T Level Lead Lecturer in Health Science

Opening Date:
21 Jan 2022
Closing Date:
20 Feb 2022
Salary Range:

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you’ll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the role

Buxton and Leek College was recently graded as a “Good” college by OFSTED and has a team of dedicated staff who take pride in supporting learners towards their study and career goals. Our students have access to industry standard facilities, comprehensive support services and benefit from extensive links with the University of Derby.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our small and friendly team on our journey to becoming an outstanding provider and to help shape our exciting future curriculum.

Buxton and Leek College, as part of the University of Derby are excited to welcome applicants to lead on our brand new and exciting Health Science T Level. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated T level lead tutor to teach primarily on our Health Science pathway and a range of Health and Social Care/ Psychology vocational programmes.

You should be qualified to level 5 or above in a Nursing/ Health/Clinical related field and will be able to teach a diverse range of topics. This role may suit you if you are a level 5 assistant practitioner with an interest in teaching.

Whilst this will primarily be classroom based, we also require you to have the digital skills to deliver effective lessons using a range of online resources and platforms (for example Microsoft teams or Blackboard).

This is a diverse and rewarding role so you will need to be adaptable, creative and resourceful in the face of the current challenges in education. You will be confident in collaborating with and supporting our Industry Placement employers and will be highly organised and flexible in their approach.

Relevant nursing/clinical experience and experience of teaching in an FE environment would be desirable, however, consideration will be given to recent graduates with good communication skills who are looking to pursue a career in teaching. A financial contribution towards a Cert Ed/PGCE will be available to the right candidate.

If you are successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The post for which you are applying is exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 requiring any spent convictions to be declared. Any information you provide will be treated in confidence and only used when considering your suitability for the post.