Senior Lecturer: Additional Learning Needs

Cardiff Metropolitan University - Cardiff School of Education

Accountable to: Dean of School/Director of Learning and Teaching

Role Summary:

The successful candidate will be required to provide a high quality student experience in all aspects of the role. This will include the design and delivery of innovative and engaging modules, commitment to the personal tutoring role and providing supervisory support at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The Cardiff School of Education at Cardiff Metropolitan University has an excellent reputation for its educational provision, which has grown substantially over the last 5 years. The successful post-holder will be required to deliver interactive learning opportunities, which are underpinned, by the latest research evidence and innovation in practice within the field of additional learning needs (currently referred to as special educational needs). This post provides the exciting opportunity to play a key role in the development of our postgraduate provision in response to the Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill and our undergraduate provision within BA (Hons) Education, Psychology and Special Educational Needs. The post holder will join an enthusiastic, committed and research/enterprise active team within the Department of Humanities.

The major commitment will be to teach and assess postgraduate and undergraduate students in the area of additional learning needs. This will include being module leader and teaching across the programme in areas relating to SEN pedagogy, policy and practice, multi- agency working and specialisms relating to disabilities and specific learning difficulties. Flexibility to teach across our programmes is required. A key aspect of the role will be to work closely with Welsh Government and head teacher from across Wales to design, develop and promote the new postgraduate provision. It is expected that delivery will be via a range of mediums including blended learning and the development of on-line learning packages will form a key aspect of the role.

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