Psychology lecturing-

£24 - £30 per hour
East London

Job description

Psychology lecturer

Job Title: Psychology lecturer

Location: East London

Hours: Full time

Start: ASAP

Length of contract: on going

Morgan Hunt are working with a fantastic college in the East London area, together, we are seeking to appoint a talented, highly motivated, and enthusiastic Psychology lecturer to join their Psychology Department on a temporary-ongoing basis.

Job purpose

  • To support and oversee training on the Clinical Psychology Doctorate through teaching, research supervision, tutoring and leadership contributions.
  • Within that context, develop and deliver high quality teaching and supervision. This may include lectures, seminars, laboratory classes, supervision of portfolios or projects, assessment and marking and pastoral care of students, in line with Department and University policy.
  • Work with the DClinPsy team in the delivery of all aspects of the programme, which is categorised as PG(R), including teaching in a range Job Description of modalities (self-directed learning, debates and so on), arranging timetabling and clinical placements and research supervision.
  • Take on the role of clinical tutor for trainees, providing support and conducting placement visits and annual appraisals.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • The job duties and responsibilities listed below are intended to describe the general nature of the role.
  • The duties and responsibilities, and the balance between the elements in the role, may change or vary over time depending on the specific needs at a specific point in time, or due to changing needs in the department/group, and will involve leadership contributions to the DClin programme (e.g. convening teaching units).
  • Jobholders should note that there may not be an immediate requirement to carry out all the activities listed below.
  • 1 Teaching a Prepare & deliver lectures, tutorials, seminars and laboratory classes - as appropriate to the department and discipline - on a defined, specific and sometimes specialist subject (either undergraduate or postgraduate), with associated assessments, within an existing course framework, which is informed by significant professional expertise gained via practice; research/study and extensive teaching experience.
  • Includes designing units of study and their assessment regimes, identifying learning objectives and teaching methods, developing materials and resources, including materials for use online, communicating subject matter clearly and encouraging debate.
  • Provide appropriate responses to student interventions during teaching, responding to questions within and outside class times and react proactively and positively to changes in course content or delivery.
  • b Design, implement and evaluate teaching and learning packages, participate in the development and modernisation of the curriculum. May take a lead in parts of this activity.
  • c Design, implement and evaluate assessment tools and criteria for courses, mark assessments, ensuring adequate moderation, providing written or oral feedback as appropriate. Mark final assessments as required.
  • d Contribute to the overall management of the department: for example, in relation to professional accreditation, recruitment, work with schools and colleges/undertake another significant activity to enhance activities.

Job Description

  • e Supervise the research project work of DClin students.
  • f Engage pro-actively in on-going professional development both in own subject and in teaching & learning. Act as mentor for more junior teaching staff or casual teaching staff. May include involvement in professional or teaching and learning networks within and outside the University.
  • g Take a lead role in programme evaluation, including facilitating student feedback, reflecting on own teaching design and delivery and implementing ideas for improving own performance.

  • 2 Management and Administration a Carry out a pastoral role for students such as acting as personal tutor. Maintain a knowledge and awareness of student support services and be able to identify student behaviour which is of concern or where support is needed and refer students on appropriately for assistance as necessary.
  • b To support and oversee training on the Clinical Psychology Doctorate through leadership contributions (e.g. unit convening or specialty lead).
  • c Suport the programme in maintaining ongoing approval and accreditation with HCPC, BPS, BABCP and AFT.
  • d Effectively carry out teaching-related management duties as allocated by the Head of Department, Director of Teaching or other designated line manager. Assist with other activities (e.g., undertake widening participation/outreach/schools liaison, undergraduate or postgraduate lectures, or academic administrative duties) as required.

If you are a Psychology lecturer looking for work in the East London area, please apply now.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Trisha Salunke
Education Recruitment Team
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