Lecturer / Diploma in Social Sciences in Gerontology

3-5 years
23 days ago
Job Description

What the role is

This teaching role comes under the School of Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS) which offers the Diploma in Social Sciences in Gerontology.

This will be a contract position.

What you will be working on

  • Deliver daytime and evening classes to full-time students and part-time adult learners on ageing-related issues, equipping them with knowledge and skills to provide quality services to older adults.

  • Develop interactive lesson materials (for online, face-to-face and hybrid learning) on topics such as case management, programme planning, and community development, and design appropriate assessments

  • Supervise students for internships and student projects

  • Provide pastoral care to students

  • Lead or contribute to staff consultancy and research projects with industry

  • Network with industry to enhance curriculum and create value-adding partnerships

  • Take on additional duties as necessary (e.g. committee work, outreach events

What we are looking for

  • Academic training in Gerontology, Public Health, Allied Health or related field

  • Minimum 3 years work experience in hospital and/or community care settings, particularly in allied health and/or clinical care with older adults

  • Some experience in teaching, project management and/or social media marketing is highly preferred.

  • Passionate about facilitating learning for learners of all ages

  • Strong networks in healthcare and social service sectors

  • Open-minded and proactive. Keen to collaborate with colleagues within and across disciplines on innovation projects

  • Excellent time management skills to thrive in a fast-paced environment

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