Lecturer In Child Protection In University Of Kent

This is role is designed to work solely at the award winning Centre for Child Protection at the University (Canterbury Campus) with the team led by Professors Jane Reeves and David Shemmings. The work of the Centre is award winning, innovative and largely unique and we are looking for a dynamic scholar to fit in with the vision of the Centre and to expand this work.

The purpose of the job is to be part of the team who run the successful inter-professional distance learning MA in Child Protection, and to contribute to other cutting edge initiatives within the Centre. The post holder is expected to work closely with the Co-Directors on a number of initiatives for the MA including writing additional modules on aspects of child protection and safeguarding, interviewing potential students, marking assessments, monitoring and contributing to online forums, organising expert lectures and filmed role plays.

As Lecturer in Child Protection you will:

  • Teach as a member of a teaching team in a developing capacity within an established programme of study, with the assistance of a mentor if required.
  • Work with the team to continually review and innovate in teaching and learning in child protection

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Qualified in a relevant area of child protection.
  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area preferably to MA level (or equivalent)
  • Experience of teaching and assessing students and/or practitioners
  • Knowledge and application of contemporary child protection policy and practice

The School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR) is one of the largest departments of its type in the UK. We have a strong research culture and in REF 2014 the School retained its very high research standing with the largest submission to the Social Policy and Social Work Panel. It was rated fourth in the UK in terms of research quality, and second in terms of research power.

Sociology at Kent has had a long and distinguished profile since the University’s foundation in 1965. The group has been at the forefront of the development of the discipline within and beyond the UK.

Sociology staff are active in research collaboration with the social policy, criminology, cultural studies and other groupings in the School and with staff in our large social policy-oriented research units.

Further Information

Interviews are to be held: 22 Jan 2019

Please click the apply button to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on jobs@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: SS1408

Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.

CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

If you are invited for an interview, we will request references for you at that stage.

  • Qualification: Any Degree
  • Experience: Fresher
  • Job Type: Full-time Job
  • Industry: Academics
  • Last Date: 01-Jan-2019
  • Salary: GBP 34189 - 48677 Annual
  • Job Code: 18Q4000303
  • Selection Procedure: Walk In
  • Company: University Of Kent
  • Posted on: 11/15/2018 4:49:47 AM
Location: canterbury | Kent | United Kingdom