Lecturers (Teaching and Research track) - Early Childhood Education and Care

  • University of Aberdeen
  • Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire (GB)
  • Oct 12, 2021
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education) Social & Behavioral Sciences

Job Description

We are looking to recruit multiple full-time Lecturers (Teaching and Research track) within the departments of Early Childhood Education and Care; and Initial Teacher Education. These posts arise from an exceptional period of growth in the School of Education, as we invest in our research capacity.

Being positive, creative, and collegial, you will be passionate about education, teaching, and research, and be committed to your own, and others' learning. As an enthusiastic educator with expertise in the Early Years or Primary education curriculum, you will have a good understanding of the wider context and policy area of education.

An inspirational researcher-practitioner, your students will be motivated, creative individuals, with a strong understanding of social justice and global citizenship. You will have been involved in contributing to new thinking and ways of working. Coupled with an inclusive and collegial personal style, you will have a developmental disposition; a passion for quality; and a keen ability to understand changing educational, socio-political, and economic landscapes.  

You will be registered with (or eligible for) Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) (Primary) registration. You will have good networks in your academic field, an international outlook, and be excited about opportunities which may arise to work internationally. You will have research experience in your area, with high quality peer-reviewed publications.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7, £42,149 - £50,296 per annum and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and probation period.

The candidates appointed to these posts may be eligible for homeworking on an occasional or regular basis. For more information please refer to our Homeworking policy.

This role is based in the UK and as such the successful candidate will be required to live and work in the UK.

Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa. At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark, HR Adviser (e-mail: h.m.clark@abdn.ac.uk) for further information.

Online application forms are available at www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

The closing date for receipt of applications is 29 October 2021

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry, please contact:

Professor David Smith, Head of School of Education, davidsmith@abdn.ac.uk

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Smith

Please quote reference number EDU114A on all correspondence

The School of Education embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.

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