Lecturer – Counselling (0.2)

Kingston College
£4,458.60 - £7,964.20 per annum, including London Allowance
05 Jan 2022
02 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Part Time

Permanent, Part Time (7.2 hours per week - Mondays + Possibly a Wednesday)

Are you an accredited and registered Psychotherapist and/or Counsellor? Do you hold a professional qualification to practice in Integrative Relational counselling or psychotherapy? If so, this could be the role for you.

The Counselling provision at Kingston College includes a BA (Hons) Integrative Relational Counselling degree and part time adult Level 2 and Level 3 introductory courses, as well as a Level 4 Diploma. Our introductory courses are currently awarded by NCFE (Level 3) and CPCAB (Level 2). Our counselling degree programme has gold standard accreditation from BACP and is validated by Middlesex University.

We’re now looking for a Lecturer to primarily teach on the Level 2, 3 and 4 part time day and evening courses.

A creative, resourceful and an effective educator, you will be able to convey your knowledge and support, challenge, mentor and motivate students. You’ll work conscientiously to a high standard, be well organised and show attention to detail. You’ll be resilient under pressure, be creative in problem solving and work effectively on own initiative, as well as part of team. Good general IT skills are also a must, including familiarity with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

A teaching qualification is not essential, however you must be willing to achieve one in post, in line with current regulations and needs of awarding / validating bodies.

Closing date for the return of a complete online application is 2nd February 2022

The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 37 days plus up to 7 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. This leave is all in addition to Bank Holiday entitlement. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme. The benefits package is pro-rated for all part time staff.

South Thames Colleges group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.