Lecturer in Primary Initial Teacher Training and Education

Full Time £37,099 - £41,732  / Per Annum REF: NU4424
Closing deadline for applications: 09/07/2024

We have an opportunity for a Primary education specialist to join our team as a Lecturer in Primary Education. The role involves contributing to our well established undergraduate and postgraduate teacher training routes and helping to lead the continuous development of our Primary initial teacher education provision delivered through our partnership.

We are seeking a highly motivated, well organised and passionate individual who can engage trainees in developing their knowledge and understanding of the Primary curriculum. The post holder needs relevant subject knowledge across the Primary curriculum and experience of teaching Music and the Early Years Foundation Stage in Primary schools is desirable. This will be evidenced through qualifications and prior teaching experience covering both EYFS and the Primary National Curriculum. The post requires you to work closely with colleagues in partner schools to establish and maintain links to ensure all trainees receive quality mentoring and support during their training experience. Providing pastoral support and enabling students to thrive and become independent professionals is essential to the role.

The successful candidate will join a well-established, supportive, friendly team who are fully committed to excellence and aim to provide outstanding student experiences at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. We have developed a shared vision for educational excellence with our partner schools and our courses reflect our commitment to partnership working and training the next generation of primary teachers.

The post holder will be supported to develop research, enterprise and scholarly activities which are integral to the post.

Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree and have Qualified Teacher Status. Experience of teaching in primary schools is essential and prior experience of working in Initial Teacher Training is desirable. A higher degree would be desirable to fulfil the requirements of this post.

Informal enquiries about this opportunity are very welcome. Please contact Chris Ludlow, at C.Ludlow@staff.newman.ac.uk, to discuss the role further.

An application form and further details about this role are available from: newman.ac.uk/jobs or alternatively please e-mail: recruitment@newman.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: 9th July 2024

Interview date to be confirmed

 Birmingham Newman University offers a wide range of staff benefits including 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time posts), pension scheme, chaplaincy and spiritual care, library services, free on-site parking, discounted travel scheme, cycle to work scheme, employee assistance programme, occupational health and counselling services and staff development opportunities. Further details of the full range of staff benefits available can be found on our website: https://www.newman.ac.uk/knowledge-base/staff-benefits/ or please contact the Human Resources Department.

Birmingham Newman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Birmingham Newman University is located on Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3NT.