Senior Counselling Lecturer (0.8)

  • Are you passionate about improving people’s life opportunities through education?
  • Do you have experience of working with young people and adults in a further education setting?
  • Are you ready to join a growing team of enthusiastic educators in a thriving community setting?

If so, we want to hear from you!

Morley College’s North Kensington Centre is undergoing a large-scale refurbishment and will emerge as a state-of-the-art, community focused learning hub in 2022. We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and pro-active Senior Counselling Lecturer (0.8 FTE) who can help to shape our curriculum offer in the areas of Applied Studies. An individual who is forward thinking and progressive in their approach to education and its possibilities for all.

The College is looking to appoint a 0.8 Senior Counselling Lecturer to deliver a range of Level 1, 2, 3 and 4 CPCAB and NCFE Counselling Skills courses using online, in centre and blended learning delivery method at our North Kensington Centre.

We require an experienced lecturer ideally with education to level 4 and to possess a teaching qualification or working towards one. Minimum qualification required is 420 hours therapeutic counselling qualification at level 4 or above. e.g. TCL4 plus 10 hours personal therapy And Member of a professional association for counselling and 30 hours per year CPD activities. You should also have Current supervised counselling practice And Supervision qualification or experience of supervising groups or individuals in a counselling setting with Teaching qualification or be working towards one And 6 months teaching and assessing at level 2 or above.  You will be teaching a range of adult learners, marking and assessing work, providing feedback and inspiring learners to develop the knowledge, counselling skills and understanding to progress to becoming a counsellor by doing CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (CST-L3) or move into the area of life coaching by doing the Level 3 Certificate in Life Coaching Studies (LC-L3).

The successful candidate is required to work effectively within a specific timeframe, so we are looking for an individual with very good organisational, strong communication skills, good IT skills, experience of effective assessing and a sound knowledge of quality assurance processes.

If you are interested in using your enthusiasm for counselling and your ability to relate to people, to deliver quality inspiring education to our students we would like to hear from you.

Morley College London aims to have a workforce that is as reflective of the diverse population that it serves. The College particularly encourages applications from ethnic minorities and disabled people who are currently under-represented within the College at this level.

About Morley College London 

Established in 1889, and with our roots stretching back even further, Morley College London is one of the country's oldest and largest specialist providers of adult education. We provide long-term, sustainable and affordable programmes of lifelong learning across three centres – North Kensington, Chelsea and Waterloo – including 16-19 provision at North Kensington and Chelsea.

As one of only nine Specialist Designated Institutions (SDIs) in the UK, we serve more than 17,000 students through a coherent, student-centred course offer, underpinned by our mission to empower individuals and strengthen communities through education in Arts, Culture and Applied Sciences. Whether studying for personal development and well-being, to gain essential skills (English, Maths, IT), to access higher education, or for career development or change, our vision is for ambitions to be inspired and achieved through learning.

Following Morley College’s merger with Kensington and Chelsea College in February 2020, the College is reshaping its curriculum and professional service teams to facilitate an ambitious plan for development and growth. As the UK looks to a post-COVID recovery, Morley College London is more determined than ever before to support Londoners to learn, and so we’re looking for applications from talented individuals with commitment and enthusiasm.

Closing date: Tuesday 6th December 2022 at 10am

Morley College London is an Equal Opportunities employer. The College aims to reflect the diverse community it serves and welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates from all backgrounds.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and children’s barred list check as well as online checks.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.