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Position: Lecturer - Primary Education (Mathematics)
Institution: University of Birmingham
Department: School of Education
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Duties: Teaching is likely to include a substantial contribution to: (a) the management, development (including programme/module review) and delivery of teaching and assessment; and (b) enhancement of the student experience or employability. The role will typically also involve developing and advising others, including: providing expert advice to staff and students, supervising and examining PhD students, and developing and advising others on learning and teaching tasks and methods
Requirements: Normally, a higher degree relevant to the research/teaching area (usually PhD) or equivalent qualifications. • Candidates should have qualified teacher status (QTS). • Extensive research/teaching experience and scholarship within subject specialism Primary Maths. • Proven ability to devise, advise on and manage learning/research. • Skills in managing, motivating and mentoring others successfully at all levels
   
Text: Lecturer in Primary Education (Mathematics): teaching-focused 50271 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now Full Time/Part Time Full Time Post is open to: External and internal candidates Grade 8 Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range £39,993 to £47,722. With potential progression once in post to £53,690 a year Additional Information For further enquiries please contact Frances Child: f.child@bham.ac.uk Terms and Conditions Academic Teaching Staff. (non-clinical) Job Purpose Job Summary As one of the University’s largest Schools, the School of Education has a central role in advancing the research and teaching standing of the University. The School is an international leader in education, with a history of top-rated research. In the 2017 QS World Rankings, it was ranked 25th in the World and joint sixth in Europe. The School of Education is seeking to appoint to the role of Lecturer in Primary Education (Mathematics). The Department of Teacher Education consists of 25 academics involved in teaching, research and knowledge transfer within the field of Teacher Education. The group is focused on national and international agendas in teacher education as well as medical and dental education. Teaching is likely to include a substantial contribution to: (a) the management, development (including programme/module review) and delivery of teaching and assessment; and (b) enhancement of the student experience or employability. The role will typically also involve developing and advising others, including: providing expert advice to staff and students, supervising and examining PhD students, and developing and advising others on learning and teaching tasks and methods. Management and administration is likely to involve contributions at Departmental and School level, and making an important contribution to some managerial or leadership activities within the University. This may include developing and making substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, public engagement, widening participation, schools outreach, or similar activities at Department/School level or further within the University. Main duties Learning and Teaching Using a variety of methods in teaching and advising individuals and groups of undergraduates, postgraduates, or CPD students, including (as appropriate). Teaching focused Lecturer role-holders will: • Contribute to leading curriculum development and in Primary Mathematics • Develop and manage approaches to teaching and learning that are innovative to the subject area or institution • Advise others on aspects of learning, teaching and assessment • Deliver (where appropriate to the discipline) specific professional programmes • Advance the practice of teaching in their modules and within the school, and play an important role in student academic support • Inform their teaching practice by discipline based research • Frequently update their own subject expertise, and undertake personal professional development in teaching, including self-reflection on own teaching, using student and peer review feedback, to enhance own teaching and learning processes • Typically carry a higher teaching load than those staff who carry out both teaching and research • Develop and make substantial contributions to knowledge transfer and enterprise (including business engagement, public engagement) and similar activity that is of manifest benefit to the College and the University. • teaching and examining courses at a range of levels; • planning and reviewing your own teaching approaches and encouraging others to do the same; • developing programme proposals and making substantial contributions to the design of teaching programmes more widely; • where appropriate, undertaking and developing the full range of responsibilities in relation to supervision, marking and examining; • developing and advising others on learning and teaching tasks and methods; • developing and making substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, public engagement activities or similar on own specialism that enhances the student experience or employability and which benefits the College and University; • devising and supervising projects, student dissertations and practical work. Management/Administration Contributing to Departmental/School administration, including: • contributing to the administration and teaching across the Department/School; • leading and managing a team to devise and implement a new and/or revised process (e.g. new programme or a recruitment drive); • advising on personal development of colleagues and students; • making a major contribution to some administrative activities within the University (e.g. appeals panels, working groups); • managing enterprise, business development, and public engagement activities; • developing and making substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, public engagement, widening participation, schools outreach. Person Specification Person Specification • Normally, a higher degree relevant to the research/teaching area (usually PhD) or equivalent qualifications; • Candidates should have qualified teacher status (QTS); • Extensive research/teaching experience and scholarship within subject specialism Primary Maths; • Proven ability to devise, advise on and manage learning/research; • Skills in managing, motivating and mentoring others successfully at all levels. Teaching • Ability to design, deliver, assess and revise teaching programmes • Extensive experience and demonstrated success in developing appropriate approaches to learning and teaching, and advising colleagues • Experience and success in knowledge transfer, enterprise and similar activity that enhances the student experience or employability Management Administration • Ability to contribute to School/Departmental management processes • Ability to assess and organise resources effectively • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes • Undertake duties associated with the recruitment and selection of students including interviewing • Membership of the Department of Teacher Education, plus attendance at Department Meetings and other committees where relevant • As with all other members of staff, the Lecturer will be expected to contribute to the wider life of the School and undertake duties as required by the Head of Department/School • Ability to work flexibly as a member of a team and to take initiatives • Willingness to contribute to and develop cross disciplinary research and teaching • Commitment to equal opportunities and democratic means of academic planning and working together Closing Date 24 Aug 2018 A full job description is available in PDF format http://www.download.bham.ac.uk/vacancies/jd/50271.pdf Apply Now If you do not have Adobe software you can view the full job description by clicking here to download Adobe software free of charge. (This will take you to an external site). Email this vacancy to a friend University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK Tel: 0121 415 9000
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