Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physical Education, Sport and Youth Development

Twickenham, United Kingdom
£38,017 / £42,792
22 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Oct 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Sport, Health and Applied Science
Salary band: 
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer £38,017 / £42,792
Hours: Full-time  
Term: Permanent

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and experienced lecturer of Physical Education and Youth Sport Development to join our teaching staff. Applications are encouraged from individuals wishing to be part of an ambitious team with industry relevant programmes and contemporary approaches to teaching and learning in H.E. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will be able to draw upon extensive experience in PE teaching and/or youth sport development to enrich teaching and knowledge transfer.

You will undertake teaching and assessment duties in foundation, undergraduate and potentially postgraduate programmes within the Faculty and contribute to associated curriculum development and planning. You will be expected to undertake research and scholarly activity and contribute to recruitment, outreach and knowledge transfer activities. You will be required to provide pastoral support for students and there will be opportunities to take on leadership responsibilities for various programme related activities. You will be expected to have knowledge of developments in contemporary PE and/or youth sport development in inclusive environments. We require you to have an ability to contribute to or lead modules drawing upon two or more of the following areas of specialism: childhood and adolescent health and well-being, dance, gymnastics and expressive arts (and how these contribute to holistic development), innovations in Physical Education, positive youth development and adapted physical activity.

The post is located in the Department of Psychology and Pedagogic Science which houses programmes such as: BA PE, Sport and Youth Development (formerly Physical and Sport Education), FD Sports Coaching, FD Football Education, Development and Coaching, BSc Sports Coaching Science, BSc Performance Analysis and Talent Identification, MSc Professional development in - Sports Coaching/Rugby Performance/Performance Analysis, MSc Performance Football Coaching (online) and Psychology (BSc) BSc Psychology and MSc Psychology of Mental Health. The Department is looking to maintain an innovative portfolio and we have several new programmes undergoing development to start from September 2021-2022. We are looking to reinforce St Mary’s reputation as a centre for excellence in PE teaching and youth sport development and we are presently looking to recruit new staff to join our team and extend our expertise.

There may be some flexibility regarding the role and for further information and to discuss the role, interested parties are encouraged to contact the Nic Evans (Programme Director, or Dr Abbe Brady (Head of Department,

St Mary’s provides an inspiring and welcoming environment and has a strong, supportive community. The University is proud of the support it gives to its students, and the support is underpinned by the provision of teaching that is student-focused with a strong emphasis on skills and character development. At St Mary’s you will be encouraged to nurture and educate our students, preparing them to be ready to meet the challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow.

The Faculty of Sport, Health and Applied Science is an internationally recognised centre with established expertise and resources in sport, health and exercise sciences. At both undergraduate and postgraduate level, we are committed to offering vocationally relevant programmes of study with the highest academic standards.

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Closing Date Thursday October 1st at 23:59  

Interviews are likely to be held on 8th or 9th October, 2020