Lecturer in Education

University of Derby

Inspire, Innovate, Impact.

At the University of Derby, people are at the heart of everything we do. As a major, local employer we not only offer one of the region’s most competitive reward packages, but we are also constantly recognising and rewarding individual contribution, as well as helping to develop colleagues both personally and professionally. We take pride in being a really friendly, supportive and innovative workplace and we are genuinely committed to offering colleagues the opportunity to develop a fantastic, long-lasting career here with us.

We encourage applications from a diverse workforce who can help us achieve our desire to be the ambitious student’s natural choice for quality, support and achievement.

About the role
The Institute of Education is seeking to appoint a dynamic lecturer who has a genuine passion for imparting knowledge about Education, to instil this enthusiasm for the subject into our students. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who not only understands the student experience, but who also thoroughly enjoys and thrives on making a positive impact for their cohorts both in and out of classes.

The Department of Education and Childhood houses a number of programmes including BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies, BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies, BA (Hons) Education Studies BA (Hons) SEND, Joint Honours provision, PG Cert HE, MA Childhood, MA Education, MA SEND and MA Educational Leadership.  These awards are not Initial Teacher Training (ITE) programmes. The successful candidate will predominately work on the undergraduate programmes but will support the TESOL provision across the Institute. However, there may be opportunities to work across a number of programmes to support the Education agenda.

For a successful appointment to this role you must have an in-depth knowledge and genuine interest in Education, outstanding communication skills with the ability to engage, confidently, with everyone and the ability to use innovative, flexible and accessible methods of teaching / learning technologies to inspire and motivate students.

Contract Type: Fixed-term until the end of January 2019


  • Accessible location; Derby is a thriving, multi-cultural city with easy access from any location within the UK
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Competitive, family friendly reward packages
  • Opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme
  • Discount savings scheme and extensive staff discounts on accredited courses for yourself or family to study here at the University
  • Cycle2Work scheme and subsidised travel
  • Vast programme of training courses and secondment opportunities
  • Local recognition scheme

Application procedure
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