Job Title                                            Senior Teaching Fellow in Physiotherapy 
Job Reference 1203 
Application Closing Date 31/03/2024 
Division, Department PeoplesFuture Limited (PFL)PFL Faculty of Health and Life Sciences 
Salary £44,965.00 - £63,947.00 per annum
Mode PermanentFull Time 


Our Mission


Coventry University Group is a global education group with a mission of Creating Better Futures. Driven by our passion and belief that through education, equity, and innovation our students, people, and communities are empowered to transform their lives and the world around them. Our people are the key to our success and each role within the group plays a key role in shaping the world around us. 


PeoplesFuture Ltd (a sister company of Coventry University) provides a sector leading, dedicated inclusive service to Coventry University Group students supporting their successful global education experience and graduate employment outcomes. Tailoring our service to each students’ individual needs and career aspirations, we are an integral part of the student journey that starts at enrolment and continues beyond graduation. 


Our dedicated Teaching Fellow team are subject specialists focused on delivering student education, which is active, social, applied, and inclusive within our vibrant and varied education environment.


The School of Health and Care delivers an extensive range of undergraduate and post graduate courses for professionals working in health and social care settings including; nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics, paramedic science, operating department practice, diagnostic radiography, clinical psychology and public health. We also have a large portfolio of CPD courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels including Advanced Clinical Practice, Independent prescribing and Global Healthcare Management.


The Role


We are looking to recruit a Senior Teaching Fellow who will lead the development of neurological physiotherapy modules for both undergraduate and postgraduate level courses within the physiotherapy portfolio.  You will be responsible for leading the delivery of teaching, learning and assessment. You will contribute to the course quality monitoring and enhancement and work with range of external partners and stakeholders.


As Senior Teaching Fellow in physiotherapy you will undertake teaching and module leadership while supporting the development and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programs with innovative teaching and learning approaches to enhance student experience.  You will contribute to curriculum development by actively participating in School’s Curriculum Review and Transformation.


Senior Teaching Fellows lead on aspects of the student learning experience including the leadership of staff teams. Based within the School of Health and Care you will work with and lead other academic colleagues to enrich the student learning and teaching experience to ensure, as appropriate, relevant aspects of research, enterprise and professional context are embedded in modules and courses.


Qualifications Required


  • Master’s degree in an appropriate subject and an appropriate professional qualification and/or membership
  • Registered Physiotherapist with the HCPC 
  • A teaching qualification or extensive experience of delivering professional and/or university education
  • PhD or active membership of an appropriate professional body would be advantageous

Our Successful Candidate


You will need to be a HCPC registered physiotherapist with demonstrable experience of successful teaching at higher education and/or substantial clinical experience and expertise particularly in neurological physiotherapy practice.


You will be an experienced team leader who is enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with high-quality presentation skills, ability to mentor and coach other members of the team.


You will demonstrate good level of digital fluency and have experience creating teaching materials for face to face and online teaching, alongside experience in the development and enhancement of an ‘active learning’ pedagogy as appropriate to the physiotherapy education and practice. 


As a global education provider, high levels of cultural awareness with experience of learner’s cultural differences and expectations with the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds is essential. Innovation and collaboration are key to our success, therefore the ability to generate and follow through innovative ideas, work both independently and part of a wider team with the willingness to engage in flexible ways of working are key skills required for this role.


The Benefits


Along with a competitive salary we offer an industry leading Rewards and Benefits package which includes:

  • Excellent Employers Pension Contribution
  • 30 days Annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • New Holiday Purchase Scheme up to 5 additional days
  • Life Assurance 4x Salary
  • BUPA Cash Plan
  • 50% off Tuition Fee’s for staff dependants
  • CU Reward Scheme – Discounts across a range of High Street/ Online Retailers
  • New Electric Car Scheme
  • Cycle To Work scheme

Our Culture


As a global Education Group, equality, diversity, and inclusion are embedded within the fabric of our organisation and are a key focus of our core values. We harness the power and potential of the diverse cultures, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences of our students, colleagues, and partners to create opportunities for all.

Full Job Description & Person Specification


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For further information about the role please contact Dr Senthil Ramakrishnan Curriculum Lead Physiotherapy:


We look forward to hearing from you!