Tutor (Primary Early Years Teacher Education) (1351)

MMU Birley Campus
Grade 7 (£30,395 to £34,189)
Jan 10, 2019
Feb 09, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other job types

Tutor (Primary Early Years Teacher Education) (1351)

As a member of our Initial Teacher Training team, you will be located in the School of Teacher Education and Professional Development.

You will contribute to the delivery and development of ITE courses, with a specific focus on Primary Teacher Education, Early Years. Teaching will predominantly be on our Primary B.A (Hons) and PGCE Initial Teacher Education programmes. In order to meet the Schools' vision and ambition, you will also be involved in cross-programme and wider School activities.

Our partnership is extensive and as such, students are placed in a range of schools, colleges and other learning settings throughout the North West. Your engagement with this network will enable you to experience the excitement and diversity offered by such a large teacher training provider

About the role:

Your role will enable you to use a variety of creative learning and teaching methods/materials (e.g. web-based and blended learning) when working with students. You will be expected to challenge ideas, foster debate and encourage students to develop skills in critical discourse and rational thinking.

You will provide teaching, support and guidance to students within the university and whilst on placement. You will work with your colleagues to develop appropriate and challenging assessments that measure student performance and ensure that learning outcomes have been met. You will set work, assess and make sound judgements about progress and provide feedback that is open, detailed and constructive. You will observe student performance during placements and assess whether they are meeting course learning objectives and the standards required by the University or professional, statutory or regulatory bodies.

The post requires:
  • a first degree/post-graduate qualification
  • a Master's degree or appropriate professional qualifications
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • experience of supporting and mentoring trainee teachers' development
  • an enhanced (with list checks) DBS Check is required upon appointment
  • experience of teaching in higher education is desirable

To meet the needs of the Faculty and its learners, working hours are expressed as an average, but the pattern of distribution will vary according to need and the duties you are required to perform. This will include, but is not limited to:
  • Working evenings and weekends;
  • Working at any of the University's campuses or an offsite location;
  • Travel within and outside of the UK

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Programme Leader Ceri Roscoe c.roscoe@mmu.ac.uk

About the candidate:

You will need to be flexible, able to respond effectively and speedily to changing national agenda concerning teacher education. Your subject and curriculum knowledge will be current and you will have had experience in an educational context. You will have a strong commitment to and enthusiasm with your subject and a keenness to share this with those training to be teachers in the Primary sector.

You will be able to work in a professional capacity with school-based mentors and their colleagues. The ability to develop networks and partnerships and to maintain the relationships within them is essential.

To apply: Please attach a copy of your CV and covering letter to the online portal.