UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE

Teaching Fellow – Technological Education 

Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
Salary
£39,992 - £49,149
Posted
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Teaching Fellow – Technological Education 
School: Education (www.strath.ac.uk/humanities/schoolofeducation/)
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (www.strath.ac.uk/humanities/)
Staff Category    Teaching
Reference No    135232
Reports To    Head of School
Grade:    8
Salary Range:    £39,992 - £49,149
Contract Type:    Open Contract
FTE:    1 (35 hours/week)
Closing Date    Sunday, 17 June 2018

The School of Education at the University of Strathclyde is the largest provider of Teacher Education in Scotland. We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow in Technological Education on an open contract (continuing) basis to work with students on our postgraduate and undergraduate courses for Primary and Secondary Education, with a particular focus on PGDE(S) Technological Education 

The role involves designing and delivering teaching materials, assessing students on-campus and while on placement, engaging in scholarship projects and disseminating the results through knowledge exchange activities.  The postholder will also participate in departmental administration, for example by membership of School Committees, and also may contribute to Faculty or University Committees.

The successful applicant will have a good honours degree and substantial relevant work experience, and either a PhD in a relevant discipline or equivalent professional/practioner experience. Candidates should demonstrate a successful track record of professional experience of delivering relevant teaching in the primary and/or secondary school context as well as an established track record of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels.  

Candidates will have recent classroom experience, including evidence of managing, developing and implementing recent curricular change and Scottish Government strategic initiatives at school level.  Candidates will have excellent knowledge of recent developments in Scottish Education and recent experience of working with and supporting students and probationer teachers. 

It is essential that candidates hold full registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland, or are eligible to register prior to taking up post. 

Application Procedure

Applicants are required to complete an application form including the name of three referees who will be contacted before interview without further permission, unless you indicate that you would prefer otherwise. Applicants should also submit a Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter detailing the knowledge, skills and experience you think make you the right candidate for the job. Applicants should also complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Other Information

Further information on the application process and working at Strathclyde can be found on our website (http://www.strath.ac.uk/hr/workforus).
Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Linda Brownlow, Deputy Head of School  
(Email: Linda.brownlow@strath.ac.uk, Tel: 0141 444 8193).

Rewards and Benefits

Our staff have access to a wide range of outstanding benefits that include financial rewards, family friendly and wellbeing benefits and career development opportunities, details of which can be found here.

Conditions of Employment
Conditions of employment relating to Teaching Staff can be found here: Conditions of Employment.

Pre-employment health screening 

An offer of appointment will be subject to a medical assessment by Occupational Health. An individual who accepts an offer of employment must complete a confidential medical questionnaire and forward it to the Occupational Health Nurse within 5 days of receipt. If further information is required the individual may be contacted by the OHN or a Medical Advisor and a personal appointment with the individual may be arranged. An unconditional contract of employment will not be issued until Human Resources receives confirmation that applicant is fit to undertake the duties of the post.

Probation

Where applicable, the successful applicant will be required to serve a 12 month probationary period.

Pension

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding this scheme is available from Payroll and Pensions.

Relocation

Where applicable, the University offers a relocation package to support new employees who meet the eligibility criteria. The relocation package is offered as a contribution towards costs incurred, and is designed to be flexible, allowing staff to use the financial support available in the way that will be most helpful to them. Further details are outlined in the Relocation Policy.

Interviews

Formal interviews for this post will be held on Tuesday, 26 June 2018.

Equality and Diversity

We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The University currently holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award, recognising our commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in academia.