Part Time Lecturer – Applied Science

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Fixed term contract, Permanent, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary £15000 - 20000

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1384941

 Job Description

To teach Applied Science at a range of levels.

Main Duties and Responsibilities


To teach subjects as directed by the Head of Department to standards and quality defined by the College and, where applicable, the Awarding Body.                                                                                                                                                              

2 To follow schemes of work within the agreed subject areas, as defined by the Head of Department.  The Post holder should devise their own scheme to be agreed with Head of Department.

3 Set course work for completion by candidates as required by the curriculum, to assess and provide feedback on that work in the manner prescribed by the Awarding Body.

Provide help and support to all candidates in a supportive manner, bearing in mind their individual needs and abilities, the requirements of the Awarding Body and the availability of time.

Provide for classes in a thorough and professional manner.

6 Complete and return all administrative records accurately and ensure they are kept up to date in accordance with the requirements of the College, the Department of the Economy and Awarding Bodies.

7 To follow College procedures in all matters of which chief examples are Equality, Health & Safety, Assessment Policy and Student Disciplinary Procedures.

Attend any relevant meetings organised by the College for the smooth running of the Department and the teaching of the agreed subjects.

9   Contribute to curriculum development initiatives within the Department with regard to the subjects being taught.

10 Participate in staff development activities, as organised by the College and agreed with the Head of Department.

11 Direct, and co-operate with, Support staff as appropriate to maintain the quality of the teaching and the smooth running of all aspects of a course.

12  Co-operate with the Head of Department and other staff, to ensure standards are maintained and the candidates receive the best teaching possible.

13  Comply with the College’s Equal Opportunities Policy & Procedures.

14  Attend all organised relevant induction programmes


There are three rates of pay for part-time lecturing and the rate is determined by the level of subject taught:-


Grade 5 – £22.37 per hour


Grade 4 – £30.47 per hour


Grade 3 – £35.67 per hour


Terms and Conditions of Service

All terms and conditions of employment for this post are those as laid down by the LNC negotiating committee and are drawn from the conditions of service of the NJC for local authorities’ staff.                       


This post is regarded as a regulated position under the protection of The Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (NI) Order 2007.


South West College is an equal opportunity employer.



Person Specification

Essential Criteria

  • GSCE Maths & English (Grade A- C) or equivalent.
  • Degree in Applied Science or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 2 years industrial or teaching experience in Applied Science or a related area.