Teaching Fellow - Popular Music
Application closing date
Faculty / School or Service
PeoplesFuture Limited (PFL)
£35,839 - £50,966 Per annum pro-rata
Coventry University is a leading innovator in education committed to creating better futures by empowering students and communities to transform their lives and society through teaching, learning research and enterprise. We are gold- rated in the government's Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and the top Modern University in the Midlands in 2021. In the coming academic year, a brand new, state of the art University building will host courses in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities enabling us to further push the boundaries of collaboration and innovation and the student experience.
Within the Faculty, the School of Media and Performing Arts is an award- winning, creative hub that has a history of innovation and industry collaboration. The School offers highly regarded undergraduate and postgraduate courses in film, photography and media production, music and acting, journalism and communication, digital and immersive media.
We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and creative individual who is passionate about teaching the next generation of music graduates and developing their skills and talents through a range of learning and practice that leads them to create innovative media. Applicants need to be practice- based and passionate about education, with strong links to specialist networks and committed to developing industry focussed opportunities that enhance the student experience.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced educator who understands the need for theory-informed practice and industry-related creativity in a Popular Music Performance and Songwriting degree programme. Music students on this course arrive with a variety of different creative skills and abilities in various areas. This BA course draws those experiences together to enable students to become adept and agile graduate professionals.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to ongoing innovation and improvement in pedagogy; those without a teaching qualification will need to undertake Coventry University's PGCHE and/or secure HEA fellowship. Applicants will also need to demonstrate an ability to contribute to scholarly activity and /or enterprise through their academic or industry experience in the subject area.
Coventry University is committed to providing our employees with the best career and personal development opportunities. We offer a wide range of training and support to all staff as well as generous holiday allowances, generous pensions, rewards packages and flexible working options.
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