School of Education
University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full Time starting salary is normally in the range £41,526 to £49,553. With potential progression once in post to £55,750 a year
Grade 8, teaching-focused with allocated time for scholarship and citizenship
Full Time - (part time will be considered)
Closing date: 14th January 2021
We are now recruiting a Lecturer in Secondary Mathematics Education to join our PGDipEd (QTS) programme team and contribute to the teaching, research and engagement activities of the School of Education as a whole.
The successful applicant will make a key contribution to the PGDipEd, recruiting ITE students; contributing to teaching and assessment in Mathematics and Professional Enquiry; undertaking personal tutoring; and working collaboratively with school mentors.
The successful applicant will also be invited to contribute to activities across the School, such as:
• Undergraduate and postgraduate taught quantitative research methods
• Educational Leadership programmes
• Schools improvement activities
• School-level decolonising the curriculum and wider equalities activities
• Relationship-building with mathematicians in the University of Birmingham School and in other parts of the University
• Research and scholarship through our research Centres, groups and clusters
• Impact and engagement activities across the School and applicants areas of interest
Teaching focused Lecturer role-holders will:
• Teach and examine courses at a range of levels
• Undertake and develop the full range of responsibilities in relation to supervision, marking and examining.
• Contribute to leading curriculum development and/or renewal
• 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
• Developing programme proposals and making substantial contributions to the design of teaching programmes more widely
• Play an important role in student academic support
• Frequently update their own subject expertise and undertake personal professional development in teaching, including self-reflection on own teaching and using student and peer review feedback to enhance own teaching and learning processes
• Inform their teaching practice by discipline-based research
• Actively manages equality, diversity and inclusion through monitoring and evaluation and actively challenging unacceptable environment
• Play an important role in the recruitment and admission of students
• Devise and supervise projects, student dissertations and practical work, and (where appropriate) co-supervise doctoral students to completion
• Contributing to Departmental/School administration
• 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
• Develop and make a substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, public engagement, widening participation, schools outreach
• Developing activities that enhance the student experience or employability and which benefits the College and University.
• Recent teaching experience in school or on a programme of initial teacher education
• Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
• Normally, a higher degree relevant to the research/teaching area (usually a PhD or equivalent qualifications, or a desire to complete a higher degree)
• Substantial teaching and research or scholarship experience within the subject specialism
• Proven ability to devise, advise on and manage teaching and learning
• Skills in managing, motivating and mentoring others successfully at all levels.
• 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
• Experience of or commitment to decolonising the curriculum
• Ability to contribute to School/Departmental processes
• Ability to assess and organise resources effectively
• Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader administration processes
The University is committed to safeguarding and we promote safe recruitment practice, therefore all associated pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.
Due to the nature of the work undertaken in this role all successful applicants will be subject to a satisfactory DBS clearance prior to appointment.
For informal enquiries, please contact – Head of Department of Teacher Education, Frances Child - email@example.com
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