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Lecturer in Teacher Education and Professional Learning

Cardiff Metropolitan University - Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy

Location: Cyncoed Campus

Grade: 7AB   

Hours: 37 hours per week

Accountable for:    

This job description is indicative, not prescriptive, and the balance of duties will be in accordance with the contract of employment.

Role Summary:

The Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy has recently validated a new BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS programme, which has been accredited by the Education Workforce for Wales along with the PGCE Primary (3-11) and PGCE Secondary (11-18) programmes. The successful candidate will be required to engage in the development of the new and revised programmes, to provide the teaching of subject and pedagogic skills appropriate to the primary age phase, and to provide a supportive learning environment for student teachers to develop personal and professional skills both within university and when in schools.  It is expected that the postholder will primarily undertake their duties through the medium of English but with a basic competency in everyday Welsh, as appropriate to primary curriculum requirements.

The major commitment will be to teach and assess undergraduate students on the BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS programme and to work with schools to empower student teachers to realise their potential. In addition, flexibility to teach across the other initial teacher education programmes as well as non QTS programmes is required. 

Role Profile

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaching and learning support

Design, develop and deliver a range of programmes of study at various levels.

Use appropriate teaching and learning support and assessment methods.

Review on a regular basis course content and materials, updating when required.

Supervise student projects and placements.

Identify areas where current provision is in need of revision or improvement.

Set, mark and assess work and provide feedback to students.

Research and scholarship

Engage in subject, professional and pedagogy scholarly activity/research as required to support teaching activities.

Participate in individual or collaborative scholarly projects.

Extend, transform and apply knowledge acquired from scholarship to teaching and appropriate external activities.

Develop and produce learning materials and disseminate the results of scholarly activity.

Contribute to the development of research-informed teaching and learning strategies.


Routinely communicate complex and conceptual ideas.

Liaison and networking

Participate in external networks for example with external examiners and assessors e.g. professional associations.

Develop links with external contacts such as other educational bodies, employers, and professional bodies to foster collaboration.

Managing people

Mentor colleagues with less experience and advise on personal development.

Depending on the area of work, could be expected to supervise the work of others.

Co-ordinate the work of others to ensure modules are delivered to the standards required.

Resolve problems affecting the quality of course delivery and student progress within of own areas of responsibility, referring more serious matters to others, as appropriate.


Act as a responsible team member, leading where agreed, and develop productive working relationships with other members of staff.

Collaborate with colleagues to identify and respond to students' needs.

Pastoral care

Act as a module tutor.

Be responsible for the pastoral care of students within a specified area.

Initiative, problem-solving and decision-making

Identify the need for developing the content or structure of modules with colleagues and make proposals on how this should be achieved.

Develop ideas for promoting the subject:

e.g. Develop ideas and find ways of disseminating and applying the result of scholarship.

e.g. Responsibility for the design and delivery of own modules and assessment methods.

e.g. Collaborate with colleagues on the implementation of assessment procedures.

e.g. Advise others on strategic issues such as student  recruitment and marketing.

e.g. Contribute to the accreditation of courses and quality control processes.

e.g. Tackle issues affecting the quality of delivery within scope of own level of responsibility, referring more serious matters to others, as appropriate.

Planning and managing resources

As module leader or tutor, co-ordinate with others (such as support staff or academic colleagues) to ensure student needs and expectations are met.

Manage projects relating to own area of work and the organisation of external activities such as placements.

Participate in developing ideas for generating income.

Be responsible for administrative duties in areas such as admissions, time-tabling, examinations, assessment of progress and student attendance.

Sensory, physical and emotional demands

Balance the pressures of teaching and administrative demands and competing deadlines.

Work environment

Within the context of Cardiff Metropolitan University's H&S policy, depending on area of work and level of training received, may be expected to conduct risk assessment and take responsibility for the health and safety of others.


Possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop teaching programmes and the provision of learning support.

Use a range of delivery techniques.

Standard Notification

These guidelines are provided to assist you in the performance of your contract. The university is a dynamic organisation; therefore changes may be required from time to time. Any changes will be made in consultation with the post-holder. The Summary of Duties and Responsibilities is not intended to be an exhaustive list of tasks performed. Other associated technical tasks are likely to be performed as directed by the line manager.

