Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Policing


School of Law, Policing and Forensics

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
by *
1 GCSE/O’Level (or equivalent) Maths and English E A
2 Substantial higher-level operational experience and educated to postgraduate level OR PhD in a relevant subject area E A
3 Significant previous operational or academic experience of policing E A/I
4 Demonstrable knowledge of traditional and contemporary policing and policing related subject matters E I
5 A creative, innovative and flexible approach to facilitating learning, with commitment to ensuring an excellent student experience E I
6 Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to engage a diverse audience E A/I
7 An effective team player who is self-motivated, with good organisational skills and able to work on own initiative E I
8 An understanding of the University’s strategy and values, with the ability to demonstrate behaviours that align to the values E I
9 Experience of teaching and developing learning material D A/I
10 Experience of providing pastoral and academic support to students D I
11 Recent experience in the supervision of projects within areas of specialism D I
12 A demonstrable record of engagement in research and innovation and/or advanced scholarly activity and knowledge exchange in Policing or Policing related topics D A/I
13 An understanding of the key issues and challenges in the HE environment D I
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14 An understanding of the key issues and challenges in the HE environment with an ability to articulate a vision for the future development within area of specialism E I
15 Experience and knowledge of course management and implementing quality assurance and enhancement processes across awards E A/I
16 Significant experience of leading the development, design, delivery and assessment of modules and courses at various levels E A/I
17 Recent experience in the supervision of research projects within areas of specialism E I
18 Previous experience of teaching in HE and developing specialist teaching materials, with membership of the HE Academy or other equivalent teaching qualification E A/I

* A - Application Form   I - Interview