Health and Social Care Tutor

Buxton and Leek
£31,396 - £42,978 pa
26 Mar 2024
21 Apr 2024
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the role

We are a small and successful team looking to recruit a highly motivated and proactive individual to teach across a range of BTEC, T level and Access to HE Health and Social Care programmes at our Leek and Buxton campus. Applicants should be qualified to level 6 or above in a Health related field and will be able to teach a diverse range of topics as well as learn new skills.

Whilst this will primarily be classroom based, we also require candidates to have the digital skills to deliver effective lessons using a range of online resources and platforms (for example Microsoft teams or Blackboard). Our tutors will need to be adaptable, creative and resourceful in the face of the current challenges in education.

Industry experience and experience of teaching in an FE environment would be desirable, however, consideration will be given to recent graduates or industry experts with good communication skills who are looking to pursue a career in teaching. Support to gain a teaching qualification may be available for the right candidate

Buxton and Leek College is graded as a "Good" college by OFSTED and has a team of dedicated staff who take pride in supporting learners towards their study and career goals. Our students have access to industry standard facilities, comprehensive support services and benefit from extensive links with the University of Derby. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our team on our journey to becoming an outstanding provider.

For further information and informal enquiries regarding the role, please contact Vice Principle - Buxton and Leek College, Claire Poole via

For enquiries regarding your application and for sponsorship eligibility, please contact the recruitment team via

Please note that unfortunately, this role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system; however, applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route. Please consult the Home office website for further information.

Buxton and Leek College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. An enhanced DBS check will be required, depending on the nature of the role. Any information you provide will be treated in confidence and only used when considering your suitability for the post.

To enable us to process your DBS check please ensure you are able to supply the documentation listed on the DBS website at interview stage.

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