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 - ABDO College

ABDO College Vacancy: Lecturer

Lecturer Post (£28K – £30K)

ABDO College is offering a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our team of dedicated teaching staff at Godmersham, Kent.

ABDO College offers a range of courses through Access, WCSM Technician & Optical Assistants, Diploma, Degree, Advanced and Honours, providing quality programmes leading to ABDO and WCSM examinations.

ABDO College specialises in the provision of blended and distance learning education for the optical profession. Devotion and care are coupled with extensive professional knowledge to equip students with the understanding and skills for their chosen progression. ABDO College has an impressive reputation for high standards and exemplary pass rates.

This post is a full time teaching post to assist with teaching in all areas of the ophthalmic dispensing programme. The applicant must have excellent IT skills and, ideally, knowledge of learning platforms.

The person we are looking for will;

  • Be a qualified and registered Dispensing Optician or Optometrist and hold a degree in the field.
  • Have the ability to teach a wide range of theory and practical subjects.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Have the ability to work within a group and be self-motivated.
  • Be required to relocate if not living locally.

A teaching qualification and/or specialist higher qualification in contact lenses or low vision would be an advantage, but not essential.

Applicants should send a CV and covering letter detailing their suitability for the role, with details of 2 referees to;


Jo Underwood

College Principal

ABDO College

Godmersham Park Mansion



Kent CT4 7DT

For any additional information or to discuss the post, telephone Jo on 01227 733906 or email junderwood@abdocollege.org.uk

Closing date: Friday 30th November 2018

It is anticipated that interviews will take place in December 2018.