Lecturer in Academic Practice (Admissions and Personal Tutor Lead)

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Job Description

​​​​​​At NTU, we are focused on the big, complex challenges that our world faces. In shaping our next strategy, we are re-imagining what a university can be. We will be taking bold and distinctive steps to drive even greater excellence, to empower and create opportunities for all our staff and students so they may learn, discover and enrich society locally, nationally and internationally. To support this vision, we are now seeking to recruit a Lecturer in Academic Practice.

It’s an exciting opportunity which will see you support our Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE (PGCLTHE) and Academic Professional Apprenticeship (APA) which form part of our professional development pathways for academic staff within the Trent Institute of Learning and Teaching (TILT).  This role specifically focuses on analysing the needs of participants entering our courses and the successful submission of the End Point Assessment.

Social Mobility. Personalisation of learning. Digital Curriculum. Internationalisation. Disciplinary approaches to informed quality teaching. These are just some of our strategic and SoTL (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) priorities for the academic practice team, and you will play a major role in helping us achieve them.  You will do this by collaborative working, planning, and assisting in delivering the courses.  This will see you working closely with our Flex team, who lead the development of staff wanting to employ new technologies in their teaching.

To join us, you will come with experience of planning, preparation, and teaching and assessment of learning – particularly in response to institutional learning and teaching priorities. You will also bring a working knowledge of current and emerging higher education context, policy, and practice. You will have a working knowledge and understanding of HE academic and quality-related issues and processes.  You will be an effective networker who can build positive relationships both within and outside the University. With a relevant postgraduate qualification in teaching and learning in HE (and a level of HEA Fellow professional recognition), you will have a history of designing, delivering, and facilitating teaching, learning and development initiatives. That way, we can develop our academic staff, and better prepare them for a future of inspiring tomorrow’s greatest minds.

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Nottingham Trent University prides itself on being an inclusive employer and encourages applications from candidates who represent the diversity of our local communities and wider society.

In support of your application, please provide a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4) that explicitly details how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification and the role we are seeking to fill.  Upload as one document in the CV upload section.

Closing date: Monday 10th January 2022.

Provisional Interview Date: 20th January 2022.

Informal enquiries to be directed to Dr Bianca Fox, Senior Lecturer in Academic Practice, email bianca.fox@ntu.ac.uk

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. However, candidates who require sponsorship will not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced, and skilled settled worker is available due to the UK Visas & Immigration requirements for sponsorship. For further information on this, please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website. ​​​​​​​