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Senior Professional Tutor (0.5 FTE) in Continuing Professional Development in Education

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Liverpool Hope University is a vibrant community with high scholarly standards. We are proud of our past, confident in our present and ambitious for our future. Research is central to our curriculum development and enhancement and all academic staff at the University engage in research. Building upon our REF 2014 submission, we are looking with ambition and confidence to the next REF, strengthening even further our research degree programme (PhD and EdD). This developing research expertise builds upon and complements our already well-established reputation for excellence in teaching and learning. Our policy is to combine these elements of our work in keeping with the University’s stated academic profile as a research-informed teaching University of distinction. It is in this context that we now seek scholars in a number of areas who will join with us in pursuit of excellence; these opportunities include the post of:

Senior Professional Tutor (0.5 FTE) in Continuing Professional Development in Education

Building upon our success, evidenced most recently by exceptional results in the national student satisfaction survey, the Complete University Guide and the achievement of a Gold award in the Teaching Excellence Framework, the University is seeking to appoint an outstanding colleague who will make a major contribution to the bespoke Masters provision within the School of Education. This includes substantial Continuing Professional Development provision taken up by those currently working within the professional context of schools or colleges and there is a particular focus on Education Leadership and Management.

The post will require an applicant who has the ability to coordinate the delivery and development of this suite of provision. We are looking for applicants who have the professional expertise, drive and ambition to consolidate and enhance our current courses. The person appointed will have high-level expertise in teaching and supervising dissertation work at level 7. 

The role purpose is to provide high-level professional expertise that is informed by recent, relevant and significant professional experience.  You will work directly with the Head of School, the Head of Continuing Professional Development and the Head of Professional Partnership Developments to ensure and assure the development of high quality masters provision, which meets the needs of the teaching profession. This will involve the understanding of the significance of relevant professional development at level 7 that supports the development of critical research informed professionals.

We recruit staff nationally and internationally as we seek out the best to help build Hope for the future. If you join us you will be doing so at an exciting and challenging time as we work to build a liberal arts inspired university of distinction in the UK. If you have the energy, drive and commitment to assist us in this task, we would be delighted to hear from you.

The post is a 12-month fixed-term appointment commencing from 2nd September 2019.

For an application form and further details, please visit our website or contact us using the details below.

Liverpool Hope University


Hope Park,

Liverpool L16 9JD

tel: 0151 291 3661 (24 hrs)


Role Specification

Senior Professional Tutor (0.5 FTE) in Continuing Professional Development in Education

Ref:    2APEDAS37

Date of Placement: 16th April 2019

Salary: £40,702 - £48,677 (Grade 8) pro rata to hours worked per annum

Closing Date: Tuesday 7th May 2019 by 5.00 p.m.

2APEDAS37 Recruitment Pack

2APEDAS37 Person Specification

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