Lecturer in Primary Education

Hatfield, Hertfordshire (GB)
£33,199 – £39,609 per annum dependent on skills and experience
26 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Apr 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Primary Education

School of Education
£33,199 – £39,609 per annum dependent on skills and experience
Grade: UH7
Full time working 37 hours per week (1.0 fte)
Permanent Contract
Location: University of Hertfordshire – Hatfield 

This is an opportunity for an excellent primary teacher with UK QTS to join our friendly and highly motivated team of lecturers to provide a high-quality learning experience for a diverse range of learners. The successful applicant will use their expertise and experience in primary education to teach across the full breadth of primary curriculum subjects. 

Main duties & responsibilities 

The successful applicant will work collaboratively and independently within a staff team to lead, plan, organise and deliver teaching and assessment of students on ITE programmes. They will work flexibly as a team member to engage with a broad range of teaching and other activities in the School of Education, drawing on relevant expertise and professional knowledge. They will work with school partners to support and develop trainee teachers on school-based learning, managing their own work efficiently. The successful applicant will actively engage in scholarship and/or research supported by University and School of Education systems and staff. 

Skills and experience needed 

The post holder will have proven experience of teaching in primary school(s) in the UK and ability to demonstrate understanding of the appropriate breadth and depth of subject, pedagogical and professional knowledge in primary education to enable effective teaching. In addition, the successful applicant will need to demonstrate a proven track record of making a positive impact on pupils’ learning and progress and be able to visit schools and other sites. Excellent inter-personal and communication skills in a variety of situations are essential requirements of this role.

Qualifications required 

The post holder will have UK Qualified Teacher Status and an honours degree

For an informal discussion please contact the Head of ITE, Vicky Pateman on 01707 281274 or the Dean of School, Lyn Trodd, on 01707 285672.

Apply online at http://www.herts.ac.uk/contact-us/jobs-and-vacancies

Date Advert Placed: 25 March 2019.

Closing date: 25 April 2019.

Interview date: 9 May 2019.

Reference Number: 021134


This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as amended. The University requires that the successful applicant who is offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. An Enhanced Disclosure will be required and this will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions. The University of Hertfordshire complies with the ‘Code of Practice for Registered Persons and other recipients of Disclosure Information’. 

Overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad 

Successful applicants from overseas will be required to produce a criminal records check, or ‘Certificate of Good Character’, from any country in which they have been resident, consecutively or cumulatively, in the previous 10 years. 

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.  

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