Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Education Studies

Bath Spa University - Education Studies

About us

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. Based in a World Heritage city in the UK, we’re connected to a vast network of international partners ensuring that our students are socially engaged global citizens. By blending digital technologies, international perspectives and work-orientated connections with our inspirational teaching, we’re set to transform the lives of our students every day. And with every growing student numbers it means our infrastructure is set to expand. And we need great, inspirational people, people like you, to join us and pave the way.

The Institute for Education is a place where study, research and professional practice are combined. We’re rolling out our commitment to education through our international offer and our commitment to HEA fellowship. You’ll benefit from joining some of the most creative professionals and academics in the country who are working together to deliver innovative programmes and courses.

The Department of Education Studies is one of the larger departments within the university, providing courses for around 600 undergraduate students across a range of innovative programmes. Within the Department of Postgraduate Programmes, the MA in Education offers taught courses which are flexible and modular, with specialist pathways and opportunities for students to engage in practitioner research.

About the role

In this academic post you’ll be teaching existing modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in Education Studies and may be required to supervise students undertaking higher degrees. You’ll also contribute to the design and delivery of revised and new modules as we go through an exciting period of curriculum review and development. You’ll join a programme that provides students with an understanding of inclusive and just education processes, an international perspective and a belief that education can contribute to a fairer society. We’ll support you in developing your teaching, research and publication profile, enable you to build internal and external networks and seek access to external funding.

About you

We need you to be a flexible team player, open to new ideas and interested in new challenges. You’ll be someone who shares our values and commitment to social justice and student-centred teaching and learning. You’ll have a first and higher degree and have or be working towards a PhD. You’ll have experience of teaching in a university environment; have specialist knowledge in Education and experience of research in this field. If not already a fellow of the Higher Education Academy you will be required to apply for it during your probationary period.

Your expertise and knowledge will complement the existing team and you’ll be required to teach on core modules across our education studies programme. We’re particularly interested in applications from colleagues who can contribute to our philosophy of education modules, for example through the perspectives of critical linguistics, critical pedagogy and ethics. Applicants with suitable experience and qualifications may be asked to lead our MA award in Education Studies.


To apply, visit jobs.bathspa.ac.uk. Note that CVs will not be considered. Email queries hrcontact@bathspa.ac.uk

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