Part Time Variable Hours Tutor of Sociology


About the role


Part time variable hour tutors are required to deliver on the AQA Sociology at AS level. We are looking for flexible, experienced teachers to contribute to a large and successful department team. Applicants will be student focused, passionate about their subject and have some teaching experience. The ability to teach across other programmes within Humanities and Social Science would be advantageous.

As a PTVH Tutor in Sociology you will plan, prepare and deliver high quality teaching, learning and assessment, including any necessary preparation and marking.

About the person

You will need recent/current industrial experience along with a relevant industrial / professional / academic qualification and a Level 4 Teaching Qualification or above (or willingness to achieve this within 2 years as per the College’s Teacher Qualification Policy).

Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative. The willingness and ability to teach across a mixed range of programmes is also essential.

About the College

The sector will play a crucial role in the long term economic recovery of the UK from the coronavirus pandemic. We are well placed to make a significant contribution (include during lockdown). Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, we are the top general FE College in Yorkshire, and one of the largest providers of A Level and vocational programmes for 16 to 19 year olds in the region. We also deliver a range of Traineeships, Apprenticeships, degree level courses, working with over 1,000 employers, helping them to meet their current and future skills needs.

We are proud of our outstanding achievement rates for students at all levels, which have been consistently above national average for over 20 years, as well as the outstanding student progression into higher-level study and employment.

A TEF Silver provider, York College is proud to be part of a consortium of colleges and employers developing the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology (IoT) – one of only 12 IoTs nationally, which are designed to increase higher level technical skills for employers.


With a vibrant working environment, excellent transport links to the city centre and surrounding area, on-site parking, and use of the College facilities, you will find York College to be fulfilling and supportive place to work.

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