Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy

  • AECC University College
  • 29 Jul, 2022
Permanent Education

Job Description

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy 
Full Time, Permanent

Lecturer: £37,587 - £46,835

Senior Lecturer: £48,021 - £54,992

AECC University College is a specialist health sciences institution established in 1965, dedicated to excellent education, clinical care and applied research. Building on its proud heritage, the University College is on an exciting journey of transformation and growth with a new year strategic plan and vision to be a leading specialist health sciences university.

Based in a beautiful location in Bournemouth, Dorset, we provide a vibrant and positive inter-professional learning and practice environment, within a caring and inclusive community.

We are seeking exceptional academics to help shape our progressive future who can contribute to our developing programme of educational courses, research and enterprise activities working closely with our prestigious network of partners nationally and internationally. The University College is committed to supporting its staff in pursuing scholarship and research in teaching and discipline-based subject areas.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of School for Rehabilitation, Sport and Psychology, the successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of clinical education to speech and language therapy and other health professions students within the School’s portfolio of courses. Duties will include teaching and developing students’ knowledge and skills of speech and language therapy interventions; developing applied practice skills for students to apply on placements and oversee the provision of student placements liaising with local placement providers. Their previous qualifications in speech and language therapy will be invaluable in helping students critically appraise information and arrive at sound clinical decisions. The post holder will undertake research in support of the School’s and institution’s research strategies and supervise students in the completion of their own research projects.

Utilising dedicated clinical teaching spaces, onsite clinical facilities and cutting-edge technology we aim to deliver courses which provide work ready graduates who excel in their chosen field.

About the person

We seek an enthusiastic and highly motivated UK registered speech and language therapist with experience of working in higher education to join our team. The post holder will have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and work in an evidence informed manner with relevant clinical experience, with the potential to also undertake course leadership for the new MSc Speech and Language Therapy (pre-registration) course. 

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to high quality research as part of a group of staff, developing their research skills and co-authoring peer reviewed publications. They must maintain their own development as a regulated healthcare professional and educator and contribute to the enhancement of pre-registration, post-registration and CPD courses within the School’s portfolio. 

The successful candidates must maintain their own development as an educator and are expected to contribute to the enhancement of pre-registration, post-registration and CPD courses within the School’s portfolio.

If you are excited by the opportunity to join AECC University College and help us to realise our ambitious plans, then we look forward to hearing from you.

We welcome applications from candidates who would wish to work on a full time or part time basis.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum & Nationality Act 2006.


• Enhanced Employer's Pension contribution (12%)
• Free car parking where available (Permit Scheme)
• On-site Canteen
• Employee Assistance Scheme
• Death in Service Benefit
• Cycle to work scheme
• Subsidised gym
• Staff development event termly
• Wellbeing week
• Use of University College library facilities

And many more


For an informal discussion please contact Stewart Cotterill on scotterill@aecc.ac.uk 

To find out more about the university visit www.aecc.ac.uk  and to read our strategic plan go to www.future.aecc.ac.uk  to see how you can contribute to our exciting future.

To apply, please view the job description and person specification via https://www.aecc.ac.uk/about/join-the-team/ and complete an online application form.

Completed applications should be submitted by midnight on the closing date. Please note that CVs will not be considered as a substitute for a complete application form.

Closing date: 4th September 2022
Interviews: 19th September 2022

We welcome applications from all sections of the community and value diversity in our workforce.  
Applications from people from black and minority ethnic groups, which are underrepresented in our workforce are particularly welcomed.

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Job Start Date


Salary Band

Band 8


Full time


South West England

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