Lecturer in Primary Education Uk Visa Sponsorship

June 25, 2024
£43.4 - £54.9 / year

Job Description




About the Role

The Nottingham Institute of Education is recruiting a Senior Lecturer in Primary Initial Teacher Education (ITE). We are searching for candidates with a focus in maths and/or science to lead our PGCE Primary ITE Course and teach on both our postgraduate (PGCE) and undergraduate (BA) 3-11 Primary Initial Teacher Education with QTS courses.

You will be part of a big and supportive team of Primary specialty colleagues, contributing to both subject-specific and general professional development. You will have a solid foundation and evident love for primary education in school settings, as well as experience successfully supporting trainees on placement.

Experience in the HEI sector, including Course Leadership, is especially valued. You will be aware of current concerns in Primary Education and have a full understanding of curriculum and best practice (pedagogy) in this sector, as well as the ability to assess a variety of data to inform future provision and ensure outstanding student outcomes and experiences. Experience with how to completely and successfully prepare for an Ofsted inspection is vital. You will have a strong commitment to maintaining and developing partnerships with existing and new partners, as well as a true personal and professional openness to new methods of working in response to industry changes.

You should be an exceptional communicator who can motivate employees and lead or participate in appropriate research projects. You should be committed to your own personal professional development, and you will be supported in this endeavour, including further study as needed. You should be well-versed in the present educational context and have a clear vision for delivering high-quality study programmes.

For additional information, please see the position profile. We will still examine applications even if you do not satisfy all of the standards, so don’t be discouraged if you don’t exactly match them. We are committed to diversity, have contributed to the university’s proposal for an Athena Swan award, and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups. Appointments will always be based on merit.

Interview date: July 30th, 2024.

About Us:

The School of Social Sciences at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is well-known both nationally and globally for doing theoretically based and applied research. We cultivate a culture that recognises the diversity of all of our communities while publicising and celebrating excellence in everything we do.

We maintain a lively and inclusive learning and teaching environment that is based on scholarship, research, and professional practice.

The Primary Initial Teacher Education courses are an important component of Nottingham Trent University’s Institute of Education, which is part of the School of Social Sciences. Our primary education courses include a four-year undergraduate programme and a variety of PGCE options, including the Teacher Apprenticeship. The Institute has strong partnerships with a variety of schools and other educational settings, and it has been proactive and successful in responding to innovative ways of training resilient and highly trained teachers for the profession.

If you share our enthusiasm for changing people’s lives and generating possibilities, please apply today.

If you have any informal questions regarding the post or team, please contact Paul Waring-Thomas (Principal Lecturer in Primary Initial Teacher Education) at paul.waringthomas@ntu.ac.uk.

Join us.

Learn more about our academic community at NTU, including the support we provide to academics at various stages of their careers. Academic Support at Nottingham Trent University.

We also offer:

  • Between 25 and 35 days of annual leave each year (depending on grade), plus statutory bank holidays and 5 university shutdown days pro rata
  • Salary sacrifice Retirement Savings Plan includes life insurance and income security. Available to colleagues who opt out of the contractual pension system. Minimum colleague contributions of 0% are matched with a minimum NTU contribution of 8%.
  • Opportunity to obtain a bonus for outstanding performance and contribution.
  • All colleagues can benefit from a variety of health and wellness services, as well as optional advantages, discounts, and savings.
  • A whole lot more.


Come and share in our achievement. Apply now.

Safe and inclusive.

At NTU, we are committed to fostering an inclusive culture that values, promotes, and celebrates our students’ and colleagues’ varied voices and perspectives. We value the unique contributions you may make, and we urge people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team.

applicants from job seekers requiring sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be reviewed alongside all other applicants.

While this role is now eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route, impending immigration law changes may have an influence on eligibility; therefore, we urge that you examine your eligibility before applying for this employment. For further information, visit https://www.gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa.

Safeguarding Statement

Nottingham Trent University is committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of young people, and we expect all colleagues to share this commitment.

If you are successful, you will be needed to complete an expanded application and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The position for which you are applying is excluded from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, which requires all spent convictions to be stated. Any information you enter will be kept strictly confidential and used solely to assess your suitability for the position. Before you apply, please check that you can provide the documentation requested on the DBS website.