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Lecturer - International and Independent Distance Learning

Education & Society - School of Education

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 per annum
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Monday 21 June 2021
Interview Date:  Tuesday 29 June 2021
Reference:  0231-21
Further details:    Job Description     Welcome to the Faculty of Education and Society    

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the development of our International and Independent Distance Learning provision in the vibrant School of Education at The University of Sunderland and to contribute to the promotion of teaching, research and reach-out activities across the Faculty. You will join our creative team of teacher educators and contribute to our thriving partnership with education settings across the world.

The University of Sunderland is nationally and internationally recognised for the calibre of our Independent Distance Learning (IDL). Programmes encompass PGCE Education, PGCE Early Years Teaching, primary, secondary and post-16 phases and include all subject specialist areas. Recent additions to our IDL provision in the School include PG Cert SENCO and PG Cert SEND: Leading Provision and Practice. Our portfolio also includes four IDL Masters programmes.

You will work within our Education team across a range of International Independent Distance Learning (IIDL) modules, contribute to the wider developments of your specialist area/s and engage in online student support. Contributing to subject teaching, assessment and curriculum development of designated modules and programmes, you will lead on/contribute to pedagogical practices in IIDL Education. As an IDL post within a Digital First University, the post requires team members to have strong digital literacy skills and to be competent in utlising a range of digital communication strategies including Teams video conferencing, webinars, email correspondence and a willingness to develop skills in the most effective uses of technology. You will also be qualified to Masters Level with Qualified Teacher Status/ QTLS or EYTS.

If you hold the skills and experience we are looking for, we would love to hear from you!

Please contact Dionne Ross at for any informal enquiries.

Please note that this vacancy is also being advertised to staff eligible for redeployment via the University redeployment portal.  Applicants who are eligible for redeployment will be interviewed before any other external candidates are considered.

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Please note that this role is not eligible for the Skilled Worker Route in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System. Should you require further information, please visit the Home Office website

The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area.

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