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Teaching Fellow - Physiotherapy

University of Birmingham - Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £30,395 to £39,609
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th April 2019
Closes: 5th June 2019
Job Ref: 81101

Grade 7 Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.

In response to the NHS England Long term plan 2019 the post holder will teach and advise qualifying students covering all aspects of general rehabilitation physiotherapy for different health populations, to meet the demands of current and future practice. The post holder will contribute to the established BSc Physiotherapy and MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration) teaching programmes.

Teaching within the field of physiotherapy within the established BSc Physiotherapy and MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration) teaching programmes (under the  supervision from an academic member of staff)

  • Undertake management/administration arising from teaching such as module leadership.
  • Contribute to Departmental/School teaching-related activities and teaching-related administration to support admissions processes.

Main Duties 

  • Teach courses at a range of levels within the remit of general rehabilitation to undergraduate and postgraduate (pre-registration) students, predominantly through allocated lectures, seminars and practical sessions, so that the School’s teaching objectives are met.
  • Contribute to the design and teaching of modules within their scope of practice with other colleagues.
  • Plan and prepare own teaching, including guidance notes and other digital resources in accordance with the established objectives of the teaching programme.
  • Devise and supervise projects, student dissertations and practical work.
  • Develop an approach to planning and reviewing own teaching including service user engagement and interprofessional education.
  • Undertake full range of responsibilities in relation to supervision, marking and examining. (Summative assessment, including assessed work contributing to the final award – as a mark or as a credit – such as unseen examinations, essays, dissertations, presentations and practical examinations)
  • Frequently update own subject expertise.
  • Undertake personal professional development in teaching, including self-reflection on own teaching, using student and peer review feedback, to enhance own teaching and learning processes.
  • Contribute to knowledge transfer on own specialism that is of manifest benefit to the College and the University, often under supervision of a project leader.
  • Undertake management/administration arising from teaching.
  • Contribute to Departmental/School teaching-related activities and teaching-related administration.
  • Contribute to enterprise, business development and/or public engagement activities of manifest benefit to the College and the University, often under supervision of a project leader.
  • Contribute to the admissions team activities. 

Person Specification 

  • Higher degree relevant to research or teaching area or equivalent qualifications
  • Qualified physiotherapist holding current HCPC registration with specialist experience in health care delivery
  • High level analytical capability
  • Ability to design and deliver module materials successfully
  • Ability to assess and organise resources effectively
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes 

Closing date: 05.06.2019                                                      

To download the full job description and details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below or visit Please quote Job Ref 81101 in all enquiries. 

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