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£53,962.00 – £61,281.00 per annum

Permanent , Full Time

CU Coventry (CUC) ,CUC NITE Academic

Job Ref: 1243

Application Closing Date: 27/11/2023

Our Mission

Coventry University Group is a global education group with a mission of Creating Better Futures. Driven by our passion and belief that through education, equity, and innovation our students, people, and communities are empowered to transform their lives and the world around them.

Our people are the key to our success and each role within the group plays a key role in shaping the world around us.

Coventry University’s National Institute of Teaching & Education (NITE) is a global provider of postgraduate degrees, training and professional development for teachers and school/college leaders.  Our courses innovate in their flexibility and blend online and in-person delivery with school-based practice and a highly regarded tutorial programme.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the development of mentoring within NITE’s Initial Teacher Training team.  We offer a number of different routes into teaching, and this role will oversee the development of mentoring across all of the ITT programmes including the re-design of all aspects of the mentor curriculum.

Our Successful Candidate

We are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable teacher educator to lead the development of NITE’s curriculum and quality assurance processes for school-based and lead mentors.  You will have significant knowledge of mentoring trainee teachers, leading others and be experienced in developing curricula. The successful candidate will be a skilled multi-tasker who can work efficiently, at pace and with excellent attention to detail.

The Benefits

As a staff member of Coventry University, you will have a access to a wide range of industry leading rewards and benefits which includes:

  • Excellent Employers Pension Contribution
  • plus up to 10% discretionary performance bonus
  • 30 days Annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • New Holiday Purchase Scheme up to 5 additional days
  • Life Assurance 4 x Salary
  • BUPA Cash Plan
  • 50% off Tuition Fee’s for staff dependants
  • CU Reward Scheme – Discounts across a range of High Street/ Online Retailers
  • New Electric Car Scheme
  • Cycle To work scheme

Further information

For an informal discussion about the role with NITE’s Director of ITT, Claire Hawtin, please email claire.hawtin@coventry.ac.uk

For more information on NITE please visit: www.coventry.ac.uk/nite

Apply Now

Start date: January 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Location: Knowlhill, Milton Keynes, MK5 8FR 

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