Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Opening Date:
20 Jan 2022
Closing Date:
20 Feb 2022
Salary Range:

Salary: Grade 09. £42,149 to 50,296 per annum with USS benefits
Contract: Permanent. Full time.
Location: Singleton Park Campus, Swansea

Swansea University has recently been successful in winning the Health Education and Improvement Wales tender to deliver the Occupational Therapy (OT) BSc for south, west Wales. To complement our diverse and experienced of healthcare professionals, the School of Health and Social Care is seeking to add to its existing group of staff following the University’s teaching-focused career pathway.

The post-holder will work alongside the professional lead for OT and it is anticipated the successful candidate will be the programme director for the OT programme.

We are looking for an individual who is an experienced OT who can significantly enhance our student learning experience through teaching and continuing development of the curriculum

Main Duties include:

  • Teaching Delivery and Review: Carry out effective delivery of the teaching, assessment and quality assurance of modules or other equivalent components of the taught portfolio. Reviewing course content and materials, and developing, designing and updating materials in compliance with quality standards
  • Teaching Innovation and Impact: Deliver teaching practice informed by own or others’ research or informed by personal practice. This includes (i) the teaching activities which the individual engages in, and (ii) content of the teaching which the individual imparts being up-to-date knowledge.
  • Esteem: Achieve success in contributing to the wider academic community with demonstrable impact and recognition from internal and external sources. Contribute to institutional teaching impact.
  • Advancing and Applying Practice: Demonstrate how innovation, contribution and development have informed practice of self and others through influencing and mentoring.
  • Contributing to our Activities: Take part in formulating College/School or University decisions and contribute to activities beyond the immediate research, teaching or scholarship commitments.
  • Participating in Professional Activities: Engage with professional activities related to the discipline through networking at conferences or involvement in external groups.
  • Managing Self and Others: Support and enable the development of colleagues, students and/or yourself.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A PhD in a relevant subject area or a degree and relevant professional experience or qualification.
  • Recognised teaching qualification that would lead to Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) or a commitment to achieve this.
  • Evidence of effective delivery and review of teaching and assessment.
  • Evidence of undertaking course review and/or quality assurance activities reviewing teaching practice, based on own or others innovation and its impact on student learning.

A satisfactory DBS certificate must be provided before a start date can be confirmed

To apply for the post please click on the link: Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy (

Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation. Applicants should also attach to the application a Curriculum Vitae.

For further information please contact the Head of the School of Health and Social Care Professor Jayne Cutter on email