Working at University College Birmingham

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Be part of an exciting new era

Looking for a new career in education? Want to pass on your expertise and make a difference to the careers of the next generation?

Reinforced by our new partnership with the University of Warwick, University College Birmingham is entering into an exciting and ambitious period and as part of this, we are looking for highly-skilled, industry-focused professionals to join us on our journey.

We are looking for aspirational, high-performing and teaching-focused individuals to join our lecturing staff. You should have relevant education and/or industry experience but, most importantly, be passionate about seeing students excel and achieve.

If this sounds like you, we’d love you to get in touch.

  • Full and part-time teaching roles
  • Further and higher education
  • All levels - associate lecturers, lecturers and senior lecturers across the salary grades
  • Professonal services roles also available

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Available roles

Please visit our recruitment site to view currently available roles. If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch

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Benefits of working with us

Our £144 million investment into facilities and campuses means you will be working at modern, vibrant campuses in the heart of the city centre, complete with excellent training environments and cutting edge resources and technology to support your teaching. As well as excellent salaries – based on qualifications and relevant experience – we offer:

  • Up to 50 days' leave per year
  • Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (for teaching staff – employer contribution currently additional 23.68% of salary)
  • Flexible and/or remote working by agreement within your department
  • Funded CPD opportunities which include undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate courses with negotiated learning support time
  • Free membership of brand new on-campus gym
  • Opportunities to teach at both college FE and university HE level
  • Heavily subsidised on-site car parking
  • Heavily subsidised private healthcare
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes

Subject areas we are looking for

  • Business lecturers - with specialisms in marketing, finance and accounting, computing, digital and cyber and engineering
  • Tourism lecturers - with specialisms in aviation, airport management and hospitality
  • Creative industries lecturers - with specialisms in aesthetics, theatrical make-up, hair and beauty
  • Education lecturers - with specialisms in early childhood and those in initial teacher training
  • Health lecturers - with specialisms in mental health and adult nursing and physiotherapy
  • Sport lecturers - with specialisms in sport, sports therapy and nutrition
  • Food lecturers - with specialisms in bakery and culinary arts management
  • Maths and English lecturers

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Schools  - University College Birmingham

Pay scales

  • Associate Lecturer – £27,116 - £33,309
  • FE Lecturer - £31,406 - £38,587
  • HE Lecturer - £34,304 - £38,587
  • Senior Lecturer - £39,739 - £50,296

*University College Birmingham is an equal opportunities employer.

*All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education. 

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