Senior Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy

Opening Date:
26 Jun 2023
Closing Date:
6 Aug 2023
Salary Range:

Full time, Permanent

Location: York

Salary: £43,155 to £54,421 per annum, increasing to £44,263 to £56,021 per annum from August 2023 (market supplement enhancements to the pay scale may be considered)

York St John is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic York and there has never been a more exciting time to join us in developing our health programmes.

As one of the fastest growing universities in the U.K over recent years, we have a new strategy for the next decade, emphasising our commitment to widening opportunity through the power of education and contributing our talents to creating a fairer world and a more prosperous region. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to create and develop a specialised academic programme alongside our existing accredited health provision in Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Paramedic Science, and Physiotherapy.

The Role

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the School of Science, Technology & Health to launch and then lead a new pre-registration Speech & Language Therapy Masters programme.

Key Requirements

Successful candidates should have an understanding of contemporary speech and language therapy practice and an understanding of Higher Education processes. Applicants should hold current registration with the Health and Care Professions Council as a Speech & Language Therapist.

An understanding of Higher Education is essential to the role and prior experience in HE is desirable; experience of academic programme leadership, or the ability to develop external partnerships would also be welcome.

For informal enquiries please contact Toni Bailey, Associate Head of School at

If you require a reasonable adjustment in order to apply for this position please contact Within the application form there is an opportunity for you to request a reasonable adjustment at the interview stage of the process, however if you wish to discuss this in further detail at any point in the process please do not hesitate to contact us.

We offer a wide range of employee benefits including –

  • Excellent annual leave entitlement, including five discretionary university closure days over the Christmas period
  • Pension scheme
  • Health Cash Plan after six months service
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Relocation expenses package for certain roles
  • Visa loan scheme

Read more about our culture, working arrangements and benefits for York St John employees here.

We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive policies and facilities to support staff from different backgrounds. As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements.

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Closing Date – Sunday 06 August 2023 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date – Monday 21 August 2023