Part-Time Lecturer (Scholarship)

University of Aberdeen - Business School

The School of Education has ambitious plans to build new teams of forward-thinking inspirational educators with innovation at the core.

Benefitting from a long tradition of Teacher Education, the School’s ethos is underpinned by social justice and we specialise in high quality technology-enhanced teaching, learning and research that enables us to build communities locally, nationally and globally. Scottish Government has a stated commitment to the provision of high quality Early Learning and Care, The School of Education maintains a high profile nationally and internationally and is experiencing a growth in demand for programmes at both undergraduate and post graduate levels in this area.

We are seeking to appoint an individual who is willing to engage with challenging goals, and who is able to make a significant contribution across a range of programmes at undergraduate and post-graduate level. Our School has a reputation for its work in social and educational inclusion, professional learning, and digital innovation.

The candidate must have relevant experience of working within Early Learning and Care and ideally knowledge of Scottish Government policy for planned expansion of ELC, including work-based qualifications within the sector in Scotland. Candidates will be expected to support distance learning students and will need appropriate basic skills in use of IT.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale (£39,324 - £46,924 pro rata per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 3 year probation period.

As this post is funded by the Scottish Government it is available for a period of 12 Months.

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark ( for further information.

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact Catriona McDonald Programme Director, BA Childhood Practice / Masters in Early Education (Tel 01224 274801) or email:

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Catriona McDonald

Please quote reference number EDU060A on all correspondence

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The closing date for the receipt of applications is 3 January 2017

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