PERM-814-2023 – Senior Lecturer – Foundation Year

Bishop Grosseteste University

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Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences


£41,931 to £52,841
Closing Date:  
Wednesday 05 July 2023
Interview Date:  
Friday 14 July 2023
Reference:  PERM-814-2023

This is a permanent, full-time position.

We are currently seeking to recruit a Senior Lecturer to join our academic Faculty as part of the Foundation Year team. At BGU, we offer a range of undergraduate degrees with foundation year which provide life-changing opportunities for learners to access undergraduate study through a non-traditional route. You will teach students using a variety of methods, to suit each subject and group. Our Foundation Year team believe in combining the best aspects of traditional university teaching with innovative techniques to promote student participation and interactivity. As such, we are looking to appoint enthusiastic and innovative academics to these posts.

Another key aspect to the role involves acting as a personal tutor, providing academic and pastoral support to ensure that students are empowered to make the best possible progress in their learning. We have excellent services available to support you in this, including our Centre for Enhancement in Learning and Teaching (CELT), Student Advice, BG Futures, and Library, as well as our IT and Digital Learning teams.

The Senior Lecturer post also includes cohort-wide responsibilities for student recruitment and progression, in support of the Programme Leader.

BGU offers a generous employee benefits package including:

•    35 days holiday for Grades 7+

•    Plus 3 additional discretionary days annual leave over the Christmas period

•    Various pension scheme options including a Local Government Pension Scheme offering up to a 19.5% Employer Contribution, a Teachers Pension scheme offering up to 23.68% Employer Contribution, and a 10% non-contributory pension for members of staff that do not wish to pay into a scheme.

•    Employee benefits app provided by Live Like Loyalty

•    Cycle to Work Scheme 

•    Electric Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme

•    24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including free online GP services and face to face counselling sessions

•    Agile Working Scheme to support employees work-life balance

Informal enquiries about the post may be made in the first instance to Thomasin Nicholds, Head of Programmes (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) by email: [email protected]  

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Bishop Grosseteste University values people and promotes equal opportunities.

BGU is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment and aspires to remove economic, social and cultural barriers that could potentially prevent people from succeeding.

BGU is a place where diversity is recognised and valued. We want to enable everyone in our community to feel a sense of belonging, contribute, and reach their full potential.

We warmly welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented groups regardless of culture, background, age, disability, sex/gender, gender identities or expressions from the LGBT communities, ethnicity, religion/belief, or sexual or romantic orientation.

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