Teaching Fellow in Sport Pedagogy - Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation
Sciences - 97560 - Grade 7 - (210000YV)
School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,942 to £40,322, with
potential progression once in post to £42,792
Full Time/ FTC for up to 12 months to cover materity leave
Closing date 30 June 21
The School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences is a world-leading
school that performs cutting-edge and translational research in all aspects of
Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation. This allows us to address societal
challenges from multidisciplinary perspectives through impactful research that
also enriches our degree programmes.
We are seeking to appoint a full-time Teaching Fellow on a fixed term contract
(maternity cover) to contribute to the leadership and delivery of teaching
related to sport pedagogy, sport development and physical education on our
undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.
The School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, having been awarded
Athena SWAN Silver status, is committed to promoting equality, diversity and
inclusivity, and therefore welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds to
join our global community.
The University of Birmingham holds Advance HE Race Equality Charter and Athena
Swan Charter bronze awards and is a Stonewall Global Diversity Champion.
Further information about working at the University of Birmingham, including
information about employee benefits and childcare provision is at
https: // www. birmingham.ac.uk/staff/index.aspx
Summary of Role
The post holder will make a substantial contribution to the delivery of our
undergraduate and postgraduates degree programmes in the areas of physical
education and sport coaching. This will include face to face, online and
practical delivery of learning. In addition to this the post holder will act
as a personal tutor to students supervise student research projects.
Opportunities will be provided for the appointed candidate to develop
themselves through leadership opportunities and ongoing professional
development in higher education.
• Teach courses at a range of levels to undergraduates, postgraduates and CPD
students, so that the School's teaching objectives are met.
• Use of appropriate approaches to learning and teaching in their field.
• Contribute to the design of modules with other colleagues.
• Plan and prepare own teaching, including guidance notes and handouts in
accordance with the established objectives of the teaching programme.
• Develop online learning materials and resources to support module delivery.
• Devise and deliver practical work to link students' theoretical knowledge to
practical application in physical education and sports coaching.
• Plan and review their own educational practice.
• Undertake full range of responsibilities in relation to supervision, marking
• Frequently update own subject expertise.
• Act as a personal tutor to students.
• Undertake personal professional development, including self-reflection on
own teaching, using student and peer review feedback, to enhance own teaching
and learning processes.
• Contribute to School teaching-related administration.
• Promote equality and value diversity acting as a role model and fostering an
inclusive working culture.
• Active promotion of equality, diversity, and inclusivity to internal and
• Higher degree in a discipline related to sport pedagogy
• Experience of qualitive or mixed methods research design and data analysis
• Experience of delivering undergraduate/postgraduate learning and teaching
• Experience of assessing undergraduate/postgraduate learning
• Ability to design and deliver module materials successfully
• Ability to assess and organise resources effectively
• Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader programme
• Ability to work successfully in a team environment
• Excellent organisation and time-management skills
• PhD in related discipline
• Experience of designing, building and delivering online learning materials
• Experience of supervising undergraduate/postgraduate research projects
• Knowledge of the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010, and how
to actively ensure in day to day activity in own area that those with
protected characteristics are treated equally and fairly.
Valuing excellence, sustaining investment
We value diversity and inclusion at the University of Birmingham and
welcome applications from all sections of the community and are open to
discussions around all forms of flexible working
: Academic Non-clinical
: Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
: 09.06.2021, 6:00:00 AM
Grade (for job description): Grade 7
Salary (Pay Basis)
Advert Close Date
: 01.07.2021, 5:59:00 AM
Fixed Term Contract End Date 31.05.2022