You will be responsible for the delivery of the mandatory Psychology / Forensic & Criminology Investigation units as part of Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Forensic and Criminal Investigation. This is currently Unit 7: Applications of Criminal and Forensic Psychology, which is approximately 2 hr per week, but may extend to cover Unit 6 Criminal Investigation Procedures in Practice.
In addition, there may be the opportunity to teach on the Access to Criminal Justice and Policing with units in Criminology (Theories of Crime, Treating Crime, Offender Profiling and Psychology in The Courtroom). This is subject to successful recruitment to this programme. This would be 4 hr per week.
You will need to prepare all lessons and keep the college’s Moodle pages up to date to support learning. As part of the role, you will also be required to assess and internally moderate students’ work and participate in External verifier meetings. You will need to follow quality assurance processes both within the college and as part of the awarding body’s requirements.
Educated to degree level in a relevant subject, i.e. Psychology / Criminology / Policing, you are an inspirational teacher who makes full use of active learning strategies. You have the ability to support the development of transferable study skills in preparation for either HE or employment. You will need to discuss student issues with other team members and work collaboratively to ensure excellent retention and success. You will have a willingness to share good practice and collaborate with Science and Access teams. To ensure excellent recruitment onto the pathways, you will be participate in relevant Interview (Welcome) events and taster days with other team members.
Cambridge Regional College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, we expect all workers and employees to share this commitment.
All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
The College reserves the right to fill this vacancy ahead of the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.