It is accepted that individual staff will have a specialist skills and knowledge base in relation to the role they have been appointed to.  In addition to this, Cardiff Metropolitan University expects that all staff will contribute to the vision and ethos of the university and conduct themselves in a professional, courteous and student/customer focused manner at all times.  All staff should have particular regard for their responsibilities under Cardiff Metropolitan University's Equalities, Financial, Environmental and Sustainability, Human Resources and Health and Safety policies and procedures. 

Person Specification

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Education and Qualifications - Essential

A good honours degree and / or equivalent professional qualification.

Qualified Teacher Status

Master's qualification, or an ability to complete within two years.

Ability to achieve Fellow Status as part of the Higher Education Academy's Professional Recognition scheme, within a 2-year period.

Membership of a professional body

Education and Qualifications - Desirable

PhD or other doctoral award, or an ability to complete within an agreed timescale. 

Knowledge - Essential

An in-depth knowledge relevant to the professional area.

Evidence of undertaking continuous professional development (CPD).

An in-depth understanding of pedagogy.

A sound understanding of research/enterprise and scholarly activity.

Knowledge - Desirable

Regional / National / International recognition in specialist subject and/or professional area

Skills and Abilities Relating to Role - Essential

Ability to design teaching and learning material.

Ability to employ appropriate assessment methods.

Ability to contribute to the achievement of the School Strategic Enabling Plan  and the development of other school activities.

Ability to undertake administrative duties in an accurate and timely fashion.

Ability to plan workloads and projects and manage resources effectively.

Ability to identify areas for improvement and to use initiative and problem solving skills to improve performance.

Ability to take responsibility for a number of key areas such as module tutor, research supervision.

Ability to communicate and disseminate complex and conceptual ideas in a variety of ways - presentations, reports, learning materials, results of scholarly activity, feedback etc.

Ability to develop productive working relationships as part of a professional team.

Ability to lead / develop / work collaboratively with a number of internal and external networks,

Ability to provide professional advice to a wide range of stakeholders.

Ability to communicate using everyday Welsh at a level consistent with primary curriculum requirements.

Experience Paid/Unpaid - Essential

Significant experience of teaching in the primary school sector.

Experience of HE teaching or equivalent, e.g. mentoring students on school placement.

Experience of engaging in pedagogic and practitioner research.

Experience Paid/Unpaid - Desirable

Experience of teaching and scholarship in Higher Education.

Other Requirements - Essential

Ability to demonstrate a commitment to Equality and Diversity, Health and Safety, Quality Standards.

*The appointment of the successful applicant will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS, previously CRB).

Other Requirements - Desirable

Ability to deliver through the medium of Welsh

*Please note that a criminal record may not necessarily be a bar to obtaining employment in Cardiff Metropolitan University. For further information on Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, previously CRB) please go to

Closing Date: 16:30 GMT on 6 February 2019

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Teitl Swydd: Darlithydd mewn Addysg Athrawon a Dysgu Proffesiynol


Adran: Ysgol Addysg A Pholisi Cymdeithasol Caerdydd

Lleoliad: Campws Cyncoed

Gradd: 7AB

Cyflog: £39,609 - £44,559

Oriau: 37 awr yr wythnos

Yn gyfrifol am:        

Mae'r disgrifiad swydd hwn yn ddangosol, nid yn rhagnodol, a bydd y cydbwysedd o ran dyletswyddau yn unol â'r chontract cyflogaeth.

Mae Ysgol Addysg a Pholisi Cymdeithasol Caerdydd yn ddiweddar wedi dilysu rhaglen BA (Anrh) Addysg Gynradd gyda SAC newydd, sydd wedi'i hachredu gan Gyngor Gweithlu Addysg Cymru  ynghyd a'r rhaglenni TAR Cynradd (3-11) a TAR Uwchradd (11-18). Bydd gofyn i'r ymgeisydd llwyddiannus gymryd rhan mewn datblygu'r rhaglenni newydd a diwygiedig, darparu addysgu sgiliau pwnc ac addysgeg sy'n briodol i'r cyfnod oedran cynradd, ac i ddarparu amgylchedd dysgu cefnogol i athrawon sy'n fyfyrwyr i ddatblygu sgiliau personol a phroffesiynol o fewn y brifysgol ac mewn ysgolion.  Disgwylir y bydd deiliad y swydd yn cyflawni ei ddyletswyddau drwy gyfrwng y Saesneg ond gyda chymhwysedd sylfaenol mewn Cymraeg bob dydd, fel y bo'n briodol i ofynion y cwricwlwm cynradd.

