Theology And Counselling Programme Leader And Lecturer
London School of Theology
|Salary:||£40,000 pa (pro rata)|
|Placed on:||15th November 2016|
|Closes:||16th December 2016|
- Accountable to the Academic Dean.
- Lead and develop the Theology and Counselling team and programme.
- Levels 4, 5, 6 and 7 lecturing, tutoring and pastoral care of students, setting and marking assessments and examinations, and group facilitation.
- Research supervision.
- Professional and clinical oversight of students in line with British Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors (BACP) accredited course standards.
- Publishing peer reviewed research.
- The post holder must be a qualified and practising psychotherapist, and be accredited with the BACP or equivalent professional body.
- It is preferred that the post holder possesses a PhD in a related field.
- It is highly desirable that the post holder holds a theological qualification and be able to teach to an advanced level, covering a range of subjects and modalities relevant to the integration of theology and counselling training.
- The successful candidate will have a proven track record and demonstrate ongoing professional development, which ideally includes research and published articles and a viable programme of research.
- Lecturing experience or a qualification, or both, in lecturing at Higher Education level is desirable.
- Participation in on-line teaching and preparation of on-line lecture material.
- The person appointed will be a practising Christian who is in full sympathy with the doctrinal basis of the School.
- Maintaining good communication with administration and parallel lecturers on other programmes.
- Lecturing includes both day-time lectures, termly weekend residential and occasional evening classes and conferences.
- The conduct of tutorials, seminars, clinical practice groups and process groups.
- Pastoral care of students.
Marking and Exams
- The marking and second marking of assignments within the agreed time scale.
- Setting and marking exam scripts, exam invigilation and attendance at examiners’ meetings.
- Supervision and marking of BA projects.
- Further study and personal development: study day, conferences, continuing education and training.
- Sabbatical leave is not automatic but arranged with the Academic Dean after the submission of a satisfactory proposal for its use.
- Attendance at prayer groups and chapel, including leading and speaking in chapel on occasions.
- Student applications: preliminary or formal interviews of prospective students.
- Committees: attendance and active participation at the Academic Board, Programme Boards of Study, and other School committees as required.
- Attendance at School events such as Graduation Day, Away Day and the Laing Lecture.
- Any other reasonable duties as required by the Theology and Counselling Programme Leader or Academic Dean.
Terms and Conditions
- Hours: Negotiable: from 0.5 to 1.0 FTE
- Holidays: 27 days pa (pro rata)
- Pension: Eligible to join the LST Pension Scheme
- Probationary Period: One academic year
- Notice Period: One academic term minimum
- Start: 3rd January 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.
- Further information can be obtained from the Academic Dean firstname.lastname@example.org
- Applicants should send an email to LST Human Resources: email@example.com with the following pdf documents attached:
- (a) Covering letter of application.
- (b) Curriculum vitae.
- (c) Two referees, one from applicant’s senior pastor and the other from a professional colleague.
- Applications close Friday, 5.00 pm, 16th December 2017.
- Initial interviews will be carried out on an ongoing basis as applications are received, and the closing date may therefore be shortened
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