Research Assistant

Project: Dealing with Austerity in Education.

Background: It is widely acknowledged that education has to become more efficient to make its money go further (Clarke & Newman 2012; Bottery 2016; Gravatt 2010). However, this change can affect the motivation of staff, and the provision that schools are able to provide. Indeed, the teaching, support and leadership staff who work in the sector are often forced to work harder often without additional reward. As a consequence, Means (2012) has shown that schools have become a focal point of anxiety and a clear indicator of the level of challenge in this period of austerity. Thus, the aim of this study was to investigate how the staff at different institutions are responding to reductions in funding whilst sharing good practice and providing recommendations.

Undergraduate Research Assistant required to support the project and transcribe research data.

Essential skills:

• High levels of Communication in both verbal and written form.

• Attention to detail.

• Critical thinking.

• Technical skills.

• Able analyse audio data

• Planning and scheduling.

Desirable skills:

• Contribute to litrerate review


Location: Southampton, Hampshire

Salary: £8.25 per hour

Posted: 26/03/2018

Closes: 22/10/2018

Contract Type: Temporary, Jobs on campus

Hours: Part Time

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