The University of Wolverhampton

Head of ITT Partnerships

Walsall Campus
Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing
Contract Type
Advert Status
53,348 - 61,818 per annum
Closing Date
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Principal Lecturer Institute of Education Head of ITT Partnerships (Primary and Secondary)


The Institute of Education is seeking to appoint a principal lecturer with experience of leading in Initial Teacher 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 Initial Teacher Education in the UK.


The University of Wolverhampton holds a distinctive place within the higher education sector, and is one of the most successful modern universities, delivering excellence in teaching and research, widening access, and in business engagement.   Today as the ‘University of Opportunity’, the University of Wolverhampton is an integral part of economic growth and social change within the West Midlands and beyond.


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.


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 wide range of strategic partnerships across different settings across both primary and secondary education.  You should demonstrate that you are an excellent communicator and have an exemplary track record within teaching. As a member of the IOE senior leadership team, you will be committed to enhancing the student experience and contributing to the performance and development of the wider Institute 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 Banister (Director of the Institute of Education)  PA:


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.


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