Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Initial Teacher Education

Derby, Derbyshire
£37,099 - £54,395 pa
25 Mar 2024
14 Apr 2024
Subject Area
Teacher Training
Contract Type
Full Time

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the role

Due to growth in our Initial Teacher Training and Education (ITTE/E) partnership an opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Initial Teacher Training and Education, within the Institute of Education (IoE). Applicants should be experienced in the delivery of the primary curriculum. Applicants who have specialisms in wider curriculum subjects and who hold Qualified Teacher Status are particularly welcomed.

The Institute of Education has a long and successful history of educating and training educational professionals. It is an innovative and supportive community of learners with a strong research culture and reputation for providing innovative solutions to the field of education. Working with a range of external partners we play a central role in the provision of educational services throughout the Midlands and beyond. Our staff are experts in the field of early childhood, SEND, careers guidance, professional and vocational education and Teacher Training. We have a vibrant teaching portfolio through which we offer diverse perspectives, blend digital technologies and facilitate work-based opportunities to support graduate employability.

As a member of the ITT/E team you will be responsible for teaching, leading, curriculum development, research and consultancy within the field of primary education, especially pertaining to any of the subject areas identified above.  You will use innovative and inclusive learning strategies which serve to motivate and support students and staff alike to achieve outstanding academic and professional outcomes.

You will need to value highly the student experience, teaching quality and standards, flexibility, professional practice and employability.  We expect to appoint a future facing, innovative candidate who is fully conversant with current debates within education. 

For further information and informal enquiries regarding the role, please contact Jo Byrd -Assistant Head of Discipline: Primary ITT/E via j.byrd@derby.ac.uk 

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