Lecturer in Trade Union Studies
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Job Title: Lecturer in Trade Union Studies
Reference Number: 3403
Hours: 14.8 hours per week / 52 Weeks per year
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Lecturer scale points 23-37: £23,560 - £35,583 per annum pro rata
Blackburn College is passionate about innovative teaching and learning practice and committed to growing and developing our provision in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). Our £65 million student campus includes a state-of the-art ‘Innovation Lab’ and cutting edge Regional Automotive Technology Hub (RATH). We work with over 4,000 employers including BAE Systems, Media City, BMW, Nissan and Senator International. Our new STEM Centre provides a dynamic, vibrant and rewarding working environment where your skills will be used to their full potential.
We are looking for someone to deliver on a range of TUC courses including the Diploma in Employment Law, courses for Union Representatives and courses for Health and Safety representatives. You will also be expected to take responsibility for high-levels of attendance and achievement on courses delivered, as well as all administrative tasks related to class responsibility. Experience of developing online and blended learning courses is desirable.
You should have a relevant teaching qualification and up to date knowledge of employment legislation, health and safety legislation and recent developments in industrial relations. You should also have experience of communicating with unions and employers. A degree in a relevant subject for TUC studies (e.g. Economics, Law, Politics, Sociology, History) is desirable.
Blackburn College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to a variety of pre-employment checks including satisfactory references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS.
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