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Lecturer in Primary Mathematics Education

School of Education

Location:  Brighton - Falmer
Salary:  £35,845 to £42,792 per annum
Contract Length: 12 months
Fixed Term End Date: 31/08/2022
Closing Date:  Tuesday 22 June 2021
Reference:  EE3268-21-164

You will be joining a successful and dynamic team who, through a continued commitment to research and teaching excellence, strive to maximise students’ potential as future specialists of their subject. We are therefore seeking to appoint a highly motivated, innovative and effective practitioner who is keen to promote academic studies in education across the school and beyond. You should be able to demonstrate a passion for teaching and students’ learning, and be able to offer a clear rationale for your pedagogy.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting students to develop subject knowledge and teaching skills, sharing both practical expertise and relevant scholarship with students as primary maths education specialist.  The applicant will - depending on individual profile - contribute to a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and work-related programmes.

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • A good (normally a 1st or 2:1) undergraduate degree, 
  • A relevant postgraduate qualification (PGCert/EYITT/PGCE/MA/PhD)
  • An equivalent level of professional experience or evidence of a commitment to obtaining a relevant higher degree/professional qualification. 

Situated in excellent facilities at our Falmer site, just five miles from Brighton’s stunning sea front and vibrant city centre, the School of Education is one of the largest providers of education and training for students teachers, teachers and other professionals in the higher education sector. Rated outstanding by Ofsted for early years, primary and secondary education in our latest inspection (November 2018), we are ranked in the top 15 for education courses in the UK in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. The School of Education has consistently gained very strong feedback from our student body with 88% overall satisfaction in the 2019 National Student Survey results.  We have been voted School of the Year by the Brighton Students' Union for two years in a row.

With our commitment to the highest expectations and standards in education and research we enjoy a regional, national and international reputation for the quality of our provision. Promoting creativity and innovation, and embracing the principles of equality and inclusion we are consistently successful in meeting new market demands and government initiatives at both a local and national level. Programmes with the school focus predominantly on education, learning and development.

Programmes are delivered across the full calendar year and can involve some work on evenings and Saturdays.  The successful candidate will be expected to travel to partner schools and settings supporting students’ professional learning in collaboration with a range of professionals from these placements.

Due to the nature of this post a DBS check will be required.

The position is a 12 month fixed term contract. Job-sharers are welcome to apply

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The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.



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