Lecturer - Health and Social Care, Rochdale

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Hopwood Hall CollegeRochdale
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £22,818 - £31,514 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


To take an active role in the delivery of quality programmes within the Curriculum area. 

21 hours per week.


1. To teach on a wide range of full and part-time courses, in line with the college and curriculum area specifications.

2. To contribute to the planning, monitoring and evaluation of the curriculum in the school

3. To prepare and mark assessments as required within the range of programmes timetabled

4. To promote and participate in the delivery of Basic / Key Skills

5. To be responsible for the continuous improvement in attendance, punctuality, retention and achievement of students in designated teaching groups.

6. To produce full, considered and timely reports and references on students

7. To participate in student interviews, enrolment and induction, open days and other liaison activities. 

8. To work co-operatively within a team and attend all team meetings

9. To fully participate in the college’s ILT strategy including contributing to the upkeep of the section’s intranet site

10. To adopt fully all curriculum initiatives adopted by the curriculum area

11. To maintain comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of specialist areas

12. To maintain current and appropriate resources for all course units taught including Schemes of Work, Lesson Plans, and suitable teaching materials ensuring differentiated learning opportunities are in place

13. To contribute to the total learning experience of students within the curriculum area

14. To ensure the application of Inclusive Learning in all areas of activity

15. Ensure continuous development and improvement of professional knowledge.

16. Any other duties of a similar level of responsibility as may be required.


Essential Criteria

Teaching Qualification or willingness to work towards

Desirable Criteria

Degree and/or relevant professional qualification e.g. HNC/D 

How Identified: Application


Essential Criteria 

Experience of teaching within the subject area.

If a vocational area practical/industrial experience within that field.

How Identified: Application/Interview

Specialist Knowledge

Essential Criteria 

Comprehensive knowledge of the subject area

Understanding of current educational initiatives

Creative and innovative approach to the development of teaching materials

How Identified: Application/Interview

IT Skills

Essential Criteria

Intermediate level of Microsoft applications particularly word and powerpoint.

Willing to undertake IT training relevant to their role.

Desirable Criteria 

Knowledge of software packages such as promonitor, goldmine and student record systems.

Familiar with using VLE’s and E Learning packages.

How Identified: Application/Interview

Job location

More about Hopwood Hall College
Address: Middleton Campus, Rochdale Road, Middleton, Rochdale, M24 6XH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 6437560