Lecturer in Education; English as an Additional Language
University College Cork School of Education

Lecturer in Education (English as an Additional Language)

Permanent Whole Time Post

This post is being recruited as part of UCC Futures - Collective Social Futures .

UCC Futures - Collective Social Futures is re-imagining and addressing the complex and intertwined societal, environmental and political challenges faced across the world. These include social and gender-based inequalities, geopolitical shifts, migration, health and climate change and the urgent need to foster a more caring and liveable world for all. The imperative to develop more collective and social visions of the future is more pressing than ever. By driving innovative, critical, theoretical, participatory and community-engaged research, UCC Futures – Collective Social Futures will foster excellence in social research to understand, re-envision and enact our collective social futures.

UCC wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Education within the School of Education, specialising in the area of teaching English as an Additional Language (EAL). Reporting to the Head of School, the successful candidate will hold a minimum of a Master of Education (M.Ed.) qualification or equivalent in a relevant cognate area related to the post (in addition to any initial teacher education qualification gained at Master’s level), and a teaching qualification recognised by the Teaching Council of Ireland to teach at primary or secondary level. S/he will demonstrate a broad understanding of the Irish education sector and provide evidence of at least 3 years teaching experience in the compulsory stage of schooling, with expertise and experience in the teaching of English as an Additional Language (EAL) in the school system, as well as in the teaching any of the school subject areas supported by the School of Education, UCC. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate how her/his competence and expertise in the teaching English as an Additional Language (EAL) area can contribute to and extend the suite of programmes offered by the School of Education. Evidence of some research experience in the English as an Additional Language (EAL) area, as well as in the discipline of education generally and contribution to the broader field of education would also be requisite for appointment to the post.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Brian Murphy, Senior Lecturer, School of Education by Email: bmurphy@ucc.ie. Further information on the School of Education is available on http://www.ucc.ie/en/education

Appointment may be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale

€37,912 - €66,429 (Below the bar, Scale B) /€72,602 - €94,024 (Above the bar, Scale B), €39,939 - €63,211 (Below the bar, Scale A) /€69,075 - €89,321 (Above the bar, Scale A)

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https://ore.ucc.ie/). Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to uccfuturesrecruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on 29th June 2023.

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

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Close Date : 29-Jun-2023 12:00

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