Lecturer in Criminology (FT)

Location: London (EC3)

About Us

DGHE is the higher education division of David Game College. Established in 1974 the College is Ofsted inspected, QAA reviewed and OfS registered, with a reputation for quality and academic excellence.


The Public Service School in DGHE is looking to recruit a full-time lecturer in criminology. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching at undergraduate levels and participate in the curriculum development of the department. The main duties for the post holder will focus on carrying out teaching-related duties, such has preparing course content, including e-learning and blended learning, designing, and assessing exams and assessments, and providing quality feedback to students. The current programmes we run will involve teaching during week day, evening and Saturday and therefore flexibility of teaching allocation is desirable.

The successful candidate would be expected to prepare coursework material, deliver and assess the following modules (although not exclusively):

  • Justice, punishment and rehabilitation
  • Offender management
  • Psychology of behaviour
  • Equality and diversity
  • Youth offending
  • Global and organised crime
  • Restorative justice
  • Research project

Applicants will be expected to:

· Have significant work experience in a Public Services / Criminology role

· Possess a postgraduate level qualification

· Have significant experience teaching level 4/5/6 modules

· Have excellent subject knowledge and passion for the field

· Have demonstrable MS Office skills and VLE experience

· Be willing to work as part of a team to ensure all students reach their full potential
· Be willing to participate in professional development

We are looking for lecturers who can bring practitioner experience to the academic content taught to a range of students from a variety of backgrounds, and help them achieve their educational and career goals. The sessions will need to be interactive, attractive, informative and most of all motivational to adult learners.

In addition to the teaching you will be required to include preparation, classroom delivery and marking, and to deliver tutorial activity related to programmes of study. The College is a friendly environment, which offers excellent support, placing strong emphasis on continuous professional development.

The vacancy is open for an immediate start, although for the right candidate a later appointment could be accommodated.

To apply please send covering letter and CV to: jobs@dghe.ac.uk

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

Job description and person specification available by following the apply link.