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Subject Area Lead for Geography

£40,322 - £49,553 a year (pro-rated for part-time working)
Yorkshire And The Humber
University of York

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The Department of Education is seeking to appoint a Subject Area Leader for Geography to contribute to the Department’s Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) programme. This is a new subject within our PGCE portfolio so offers an exciting opportunity to design a PGCE subject course from its inception. Our PGCE programme has a long track record of working with schools to deliver research informed professional teacher training courses. Trainees on both the university-led PGCE and School Direct pathways benefit from internationally recognised academics and curriculum developers working alongside experienced teachers from over 50 partner schools to contribute to course development and delivery.

Subject Area Lead for Geography

As Subject Area Leader, you will make a major contribution to the initial creation and the work of the Geography programme. You will work closely with the Director and take responsibility for the programme, overseeing all aspects of programme design and execution. The post includes teaching, supervision, assessment and feedback as well as recruitment and selection. You will work closely with the partnership schools and new geography mentors.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications needed

You must have a first degree and relevant teaching qualification. You should have substantial knowledge of current issues in ITT and mentoring and have experience of teaching and learning in a HE context.

Condition of appointment

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Consequently, all applicants will be asked to declare both unspent and spent convictions on their application form.

Appointment of the successful candidate will be conditional on a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Interview date: to be confirmed

For informal enquiries: please contact claire.e.ball-smith@york.ac.uk or 01904 323441

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

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