Kirklees College

Lecturer in Childcare & Health & Social Care

Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£24,847.00 - £33,327.00 per annum
31 Jan 2023
14 Feb 2023
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

Hours: A range of hours are available and a job share is an option should that be a preferred option

We have a range of available lessons to our 16-19 year old Health and Social Care students at both our Huddersfield and Dewsbury Campus’. Kirklees College is a large and successful FE college which was rated Good following our last Ofsted inspection.

Learners achieve high levels of success due to the quality and commitment of our teaching staff, with students benefitting greatly from their vocational and professional expertise. We are now seeking talented and enthusiastic individual(s) to join the Faculty to deliver outstanding teaching and learning sessions to a wide range of students, including adults, 16-18 year olds, and those studying introductory courses. We have evening classes and day time classes and have a range of flexible options to potentially fit in with your other commitments.

The Faculty offers a broad range of qualifications across the Health, Sport, Science, Childcare and Public Service sectors. We welcome applications from newly qualified teachers or applicants with relevant sector experience (especially from a health / medical background or a pre-school / early years educator role) who are looking at taking their first steps towards a career in teaching and education. We can support with all elements of teacher training for the right person. The department is looking to recruit a teacher with the ability to enthuse, motivate and inspire every learner whether during the day in our 16-18 classes or in the evening with our adult and community learners. Industry Experience, Organisational skills, the ability to work autonomously and be an excellent communicator are key competencies required by this job. We would particularly welcome applications from individuals with experience of adult nursing and / or adult care or early years education.

The qualifications necessary for this role are a minimum of Level 2 qualifications in literacy and numeracy (e.g. GCSE English and Maths at grade A*-C) and a related industry qualification at Level 3+. We would ideally prefer candidates to have some experience of working in a FE College and have or be working towards a L5 Teaching Qualification. We could support the right candidate if these are not yet obtained through our extensive in-house teacher training programmes. To support our learners an essential criteria for this post is relevant industry experience to support our growing T-Level provisions at both campuses. As a learning organisation and as part of our commitment to your continued professional development we may require you to complete an apprenticeship standard or framework that relates to this opportunity. If you have supplied an e-mail address, should you be shortlisted for interview, we will contact you via your e-mail address.

Please ensure that you check your 'Spam' or 'Junk' mailboxes, as sometimes emails can be diverted to these folders. If you have any queries about this post please e-mail Kirklees 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. As a College we are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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


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