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Lecturer in Early Years

Early Years Education

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £34,189 to £38,460 per annum pro rata
Fixed Term until 31st July 2020
Post Type:  Part Time
Hours Per Week:  29.6
Closing Date:  Friday 06 September 2019
Reference:  EHT1131-0719

Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together. 

About You 

You will have the ability to develop high quality teaching and learning materials, deliver stimulating research-informed teaching sessions, and assess students’ work according to the university guidelines. Supporting all aspects of students’ learning in individual, small group and large session contexts, and across the programmes delivered on the main campus and the outreach centers is a key part of the role. To be successful you will have an enthusiastic teaching style coupled with excellent communication and organisational skills. 

About the Role

You will be required to make a significant contribution to the delivery of our Early Years Education Department, contributing to the delivery of our modules across the range of the Early Years Education Department and other areas of our core curriculum depending on your areas of expertise and experience. We would particularly welcome candidates who could teach on our FdA Early Years Education and Leadership programme. 

You will be expected to contribute to the research profile of the department through the activities of one of our Research Units, and to meet the qualitative and qualitative requirements for submission to the next Research Excellence Framework.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development. 

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Karen Boardman, Head of Early Years Education at

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

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