University of Newcastle
Lecturer Grade F: £33,348 to £43,155 per annum
Lecturer Grade G: £44,414 to £52,841 per annum
Newcastle University is a great place to work, with excellent benefits . We have a generous holiday package; plus the opportunity to buy more, great pension schemes and a number of health and wellbeing initiatives to support you.
Closing Date: 03 July 2023
The School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences (ECLS) is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Speech and Language Sciences (SLS). You will be a speech and language therapist, with a strong clinical background in speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) in children and with some experience of working with students. You will make a significant contribution to teaching and personal tutoring within SLS across both undergraduate and postgraduate pre-registration speech and language therapy Health and Care Professions Council approved programmes. The successful applicant will be part of a diverse and collegiate team of academics, clinicians, researchers and professional support staff delivering high quality teaching and research.
Interviews will take place on Thursday 13 July 2023.
The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. We encourage applications from individuals who can complement our existing team. We believe that success depends on having teams whose backgrounds and experiences reflect the diversity of our university and student population.
The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include the following:
- Make a significant contribution to the planning, teaching and assessment of modules in line with the requirements of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Standards of Education and Training and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) Curriculum Guidance.
- Provide a range of timely student support to enhance student experience and achievements, including personal tutoring.
- Contribute to provision of in-house clinical placements in the children’s speech and language clinic, including supervision and assessment of students, oversight and support for therapy planning and delivery
- Depending on experience, to take responsibility for a defined administrative role such as Module Leader.
- To evaluate all areas of own practice and undertake continuing professional development.
- To undertake scholarly activities, associated with the role and to engage fully in the academic life of the school.
- Undertake academic duties as required by the Head of School.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
- Specialist subject knowledge and clinical experience in speech, language and communication needs in children
- Experience of clinical supervision of students in a clinical or Higher Education context
- High levels of organisational and administrative skills
- Experience of teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students in a Higher Education context
- Personal tutoring experience
- Demonstrable ability to deliver high quality teaching related to Speech and Language Sciences
- Experience of undertaking scholarly activities, including presenting or publishing in professional practice and/or educational conferences or journals
Attributes and Behaviour
- Ability to engage with and respond enthusiastically and positively to students
- Ability to work collaboratively, constructively and flexibly within a team of colleagues and students
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Ability to communicate complex information clearly both orally and in writing
- Willingness to contribute to engagement activities with professional partners at local and national levels
- Qualified speech and language therapist, registered with the HCPC and existing or eligible to be member of the RCSLT
- Recognised HE teaching qualification
- Training and/or qualification in a relevant area beyond pre-registration degree
Newcastle University is a global University where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. As a University of Sanctuary, we aim to provide a welcoming place of safety for all, offering opportunities to people fleeing violence and persecution.
We are committed to being a fully inclusive university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all of our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from individuals who can complement our existing teams, we believe that success is built on having teams whose backgrounds and experiences reflect the diversity of our university and student population.
At Newcastle University we hold a silver Athena Swan award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. We also hold a Race Equality Charter Bronze award in recognition of our work towards tackling race inequality in higher education REC.
In addition, we are a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.
Requisition ID: 25616
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