UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM RECRUITMENT ROLE PROFILE FORM Job Title: Assistant Professor in Education Leadership and Management (3 posts) School: School of Education Salary: £34,576 - £46,414 per annum (pro rata), depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance Job family & level: Teaching and Learning Extended Level 5 Contract Status: Fixed-term from 1 August 2016 until 31 July 2019 Hours of Work: Part-time (10.5 hours per week with some flexibility available) Location: The School of Education, Jubilee Campus Reporting to: Director of Taught Courses The Purpose of the Role: This post supports the School’s work in the area of Educational Leadership. The School has a longstanding tradition of research and teaching in this area and the role holder will contribute to the MA programmes, in particular the popular online Masters in Educational Leadership and Management. The role holder will become a core part of the teaching team. They will take on module leadership and support dissertation students and will, if appropriate, undertake work in related areas of the School’s teaching portfolio. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Main Responsibilities To teach, develop and design modules on the online and/or face-to-face MA in Educational Leadership and Management. To provide oversight, leadership and academic administration within the MA in Educational Leadership and Management (e.g. in relation to recruitment and marketing; assessment; regulation and academic discipline; curriculum development; quality assurance and enhancement; tutorial and pastoral support for students; management of casual staff; writing of references). To supervise, and examine, students’ research at Master’s level. Contribute where appropriate to other programmes offered by the School (e.g. MA Education, PGCE International). To play an active part in the scholarly life of the Centre for Research in Educational Leadership and Management. Work cooperatively as a member of the School’s Taught Courses Directorate, and in the wider School and University community. Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience Essential Qualifications/ Good honours degree Education Master’s degree Skills/Training Proven track record of teaching in the area of educational leadership Ability to undertake and support practitioner inquiry Desirable PhD in a relevant area (completed or near to completion) Track record of leadership in education Experience Other Evidence of professional development High level of ICT literacy Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to develop learning programmes and support student research projects Ability to build relationships and collaborate with others, internally and externally Experience of curriculum development Record of professional and/or academic conference participation and presentation at national level Experience of working with or belonging to professional organisations in the sector Experience of teaching and supervision at Masters level Experience of online teaching Experience of working on successful research projects Experience of developing and/or leading research bids Evidence of publication record Record of conference participation and presentation at international level Ability to travel Decision Making i) taken independently by the role holder; Advice to students on matters of pedagogy, course expectations, time management etc. Planning teaching sessions Advice to prospective students as part of the recruitment and admissions process ii) taken in collaboration with others; Curriculum review and development of ELM modules and courses in collaboration with other PGT staff Decisions on individual applications iii) referred to the appropriate line manager the role holder. Student and staff disciplinary issues to be referred to Director of Taught Courses Financial approval for guest speakers and other additional spend to be referred to Director of Taught Courses Scope of the Role The person appointed will make a significant contribution to the work of the School’s Educational Leadership and Management team via teaching, module leadership and strategic development.