Course Leader for Sociology and Criminology, Bolton

Closing date:Expiring soon

Bolton Sixth Form CollegeBolton

Date posted:
Start date: 21/08/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £28,371 - £38,747 (SFCA scale) + £2,020 allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Sociology is a long established course whereas Criminology is a new and innovative addition to the college curriculum and has proved to be such a popular area of study that in response to expanding student numbers we are now looking to appoint an enthusiastic Course Leader to both teach and lead on the combined subjects of Sociology and Criminology.

With a passion for your subject, the ability to deliver a high quality education programme in an informative and imaginative manner and with a minimum of 4 years qualified teaching experience, this role offers a fantastic opportunity for personal professional development in leading two consistently popular areas of study and liaising with the Head of Department to deliver an outstanding student experience and raise the standards of student outcomes.

With a collective focus on ensuring that every student achieves their personal best, the College aims to create a culture and ethos which promotes initiative, curiosity, confidence and independence in all our learners and we are seeking to appoint staff who will actively support this.  

If this is the sort of environment you thrive in and you have the skills and motivation to guide and support students to both fulfil and possibly exceed their personal goals, then we would like to hear from you for the post of Course Leader for Sociology and Criminology.

From August 2019 we are looking for someone:

• With vision, energy and exciting ideas to build on current good practice and results

• That has the ability to engage students and inspire an enthusiasm for Sociology and Criminology through excellent subject knowledge

• Who is a strong classroom practitioner able to inspire high performing students as well as nurture those less confident in their ability 

• Who has experience of contributing to the professional development of colleagues

• With resilience and a high degree of motivation

• Who has the understanding and experience of implementing successful intervention programmes

• Who is able to extract and analyse data to drive improvements and raise the standards of student outcomes

We can offer you:

• A modern friendly working environment with excellent facilities

• Salary ranging from £28,371 - £38,748 (SFCA Teaching Pay Scales 4 - 9) plus a management allowance of £2,020 per annum.

• Structured CPD with opportunities for regular inset workshops and cross college sharing of resources and techniques

• Optional well-being days and activities

The college has an established programme of professional development support which is led by senior managers and actively encourages individuals with the drive and enthusiasm to succeed in their chosen profession.    

If you require any further information regarding this post, please contact: The Personnel Department, Bolton Sixth Form College, Deane Road, Bolton BL3 5BU.

The closing date for applications: Sunday 24th March 2019 @ midnight

Interviews to be held: Wednesday 3rd April 2019

All appointments at the College are subject to the receipt of satisfactory clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.



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Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Town Centre Campus, Deane Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL3 5BU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1204 846215
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