Post Title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - In Early Childhood Studies (China)
Academic Unit School of Education
Location: Newton Park, Bath
Line Manager: Programme Leader
Rate of Pay: £39,152 to £49,552 per annum
Hours: 1.0 FTE
Closing Date: 12 midnight GMT, 1 November 2020
Interview Date: To be confirmed but within one month from closing date
About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to join our collaborative, creative team on our Early Childhood Studies awards and on our flagship Pre-School Education (China) programme taught at Hunan University of Humanities, Science and Technology (HUHST), Hunan Province, China. These programmes, located at Bath Spa University and in China, provide students with a broad and balanced understanding of issues in early childhood and education. You will join a vibrant academic community to design, develop and deliver engaging learning and teaching opportunities, and to engage in research and scholarly activity. We will support you in developing your teaching, research and publication profile, enabling you to build internal and external networks and seek access to external funding.
About you (requirements)
You will be someone who shares our values and commitment to social justice, student-centred teaching and learning, and providing an excellent student experience. You will have had experience of working with diverse communities of learners and have a clear commitment to teaching in China. You will be an excellent teacher with demonstrable interest in pedagogic innovation, international higher education and will have extensive knowledge and experience in early childhood studies in the UK. If you enjoy working collaboratively and flexibly and being open to new ideas and challenges, this is an exciting role.
At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. Based in a World Heritage city in the UK, we’re connected to a vast network of international partners ensuring that our students are socially engaged global citizens. By blending digital technologies, international perspectives and work-orientated connections with our inspirational teaching, we’re set to transform the lives of our students every day. And we need great, inspirational people, people like you, to join us and pave the way.
The School of Education is a place where students, teachers, practitioners and academics come together in a community of research and practice. Through our range of diverse and innovative programmes and research centres we aim to create a community for education professionals working towards inclusive and just education processes and a belief that education can contribute to a fairer society.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Viki Bennett Kane, Programme Leader Early Childhood Studies on email@example.com
How to apply
For further information or to apply on-line please visit Bath Spa University jobs page .Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed. Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff: 46 days leave (consisting of 35 days annual leave, 8 bank holidays and 3 christmas closure days) Entitlement to sign up to NUS discount card On site Students Union gym, including staff discount Student rates on First Bus passes Wellbeing initiatives - including access to discounted on-site massage sessions, free eye tests and flu vaccinations, weekly pilates and yoga classes, cycle to work scheme, lakeside walks in beautiful grounds On site cafes, and food outlets On site nursery Valuable Pension scheme Flexible working practices Employee assistance programme Family-friendly policies
We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community