Head of Initial Teacher Education (Primary and EYFS)

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and research-committed teacher educator to join the senior leadership team. You will be a key member of the department where colleagues work closely together to share good practice, develop the resources and support each other. My client is looking for an ambitious and inspirational leader, with exceptional interpersonal skills.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a school undergoing an exciting phase of growth, whose most recent OFSTED inspection highlighted a “vision of excellence” and “training of the highest quality”

Duties and Responsibilities:

*To offer strategic leadership and management in the area of programme development and delivery for all Primary and Early Years ITE courses within the School
*To cover for absent leaders and managers in the School
*To make a contribution to teaching commensurate with the responsibilities of the post
*To maintain a programme of research and/or scholarly activity in a relevant discipline commensurate with the responsibilities of the post
*To participate in professional/academic associations and develop and participate in external networks
*To attend appropriate training and staff development sessions
*To oversee the monitoring and progression of student progress in Primary and Early Years programmes, ensuring accurate records are maintained and evaluated to inform improvement planning.
*To discharge all relevant health and safety responsibilities

Minimum requirements:

*Qualified teacher status
*Good Honours Degree or equivalent
*Doctorate (completed or working towards)
*Evidence of leadership and management skills within an HE context
*Successful experience of teaching and course coordination in UK teacher education, within the HE sector
*Successful experience of teaching children of primary/early years schooling age

Closing date: 30th November 2017

Start Date: To be confirmed

Interview: 15th December 2017

Contact: Louis Colbourne at Developing Your Potential

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Contact Details:
Developing Your Potential Recruitment
Tel: 01164787677
Contact: Louis Colbourne

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