Lecturer in Youth Work and Community Practice

  • Job Reference: 0536-23
  • Date Posted: Friday, 8 September 2023
  • Application Closing Date: Sunday, 24 September 2023
  • Location: Burnley Campus
  • Salary: £40,521 to £46,974 minimum per annum
  • Basis: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Indefinite
  • Job Category / Type: Academic / Research
  • School / Service: School of Social Work, Care and Community
  • Hours: 37.00 hours per week
  • Interview Date: To be confirmed

The School of Health, Social Work and Sport has a rapidly expanding programme of Youth Work and Community Practice provision which includes both a BA in Youth Work and Community Practice and a newly approved Degree Apprenticeship.

We are seeking a lecturer who will teach and support learners across both programmes.

The post holder will be JNC qualified or working towards achieving this qualification, have experience of working in youth work and/or community practice and will have experience of teaching in higher education or further education, or of supporting work-based learning. You will be enthusiastic and creative, possess excellent communication and inter-personal skills and have good knowledge of the challenges facing the youth work and community sector.

The successful candidate will have a relevant good honours degree, a relevant Masters qualification and the (JNC) Youth Work qualification or working towards this. You will also have a formal teaching qualification or be a registered practitioner of the HEA or be willing to complete this qualification within 2 years of appointment.

Based predominantly at our Burnley campus, as a member of the School of Health, Social Work and Sport, the post may also be required to contribute to other programmes and to work across other campus’s or settings where the School is active.

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