Lecturer in Psychology and Criminology

Brockenhurst College

We are seeking to appoint a highly enthusiastic and motivated lecturer who could be new to teaching.   The large and successful department teaches students on a wide range of courses including A level, Level 3 Diploma, Access to Higher Education. The successful candidate will be expected to teach on a range of courses reflecting their experience and expertise.  We use a range of teaching strategies to engage and support learners of all abilities.  This role reports to the Head of Social Science. The ideal candidate will be able to teach full time. Pay is based on experience and qualifications. Candidates who have no prior teaching experience or formal teaching qualifications are welcome to apply. In these case training can be provided. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £23,048 – £37,582 DOE. In exceptional circumstances, discretionary pay points up to £42,329 may be offered. 

We are a high-achieving college who attract around 2,800 sixth form students across the region each year. We are based within the stunning New Forest National Park and offer our students a huge range of courses and superb facilities.


Brockenhurst College

Curriculum/Support Area

Social Sciences

Employment Basis

Full time

Contracted working hours



Brockenhurst College


£23,048 – £37,582 DOE

About the role:

As the Lecturer in Psychology and Criminology you will continually improve the learning experience and achievement of students through effective teaching.

Responsibilities as our Lecturer in Psychology and Criminology will include:

  • Teach on courses as agreed with the Head of Curriculum
  • Act as Course Leader, when requested
  • Prepare and mark student work, monitor progress towards individual targets, keep records, IV and provide timely reports/reviews to students, parents, employers and College managers, as appropriate
  • Work closely with other colleagues to respond to the needs of students
  • Pay due attention to the principles of inclusive learning including:

–         support for students with learning difficulties and disabilities;

–         extension resources/activities for students of higher ability;

–         general resources, including the use of Information Learning Technology

  • Contribute to the design, delivery and future planning and development of the curriculum including blended learning approaches
  • Contribute to the teaching/learning resource bank including e resources for the relevant subject/courses.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of developments in the relevant subject/course
  • Develop and maintain effective external links related to the delivery of the subject/course and represent the College at relevant meetings

As our Lecturer in Psychology and Criminology, you’llideally have:

  • Degree or equivalent professional qualification in relevant subject area to include psychology or criminology
  • Excellent teaching skills;
  • Able to manage learners and learning effectively
  • Able to develop effective learning resources
  • Knowledge and understanding of current developments in A Level Psychology and Criminology Level 3 Diploma
  • Supportive and positive approach to teaching and learning
  • Effective team player
  • Good administrative and organisational skills. Effective
  • communication skills
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and handle pressure and a range of demands
  • Energetic and enthusiastic
  • Flexible
  • Ability or willingness to use and develop Information Learning
  • Technology and other IT applications


  • 37 days leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff)
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme provided externally to the College. This is a completely confidential service and is free to all members of staff at the College.
  • On-site Nursery offers childcare at superb rates in and outside of term time
  • Enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Free eye care vouchers
  • Free secure onsite parking
  • Access to a range of discounts including shopping, travel and healthcare
  • Access to onsite Gym, Tennis/Badminton courts, Football pitches (indoor & out)
  • Weekly staff football

Closing Date – Wednesday 21st June 2023.

Interviews will be held W/C Monday 26th June 2023.

If you feel you are the right candidate for this Lecturer in Psychology and Criminology role, then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

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