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Course Leader Sport and Exercise Therapy

Vacancy Details

Salary: £41,709 - £48,327 per annum
Location: Southampton
Vacancy Group: School of Sport Health & Social Sciences
Category: Academic
Closing Date: 22/10/2017
Date Posted: 29/09/2017
Reference: 0000006264


37 hours per week

Interview Date: 31st October 2017

With a strong track record of innovation and creativity and winner of the Most Improved University at the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Awards 2017, Southampton Solent University has grown to become one of the country’s leading new universities with strong local roots as well as a renowned international reputation.

Now, with a bold and ambitious five-year strategy in place, we aim to build on these achievements as we meet the needs of students and employers within a rapidly changing higher education arena.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Therapy within the School of Sport, Health and Social Science. The successful candidate will be qualified to at least degree level (preferably Masters) in an appropriate subject area, be an accredited member of the Society of Sport Therapists or a fully qualified and experienced physiotherapist, and have experience of leadership within a higher education environment. A PhD would be an advantage, but if not held further study to masters / PhD would be an expectation after appointment.

The role consists of leading the course, teaching relevant academic units as well as managing the sport and exercise therapy clinic.

For further information or an informal chat about the role, please contact Dr Michelle Jones, Director of School, on 023 8201 6831 or via email 

For further information please click 'Apply' below to register with Jobs at Solent and apply for the vacancy.  Please note that CVs will only be accepted in support of a completed online application form.

Committed to equality and inclusivity.

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Do you hold a degree in a relevant subject area or equivalent qualification?
  • Do you have previous teaching/training experience?
  • Are you a member of Soc of Sports Therapists/Chartered Soc of Physiotherapists?


Teachers' Pension Scheme:
Holiday: 35 days per annum plus bank holidays
Christmas Closure: In addition to holiday entitlement
Childcare Vouchers: Salary sacrifice scheme
Relocation Scheme: Terms and conditions apply

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