Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.
Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you’ll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.
Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.
We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.
Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.
About the role
At the University of Derby, innovation and change is in our DNA. That is why 34,000 students (including 1,700 from overseas), whose futures we are transforming through industry-relevant, expert teaching, have opted to study with us. Striving to meet our goal of diversity, inclusivity, and equality, our staff are recognised as going above and beyond for our students, our partners, our local community, and the field of Nursing and Midwifery. The University of Derby has expanded its provision in midwifery education via delivering Undergraduate and Masters Shortened Programme. In our strive to expand our staffing resource, we are seeking to recruit an experienced Midwifery educator to contribute to the delivery of programmes. The successful candidate will need to have excellent communication skills, be team-orientated with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. The successful applicant will have the skills and knowledge to teach complex concepts to diverse audiences, across the undergraduate and postgraduate level. It is essential that you are focused on providing an excellent student experience and understand the importance of supporting students in the workplace. You will have a strong clinical and/or educational background and will contribute to enhancing the quality of nursing education.
In this role, you will develop and deliver an innovative and flexible range of learning and teaching materials in a relevant subject area or across modules that provide high quality, accessible learning opportunities and an exceptional student experience in line with the University’s strategic objectives, ensuring that employability and ‘real-world’ learning are at the heart of the curriculum. You will also engage in research which influences leading edge practice, informs and inspires the research-led curriculum and teaching and contributes to continuing subject expertise and contribution to the Research Excellence Framework. The successful candidate will be supported for their further professional development.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Whilst this role is eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route, we recommend that you assess your individual eligibility before applying for this position. Visit https://www.gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa for more information.