Full Time Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies
Doncaster College is a large provider of further and higher education in South Yorkshire, with a comprehensive range of further and higher education course options. With a turnover of circa £33 million, the College is based across two main sites, the iconic £65-million pound Hub campus on the town's waterfront and the University Centre Doncaster campus situated in 126-acres of countryside at High Melton, six miles west of the town centre. Our Investor In People status emphasises the College’s commitment to staff development.
The Faculty of Education, Health and Community Practice at the University Centre Doncaster is seeking to recruit two full-time lecturers to teach on an expanding portfolio of Higher Education programmes in the Department of Early Years.
The successful candidate will have a Masters level qualification in a relevant Early Years subject area and a PGCE or equivalent teaching qualification for the HE sector. Experience of teaching Early Childhood Studies at degree level is essential, along with relevant professional experience of the Early Years sector (maintained, PVI or children’s services).
The post requires teaching on modules from Level 4 to Level 7 on a range of Early Childhood Studies courses (BA Honours, Foundation Degree, BA Top-Up, Masters Degree) and will involve teaching by Distance Learning alongside on-campus delivery.
Applicants should have a broad knowledge of Early Years pedagogy and learning, but we are seeking in particular applicants with specialist knowledge and experience in the following areas: current policy developments for the Early Years sector, managing children’s services, special educational needs, and research in Early Years.
Benefits package includes a career average pension scheme, generous annual leave, local and statutory bank holidays, Staff Welfare Programme, and access to local gym facilities.