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Job Details

Job Title

Tutor – Sociology/Social Science



£24,130 - £26,353 (pro-rata) per annum


Date Posted


Closing Date

10am on Tuesday 8 September 2015

Job Type

Temporary until 31 May 2016 - 21.6 hours per week
Job Description

A unique opportunity to work for an outstanding residential adult education college in the UK

Tutor – Sociology/Social Science
21.6 hours per week
Salary: £24,130 - £26,353 (pro-rata) per annum
Temporary until 31 May 2016

Northern College has been graded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and we are looking for someone to join the College who can contribute to our continued success.  Northern College offers a wide range of adult learning provision including; literacy, numeracy and return to study courses, enrichment activities, an Access to Higher Education Diploma, Higher Education courses and a varied programme of Trade Union Studies. Set in beautiful parklands and with excellent facilities, Northern College for Residential Adult Education has a powerful reputation for the quality of its services.

We are seeking to appoint a Tutor in Sociology to deliver Social Sciences modules on the College’s Diploma courses.  You will have responsibility for the planning and delivery of Sociology and Social Sciences.  You will also act as a Personal Tutor to students on the Diploma programme.  You will have proven experience of teaching Sociology at level 3 or above and experience of delivering accredited learning.  You will also have passion and enthusiasm for supporting learners to achieve their full potential and overcome significant barriers to learning.  You will have experience of working in an FE or adult education environment and be educated to Degree level in Sociology or a closely related discipline.  You will also have a PGCE or relevant equivalent. 
To find out more information about the College, view the job description and person specification and to apply online please go to www.northern.ac.uk.  To receive a paper application please contact the Personnel department on 01226 776000.

Application forms must be submitted by 10am on Tuesday 8 September 2015. 

The Northern College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment.

We are an equal opportunities employer, applications are particularly welcome from disabled, black and minority ethnic groups as they are currently under represented within our staff group.

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