Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Initial Teacher Education (Primary Education)

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
12 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Initial Teacher Education (Primary Education)
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Ref: HLS/18/1773
Grade:  7/6
Salary: £35,210 - £50,132
Location: City Campus, Newcastle
Closing Date: 30/09/2019
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Type: Full Time

Applications are invited for an experienced or aspiring academic to join the committed Initial Teacher Education team at Northumbria University. Working within the Department of Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing, you will work across a number of programmes within Initial Teacher Education.  You will contribute to all aspects of professional studies relating to the academic development of students and the Teachers’ Standards, as well as liaising with staff in partnership schools to support and quality assure the effective mentoring of students on placement. 

You must be able to demonstrate knowledge of policies, current research and effective evidence informed practice relating to teaching and learning across the primary age phases. You will have subject specific expertise in the teaching of English across the primary curriculum and have the ability to model effective and engaging English teaching to our students.

You will have Qualified Teacher Status, and must either be doctorally qualified or near completion of your doctoral studies, in an area related to education.  

We welcome applications from individuals who have an established research profile in the study of Education. Working in the Department of Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing, you will be a member of a vibrant academic community that is multi-disciplinary, with social justice at the heart of what we do. You will work flexibly as part of a team, to contribute to teaching, research, enterprise and engagement. Your role may involve Programme Leadership within the department, and teaching in the area of initial teacher education, and you may be required to undertake teaching and leadership roles across the department. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 therefore the successful candidate will be subject to a Criminal Records Bureau check. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Joanne Clifford Swan 0191 215 6457 or Professor Kim Holt

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