Principal Lecturer - Secondary Initial Teacher Training Lead

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Closed for applications on 11/06/2021 23:59
£51,709 - £59,133 per annum (By annual incremental progression)
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11 Jun
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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 internationally. Our strategic plan which capitalises on our long and successful track-record of ‘life changing’ is ambitious and relevant for a 21st century global University.

This is an exciting Principal Lecturer opportunity to lead our Secondary Initial Teacher Training (ITT) provision in the development and training of prospective teachers and the promotion of teaching and learning, research and reach-out activities across the faculty, in the vibrant School of Education at the University of Sunderland. The ITT provision in the School is Ofsted rated Good.

The Faculty has ambitious plans for continuing the growth trajectory of teacher training and our year- on- year increase in student numbers exemplifies that this ambition is being realised.

Our provision for Secondary Initial Teacher Training is a growing provision and includes, the undergraduate, BSc (Hons) STEM Education (Suite) subjects; Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics with Maths, Design Technology and BSc Physical Education programmes alongside PGCE training for; English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Religious Education, Geography, Business Education, History, PGCE School Direct Secondary, PGCE Secondary Education Apprenticeship and our new PGCE Modern Foreign Languages.

As Secondary ITT Lead you will provide excellent academic leadership and operational management to the Secondary ITT academic team across the Secondary Programmes in line with Faculty plans and objectives. You will be qualified to Masters Level, with Qualified Teacher Status and have extensive experience of teaching and learning and research, including programme leadership in Higher Education. You will be an experienced and talented academic, be digitally competent and have proven line management experience and expertise on the Secondary phase.

Please contact the Head of School of Education, Susan Edgar, for an informal discussion about the role or for more information.

Email: susan.edgar@sunderland.ac.uk

Relocation Assistance is available for eligible candidates. To find out more see our Staff Relocation Assistance Policy and Procedure.

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.

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This job is closed for applications.