Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy

Opening Date:
18 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
7 Jul 2024
Salary Range:

School of Nursing and Allied Health

Part Time – up to 0.5FTE (18.5 hours per week)
Secondment will be considered
14 month fixed term contract initially

Lecturer Salary up to £44,263 per annum pro-rata
Senior Lecturer Salary up to £54,395 per annum pro-rata

About this role
This is a developmental role for a Speech and Language Therapist to work with our dynamic school to create a new Speech and Language apprenticeship course to begin in academic year 2025/2026. This role will be supported by a curriculum coach (HCPC registered) and placement lecturer. Through this supported approach the apprenticeship curriculum will be developed and taken through a successful accreditation, working closely with and developing relationships with employer partners. There will then be the opportunity to become the Programme Leader on successful accreditation and recruitment for the course. The appointed post holder will have knowledge, experience and skills within the field of Speech and Language Therapy and ideally experience of practice education. You will share your expert professional knowledge to a broader audience thus ensuring a curriculum which is contemporary and prepares all learners to engage in any aspect of Speech and Language Therapy.

Local employers are in support of this apprenticeship development, therefore we would consider a secondment opportunity. Please liaise with your professional lead to confirm before applying.

About you
You will have knowledge, experience and skills within the field of Speech & Language Therapy with a broad understanding of educational practices, particular in work related learning.
You will be motivated, proactive and engage with collaborative working both as a team and with wider partners. We aim to ensure that we equip our graduates with the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace upon graduation and throughout their professional careers. As such, we not only focus on the acquisition of caring science knowledge, but also on vital transferable skills, such as compassionate leadership and robust digital skills.
Evidence of any of the following will be an advantage: Masters level education, Fellowship of Higher Education Academy, Publications in peer-reviewed journals, consultancy delivery and development, research income generation, or the desire and potential to develop in these areas.

Successful applicants will have:

  • Degree and/or Postgraduate qualification in Speech and Language Therapy (or equivalent Speech and Language Therapy qualification)
  • Current HCPC registration with no restrictions
  • Recent Clinical practice experience in the UK
  • Experience of practice education or supporting/supervising/teaching students in Higher Education
  • Awareness and understanding of the apprenticeship agenda

About the team
You will work within the team to strengthen the distinctiveness of the University’s student experience as high-quality, personalised, accessible and aspirational. You’ll need to demonstrate an ability to work effectively and positively within a small academic team, you will develop your skills and knowledge as an academic including excellent teaching methods with the ability to develop a variety of approaches to learning and teaching that is student-centred, inclusive and flexible.

To apply and to view the full job profile, please visit our website; https://www.chi.ac.uk/about-us/working-for-us/