Sessional Lecturer in Psychology - Greater Brighton Metropolitan Colle

Greater Brighton Metropolitan College
09 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Sessional Lecturer in Psychology

Approximately 3 hours a week - 36 weeks per year.

Post No: SL713F

Salary GBP10.05 to GBP15.67 per hour*

* for each contact teaching hour you will be paid at 1.5 times this rate to allow for preparation, marking and training time.

Provisional interview date 5th October 2017

Main purpose and scope of the post:

We are seeking to recruit a Sessional lecturer in Psychology to join our highly qualified, professional team in the Access to Higher Education department. The teaching duties for the post could include teaching on the Access to Psychology and the Access to Health and Health Sciences and potentially on the Level 3 Applied Science BTEC programme.

The role also involves being a Personal Tutor, providing pastoral support, guiding and advising learners through the UCAS process as well as the research and writing of their independent project.

The role involves delivering high quality teaching and learning, curriculum planning, learning resource development, assessment of student work, feedback to students, monitoring of student progress, management of student records, student achievement and all associated administration.

The successful candidate will have a well-developed and up to date knowledge and proven skills in teaching this subject to students of different ages, abilities and backgrounds, along with a commitment to continuous professional development, putting learner success at the centre of their practice.

This role requires a high level of professional knowledge, experience and understanding of the subject area, along with a relevant degree. Candidates will have relevant previous teaching experience along with a recognised teaching qualification and have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and excellent IT and administrative skills. A commitment to equality of opportunity is essential.

The College will consider applications from teachers at all career stages and is committed to providing professional development, mentorship and support to its staff.

It is a requirement that all new lecturing staff possess GCSE Maths and English (minimum Grade C) or equivalent or willingness to gain.