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Lecturer in Youth & Community Work

Youth & Community

Location:  Wrexham
Salary:  £35,845 to £39,151 per annum
Closing Date:  Friday 04 October 2019
Reference:  1920012

Wrexham Glyndwr University is a forward-thinking and student-focused institution that places great emphasis on its quality of learning and teaching and student experience. We are a vibrant and diverse University located in Wrexham, North East Wales.  Our strategic vision sets an ambitious agenda for our future success and growth, which focuses on the delivery of excellence learning and teaching underpinned by research.

Following recent developments in the Faculty, we are now seeking a full-time lecturer in Youth & Community Work. 

We seek to appoint an individual with vision who can contribute to the development of the programme and to the growth of the department. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates whose are able to contribute to our Masters in Youth and Community Work (JNC accredited).

You will combine a passion for teaching and research. The successful candidate will assume a key role in the planning, delivery, assessment and evaluation of the programmes we offer. You will work with students, team members and colleagues across the wider University to ensure a positive experience for students, monitor student recruitment and retention and address all University quality assurance processes. Teaching and learning experience within the Higher Education sector would be an advantage.

Applicants must have a JNC professional youth work qualification, and have a relevant MA or equivalent in a discipline relevant to the area. Preference will be given to applicants who are working towards a PhD or Professional Doctorate. 

The role is varied and challenging, so you will need to be a highly self-motivated individual who is able to work flexibly and to tight deadlines, both autonomously and as part of a team. You will have outstanding communication and organisational skills and an eye for detail.  

For an informal discussion please contact Professor Mandy Robbins, Associate Dean of the Faculty of Social and Life Sciences on 01978 293994.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 04 October 2019, applicants are advised to apply early, we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications are received.


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Wrexham Glyndwr University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates and will ensure applicants will not be discriminated against due to their protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. The University will make all efforts to meet your access requirements, please contact our Human Resources Team as soon as possible to discuss any adjustments you may need. 

We welcome applications in Welsh and English. Any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

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