Location: UCFB Wembley Campus
Salary: Up to £40,000 (plus London weighting) depending upon
qualifications & experience
Contract Type: Permanent
Closes: 24/06/2019
Reference: 18/19A028

Do you want to be part of a truly unique approach to higher education, one that puts students at the heart of everything we do enabling them to have the best possible chance of a successful career in the football and sports industry?


The Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for a Lecturer in Sports Psychology to join us at our iconic Wembley campus to teach on a programme of study and to maintain teaching and learning standards to deliver an excellent student experience.


About You

The successful candidate will be degree and masters educated and have teaching experience in a Higher Education Institution. They will have the ability to teach specialist modules/topics on the programme including Qualitative & Quantitative Research Methods, Bio Psychology and Congnition & Emotion in Sport & Exercise Pyschology. They will also be able to provide a high quality learning experience and the ability to implement quality assurance processes.


Key Tasks

  • To teach on designated modules and programme of study
  • Maintain academic standards and adhere to the programme and module specifications
  • Design and deliver teaching materials at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels, including contributing to the curriculum review and enhancement, in a manner that supports and focuses on student learning outcomes
  • Undertake student assessments and examination activities including the provision of appropriate feedback to students
  • Engage in continuous professional development
  • To participate in the department seminars aimed at knowledge sharing and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department
  • Be responsible for the pastoral care of students within a specified area
  • Achieve key academic performance indicators, attendance, retention and achievement
  • Report to the Programme Leader on programme performance and progress

What we offer in return

In return not only will you have the opportunity to make life-transforming, career making education, but we offer a whole range of financial and non-financial benefits too:

Financial rewards:

  • Enhanced occupational sick pay
  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Free eye tests and VDU glasses
  • Flexible benefits package with Perkbox (some of which includes health cash plan, Denplan, half price cinema tickets, free mobile phone insurance, 20% off Virgin trains, discounted private health insurance, discounted gym membership, hundreds of high street discounts and much more)

Family friendly benefits

  • Enhanced occupational maternity/paternity pay
  • Compassionate leave/time off for dependants

Wellbeing Benefits

  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Christmas closure
  • Day off for your birthday
  • 24/7 employee support hub (via Perkbox)
  • Flexible working
  • Continuing professional development
  • Ride to Work Scheme

Social Benefits

  • Annual family barbeque
  • Staff led events committee
  • Payday treat
  • End of year review day and awards dinner
  • Back to work conference

Additional Information

Working hours: Working hours normally 8.30 am – 5pm but may involve additional and unsocial working hours depending on the nature of the event and occasional travel between campus.

Please note that if you do not have permission to work in the UK, UCFB will not be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for you to take up this position.  All non EU/EAA candidates must have valid immigration status and/or a UK visa valid for the duration of the contract in order to be considered for this role.


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Please complete an application form setting out your suitability for the role and motivation for joining our pioneering institution and send to jobs@ucfb.com

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