Lecturer in Psychology

Salary: £30,800 – £45,267

(Dependent on qualifications and experience)

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Required: September 2024


Would you relish the opportunity to teach students the subject of Psychology within a college setting?

Due to significant growth in one of the most popular courses here at Cirencester College, we have a fantastic opportunity available. Not only can we offer the chance to teach successful and ambitious students, 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 psychology team and contribute to curriculum initiatives. You would teach surrounded by a large and supportive team who will readily share resources and best practices and offer support whenever required. Within this environment we would help you further develop as a practitioner, as you in turn develop your students. Would you relish the chance to teach on and contribute toward the delivery of the largest course at the College?

This is a great opportunity whether you are experienced in Further Education 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 and a teaching qualification. 

The post holder will be expected to:

  • Teach to a high standard and develop the relevant skills to teach truly outstanding provision.
  • Candidates should have a commitment to providing high quality learning to enable all learners to achieve their full potential. The ability to truly work as a team player is also essential. The post holder will be expected to demonstrate outstanding organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidates should possess either proven experience in industry or a good honours degree in a related subject (or a combination of both). Ideally you will hold a teaching qualification or be committed to obtain a suitable qualification once in post.

Closing Date: 10th June 2024, noon

Interviews Scheduled from: 13th June 2024

However, we may interview strong applications prior to this date so please submit your application at the earliest convenience.

We reserve the right to interview prior to this date. 

PLEASE APPLY NOW – This position will close once sufficient applications are received.

We regret that due to the large number of applications we receive we are only able to contact those candidates to be interviewed.

Benefits include: Teachers Pensions defined benefit pension scheme – 28.6% college pension contribution (including life assurance), generous holidays, sick pay scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, free on-site car parking, on-site fitness suite, Refectory and Cycle to Work Scheme.

Cirencester College may carry out online searches during the recruitment process on shortlisted candidates, as part of due diligence checks.

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.

Cirencester College welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.

Internal Applicants should complete an ‘Internal Application Form’ and send to hr@cirencester.ac.uk Forms are located on CCO under Cross College Documents, Forms, ‘Internal Application Form’