Lecturer in Sociology & Psychology

Salary: £30,031- £44,498

(Dependent on qualifications and experience)

Contract: Full Time or Part Time (0.5), Permanent

Required: 1st September 2023

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

At Cirencester College, you would have the opportunity of teaching enthusiastic learners about the disciplines of sociology and psychology, enhancing their knowledge of social, ethical, biological, and cognitive theory. In sociology, students choose from either a crime or world pathway; whilst in psychology, students pick from either a crime, environmental, or sport pathway.

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.

The sociology and psychology courses are two of the largest courses at the college with hundreds of students currently enrolled onto each. If you want the opportunity to teach on the sociology, psychology, and as part of the wider faculty we would like to hear from you.

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.
  • Benefits include: generous holiday scheme, a defined benefit Teachers Pension scheme (including life assurance), free on-site car parking, on-site fitness suite, Refectory, Cycle to Work scheme. This role is compatible with the Taking Teaching Further (TTF) initiative. TTF is designed to help unqualified teachers gain experience and train to be a qualified teacher. This includes benefits such as a reduced timetable, team teaching opportunities and access to a teaching qualification while you work

Closing Date: 26th June 2023

Interviews Scheduled for week commencing: 3rd July 2023

However, we may interview strong applications 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 (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.

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.