Assistant Teaching Fellow in Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
24 Oct 2023
Closing Date:
13 Nov 2023
Salary Range:

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 the 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 including; nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics, paramedic science, operating department practice, diagnostic radiography, clinical psychology and public health. We also have a large portfolio of CPD courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels including Advanced Clinical Practice, Independent prescribing and Global Healthcare Management.

PeoplesFuture Ltd (a sister company of Coventry University) provides a sector leading, dedicated inclusive service to Coventry University Group students supporting their successful global education experience and graduate employment outcomes. Tailoring our service to each students’ individual needs and career aspirations, we are an integral part of the student journey that starts at enrolment and continues beyond graduation.

Our dedicated Teaching Fellow team are subject specialists focused on delivering student education, which is active, social, applied, and inclusive within our vibrant and varied education environment.

The Role

As an Assistant Teaching Fellow in Occupational Therapy based within the School of Health and Care 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, 5 and 6 in relevant academic subject areas, you will deliver a variety of types of student learning sessions including small group teaching and marking. Supporting students as appropriate through both informal and formal communication throughout teaching semesters students have 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 and to support 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
  • Supporting practice based learning
  • Assessment of practice based learning

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy
  • Master’s degree in an appropriate subject would be advantageous
  • You must be registered with the HCPC as an occupational therapist
  • Membership of an appropriate professional body
  • Willingness to acquire a teaching qualification if not already held.