University Skills Enhancement Tutor: Psychology

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Edinburgh, SCOTLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 Sep 2021

University Skills Enhancement Tutor: Psychology – Fixed Term 12 Months

We are currently looking for a Skills Enhancement Tutor in Psychology to join our School of Applied Sciences for a period of 12 months. You will become a valued member of the Psychology team, teaching a range of core BPS academic themes.

Our School of Applied Sciences offers our students an experience beyond the classroom. Through our research and teaching, we aim to develop our graduates with skills for society in Scotland and across the world.  Edinburgh Napier University is recognised as an institution with a track record of putting our students’ skills and development at the heart of their learning.

Staff and postgraduate students in the Psychology subject group are involved in a range of research and teaching areas such as Developmental, Forensic Psychology, Applied Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology, and Occupational and Work Psychology. As a new member of teaching staff the university will support you working fellowship with the Higher Education Academy (HEA). You can find more details relating to the research activity and staff interest on our blog and university webpage .

The role

As a Psychology Skills Enhancement Tutor, you will contribute to the active learning, teaching, and assessment of students within Psychology. You will organise, co-ordinate, deliver, and assess on relevant programmes offered across the subject area. You will undertake appropriate administrative tasks relevant to the post; this may include work associated with examinations, assessment, and tutoring. You will ensure that content, methods of delivery, and learning materials will support the defined learning outcomes. You will assess the work and progress of students by reference to defined criteria and provide constructive feedback to students.

Who we are looking for

You will have completed or be close to completion of a post-graduate degree in a relevant subject, we welcome applications from all areas of psychology. If you do not already hold a teaching qualification, you should be willing to work towards one. You will have recent experience of working in an applied setting with the knowledge required to teach and support students in the acquisition of practical skills relevant to the subject matter. 

For a detailed list of requirements, you can read the full profile HERE

Benefits we offer

You can expect a minimum of 46 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Salary: £33,309 - £39.739 (Grade 5)

Please note that the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK. Due to the short term nature of the role we are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role.

Additional Information:

  • Ideally, you will start with us by the beginning of November 2021.
  • Application closing date: 28th September 2021
  • Interviews will be held on Friday 8th October via MSTeams

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations and hold Disability Confident, Career Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here

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