Teaching Fellow in Social Work

School/department: School of Education and Social Work
Hours: part time (0.5FTE)
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 2255
Salary: starting at £39,992 and rising to £47,722 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 30 August 2017
Closing date: 2 October 2017.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: January 2018

Job description

The University of Sussex is looking to recruit 0.5FTE permanent Teaching Fellow in Social Work to join the Department of Social Work and Social Care, within the School of Education and Social Work (ESW).

The Department of Social Work and Social Care is ranked in the Guardian League Table 2018 as the 5th best provider of under-graduate qualifying social work programmes. In addition to our under-graduate programme we deliver a post-graduate qualifying social work programme and from April 2018 will be delivering, in partnership with Brighton and Hove City Council and East Sussex County Council, Step Up to Social Work, a fast track, post-graduate professional qualifying programme.

The Department is a founder member of the newly established South Coast Regional Centre for Social Work Education which is responsible for a new teaching partnership delivery model for post-graduate qualifying programmes.

Alongside the social work programmes the Department delivers an MA in Childhood and Youth Studies, an MRes in Wellbeing and a suite of Continuing Professional development (CPD) modules.

The successful applicant for the post will:

  • contribute to teaching across the portfolio of social work qualifying programmes delivered in the Department
  • undertake key service roles with the Department e.g. Step Up to Social Work Programme Lead, Admissions tutor.

Successful applicants will need to show a clear ability to:

  • undertake initiatives and work independently within the context of the Department’s teaching partnership arrangements
  • deliver high quality social work teaching to BA, MA and CPD social work students
  • contribute to other programmes delivered within the Department  
  • undertake a range of teaching and service related tasks.

For further details or informal discussion about this position, contact the Head of Department of Education, Professor Gillian Ruch, g.ruch@sussex.ac.uk or the Head of School of Education & Social Work, Professor Gillian Hampden-Thompson, ESWHoS@sussex.ac.uk

Download job description and person specification Ref 2255 [PDF 134.05KB]

How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to eswrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk 

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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