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Senior Teaching Fellow/Teaching Fellow Occupational Therapy

Southampton, United Kingdom
£34,980 to £56,021 Pro rata per annum
Closing date
17 Apr 2024

Job Details

Allied Health Professions

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £34,980 to £56,021 Pro rata per annum
Part Time 14 hpw Fixed Term to 28/02/2025
Closing Date:  Wednesday 17 April 2024
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2672024CF

We are looking for an experienced occupational therapist to support the delivery of our highly valued pre-registration BSc and MSc occupational therapy programmes. This role is for 0.4 FTE to cover maternity leave until February 2025. We are looking for someone with higher institute experience (level 5) or someone who is considering a move into academia to build on their clinical and practice education experience (level 4). 

We are looking for someone who shares our passion for high-quality occupational therapy education. You will have an appreciation of issues facing contemporary clinical practice, higher education, and health services nationally. 

We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

The University of Southampton is proud to be a founding signatory of the Athena Swan gender equality charter and holds a Silver award. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise, Health Sciences at the University was ranked number one institution in the UK for the overall quality of our research, and is one of the world’s top 100 institutions for excellence in research and education (QS World University Rankings 2021).

The job

You will be expected to work with the occupational therapy programme team and across the wider Academic Unit to support a wide range of teaching and learning activities. 

Tasks may include;

  • contributing to the design and delivery of programmes including, session delivery, marking, examining and moderating across the programmes
  • supporting students on placement and presenting a positive image to all stakeholders
  • providing pastoral student support and academic counselling as required 
  • supporting selection interviews and open days 
  • active involvement in student research projects 
  • quality monitoring and enhancement activities across Faculty and University teams

You will be joining a vibrant and driven academic team, who are passionate about extending understanding in research, education, and practice to create integrated educational programmes unique to the Faculty and that make a positive difference to local and global health. You will receive support and line management from the Programme Manager. 

The skills/experience needed

  • HCPC registration and be a member of RCOT 
  • Be an experienced practice educator
  • Have some teaching / educational experience 
  • Educated to Masters Level (level 5)

Application process

For additional information/informal enquiries before submitting your application, contact Rachel Dadswell, Programme Manager (

Please include a covering letter and full CV in your application.

You should also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent directly by your referees to: Dr Rachel Dadswell (, Programme Manager, Division of Allied Health Professions, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, Building 67, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus. SO17 1BJ

An Enhanced DBS Check is required for this role.


Company info
+(44)023 8059 5000
SO17 1BJ

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