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Lecturer in Secondary Initial Teacher Education - 11342

We are seeking for a Lecturer in Secondary ITE with an emphasis on STEM and in particular, Science.

College / Directorate
College of Business Arts & Social Sciences
Department of Education
Full Time / Part Time
Full Time
Posted Date
Closing Date
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Lecturer H3 grade: £39,511 - £50,843 per annum including of London Allowance

Full time, permanent

Brunel University London is investing in the development of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) within the Department of Education. The successful applicant for this ITE related post will work in a vibrant and forward-looking team who are committed to providing high quality, principled and innovative ITE provision. We are a Department that continues to go from strength to strength in our portfolio of taught programmes, external engagement activity and in our research profile.

  • The Department was graded ‘Outstanding’ for both PGCE Primary and Secondary Initial Teacher Education provision in our Ofsted inspection of 2015.
  • The Department offer a continuum of provision including: BA Education; PGCE Primary and Secondary programmes with QTS; MA in Education;; Professional Doctorate in Education (EdDoc); PhD in Education.
  • In REF 2014 60% of our research was identified as world leading or internationally excellent; 90% of our impact was graded as internationally excellent; this made us the most improved education Department in terms of 3* and 4* outputs and impact.
  • Research in the Department is focused on STEM Education, Pedagogy and Curriculum, Teacher Education and Professional Education, Education, Identities and Society, Educational Theory and Policy.

We are seeking for a Lecturer in Secondary ITE with an emphasis on STEM and in particular, Science. You will have a Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent with experience of teaching Science to post 16 level in the Secondary phase and have experience of ITE in either Higher Education or school-based settings. You will participate in all aspects of planning, teaching and assessment, and student support, as well as recruitment and course administration, ITE partnership development and quality assurance work, and ideally leadership at a subject level. You will also contribute to the broader activities of the Department, including the work of other programmes. You will have well developed communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.

Applicants can apply for either a post integrating both Teaching and Research or an Educational Academic post, which requires engagement in scholarly activity but does not require an existing research profile. Applicants for Teaching and Research posts must have completed or be near completion of a PhD or EdDoc, whilst for the Educational Academic post, a minimum of a first degree is required and ideally a Master’s level qualification.

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, childcare disqualification regulations and Teacher Prohibition Order checks.

In submitting your application, please ensure you clearly state whether you are applying for a post integrating Teaching and Research, or for an Educational Academic post. The application should include a CV and a letter of application which addresses the job description and specification. If applying for the Teaching and Research post, please provide a separate list of relevant research activity and research publications. If applying for the Academic Education post, please provide a separate list of relevant scholarly activity and publications. Each of these documents should be no longer than two sides of A4.

For an informal conversation about this post please contact

Dr Anne Chappell, Divisional Lead in the Department of Education via email

Closing date for applications: 27 February 2019