Lecturer (Scholarship) - English (Secondary)

University of Aberdeen - School of Education

The School of Education is an exciting period of growth. With an expansive outlook, and a strong reputation for innovation, the School operates at the forefront of developments in Initial Teacher Education, professional learning and digital learning.

We are seeking a positive, flexible, and dynamic, new Secondary Education Lecturer with innovative and visionary ideas in the area of English curricula. You will teach across our undergraduate and postgraduate courses; for example, on: Distance Learning Initial Teacher Education (DLITE); PGDE Secondary Curriculum English; PGDE Primary English and Literacy; Work-based Projects; as well as in areas, such as, Professional Studies (Primary and Secondary).

You should be passionate about education and teaching; possess intellectual curiosity; and be committed to your own, and others’ learning. You must be GTCS registered with Secondary teaching experience in English and Literacy. A higher degree in a discipline area appropriate to the post is desirable.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 scale (£39,992 - £47,722 per annum), with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr David Smit, Acting Head of School by telephone (01224 274589) or email (davidsmith@abdn.ac.uk).

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa.  As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Dora Golaszewska, HR Adviser (dora.golaszewska@abdn.ac.uk) for further information.

To apply online for this position visit www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 5 January 2018

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