Senior Lecturer: Teach First, Mathematics

Canterbury Christ Church University - School of Teacher Education and Development


The University’s Faculty of Education is one of the largest providers in this country of courses for intending and qualified teachers. The Faculty comprises 2 schools: the School of Teacher Education and Development, and the School of Childhood and Education Science. The posts being recruited are based in the School of Teacher Education and Development.

The Role

We are recruiting a Senior Lecturer(s) in Secondary Mathematics (1.2FTE) who will contribute to work on the Teach First two year Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Leadership in Learning) and on PGCE programmes.


As a highly committed and inspiring teacher or teacher educator who seeks to have a transformational impact on pupils learning, you will be contributing to the Department’s work in initial teacher education through supporting trainee teacher’s progression and engaging in academic research. Your responsibilities will include: supporting trainee teachers and school-based mentors across the South East, South Coast, and East of England, teaching subject studies, professional studies, and related pedagogy across the training to masters level, making a significant contribution to the annual Teach First Summer Institute based in one of the three areas and in Leeds, and engaging in academic research related to initial teacher education.

Additional Information

Canterbury Christ Church University is located in the world famous Cathedral city amongst stunning history and heritage. Canterbury is a thriving international destination, with many students and staff choosing to study and work here, making this historic, cosmopolitan city vibrant and culturally diverse.

Our staff enjoy competitive salaries and a great working environment with a number of benefits ranging from the occupational pension scheme to use of the University’s facilities including the library and fitness centre. We are strongly committed to equality and recognise the value of a diverse workforce.

We offer generous holiday entitlements plus eight bank and public holidays, as well as discretionary days over the Christmas period.

This post is fixed term until 30 June 2019. Joint appointments with a school or secondment opportunities may be available for suitable candidates.

How to apply

Closing date for applications: Friday 15th September 2017

Interviews are to be held: To be advised

To apply online, please click the ‘Apply for this job’ button below. To gain further details about this post please visit our Vacancies page:

For posts of this nature you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as upload your CV, covering letter and any supporting documents.

If you require further information regarding the post please feel free to contact Ciro Genovese (Faculty Director of CCCU Teach First Partnerships) via email: or Louise O’Sullivan (Faculty Director of School Based ITE) via email: (strictly no agencies, thank you) quoting reference number EDU1193.

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at quoting reference number EDU1193. Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered

No agencies, thank you.

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