Job description


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Inclusive Education/Educational Psychology/Education Studies) (CYES)) (3962)

Manchester Metropolitan has a strong national and international reputation in the area of Childhood, Youth and Education Studies. The School of Childhood, Youth and Education Studies teaches undergraduate programmes in Education, Early Years and Childhood, and Education Psychology, as well as a range of post graduate programmes, including a Masters in Inclusive Education.

The School of Childhood Youth and Education Studies is friendly, supportive and collegiate environment with a strong commitment to widening participation and student focused teaching. The School is seeking to appoint a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer to its team. The faculty provides an exceptionally rich academic teaching and research culture with a wide variety of study groups thriving on staff and students' passion for education. There are strong links with ESRI (see: and many staff members have published widely and enjoy considerable reputations in their fields.


About the role

The lecturer/senior lecturer will support teaching, learning and research in the School of Childhood, Youth and Education Studies. This position may teach into CYES undergraduate programmes in Education Psychology, Education and Masters' programmes (especially inclusive education). This role includes support for students, including planning and assessment for learning, as well as pastoral support. It may also involve visits to students on placements in range of childhood settings.

The job requires experience of teaching on Higher Education courses related to Education Studies benchmarks and the ability to act as a personal tutor for undergraduate students.


About the candidate:

Describe briefly the skills/knowledge you are looking for. The key shortlisting criteria will be included in more detail as part of the advert; these are from the agreed person spec.

We are seeking to attract applications from committed, enthusiastic, suitably qualified and experienced individuals, from a range of backgrounds, but with a strong interest and ability to deliver elements of study related to Educational Psychology; and/or the Education Studies benchmarks; and/or principles and practices of inclusive education. Applicants will also demonstrate a record of research and/or scholarship in related areas. Suitable applicants will be highly motivated, and able to offer insights into how policies and practices impact upon individuals and society. They will be able to support students in making sense of practice experiences and to engage with a range of professionals.

Applicants will have their own specialist areas of expertise, and the capacity for critical analysis and research. They will be able to demonstrate their commitment to modelling effective learning and teaching with diverse student groups.

If you would like to apply, please take the time to consider the essential criteria in the job description and provide us with a CV that demonstrates your suitability for the role.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Martin Needham at

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.


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Manchester Birley Campus
53 Bonsall Street, Manchester, UK, M15 6GX
  • Location:
    Manchester Birley Campus
  • Faculty / Function:
    Health & Education
  • Salary:
    Grade 8 (£36,382 to £42,149) or Grade 9 (£43,434 to £50,296)
  • Closing Date:
    28 October 2021
  • Contract Type:
  • Contracted Hours per week:
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