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Head of Discipline, Primary Initial Teacher Training and Education


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus


£33,309 to £50,296 per annum

Closing date

Sunday 14 August 2022

Contract type


Post type




About the role

An opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Primary Initial Teacher Education to join our Institute of Education. The Institute of Education has a long and successful history of educating and training educational professionals. It is an innovative and supportive community of learners with a strong research culture and reputation for providing innovative solutions to the field of education. Working with a range of external partners we play a central role in the provision of educational services throughout the Midlands and beyond. Our staff are experts in the field of early childhood, SEND, careers guidance, professional and vocational education and Teacher Training. We have a vibrant teaching portfolio through which we offer diverse perspectives, blend digital technologies and facilitate work-based opportunities to support graduate employability. 

As a member of the primary team, you will be responsible for teaching, leading, curriculum development, research and consultancy within the field of primary education, but especially Mathematics.  You will be passionate about the teaching, learning and assessment of primary Mathematics and the Mathematics education of future teachers.  You will use innovative and inclusive learning strategies which serve to motive and support students and staff alike to achieve outstanding academic and professional outcomes. 

Applicants should be experienced in the delivery and/or leadership of the primary Mathematics or have taught primary Mathematics to undergraduate and postgraduate Initial Teacher Training and Education students. Applicants must hold QTS.  

You will need to value highly the student experience, teaching quality and standards, flexibility, professional practice and employability.  We expect to appoint a future facing, innovative candidate who is fully conversant with current debates within international education.   

Further information can be provided on request while informal enquires may be addressed to Duncan Anderson (Head of Discipline: Primary ITT/E) email

The Principal Accountabilities and Person Specification below are for the Lecturer post, the Job Description for the Senior Lecturer post is available to download at the bottom of this page.

Principal accountabilities

Learning / Teaching

Research / Scholarship


Person specification

Essential Criteria



Learning / Teaching
Research / Scholarship

Skills, knowledge and abilities

Business requirements


As well as competitive pay scales, we offer generous holiday entitlement. We also offer opportunities for further salary progression based on performance, and the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme.

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How to apply

You can apply by submitting an online application. Once you have signed in or registered with us you will be able to begin your application. If you are creating an account for the first time, please ensure you provide an email address that you access regularly as this will be our main means of contacting you regarding your application.

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Please note all applications must be submitted online by Midnight GMT on the closing date of the vacancy.

Important information

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.

Whilst this role is eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route, we recommend that you assess your individual eligibility before applying for this position.

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DBS check

If you are successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The post for which you are applying is exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 requiring any spent convictions to be declared. Any information you provide will be treated in confidence and only used when considering your suitability for the post.

To enable us to process your DBS check please ensure you are able to supply the documentation listed on the DBS website at interview stage.


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Further details

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