Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in SENI

Canterbury, Kent (GB)
£32,004 to £46,924 per annum
21 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
29 May 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in SENI
1.0 FTE


£32,004 to £46,924 per annum (pro rata if part time)


Our School is committed to sustaining a vibrant, collegiate, creative and academic community with staff who are recognised leaders in their fields.
Our students study courses at the Canterbury, Broadstairs and Medway campuses, as well as in workplace and community settings. They pursue specialist routes in, early years academic and professional training, the academic study of education, special educational needs, careers development, physical education and community arts education and enable adults, other than teachers, working in education and early years settings to gain qualifications to further their careers.

Our partners include further education institutions, small and medium sized businesses and third sector organisations. We collaborate with them on a wide range of local, national and international projects.
The Role

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Special Educational Needs and Inclusion (SENI).

You will be contributing to the teaching, tutoring and assessment on a number of programmes all centred around Special Educational Needs and Inclusion at undergraduate, and where appropriate, postgraduate programmes. These include employment based programmes and more traditional undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

You will be working collegiately within a team to ensure that student experience is central, quality is high, research informs teaching and programmes are rigorous and challenging. You are encouraged to be proactive, innovative and creative in your approach to all aspects of your work whilst ensuring that the necessary quality assurance processes are respected. You will be expected to contribute to and / or develop a portfolio of work within this area which will include learning and teaching related activities, research, knowledge exchange, consultancy and scholarly activity, academic leadership, management and administration and contributing to the external profile of the directorate and school.

The Person

The essential qualification for the senior lecturer is a relevant Masters/higher degree with it being desirable that you hold a PhD and/or fellowship of the HEA and /or professional qualification. For a lecturer the essential qualification is that you hold a relevant first degree with it being desirable that you hold a relevant Master / higher degree and /or professional qualification. With regards to knowledge, amongst other requirements you will need to demonstrate (senior lecturer - cutting edge) expertise in two (Lecturer – one) of the following areas: Assessment of Special Educational Needs ; Online Education; Physical and Medical Conditions; Autism; SENCO roles; Inclusive and Assistive Technology; Special Needs Psychology

Essential experience for senior lecturer is: Relevant experience teaching and researching in higher education; experience of supervising students on placement and/or on higher degrees; experience of working in SENI in a management position and experience of research / KE related to SENI leading to publications or income generation. Essential experience for a lecturer is experience of working SENI; relevant experience of delivering teaching / training and experience of supporting students or colleagues in their learning.

Additional Information

Canterbury Christ Church University is located in the world famous Cathedral city amongst stunning history and heritage. Canterbury is a thriving international destination, with many students and staff choosing to study and work here, making this historic, cosmopolitan city vibrant and culturally diverse.

Our staff enjoy competitive salaries and a great working environment with a number of benefits ranging from the occupational pension scheme to use of the University’s facilities including the library and fitness centre. We are strongly committed to equality and recognise the value of a diverse workforce.

We offer generous holiday entitlements plus eight bank and public holidays, as well as discretionary days over the Christmas period.

Start date for applications:   Friday 21st April 2017
Closing date for applications:  Monday 29th May 2017
Interviews are to be held:   Week commencing 12th June 2017

How to apply

Previous Applicants need not apply

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Prior consideration will be given to applicants in the University’s redeployment pool. No agencies, thank you.