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Senior Lecturer in Primary Education (English)

Leeds Trinity University - Institute of Childhood and Education

Location: Horsforth, Leeds
Salary: The starting salary will be from £41,526 up to £49,553 per annum in Grade 8, depending on qualifications and experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 30th April 2021
Closes: 14th May 2021

At Leeds Trinity University, we aspire to make a difference to the people, the professions and the places that we serve, and we are looking for talented and enthusiastic people to join our University community. We are ranked top in Yorkshire for learning community and pride ourselves on being the University where our students are a name, not just a number. The University has a distinctive, employability-focused educational offer and works closely with employers to address the skills needs of today’s workforce. Applications are invited for the following post:

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education (English)

Hours of work: Full-time (1.0fte)

Duration: Permanent

Salary: The starting salary will be from £41,526 up to £49,553 per annum in  Grade 8, depending on qualifications and experience

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, collaborative, high-performing academic member of staff to contribute to our programmes in Primary Education. Leeds Trinity has a proud tradition of working in Teacher Education and this post represents part of a significant investment in the Institute of Childhood and Education. Our Primary Education provision includes undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for both 3-7 and 5-11 age phases, including a portfolio of School Direct and PGCert provision developed in close partnership with schools. The Institute also has strong provision in the wider area of children, young people and families and now wants to build on the synergies between ITE and this provision to become one of the leaders in this field, delivering outstanding research and practice that positively impacts on children, young people and families across our region.

We are currently seeking to enhance our provision of the English curriculum across all of our Primary Education programmes. The postholder will work as part of the Primary Education English team, teaching and leading in the subject of English across age phases 3-11. Particular expertise in teaching/leading English, including GPS, at Key Stage 2 would be welcomed.

Candidates should be able to contribute to teaching, research, curriculum development and partnership activities. Candidates should also be able to use their expertise to support and mentor students throughout school-based training (taking place both in school and in a virtual environment).

Please note that this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of benefits and wellbeing support including our generous contributory pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, on-site sport and fitness centre membership, car park permit scheme and Employee Assistance Programme. We also operate a free shuttle bus to Horsforth station and have an externally owned day nursery facility on campus, along with plenty of shopping, leisure and travel discounts available. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 14th May 2021

Interviews for this post are expected to take place on Tuesday 25th May 2021

Further details and the online application are available at:

If you have any queries about the application process, please email

or call 0113 283 7130.

Leeds Trinity University welcomes applications from all parts of the community and particularly from black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented in this area. All appointments will be based on merit.

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