Senior Lecturer in Primary Education

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£34,520 - £33,420 / £39,992 - £49,149 per annum 
10 May 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education 
Ref HLS17/62

Salary: £34,520 - £33,420 / £39,992 - £49,149 per annum 
Full time 

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence.

Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe.

Applications are invited for an experienced or aspiring academic to join the Initial Teacher Education team at Northumbria University. Initial teacher education at Northumbria is currently rated Outstanding by Ofsted. 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 also need to demonstrate an understanding of initial teacher education policy.

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 Education, and you may be required to undertake teaching and leadership roles across the department.

Please identify your primary subject specialism(s) within your application. 

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

For more information about the role and to apply please visit –

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Closing Date – 10th June 2018 at 23:59

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