion for Journalism?

Do you have the enthusiasm, drive and ability to make a difference in students learning journey?

Does your current role lack a challenge?

Do you have the drive and desire to research and introduce new learning avenues?

Do you want to work for a college with over 50 years of teaching and learning experience within a friendly and professional team of specialist experts?


You will need to be able to transfer your passion for Public Affairs Journalism to a group of learners to national standards enabling them to achieve qualifications in NCTJ Diploma in Journalism Set work, assess and grade submissions in line with awarding body criteria and requirements. Own your course and look for opportunities to develop the learning experience and introduce additional learning interventions. This position is 4.5 hours on a Friday for 10 weeks.

  • You will need to be qualified to degree level 
  • No teaching qualification is required but you must be willing to work towards and gain relevant teaching qualifications which will be sponsored and supported by the college.
  • Experience of teaching preferably in Media would be an advantage but not essential. 
  • Commitment to the development of the Creative Media sector.
  • Be flexible and self-motivated with a dedication to student achievement and quality.

We offer a market rate salary, a fantastic benefits package including 25 days’ holiday + statutory + up to 3 Christmas closure days, a competitive pension scheme where the College contributes around 19%, canteen, access to Learning and Development, including a Free Course Voucher, hair and beauty salon, a nursery, sports centre with a 50% discount for staff, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare voucher scheme and access to an online discount website, a great induction, regular support and coaching throughout your first year, a Mentor who will help you settle in to the College, support from the College to focus on CPD.  Onsite accommodation (chargeable to the candidate) to assist if you consider relocation.

So if you think you have the enthusiasm, passion and commitment to fulfil this role come and join an ‘Amazing College with Amazing Staff’ and drive your career forward ‘The Highbury Way’.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity - The deadline for this vacancy is 16th January 2019.

Please note: If you require any assistance with the completion of your application please contact the Human Resources department on 02392 328910 or email the HR inbox on hr@highbury.ac.uk 

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