Lecturer Independent Distance Learning (IDL) Education & Society – School of Education Location: Sunderland Campus
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 per annum By annual incremental progression Hours per Week: 37

details: Job Description

The University of Sunderland is in an exciting phase of its development with a new vision and redefined strategic ambitions designed to take advantage of the ever-changing higher education landscape at home and overseas. Our strategic plan 2016-2021 capitalises on our long and successful track-record of ‘life changing’ education and is ambitious and relevant for a 21st century global University.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the development of our International Independent Distance Learning provision in the vibrant School of Education at the University of Sunderland and to contribute to the promotion of teaching, research and reach-out activities across the Faculty. You will join our creative team of teacher educators and contribute to our thriving partnerships with education settings across the world.

The University of Sunderland is nationally and internationally recognised for the calibre of our International Independent Distance Learning (IIDL.) Programmes which encompass, PGCE Education in Early Years, Primary, Secondary and Post-16 phases and include all subject specialist areas as well as the separate PGCE Early Years Teaching.

In addition the IIDL provision in the School includes PG Certificate SENCO and PG Certificate SEND Leading Practice and Provision. Our portfolio also includes two IDL Masters programmes.

You will work within our Education team across a range of International Independent Distance Learning (IDL) modules, contribute to the wider developments of your specialist area/s, and engage in on line student support via video tutorials and email as well as assessing both academic and practical work. Contributing to subject teaching and curriculum development of designated modules and programmes, you will lead on and contribute to pedagogical practices in IIDL Education.

You will be qualified to Masters Level with Qualified Teacher Status, QTLS or EYPS/ EYTS.

If you hold the skills and experience we are looking for, we look forward to receiving your application. Should you wish to know more about the role please contact the Principal lecturer for IIDl Dionne Ross click apply

Please note that this vacancy is also being advertised to staff eligible for redeployment via the University redeployment portal. Applicants who are eligible for redeployment will be interviewed before any other external candidates are considered .

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Please note that this role is not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System. Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website gov.uk

The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area.