Edge Hill University
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Primary & Childhood Education
£38,205 to £57,696
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: Monday 02 October 2023
Number of Positions: 3
We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone.
About the Role
As Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Primary Education you will be required to make a significant contribution to the leadership and delivery of our modules on Primary programmes and other areas of our core curriculum depending on your areas of expertise and experience. We would particularly welcome candidates who could teach one or more of our teacher education programmes.
You will be expected to contribute to the research activities of one of our Research Units and meet the qualitative and qualitative requirements for submission to the next Research Excellence exercise.
For informal enquiries about this vacancy, you may wish to contact: Sian Miles, Head of Department of Primary and Childhood Education at [email protected] .
You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience. A background in Primary Education with supporting qualifications is essential. Established or promising research profile in Primary Education and very good teaching experience on undergraduate / postgraduate Primary programmes would be an advantage.
To be successful you will further enrich our student’s experience through your expertise and subject knowledge as evidenced through your qualifications and experience. In return, you will join a forward thinking and dynamic team that pushes the boundaries of curriculum development within Primary and Childhood Education.
It is important to note that the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure for you from the Disclosure and Barring Service and that this will form part of the conditions of offer of employment.
At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.
Rewards & Benefits
- A minimum of 48 days annual leave per annum, pro rata (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days)
- Access to a range of CPD to support your career development, with three defined pathways for progression.
- Employee assistance programme with access to free confidential counselling sessions, legal & financial advice, and as health & wellbeing resources.
- Automatic enrolment into the Teacher’s Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 23.68%
- Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities
- Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment.
- Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street.
At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before.
Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.
Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world.
Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.
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