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Senior Lecturer in the Department of Children, Young People and Families (2 Posts)

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 the Department of Children, Young People and Families (2 Posts)

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

Within the Institute of Childhood and Education, the Department of Children, Young People and Families has a strong tradition of teaching a range of high-quality, successful and innovative programmes. Following a recent review of our portfolio we are continuing to invest and grow our already strong team of professionals. To support our on-going developments, we are looking to appoint enthusiastic, collaborative, high-performing academic members of staff.

The successful applicants will have opportunities to contribute to teaching across the full range of our activity, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, across work-based degree level qualifications and short courses aimed at continual professional development. To be successful in these posts you will bring relevant experience and be able to think creatively and work flexibly as a collaborative member of the team. You will also be able and willing to take a lead role in programme coordination and/or projects that contribute to developments across the Department, the Institute and the University.

Experience of successful teaching and/or leading within the fields of early childhood, children, young people and families is essential. Applicants should be able to demonstrate an ability to effectively contribute to teaching, research, curriculum development and partnership activities.

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of benefits 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.  Our health and wellbeing offering provides the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities and includes high quality health articles relating to current national and University specific initiatives.

Closing date for applications: Friday 14th May 2021

Interviews for these posts are expected to take place on Friday 4th June 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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