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Clinical Tutor/ Teaching Fellow in Acquired Disorders of Language/Communication
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF33200 - R

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 10/11/2020

Job live date: 13/10/2020

Salary: £30,942 - £33,797 per annum

Employment type: PM-Other Related

Department: School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences

Division: Clinical Language Sciences

Hours per week: 1.0 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full time (or Part-time), Permanent

The School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences is seeking to appoint a Clinical Tutor/Teaching Fellow in Acquired Disorders of Language/Communication to deliver high quality teaching and clinical supervision on our highly-regarded undergraduate and postgraduate speech and language therapy programmes, to contribute to clinical tutoring, supporting student placements and teaching in their specialist field within acquired disorders of language/communication.

We are seeking to appoint one full-time (or 2 part-time) Clinical Tutor/Teaching Fellow(s) specialising in adult speech /language/ communication disorders on a permanent basis, to start from December 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applicants will have extensive experience of having worked with a case load in a specialist capacity, supervision of clinical students on placement, knowledge of the evidence base and best practice in the assessment and management of acquired disorders of language and communication,  and a passion for supporting an excellent student experience. They will be clinically trained as a Speech & Language Therapist, HCPC registered, with recent experience of clinical practice. They should also be willing to work collaboratively with members of the clinical tutor team and wider within the School and contribute to delivering an outstanding clinical teaching and learning experience for the students.

You will have:

  • A degree (BSc and/or MSc) in Speech and Language Therapy
  • HCPC registration as a Speech and Language Therapist (or eligibility to register with HCPC)
  • Experience of working with a caseload in a specialist capacity (acquired disorders of language and communication),
  • Experience in a variety of methods of working with students/providing placements, and engagement in teaching/training of others 
  • Knowledge of evidence base and best practice in assessment and management of acquired language impairments, how to develop clinical reasoning in students 
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching, clinical supervision and to enhancing student experience
  • Commitment to professionalism in interactions with colleagues and students
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills

Interview date: TBC

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Director Teaching & Learning

Contact role:

Programme Director

Contact name:

Prof Vesna Stojanovik

Contact name:

Mrs Carol Fairfield

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 7456

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 7462

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The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.



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