Teacher of Health & Social Care

Proposed Interview Date: 3rd July

Derby College Group (DCG) supports employers across the local region and the UK, by training students who will become the workforce of the future.  We are recruiting a Teacher of Health and Social Care to join our Health and Social Care team based at our Roundhouse Campus in Pride Park, Derby.  If you would like to visit the site and meet the team before applying, please reach out to us at hrrecruitment@derby-college.ac.uk. We’re open to applications from candidates looking for part-time as well as full-time.

The Role

This is a brand-new role for the 2024-25 academic year due to growth within the department. Within this role you will be pivotal to the success of the Health and Social Care provision the College delivers to 230 students from across the East Midlands.  You’ll be joining a dedicated teaching team from recently qualified teachers to those with over 30 years’ experience and come from a variety of health and social care backgrounds. 

You’ll be working with learners ranging from 16 to 18 years old and adult learners on a variety of courses including BTECs (Level 1-3), T-Levels in Health, and Foundation Degrees (HTQ).  Through the delivery of engaging teaching, learning and assessment, you will ensure they gain an in depth understanding of the health and social care industry through subjects such as;

  • Understanding care values
  • Effective communication in health and social care
  • Human lifespan development
  • Safe working practices
  • Anatomy and physiology

 About you

To succeed in this role, you’ll have excellent interpersonal skills, and be adept at time management and organisation to enable you to manage caseloads of work. You’ll hold a Level 3 or higher in Health and Social Care, and have experience of working within the sector, with a desire to pass on your knowledge to workforce of the future.

Not a qualified teacher?  No problem: you can start your teaching career with us! Pass on your skills to our students and get trained in-house.

  • We will finance your in-house training while you work
  • We will provide you with a mentor to support you through the process
  • You must be committed to obtaining the appropriate qualification within 2 years

For more information, please click the Job Description link below.

The Benefits

  • 35 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays and 6 closure days where these occur
  • Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with a 28.68% employer contribution
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discount at our Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ onsite Little Explorers Nursery
  • TOTUM discount card (aka NUS/Student Discount Card) / discounted Tastecard
  • Discounts on East Midlands Railway Annual Season Tickets
  • Microsoft Office for FREE with 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage
  • Discount on treatments at SENSI our onsite salon at the Roundhouse
  • Flint Bishop Solicitors – free will writing, 1-hour free consultation with family department, 10% discount on Conveyancing services
  • Continuous development and progression opportunities
  • Free eye tests with Specsavers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, reasonable adjustments, or about the role, please contact us at hrrecruitment@derby-college.ac.uk

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace which promotes and values diversity. We welcome all talent irrespective of age, disability, neuro-divergence, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances. We ensure that our policies and procedures treat all applicants consistently and fairly during our recruitment process. 

Safeguarding statement

DCG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  An online search of the preferred candidate is completed to help to identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the college may need to explore with the candidate further. Please be advised that it is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Recruitment Agencies - We have a PSL of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list.

Job description

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