Head of Primary Education

Walsall Campus
Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing
Contract Type
53,348 - 61,818 pa
Closing Date
Job Reference

The School of Education is seeking to appoint a Head of Primary Education. You should have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS UK) and will have had successful experience of teaching and leading in higher education. You will need an excellent understanding and experience of Primary Education in the UK. This portfolio also includes Early Years Initial Teacher Training. 

You will possess a good Honours Degree (UK, or IK equivalence) or equivalent experience, a Masters’ qualification or equivalent experience or be keen to work towards a postgraduate qualification. You must also possess excellent leadership skills to lead and manage a dynamic and lively team. 

You should demonstrate that you are an excellent communicator and have an exemplary track record within teaching. As a member of the School of Education senior leadership team, you will be committed to enhancing the student experience and contributing to the performance and development of the wider School of Education. Please see the job description and person specification relevant to the post of principal lecturer for full details of the post requirements.

For an informal discussion or more information about this post please contact Diana Bannister (Director of the School of Education)  DianaBannister@wlv.ac.uk

The University of Opportunity for Students and Staff

As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of our staff body reflects those of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who may not define themselves as disabled, but nevertheless encounter challenges)

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