Assistant Teaching Fellow in Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
4 Jul 2024
Closing Date:
21 Jul 2024
Salary Range:

Division/Department: PFL, School of Health and Care
Salary: Competitive starting salary range from £31,792 up to £35,937 pro rata per annum (dependent upon experience) with the potential to progress. A discretionary range for candidates with exceptional experience can be discussed/considered.
Mode: Permanent, Part Time
Location: Coventry
Job Reference: 2143

Our Mission

Coventry University Group is a global education group with a mission of Creating Better Futures. Driven by our passion and belief that through education, equity, and innovation our students, people, and communities are empowered to transform their lives and the world around them. Our people are key to our success and each role within the group plays a key role in shaping the world around us.

The School of Health and Care delivers an extensive range of undergraduate and post graduate courses for professionals working in health and social care settings and a large portfolio of CPD courses including Advanced Clinical Practice, Independent prescribing and Global Healthcare Management.

The Role

As Assistant Teaching Fellow in Occupational Therapy you will support teaching, curriculum development, and course co-ordination while supporting the development and delivery of undergraduate teaching and other core activities.

Assisting in teaching on modules and courses at Higher Education levels 4 – 6, you will deliver a variety of student learning sessions including small group teaching and marking, supporting students through both informal and formal communication ensuring an effective learning experience.

This new post has been developed to support preparation for placement. You will work alongside an experienced placement team and support readying our learners for their practice placements including co-ordinating delivery of clinical skills training, placement preparation and reflection sessions.

Duties include:

  • Uphold high standards of academic integrity in all aspects of teaching, learning and assessment, supporting students in this objective.
  • Co-ordination and facilitation of preparation for placement learning
  • Delivery and co-ordination of specific occupational therapy skills based sessions in readiness for practice including mandatory and statutory training

Our Successful Candidate

You will have demonstrable experience of supporting learning within Occupational Therapy including practice based learning and informal settings with high standards of teaching, learning and student engagement.

You will have experience supporting, enhancing and engaging in an ‘active learning’ pedagogy with evidence in proactively supporting success in learning.

A strong communicator with excellent digital skills, you will have experience using Aula or other forms of communication to deliver student communications, assuring timely and accurate information and high standard teaching material.


Along with a competitive salary we offer an industry leading Rewards and Benefits package including;

  • Excellent Employers Pension Contribution
  • 30 days Annual leave plus Bank Holidays (pro rata)
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme up to 5 additional days
  • Life Assurance 4x Salary
  • BUPA Cash Plan
  • 50% off Tuition Fee’s for staff dependants
  • CU Reward Scheme
  • Electric Car Scheme

Closing Date: 21st July 2024

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