Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Associate Lecturer in Secondary Education (Business Education &/or Computing Specialist)

United Kingdom

Closing in 4 days

Associate Lecturer in Secondary Education (Business Education &/or Computing Specialist)

College of Social Sciences & Arts Academic £38,205 to £42,978 (pro rata) dependent on experience

The Role

For teaching delivery, the Institute of Education is organised into varied subject areas. We are interested in applications for the Secondary Education area with a specialism in Secondary Business Education &/or Computing. The course develops students to teach at Key Stage 3 & 4. The successful applicant will lead the PGCE Secondary Computing with QTS course across the Provider-led and Lead Partner routes. The role will include responsibility for teaching, learning and assessment of students at post-graduate level. The role includes working with partners within secondary education settings who provide placement experience for our trainee teachers. The ability to inspire, motivate and connect with students from a range of different backgrounds is essential, as is the ability to work effectively as part of a team. Staff members with the appropriate qualifications may be asked to contribute to other opportunities to contribute to teams across the SIOE.

Becoming an AL can be an excellent introduction to teaching in higher education. Applicants should hold Qualified Teacher Status with suitable practitioner experience as well as a passion for inspiring and developing the next generation of teaching professionals. You must have a postgraduate qualification and/or substantial professional experience in a relevant discipline and expertise in teaching within the secondary. The ability to design and deliver transformative and innovative learning experiences is also essential. Work is carried out on a flexible basis and working patterns may vary from week to week.

Sheffield Institute of Education

Sheffield Hallam University is the 6th largest university in the UK with a focus on excellence in applied learning for over 30 000 students, of which 4000 are from overseas. Education courses, research, innovation and knowledge exchange activities are housed in the Sheffield Institute of Education (SIoE) part of the College of Social Science and Art.

The SIoE is the home to over 3000 students and 120 academic staff. The SIOE offers a large range of courses in the broad area of education that coalesce in the following broad areas:

Early Years and Childhood: Courses in Early Childhood and Childhood Studies and courses leading to Early Years Teacher Status

Initial Teacher Education : Undergraduate and Postgraduate Early Years, Primary, Secondary and Post 16 Teacher Education courses, SIoE is the second largest ITE provider in the country. We have been reaccredited as a provider for September 2024 by the Department of Education.

Education : Undergraduate courses that take a critical approach to the study of education including Education Studies, Education with Autism, Disability and Special Education Needs, and Education, Psychology and Counselling. Doctoral study in Education. Masters in Education and Professional Practice and specialist Postgraduate courses in Autism and Asperger Syndrome and Special Educational Needs Co-ordination.

TESOL: University English Language Scheme, Teacher Training for Teachers of English for Speakers of other Languages and Teaching English for Academic Purposes .

Further details of our courses can be found at the Education Courses site on the Sheffield Hallam University website.

The SIoE's research, knowledge exchange and continuing professional development work aims to improve outcomes for children and young people and enhance the experience of education, child and family professionals. An important focus is evaluation and development of programmes, policies and innovations to support educational improvements and well-being. It focuses on four main areas: curriculum, pedagogy and learning; policy and professional learning; diversity and social justice; theoretical and methodological innovation. Examples of some of the projects undertaken can be found on our Research and Knowledge Exchange Site.

If you are offered this post you will be subject to a check by the Disclosure and Barring Service. A criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working at Sheffield Hallam University but its relevance to the duties of the post will need to be assessed before the appointment is confirmed.

Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, pregnancy and maternity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

For this job we particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic applicants who are underrepresented in this area at Sheffield Hallam.

The University is unable to sponsor the employment of international applicants in this role.

Our benefits

We offer a diverse range of benefits and opportunities to pursue a rewarding and fulfilling career in a supportive environment. To find out more, please visit The Hallam Deal: Your Benefits.

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Contact Person : Carloine Smart Contact Number : 0114 225 5307 or 07951 698 098 Date Advertised : 14-May-2024 Closing Date : 02-Jun-2024 Employment Type : Permanent - Part Time Location : City / Hybrid Job number : 106105

Job details


Associate Lecturer in Secondary Education (Business Education &/or Computing Specialist)


Sheffield Hallam University


United Kingdom


May 15, 2024

Application deadline

June 02, 2024

Job type



Education,Social Science

About the employer

Sheffield Hallam University is located in Sheffield, South Yorkshire in England. This is one of the biggest and the most diverse of the universities in England. The university is sprawled over two locations. They have a city campus that is situated in the city center near the Sheffield Railway Station and the collegiate campus is almost 2 miles away in the Broomhall Estate off Ecclesall Road in south-west Sheffield. They are the 11th biggest university in the UK, out of a total of 167 having 30,815 students, out of which 4,400 are international and 4,494 are the staff. There are 708 courses.

The former names of the university were Sheffield Polytechnic and Sheffield City Polytechnic. The university endowment is 0.52 million Pounds as of 2015. The Chancellor of the university is Helena Kennedy, Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws. The Vice-chancellor is Chris Husbands. Out of the total student strength, 24,455 were undergraduates, as of 2016-2017, and 6,365 were postgraduates. The university is associated with the Association of Commonwealth universities.

There are many research centers and the faculties have been divided into four parts, namely the faculty of Science, Technology and Arts (STA), Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH), Faculty of Health and wellbeing (HWB) and Sheffield Business School (SBS). They have 30 centers for research, including the Art and Design Research Centre and Biomedical Research Centre, among others. Helena Kennedy is the present Chancellor who is also a broadcaster, barrister, and the life peer of the House of Lords. SHU is the leading partner for Higher Futures, the Lifelong Learning Network (LLN) for Southern Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and North Derbyshire.

There are many notable alumni, including Kid Acne, who is a musician and artist, Roma Bubuniak, who is an artist. The notable staff includes Alison Adam, who is the professor of society, technology and science and I.M Dharmadasa, who is an applied researcher and physicist specializing in low in cost solar cells.

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