We have an outstanding opportunity for a Lecturer in Criminology and Law to join our expanding team. We welcome applications from both qualified teachers and candidates looking to move into the education field.

If you are passionate about criminology and law in its widest sense and want to teach the next generation of the criminal justice system the theory and specialist knowledge of the wider subject area, then please get in touch.

Our current expansion within the Public Services department to include Criminology and Law and further Higher Education cohorts means you will be teaching levels three to five on both new and exciting courses across our Chippenham and Salisbury campuses – this is a brilliant time to join.

About You

If you hold a relevant degree in criminology or law we would love to hear from you. You will be joining a growing team of lecturers in the Public Services department and welcome applications from those who hold a recognised teaching qualification. Similarly, if you are looking to move from industry into teaching, you will be guided through your journey into teaching with our “Transition to Teaching” support package.

You will be responsible for preparing schemes of works, lesson and assessment plans and delivering outstanding teaching and assessment. We need someone who can engage and motivate their students and support them to achieve their full potential.

About Us

The College is home to 13,000 students across four main campuses in Trowbridge, Chippenham, Lackham and Salisbury. We offer a diverse range of apprenticeships as well as a full suite of full-time vocational and higher education courses.

We offer a fantastic salary, 37 days leave per annum plus bank holidays, additional closure days over the Christmas period as well as access to the generous Teachers Pension Scheme – all this plus you will join a supportive and welcoming team.

The College is committed to the protection of young people and vulnerable adults and to safeguarding and Prevent and promoting the welfare of learners and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are proudly accredited to the Disability Confident Employer award, part of this means a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy and consider them on their abilities.

This role will close midday on Thursday 21 May 2020.

Closing date

Adverts normally close at midday on the closing date, however vacancies may close early if sufficient applications have been received. Therefore, we would encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.


Candidates shortlisted for interview will be by the Wiltshire College & University Centre, HR Department. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we will not be able to provide feedback for candidates who have not been shortlisted for interview.