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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Speech and Language therapy (1.0 FTE)

AECC University College - School for Rehabilitation, Sport and Psychology

Full Time, Permanent

Salary: Lecturer £36,261 - £42,661 per annum

Senior Lecturer £45,864 - £51,194 per annum

AECC University College is a specialist health sciences institution and registered charity, established in 1965, dedicated to providing excellent education, clinical care and applied research. Based in Bournemouth, our campus is in an attractive setting, just a few minutes’ walk from the beach.  Building on its proud heritage, the University College is on an exciting journey of transformation and growth. We provide a vibrant and positive inter-professional learning and practice environment, within a caring and inclusive community.  We are seeking exceptional academics to help shape our progressive future who can contribute to our developing programme of educational courses, research and enterprise activities working closely with our prestigious network of partners nationally and internationally. The University College is committed to supporting its staff in pursuing scholarship and research in teaching and discipline-based subject areas.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of School for Rehabilitation, Sport and Psychology, the successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of clinical education to speech and language therapy and other health professions students within the School’s portfolio of courses. Duties will include teaching and developing students’ knowledge and skills of speech and language therapy interventions; developing applied practice skills for students to apply on placements and oversee the provision of student placements liaising with local placement providers.

About the person

We seek an enthusiastic and highly motivated UK registered speech and language therapist with experience of working in higher education to join our team. The post holder will have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and work in an evidence informed manner with relevant clinical experience, with the potential to also undertake course leadership for the new MSc Speech and Language Therapy (pre-registration) course.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to high quality research as part of a group of staff, developing their research skills and co-authoring peer reviewed publications. They must maintain their own development as a regulated healthcare professional and educator and contribute to the enhancement of pre-registration, post-registration and CPD courses within the School’s portfolio.

If you are excited by the opportunity to join AECC University College and help us to realise our ambitious plans, then we look forward to hearing from you. 

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum & Nationality Act 2006.


  • Enhanced Employer's Pension contribution (11%)
  • Free car parking where available (Permit Scheme)
  • On-site Canteen
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Subsidised gym
  • Staff development event termly
  • Wellbeing week
  • Use of University College library facilities

And many more


For an informal discussion please contact Stewart Cotterill on

To apply, please view the job description and person specification here and then go to to complete an online application form. Completed application forms should be submitted by midnight on the closing date.  Please note that CVs will not be considered as a substitute for a complete application form.

Closing date: 5th December 2021

Interviews:  15th December 2021            

We welcome applications from all sections of the community and value diversity in our workforce. Applications from people from black and minority ethnic groups, which are underrepresented in our workforce are particularly welcomed.

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Location: Bournemouth
Salary: £36,261 to £51,194 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 18th November 2021
Closes: 5th December 2021
Job Ref: REQ00209
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