Sessional Lecturer – Counselling

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 are looking for applications from talented individuals with commitment and enthusiasm.

About the role

The College is looking to appoint an hourly paid Counselling Lecturer to deliver a range of Level 1, 2 and 3 CPCAB and NCFE Counselling Skills courses using online plus 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 a Teaching qualification or be working towards one with 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 sociology and your ability to relate to people, to deliver quality inspiring education to our students we would like to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: Friday 3 February 2023 at 10.00am

CVs will not be accepted for this post.  

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and children’s barred list check 

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