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Sighthill, EH11 4DE
£34,170 - £42,357 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
14 hours per week

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Edinburgh College is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified person/persons to take up the post of Lecturer in Health and Social Services (Counselling Programmes) for one or two evening classes (Currently Tuesday and Thursday evenings 4.30pm to 8.30pm with additional time for admin, class prep, meetings etc. however time/days may change over time)

As a lecturer within the Health and Social Care team you will be involved in the development and delivery of Scottish Vocational Qualifications in Counselling SCQF Level 5-8. You will be joining an established team with a wealth of expertise who will support you in your new role and you will be given significant ongoing guidance and training weekly.

To be considered for this post you will be a qualified counselling/psychotherapy practitioner with a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling (or equivalent Counselling Qualification) and with a strong understanding of Humanistic/Person Centred approaches. In addition to an appropriate Degree or Professional Qualification, you will also be a Registered Counselling Practitioner with an ongoing caseload. You will be a COSCA Accredited trainer or must commit to working towards achieving COSCA Trainer Accreditation.

Applicants must be available to teach during the evening and be able to demonstrate creative approaches to teaching, a willingness to share practice and contribute to the development of resources and have an interest in the ongoing academic/research aspects of the field.

Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, be happy to teach a wide range of students and work effectively within a team.

We have great benefits at Edinburgh College, with generous annual leave, a career average pension scheme and access to other benefits like childcare vouchers and cycle to work. We also have great on-site facilities including a gym, pool, training restaurants, shops and canteens. Plus, you get to be part of a unique organization which contributes to improving the lives of others.

Please note that the successful candidate may be required to work at any Edinburgh College campus.

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further details. For an informal discussion please contact;


Closing Date: Sunday 5th December 2021

Interview Date: Week beginning Monday 13th December (please note interviews will be conducted remotely via MS Teams) Interviews will include a short teaching demonstration/presentation on a topic which you will be given at selection.




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