Strode’s College have an exciting opportunity for an inspirational and dynamic candidate to join our Adult Education department as a Sessional Lecturer in Counselling.
We are part of The Windsor Forest Colleges Group which was formed through a partnership between East Berkshire College and Strode’s College in Egham. Delivering high quality education and training to over 8,000 students and businesses each year, we offer state-of-the-art learning environments at our three main campuses: Langley College, Strode's College and Windsor College.
Our mission is to inspire ambition and make a positive difference to lives through learning. We are keen to recruit talented individuals who are passionate about helping us to deliver the highest standards of education and training to local people, communities and businesses. In return, we offer a supportive and inclusive working environment, where everyone’s skills and ideas are valued and respected.
The Role and you
As a Sessional Lecturer in Counselling, you will deliver high quality teaching, academic and pastoral support to enable our students to reach their full potential.
Sharing your skills and knowledge, you will utilise your experience to motivate students to achieve, whilst developing and maintaining high levels of student retention and attendance.
You will also develop ways of working that are responsive to learners’ needs, monitor and evaluate progress and practice.
A natural communicator and proven motivator, you will thrive on student interaction and giving effective guidance.
You will be experienced in delivering accredited courses and possess a teaching qualification. You will also be educated up to degree level and hold a professional qualification in Counselling or similar. You will also be willing to teach online if necessary.
This is an opportunity for a passionate individual who wishes to work in a truly stimulating and rewarding environment.
For further details please see the job description and person specification.
Contract type: Sessional
Hourly rate: £24.17 Level 2 (£31.13 Level 3 and £35.77 Level 4)
Our staff benefit from:
- Access to excellent defined benefit pension schemes
- Free on-site parking at all college sites
- Cycle to Work Scheme and Season Ticket Loans
- Family friendly policies to support Work Life Balance
- NUS cards offering a wide range of discounts
- Various health & wellbeing benefits including discounted gym memberships, confidential staff counselling and discounted hair and beauty treatments at The Salon at our Langley College site.
Please be advised that the vacancy will close 9.00 am on Wednesday 8th December 2021
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 15th December 2021
To apply please visit our careers page and complete the online application form.
Please ensure you pay particular attention to the supporting statement of the online application form making sure to include details of how you meet each of the essential criteria listed on the person specification.
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.
Strode's College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.