Y prif ymrwymiad fydd i addysgu ac asesu myfyrwyr israddedig ar y rhaglen BA (Anrh) Addysg Gynradd gyda SAC ac i weithio gydag ysgolion i rymuso athrawon sy'n fyfyrwyr i wireddu eu potensial. Yn ogystal, mae angen hyblygrwydd i addysgu ar draws rhaglenni addysg gychwynnol i athrawon eraill yn ogystal a rhaglenni eraill nad ydynt yn rhai SAC.

Proffil Rol

Prif Ddyletswyddau a Chyfrifoldebau:

Cymorth dysgu ac addysgu

Dylunio, datblygu a darparu amrywiaeth o raglenni astudio ar lefelau amrywiol.

Defnyddio dulliau addysgu, cymorth dysgu ac asesu priodol.

Adolygu cynnwys y cwrs a deunyddiau yn rheolaidd, gan ddiweddaru pan fo angen.

Goruchwylio prosiectau a lleoliadau myfyrwyr.

Nodi meysydd lle mae angen diwygio neu wella'r ddarpariaeth gyfredol.

Gosod, marcio ac asesu gwaith ac darparu adborth i fyfyrwyr

Ymchwil ac ysgolheictod

Ymgymryd a gweithgarwch/ymchwil ysgolheigaidd pwnc, proffesiynol ac addysgeg fel sy'n ofynnol i gefnogi gweithgareddau addysgu.

Cymryd rhan mewn prosiectau ysgolheigaidd unigol neu ar y cyd.

Ymestyn, trawsnewid a chymhwyso gwybodaeth a gafwyd o ysgolheictod i addysgu a gweithgareddau allanol priodol.

Datblygu a chynhyrchu deunyddiau dysgu a lledaenu canlyniadau gweithgarwch ysgolheigaidd.

Cyfrannu at ddatblygu strategaethau dysgu ac addysgu wedi'u llywio gan ymchwil.


Cyfathrebu syniadau cymhleth a chysyniadol fel mater o drefn.

Cysylltu a rhwydweithio

Cymryd rhan mewn rhwydweithiau allanol er enghraifft gydag aseswyr ac arholwyr allanol e.e. cymdeithasau proffesiynol.

Datblygu perthynas a chysylltiadau allanol megis cyrff addysgol eraill, cyflogwyr a chyrff proffesiynol i feithrin cydweithredu.

Rheoli pobl

Mentora cydweithwyr a llai o brofiad a'u cynghori ar ddatblygiad personol.

Gan ddibynnu ar y maes gwaith, efallai bydd disgwyl goruchwylio gwaith eraill.

Cydlynu gwaith eraill i sicrhau bod modiwlau'n cael eu darparu i'r safonau gofynnol.

Datrys problemau sy'n effeithio ar ansawdd cyflwyno cyrsiau a chynnydd myfyrwyr o fewn ei feysydd cyfrifoldeb, gan gyfeirio materion mwy difrifol at eraill, fel y bo'n briodol.

Gwaith tim

Gweithredu fel aelod cyfrifol o'r tim, gan arwain lle y cytunwyd, a datblygu cysylltiadau gwaith cynhyrchiol gydag aelodau eraill o staff.

Cydweithio a chydweithwyr i nodi ac ymateb i anghenion myfyrwyr.

Gofal bugeiliol

Gweithredu fel tiwtor modiwl.

Bod yn gyfrifol am ofal bugeiliol myfyrwyr o fewn maes penodedig.

Menter, datrys problemau a gwneud penderfyniadau

Nodi'r angen i ddatblygu cynnwys neu strwythur modiwlau gyda chydweithwyr a gwneud cynigion ar sut y dylid cyflawni hyn.

