Lecturer in Health and Social Care (with Course Management responsibilities)
About the role
We are looking for a Lecturer in Health and Social Care to join our team. As part of this team, you will deliver taught sessions as required to support delivery of Health and Social Care courses. This role will also include course management responsibilities.
You will have recent and relevant experience in the Health and Social Care sector, a professional qualification in Health and Social Care or a related area, and Level 2, or equivalent, in Maths and English (or numeracy and literacy), together with demonstrable in-depth knowledge of Health and Social Care legislation and guidance. You will need to hold a teaching qualification, or the willingness to undertake the training.
Working with us
In return, the College offers many benefits including access to competitive pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and Childcare Vouchers.
West Kent and Ashford College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our users and expects all staff to share this commitment, in order for all to achieve their full potential. Successful applicants will be required to undertake satisfactory pre-employment checks including a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK. Where applicable a prohibition check will be carried out.
To apply for this job, please complete an application on the College website.
You are required to complete an application form as we do not accept CVs.
Please return completed application forms to the HR email address on the website.
When applying for this role, please reference this JOB BOARD as your application source when asked.
Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed: therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful.
West Kent College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
Finance Support to Obtain a Teaching Qualification
West Kent and Ashford College recognise talent and wants to encourage applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.
If you have been working in industry, you may have just the skills, experience and expertise we are looking for to teach the next generation. As such, we want to help you develop your teaching career and will support you in doing so.
We want to ensure the best quality of teaching for our students and we expect all unqualified Lecturers and Assessor to complete a Diploma in Education and Teaching (DET) (or equivalent) and we ask that new staff enrol on the first available course.
As well as offering excellent training facilities, the College will support you with a reduced teaching commitment in your first year, generous annual leave entitlement, access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. On top of this, the College offers financial support when you complete Initial Teacher Training course via West Kent and Ashford College. You will receive £600 at the end of your first year of employment at the College as a fully qualified teacher and £750 at the end of the second year of employment.