Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Coventry, United Kingdom
£26,250 - £35,222 Per Annum
29 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 14/10/2018
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Salary £26,250 - £35,222 Per Annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and ambitious HCPC registered Paramedic to join our dynamic team of academics delivering excellent and visionary paramedic courses at undergraduate level.

This post represents an ideal development opportunity for a registered paramedic who wishes to embark upon an academic career but may have limited teaching experience. The successful applicant will be facilitated to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education and an appropriate level 6 degree (if not already achieved). The successful applicant will be expected to focus initially upon clinical skills teaching (both theoretical and practical), but will be supported to diversify into the full range of academic delivery as they gain experience. With the qualifications and development opportunities available,the successful post-holder will be in an excellent position to apply for future Lecturer and Senior Lecturer positions as they become available.

In addition to the Assistant Lecturer in Paramedic Science position, we are also seeking to recruit Hourly Paid Lecturers who are able to support our undergraduate paramedic teaching provision. If you are a registered paramedic and would like to apply to become an Hourly Paid Lecturer, please make sure that this is clearly indicated on your application.

The school of Nursing, Midwifery and Health are proud of the diversity and range of the paramedic courses provided, which are shortly to be complimented by a newly validated BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science. Coventry University is also placed 13th in the UK University league tables (The Guardian University Guide 2019) and recently received a gold TEF rating signifying, 'consistently outstanding teaching learning and outcomes' (Office for Students, 2018). Our paramedic teaching provision is also one of the most established and highly regarded in the country, and we work collaboratively with a wide range of health care professions within the Faculty of Health and Life sciences. We also now have the benefit of the new, 'state of the art' health science simulation facilities; a GBP 60M+ investment which includes a bespoke clinical skills labs and an ambulance simulator. For a fly through video please see the below:


The Universityoffers academic and professional development and provides a Post-Graduate Certificate Teaching Qualification for Lecturers who do not hold a recognised teaching qualification.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Mr Mark Garratt, Principal Lecturer in Paramedic Science. Email 02477 655369

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