Lecturer in Midwifery
University of York – Department of Health Sciences
Salary Range: £38,832 - £47,722 a year
Hours: Full Time
Ref Number: 6873
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Closing date: 22 August 2018
This post is available full time on a fixed term basis for 12 months with a possibility of an extension. Secondment opportunities will be considered.
There is an exciting opportunity to join the dynamic and collegial, Midwifery Education Team at the University of York. The ideal candidate will have strong teaching skills in higher education and/or clinical practice.
In this role, you will be involved in our growing midwifery provision and contribute to the development of an innovative new curriculum. Your role will include supporting students in the academic and clinical environments and liaising with practice partners.
To lecture, lead seminars, tutorials and other forms of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
To develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students
To carry out on-going curriculum review, including teaching content and materials and contribute to the development of teaching and learning strategies
To undertake effectively a range of administrative responsibilities
Registration with the NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council)
Extensive knowledge in midwifery practice to design and develop teaching programmes and the provision of learning support across different levels of academic activity
Knowledge of lecturing, leading seminars, tutorials and other forms of teaching within a Higher Education setting or a similar environment
Evidence of teaching, leading seminars, tutorials for students and also of the planning and teaching design across a range of models
Good communication and facilitation skills are essential for leading the required teaching and group-work activities
Good interpersonal skills and high levels of personal drive are required to ensure that the teaching activities are delivered in an efficient, effective and professional manner
This is an opportunity to engage in a wide range of teaching and learning initiatives as well as quality/service improvement developments related to both midwifery and wider health professional education. You will be required to retain links with student midwives in clinical practice and to provide link lectureship to mentors in practice who assess student midwives whilst on placement.
Informal enquiries should be made to Helen Recchia in the first instance at firstname.lastname@example.org
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