Lecturer Opportunities – Counselling, Kingston upon Thames

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Kingston CollegeKingston upon Thames

Date posted:
Start date: 1st August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,422 to £38,682 pro rata, per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Contract term: Permanent

Kingston College, part of The South Thames College Group, are now looking to appoint a number of Lecturers for a variety of Counselling courses/subjects.

These are:

  • Level 2 and 3 Counselling courses
  • Access to HE Counselling
  • BA (Hons) Integrative Relational Counselling  – Clinical supervisor
  • BA (Hons) Integrative Relational Counselling – Skills Teaching
  • BA (Hons) Integrative Relational Counselling – Theory Teaching
  • BA (Hons) Integrative Relational Counselling -  Personal Development Group facilitator
  • BA (Hons) Integrative Relational Counselling – Teaching and Supervision of Research


Within these roles, you will be responsible for teaching and providing tutorial support for Counselling courses that may include Degree programmes and adult part time day and evening programmes.

You will be responsible for producing schemes of work, monitoring their delivery, supervising assessment, providing internal verification and, if necessary, liaise with external verifiers/moderators. You may also be called upon to teach elsewhere in the School.  The person appointed will be responsible, in the first instance, to the Team Leader, Head of Section and through them to the Head of School.

You will ensure programmes of work are conceived and delivered in ways, which meet the needs of individual learners (e.g. through Individual Learning Plans and resource-based learning).

In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that you are professionally registered as a psychotherapist and/or counsellor, and, for most roles, accredited.  You will be a well-organised, self-motivated teacher and practitioner who has the ability to work with adult learners.

The holder of this post will be expected to contribute to all aspects of the work of the Section/School and this will include occasional 'out of hours' activities (such as selection days, interviews, and open events).  The majority of degree teaching is all day Friday, part time adult courses and Access to HE courses take place in an evening and during the day.

Closing date for the return of an online application form is 22nd July 2019
Interviews will take place on 1st August 2019

The benefits package includes generous annual leave, pension scheme, subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

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More about Kingston College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Part of South Thames Colleges Group, Kingston Hall Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2AQ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8546 2151
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Kingston College is a major provider of further and higher education in Kingston upon Thames. Situated in a thriving riverside town centre, Kingston College provides students with a friendly and stimulating environment for study.

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