Subject Leader in BTEC Social Sciences, Staffordshire

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NSCG – Newcastle CampusStaffordshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £28,634 - £37,124
Contract term: Permanent

Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group is financially one of the strongest of its kind in the country with very high success rates, amongst the top 10% nationally.

The group is currently home to a population of over 5,000 full-time students and around 620 students on higher education programmes. We have over 2,000 part-time or adult learners and 2,000 apprentices where we work with over 800 individual employers.  Our Sixth Form provision has a reputation for high academic achievement and excellence.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, suitably qualified individual with relevant experience to teach on our new and exciting BTEC Applied Psychology and Applied Criminology courses and potentially on our A Level Psychology provision.

You will be an inspiring lecturer with a background in Social Sciences (Psychology and Sociology) and the ability to deliver varied, high quality and imaginative sessions and have a record of good achievement rates.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver a flexible and innovative curriculum that is responsive to feedback from current learners and anticipates likely changes in demand from future learners
  • Deliver excellent standards of teaching and learning across all areas within the curriculum area
  • Undertake the day-to-day co-ordination of staff within the course team so that the College can achieve its overall objective of being excellent in all areas
  • Monitor retention, achievement and pass rates


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Holds a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline
  • Has an appropriate teaching qualification
  • Is well organised and able to manage the peaks and troughs of a varied workload
  • Has experience in the delivery of BTEC Social Science Courses
  • Has a detailed knowledge and understanding of current teaching practice within the curriculum area


What’s in it for you?
The college offers and excellent benefits package which includes:

  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Training and Development Opportunities
  • 37 Days Annual Leave per year (plus bank holidays and Christmas closure period)


How to apply

Accompanying documents and application can be found on our website.

The closing date for completed applications is 5th December 2019.

Interviews will be held 12th December 2019.

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All college based positions are subject to enhanced DBS check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.



More about NSCG – Newcastle Campus
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Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Knutton Lane, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 2GB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1782 715111