Lecturer in Education (Physics)

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
11 May 2022
End of advertisement period
29 May 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Our School of Applied Sciences is recognised for the quality of its educational provision, the employability of its graduates, its international reputation and industry partnerships in specific research areas. Based at our GBP 60million Sighthill facility on the outskirts of Edinburgh, it is a hub for talented academics and students concerned with tackling global and local issues affecting health, society and the environment.

The Programme:

We aim to offer our students something different to what is available currently; our aim is to continually develop a new curriculum that utilises strong links with Schools, Educational Authorities and policy makers, in order to truly capture the practicalities of teaching and understand the constantly developing needs of the sector. The exciting and potentially career defining task of designing these programmes will be up to you.

The Role:

Based within our School of Applied Sciences you will be in the position to help create and deliver the current programme, including content planning and implementation.

We are looking for an individual who has a strong background teaching Physics within secondary schools and who is passionate about exploring how to support teacher training in the future to address existing challenges within the sector. Our programme has been designed to meet the need of future teaching professionals through innovative and inspired pedagogical applied approaches. If you have a strong knowledge of the secondary education teaching qualifications sector and a background in this curricular area, then this is the opportunity for you.

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What we will need from you:

We will give you the autonomy to develop your curricular course and develop leadership roles within our new, ground-breaking programmes in ITE. We will support you to work beyond the traditional boundaries and make entrepreneurship and innovation key to our curricula. You will work with others internally, across the school and wider university, and externally to foster an inter-professional, collaborative approach to educational delivery from the outset, and will have steer in recruiting further professionals to support our new programmes.

As such, we are looking for a strong teaching professional, with current secondary school experience in Physics, keen to be at the forefront of ITE, driving change within the sector to ensure our students receive an unrivalled learning experience, built on highly innovative and applied programmes.

Our ideal candidate will be degree qualified, with direct experience of teaching science and/or technology related subjects in the secondary education sector.

Essential to these positions is to be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland.(G.T.C.S), a P.V.G. and a PhD would be advantageous.

This post is subject to registration with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme, for regulated work with children and/or protected adults as appropriate. Employment in this post is conditional on the successful post holder being able to obtain/holding PVG scheme membership. The successful candidate will not be permitted to commence employment until this has been confirmed.

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Salary and Benefits: Grade 6, £ 40,927 - £ 50,296 per annum

Further information regarding our excellent benefits can be viewed here.

Additional information:

Application Closing Date: 29th May 2022 @11:59pm

Interviews: Week commencing 13th June 2022

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