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Assistant Professor in Secondary English Teacher Education


Location:  Jubilee Campus
Salary:  £43,155 to £54,421 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Friday 02 June 2023
Interview Date:  Monday 19 June 2023
Reference:  SOC176323

The School of Education at the University of Nottingham is looking to appoint an expert in English Language Teacher Education. This is an opportunity to join an international group of colleagues interested in exploring the theory and practice of education, across all its dimensions, locally and globally, with a commitment to enhancing diversity, inclusion, and justice.

The School of Education is a leading centre for research and teaching, performing very well on a range of external measures. These reflect our commitment to our students’ educational experience, our world leading research and our engagement with diverse stakeholders such as schools, colleges, NGOs and professional associations. We have a long history of educating teachers at all levels for the UK and internationally, offering professional development programmes, and advanced studies in a wide range of focus areas. We have a number of internationally recognised research centres, research groups, international collaborations.

You will contribute to the teaching of the secondary ITE programme, will be part of the English subject team, and work closely with colleagues on other ITE programmes and the ITE leadership team. You will contribute to the teaching and development of ITE programmes and to other programmes offered by the School as appropriate (e.g. the BA Education, MA Education or PGCE International). 

You will provide a consistently excellent standard of teaching and support for student learning that is underpinned by scholarship related to secondary English education and teacher development, to contribute to curriculum development, quality assurance and enhancement. You will undertake continuing professional development and work in partnership with staff and students to maintain the highest standards in all areas of their work.

You will have a Masters degree (or equivalent) and relevant experience in a secondary context.

The School is committed to supporting your development and growth. We have excellent support for scholarly activities and opportunities to attend conferences and workshops for research dissemination and professional development. We provide support for teaching through a range of professional development opportunities.

At the University of Nottingham, we are committed to providing generous employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential.

This is a permanent, full-time post (36.25 hours). Arrangements for job share may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Stef Sullivan, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the 'Disclosure and Barring Service'.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Please note that applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.



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