Lecturer in Children and Young People and Education and Early Years

The Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced HE Lecturer to work in close collaboration with colleagues across both the Children and Young People and Education and Early Years degree programmes where the successful candidate will deliver excellence in teaching and learning. The successful candidate will teach a range of modules across both programmes, including on the Foundation Year, L4, L5 and L6, including part-time provision and with a possible evening session. There are also opportunities and expectations to contribute to the development of a dynamic, innovative and high-quality Higher Education and Higher Level Skills portfolio across the Faculty of Health, Education and Community in partnership with our awarding bodies. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in inspirational teaching with excellent subject knowledge.


  • Proven track record of inspirational teaching and learning and excellent subject knowledge
  • Industry experience within one or both disciplines
  • Experience of HE teaching of either discipline
  • Hold a recognised teaching qualification
  • Be qualified to Masters Level in either discipline

Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities:

  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
  • Very generous holiday entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Car Scheme
  • Subsidised car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon


University Campus Oldham has an ambitious strategy to develop its Higher Education and Professional Development portfolio and to maximise its economic and social contribution to Oldham and the wider City Region. Our focus is on ensuring that we continue to address widening participation, to provide relevant and dynamic experiences which prepare our students for either employment or further study.

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role.

University Campus Oldham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation Act 1974. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and vulnerable adults.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.