Datblygu syniadau ar gyfer hyrwyddo'r pwnc:

e.e.   Datblygu syniadau a dod o hyd i ffyrdd o ledaenu a chymhwyso canlyniad ysgolheictod.

e.e.   Cyfrifol am gynllunio a darparu ei fodiwlau a'i ddulliau asesu ei hun.

e.e.   Cydweithio a chydweithwyr ar weithredu gweithdrefnau asesu.

e.e.   Cynghori eraill ar faterion strategol megis recriwtio myfyrwyr a marchnata.

e.e.   Cyfrannu at achredu cyrsiau a phrosesau rheoli ansawdd.

e.e.   Mynd i'r afael a materion sy'n effeithio ar gyflwyno o fewn cwmpas ei lefel cyfrifoldeb ei hun, gan gyfeirio materion mwy difrifol at eraill, fel y bo'n briodol.

Cynllunio a rheoli adnoddau

Fel arweinydd modiwl neu diwtor, cyd-drefnu ag eraill (megis staff cefnogi neu gydweithwyr academaidd) i sicrhau bod anghenion a disgwyliadau myfyrwyr yn cael eu diwallu.

Rheoli prosiectau sy'n ymwneud a'i faes gwaith ei hun a threfnu gweithgareddau allanol megis lleoliadau.

Cymryd rhan wrth ddatblygu syniadau ar gyfer cynhyrchu incwm.

Bod yn gyfrifol am ddyletswyddau gweinyddol mewn meysydd megis derbyniadau, amserlennu, arholiadau, asesu cynnydd a phresenoldeb myfyrwyr.

Gofynion synhwyraidd, corfforol ac emosiynol.

Sicrhau cydbwysedd rhwng pwysau addysgu a gofynion gweinyddol a therfynau amser sy'n cystadlu.

Amgylchedd gwaith

O fewn cyd-destun polisi Iechyd a Diogelwch Prifysgol Fetropolitan Caerdydd, gan ddibynnu ar y maes gwaith a lefel yr hyfforddiant a gafwyd, efallai y bydd disgwyl cynnal asesiad risg ac i gymryd cyfrifoldeb am iechyd a diogelwch pobl eraill.


Meddu ar ddigon o ehangder neu ddyfnder gwybodaeth arbenigol yn y ddisgyblaeth i ddatblygu rhaglenni addysgu a darparu cymorth dysgu.

Defnyddio amrywiaeth o dechnegau cyflwyno.

Hysbysiad Safonol

Darperir y canllawiau hyn i'ch cynorthwyo wrth gyflawni eich contract. Mae'r brifysgol yn sefydliad deinamig; ac felly efallai y bydd angen newid o bryd i'w gilydd. Caiff unrhyw newidiadau eu gwneud yn dilyn ymgynghoriad a deiliad y swydd. Ni fwriedir i'r Crynodeb o Ddyletswyddau a Chyfrifoldebau fod yn rhestr gyflawn o'r tasgau y bydd angen eu gwneud. Mae disgwyl cyflawni tasgau technegol cysylltiedig eraill yn ol cyfarwyddyd y rheolwr llinell.

Derbynnir y bydd gan aelodau unigol o'r staff sail arbenigol o ran sgiliau a gwybodaeth mewn perthynas a'r swydd y cawsant eu penodi iddi.  At hynny, mae Prifysgol Fetropolitan Caerdydd yn disgwyl i'r holl aelodau o staff gyfrannu at weledigaeth ac ethos y brifysgol ac ymddwyn mewn modd proffesiynol a chwrtais bob amser gan ganolbwyntio ar y myfyrwyr/cwsmeriaid.  Dylai pob aelod o staff roi ystyriaeth arbennig i'w cyfrifoldebau o dan gynlluniau a gweithdrefnau Prifysgol Fetropolitan Caerdydd mewn perthynas a Chydraddoldeb, Arian a'r Amgylchedd a Chynaliadwyedd, Adnoddau Dynol ac Iechyd a Diogelwch. 

Manyleb y person

Meini prawf hanfodol a dymunol

Addysg a Chymwysterau - Hanfodol

Gradd anrhydedd dda a/neu gymhwyster proffesiynol cyfatebol.

