Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sport & Physical Education

University of Bedfordshire - School of Sport Science and Physical Activity

Salary: Lecturer Grade 7 £32,959 – 39,324 , Senior Lecturer Grade 8 £40,523 - £48,327

Location: Based in Bedford, although there may be opportunity to teach at our campus in Milton Keynes.

The School of Sport Science & Physical Activity SSPA is located within the Faculty of Education and Sport on the Bedford Campus and has an unbroken tradition in Physical Education and Sport provision dating back to 1903. Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Sport & Physical Education.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic department that delivers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, has a thriving postgraduate research community and works closely with the Institute of Sport and Physical Activity Research.

We are seeking to appoint an individual with particular interests in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy. We are particularly interested in individuals with experience in physical education and an interest in improving pedagogy. Experience across a range of pedagogical models such as Sport Education, Teaching Games for Understanding and Cooperative Learning would be beneficial but not essential. Applicants should have demonstrable sector experience, where possible hold a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject area and/or an appropriate level of teaching experience.

In addition, applicants should demonstrate engagement with schools and partners, excellent organisational and communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines. 

This position would suit senior staff/heads of department with experience in teaching physical education to examination standard. 

Interviews will be held on week commencing 4 September 2017.

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Senior Lecturer

Please contact Dr Andrew Mitchell, Head of School for Sport Science and Physical Activity with any questions: Andrew.Mitchell@beds.ac.uk

Further details of the School can be found at: http://www.beds.ac.uk/howtoapply/departments/sspa

Due to the Home Office and UK Visas & Immigration requirements on immigration and Right to Work in the UK, the University of Bedfordshire can only accept job applications from Non EEA applicants who hold a current Tier 1 or Tier 2 in country visa and their status allows them to work and reside in the UK with no restrictions.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce and student population.

To apply:

Please log on to our website www.beds.ac.uk/jobs and complete the online application.

Please quote reference number and job title. Please note CVs will only be accepted in addition to a fully completed application form.

All applications must be received by midnight on the closing date. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.

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