Teaching Fellow in Sport Pedagogy - Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences - 97560 - Grade 7

University of Birmingham

United Kingdom

July 1, 2021

Description

Teaching Fellow in Sport Pedagogy - Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences - 97560 - Grade 7 - (210000YV)

Description

Position Details

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

Grade 7

Full Time/ FTC for up to 12 months to cover materity leave

Closing date 30 June 21

Background

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.

Main Duties

• 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 and examining. • 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 external stakeholders.

Person Specification

Essential • 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 administration processes • Ability to work successfully in a team environment • Excellent organisation and time-management skills

Desirable • 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

Primary Location

: GB-GB-Birmingham

Job

: Academic Non-clinical

Organization

: Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Schedule

: Temporary

Full-time

Job Posting

: 09.06.2021, 6:00:00 AM

Grade (for job description): Grade 7

Salary (Pay Basis)

: 30,942.00

Maximum Salary

: 42,792.00

Advert Close Date

: 01.07.2021, 5:59:00 AM

Fixed Term Contract End Date 31.05.2022

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