Statws Athro Cymwysedig

Cymhwyster meistr, neu y gallu i gwblhau un o fewn dwy flynedd.

Y gallu i gyflawni Statws Cymrawd fel rhan o gynllun Cydnabyddiaeth Broffesiynol yr Academi Addysg Uwch, o fewn 2 flynedd.

Aelodaeth o gorff proffesiynol

Addysg a Chymwysterau - Dymunol

PhD neu gymhwyster doethuriaeth arall, neu y gallu i gwblhau un o fewn amserlen gytunedig. 

Gwybodaeth - Hanfodol

Gwybodaeth fanwl sy'n berthnasol i'r maes proffesiynol.

Tystiolaeth o ymgymryd a datblygiad proffesiynol parhaus (DPP).

Dealltwriaeth drylwyr o addysgeg.

Dealltwriaeth gadarn o ymchwil/menter a gweithgarwch ysgolheigaidd

Gwybodaeth (Dymunol)

Cydnabyddiaeth rhanbarthol / cenedlaethol / rhyngwladol yn ei bwnc arbenigol a/neu faes proffesiynol

Sgiliau a Galluoedd sy'n ymwneud a'r Rol - Hanfodol

Gallu dylunio deunydd dysgu ac addysgu.

Gallu defnyddio dulliau asesu priodol.

Gallu cyfrannu at gyflawni Cynllun Galluogi Strategol yr Ysgol a datblygu gweithgareddau ysgol eraill.

Gallu ymgymryd a dyletswyddau gweinyddol mewn modd amserol a chywir.

Gallu cynllunio llwyth gwaith a phrosiectau a rheoli adnoddau yn effeithiol.

Gallu nodi meysydd ar gyfer gwella ac i ddefnyddio menter a sgiliau datrys problemau i wella perfformiad.

Gallu cymryd cyfrifoldeb am nifer o feysydd allweddol fel tiwtor modiwl, goruchwylio ymchwil.

Y gallu i gyfathrebu a rhannu syniadau cysyniadol a chymhleth mewn amrywiaeth o ffyrdd - cyflwyniadau, adroddiadau, deunyddiau dysgu, canlyniadau gweithgarwch ysgolheigaidd, adborth ac ati.

Gallu datblygu perthynas waith gynhyrchiol fel rhan o dim proffesiynol.

Gallu arwain / datblygu / gweithio ar y cyd a nifer o rwydweithiau mewnol ac allanol.

Gallu darparu cyngor proffesiynol i amrywiaeth eang o randdeiliaid.

Gallu cyfathrebu gan ddefnyddio Cymraeg bob dydd ar lefel sy'n gyson a gofynion y cwricwlwm cynradd.

Profiad a Thal/Di-dal - Hanfodol

Profiad sylweddol o addysgu yn y sector ysgolion cynradd

Profiad o addysgu AU neu gyfatebol, e.e. mentora myfyrwyr ar leoliad ysgol.

Profiad o ymgysylltu mewn ymchwil addysgeg ac ymarferwyr.

Profiad a Thal/Di-dal - Dymunol

Profiad o addysgu ac ysgolheictod mewn Addysg Uwch.

Gofynion Eraill - Hanfodol

Gallu dangos ymrwymiad i Gydraddoldeb ac Amrywiaeth, Iechyd a Diogelwch, Safonau Ansawdd.

*Bydd penodi'r ymgeisydd llwyddiannus yn destun gwiriad y Gwasanaeth Datgelu a Gwahardd (DBS, CRB gynt).

Gofynion eraill - Dymunol

Y gallu i gyflwyno drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg

*Noder efallai na fydd cofnod troseddol o reidrwydd yn rhwystr i gael swydd ym Mhrifysgol Fetropolitan Caerdydd. Am ragor o wybodaeth am y Gwasanaeth Datgelu a Gwahardd (DBS, CRB gynt), ewch i

Dyddiad cau: 16:30 GMT ar 6 Chwefror 2019

Am ragor o wybodaeth am y rôl hon ac i ymgeisio, ewch i

Location: Cardiff
Salary: £39,609 to £44,559
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th January 2019
Closes: 6th February 2019
Job Ref: 19REQ0000894
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