Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Coaching and Mentoring

Coventry, United Kingdom
£32,243 - £54,772 per annum
22 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Sep 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 06/09/2019
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Salary £32,243 - £40,802 per annum (Lecturer) £38,467 - £54,772 per annum (Assistant Professor)
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 Academic

Job description

The School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences is seeking to appoint a full-time Lecturer / Assistant Professor on a one-year contract to deliver on Coaching & Mentoring degree. This exciting opportunity has arisen due to staff secondment. You will join our highly regarded and established team of academics delivering on a range of programmes including Childhood, Youth and Education Studies, Social Work and Psychology.

The BA Coaching & Mentoring degree focuses on the client and practitioner relationship; and explores the psychological theories and societal challenges underpinning practice and develops students understanding of the coaching and mentoring models and methods from a range of integrative approaches. Practice experience, employability skills and international perspectives are threaded throughout the course so that students can become effective practitioners within a global context. You will be expected to recognise the value of these distinctive features of this course and will be committed to developing an exciting and innovative learning environment.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop an exciting, innovative and research informed curriculum, delivering high quality teaching across a range of subjects.The role will involve acting as the Course Director. You will have excellent organisational and communication skills and will be able to manage academic administrative duties as well as managing the team. You will have a strong commitment to continuing professional development and to inter-professional and international perspectives.

The School is recognised for the high quality of its provision of applied and professional courses. This includes a broad portfolio of on-campus, off-campus, blended and distance learning courses both discipline and profession specific. The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences has strong partnerships with employers and placement providers from a range of sectors including education, Local Authority, Social Services, and the independent, voluntary and the private sectors. We have a commitment to internationalisation, and strong links with global partners, both within universities and practice settings.

Applied research activity is an integral part of the Faculty's business and there is a commitment to enabling staff to engage in a wide range of research and scholarship.

Coventry University offers academic support and professional development support and provides the opportunity for staff without a recognised teaching qualification to undertake the Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice in Higher Education (PgCertAPHE) leading to recognition as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

For further information please contact Sonna Odedra, Associate Head of School on 02477 65688/07557425625or email:

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