Senior Teaching Fellow in Education Mental Health Practice

Southampton, United Kingdom
£39,739 to £50,296 Pro rata per annum
01 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
28 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

School of Psychology

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £39,739 to £50,296 Pro rata per annum
Part Time Fixed Term for 24 months
Closing Date:  Tuesday 28 December 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1617321JW

The School of Psychology at the University of Southampton is seeking to make appointments to support education in the Post Graduate Low Intensity Programmes, with specific focus on the Education Mental Health Practitioner programme.

This post is offered on a part-time (21 hours per week, 0.6FT) basis, fixed term for 24 months. The set working pattern will require working Thursdays and Fridays but the 3rd day is flexible.

We welcome applications from education psychologists / clinical psychologists / CBT therapists with experience in any of the following areas: Children and young people’s Mental Health, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Educational Psychology, Primary and Secondary School Education. 

You will be part of an innovative and dynamic post graduate clinical team and will contribute to postgraduate teaching and supervision. 

The Post-Graduate Low Intensity Programmes at the University of Southampton are clinically focused courses, teaching the basis of clinical work, alongside an NHS working environment. Whilst the Education Mental Health Practitioner Course is recently established, we are committed to the scientist-practitioner model, which is firmly rooted in the core values of the NHS Constitution.  The University of Southampton has over 30 years' experience in clinical training in partnership with our local NHS Trusts and related organisations.  This role is offered on an education-led pathway.  Clinical or educational psychologists/CBT therapists with expertise in teaching clinical skills and the aspiration to develop their research can apply to work on an education pathway.

Our School has expertise in developmental and applied psychopathology, psychological interventions across the lifespan and affective neuroscience. The School of Psychology at Southampton is recognised for producing world-leading, high-impact research, supported by excellent research facilities (REF2014). These include purpose-built laboratories for neuropsychological/cognitive testing, social interaction and behavioural observation, therapeutic intervention, child/family studies, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), electroencephalography (EEG), neurostimulation (TMS/tDCS), psychophysiology, eye-tracking, virtual reality, and psychopharmacology. 

Our School is one of the largest providers of postgraduate research and clinical training in the UK, offering a range of MSc programmes (Clinical, Health, Research Methods), research doctorates (PhD), Doctoral Programmes in Clinical Psychology (DClin) and Educational Psychology (DEdPsy), and training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

We enjoy long-standing collaborations with University research groups in Medicine (Psychiatry, Primary Care), Biological Sciences (Neuroscience), Health Sciences and Education. The Institute for Life Sciences supports further cross-disciplinary collaboration. Our strategic partnerships with NHS Trusts, schools, Government, charities and industry deliver world leading impact (REF2014) and attract significant grant income from all major research funders. The University of Southampton is one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities.

Psychology is an ambitious and successful School, ranked in the Global Top 100 (QS, 2020), as well as a friendly and positive place to work. You will join a highly collegiate and professional team who are keen to share expertise, provide mentorship, and support professional development. The School values diversity and equality. It recognises that employees may wish to have working patterns that fit with their caring responsibilities or work-life balance, including part-time working. Due consideration will be given to applicants who have had career breaks for reasons including maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability or illness. The School of Psychology holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award demonstrating our commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The University of Southampton holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award. 

For further details about the post you are invited to contact Sarah Monk (Programme Director of the Education Mental Health Practitioner Programme, Low Intensity CBT Supervision.

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email  Please quote reference 1617321JW on all correspondence.