Principal Lecturer – Head of Practice Learning

Opening Date:
11 Jul 2019
Closing Date:
11 Aug 2019
Salary Range:

The University of Wolverhampton holds a distinctive place within the higher education sector, and is one of the most successful modern universities, delivering excellence in teaching and research, widening access, and in business engagement. Having begun life nearly 190 years ago to enhance education and skill base of the workforce in what is today a major industrial conurbation, we have continued to fulfil and develop the role to meet the needs of the region we serve. Today as the ‘University of Opportunity’, the University of Wolverhampton is an integral part of economic growth and social change within the West Midlands and beyond.

One of four University faculties, the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing has over 500 staff members and 11,000 students. The Faculty comprises a wide and diverse range of subject areas, research and knowledge exchange activities, organised through four Institutes; the Institute of Human Science, the Institute of Health, the Institute of Community and Society and the Institute of Education.

The Institute of Health includes a wide range of professionally qualifying health care courses.

We are growing to meet the needs of people who wish to work with a host of employers in healthcare and related areas. We include courses in nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, paramedic science, podiatry and a wide range of continuing professional development opportunities. We are expanding on our newly developed skills centres to offer hands-on teaching of nursing and healthcare professions skills through a comprehensive range of state of the art equipment.

We are seeking candidates for the role of Head of Practice within the Institute of Health. You will contribute to the achievement of Faculty and University strategic objectives, by taking responsibility of strategic leadership, management and development of practice learning across the range of professional programmes in the Institute of Health and for leading the quality assurance and enhancement of practice learning in these areas.

You will work collaboratively with relevant departments across the faculty and the university to enhance the provision of practice learning opportunities. You will be an excellent communicator and will be able to evidence the ability to engage with external partners and employers.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact Maria Kisiel,, 01902 323169