Senior Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy

Opening Date:
8 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
6 May 2024
Salary Range:

FTE: 1.0fte (working 37 hours per week)

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: UH8 £44,263pa with potential to progress to £56,021pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Annual Leave: 35 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year

Location: College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield.

The school is particularly supportive of applicants who may wish to job share and/ or work part-time.

We will consider an external secondment for the right candidate.

Main duties and responsibilities

You will participate in teaching, assessment and module management on the new Speech and Language Therapy degree apprenticeship programme. You will participate, as required, in the development and review of the programme including inter-professional developments across the School. You will contribute to the interview admissions team for the Speech and Language Therapy programme. In addition to this, you will contribute to the ongoing evaluation and review of the School’s activities. You will also undertake and contribute to Speech and Language Therapy research and contribute to the administration of the School by undertaking additional roles, such as being a module lead and joining or leading teams involved in activities such as admissions, timetabling or programme support.

Skill and experience required

You will be an experienced Speech and Language Therapist, registered with HCPC and have recent academic and/or clinical experience in the UK. You will be expected to have a sustained interest in and knowledge of contemporary Speech and Language Therapy practice. In addition to this, you should have excellent oral and written communication skills as well as an ability to work without close supervision and work effectively as part of a team. In this role, you will need to be adaptable to change and be flexible to team and workload requirements.

Qualifications required

For this role, you must hold an Honours degree (or equivalent level 6 qualification) in Speech and Language Therapy, as well as a Master’s degree or close to completion of a Master’s degree (or equivalent level 7 qualification) in a relevant subject or substantial clinical experience as a Speech and Language Therapist. You must be registered with the HCPC as a Speech and Language Therapist.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

An appointment to this role may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Dr Karen Beeton, Head of Department on 07534 912131 or email

Interview Date: TBC
Apply here Reference Number: 058076