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Lecturer in Education (Primary Science)
London Road Reading, UK

Job reference: SRF29184

Location: London Road Reading, UK

Closing date: 04/07/2019

Job live date: 04/06/2019

Salary: £40,792 - £50,132 pro rata per annum

Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)

Department: Institute of Education

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 0.50 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Part time, permanent

The Institute of Education is seeking a Lecturer in Education to lead, teach and develop the BA Ed initial Teacher Education (ITE) Science modules (0.5).

You will have:

  •     A degree in a relevant field and Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

  •     Expert knowledge of the primary science curriculum and contemporary best practice in this area

  •     Recent and relevant experience teaching science in schools and/or ITE with an understanding of the development of the pedagogies of science education


The Institute of Education is a centre of teaching excellence, underpinned by a flourishing research base, and a strong commitment to teacher education.  We are seeking to build on these strengths and are therefore pleased to invite applications for this post.

The Institute of Education has been ranked in the top 10 for over a decade, according to the Guardian University League Table 2019, confirming the Institute’s national and international standing in the field of Education.

The Institute was ranked 10th for Education in the Complete University Guide for Education (CUG), which cited our “sky-high score for Student Satisfaction”.

The Institute of Education has recently had a successful Ofsted inspection and is one of the few HEI providers given a three year trainee teacher allocation, along with a larger quota for the number of trainee teachers that can be recruited.

Interviews to be held on 16th July.

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Prorgramme Director for the BA in Education

Contact role:

Associate Professor

Contact name:

Steph Sharp

Contact name:

Rebecca Harris

Contact phone:

0118 378  2675

Contact phone:

0118 378 2725

Contact email:

Contact email:


The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


The closing date for this job has now passed.


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