The University of Wolverhampton

Lecturer in Early Childhood

Walsall Campus
Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing
Contract Type
Advert Status
35,844 - 42,793 pa
Closing Date
Job Reference

The University of Wolverhampton is a leading modern university with a tradition of providing opportunity and academic excellence dating back 150 years. The University serves a student body drawn predominantly from the West Midlands, with a significant UK wide population and a vibrant international community.


The Institute of Education is seeking to appoint a Lecturer with subject knowledge and experience of teaching early childhood studies demonstrating relevant and current experience in professional practice. The team is highly motivated and has developed an excellent reputation and has achieved highly in NSS student satisfaction. 


You will be expected to make significant contribution to the provision of high quality teaching, research and income generation. You will have an excellent track record of teaching early childhood and experience of practice in this area.  You will be committed to enhancing the student experience and contributing to the performance and development of the wider Institute of Education. Ideally you will have a record of research and/or publication (or the capacity to achieve this) and hold a Masters level qualification and possess or be working towards/willing to undertake a higher degree qualification at some point.


Applications are invited for this demanding role which provides scope for personal initiative and an exciting challenge for a creative individual with a wide knowledge of the dynamic and rapidly developing field of early childhood and related areas.


In the first instance, please read the job specification and person specification for details about the post.  If you require further information, please contact Faye Stanley, Head of Early Childhood, Young People and Professional Practice

The University of Wolverhampton celebrates diversity and recognises that difference brings value to our organisation.

As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity 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 whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).

We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident employer status, included in the Stonewall list of employers and are working towards improving our practices against Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter. We believe in creating an even playing field for all our colleagues, where we can all belong.


Living Wage  Stonewall Diversity Champion  Disability Confident    Athena SWAN Gender Charter BronzeREC Charter Bronze



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