Closes 22.09.20

Are you looking for a role in a thriving school in a Russell Group University, one
of the key providers of specialist training for Teachers of the Deaf in the UK? Do
you have expertise in the field of Deaf Education or a related discipline? Are you
passionate about delivering world-leading teaching and an exceptional student
experience?

You will have proven knowledge in the field of deaf education to contribute to the
Inclusion, Childhood & Youth Research Centre in the School, and teaching
experience to contribute to the delivery of excellent, research-led teaching. You will
be involved in the scholarship, teaching and administration of the School as well as
contributing to related activities within the school and the wider faculty. You will
contribute to the leadership, development and delivery of modules on the MA Deaf
Education (Teacher of the Deaf) programme, and may contribute to other UG and
PGT modules in the School. Leeds University (The School of Education) is an
approved provider of this mandatory qualification, which delivers specified
competencies required by the DfE. You will work within University values and
policies, which are designed to promote dignity, diversity and inclusiveness.
You will have completed, a doctorate in a relevant field or be willing to develop your
academic professional skills. You will also be a qualified and experienced Teacher of
the Deaf.

You should have a high level of interpersonal and communication skills, including the
ability to communicate effectively to an academic audience and excellent writing
skills.

What does the role entail?

As a Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship) in Deaf Education, your main duties will
include:

  • Undertaking a full teaching load (as measured against the school norm);
  • Being involved in research-led teaching at different levels on undergraduate
    and postgraduate taught courses and take part in other teaching activities, as
    appropriate, in accordance with the university’s workload agreements;
  • Contributing to the design, development and planning of modules and
    programmes within the relevant subject area;
  • Being involved in the review of modules and programmes and in quality
    assurance and enhancement;
  • Contributing to the support and guidance of students, resolving issues and/or
    referring to specialist parties, where appropriate;
  • Being involved in the assessment of course work and examinations;
  • Contributing to school and faculty policy and practice in teaching;
  • Undertaking scholarship, attracting external funding on an individual and
    collaborative basis, where appropriate and feasible;
  • Contributing to programmes of scholarship and pedagogical research,
    including dissemination;
  • Contributing to and leading the development of innovative approaches to
    learning and teaching;
  • Undertaking and contribute to education engagement
  • Contributing to the administrative processes and committee structures of the
    school, faculty or university.

How to apply

The full employee specification and candidate brief can be found at this link https://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=ESLED1078. Candidates should also apply online via the ‘Apply Online’ function at the bottom of this page https://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=ESLED1078.