Course Leader for Integrative Counselling Theory & Practice / Health & Wellbeing Practice

7 days left

CU Coventry
Coventry, West Midlands
£38,051 - £42,496 per annum
09 Jun 2021
20 Jun 2021
Subject Area
Social Sciences
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Full-Time, Fixed Term until 31st June 2022 (with a view to review and extend)

CU Coventry’s new state-of-the-art campus is located in the heart of the city and is designed to enhance our innovative education model and provide students with a cutting-edge teaching and learning environment.

CU Coventry are looking to recruit an inspirational individual to the position of Course Leader in Integrative Counselling Theory & Practice and the new Health and Well Being Practice degree programmes within CU Coventry. The individual sought will have already demonstrated an outstanding record with regards to academic and administrative skills in a Higher Education environment and will have primary experience in leading courses and line managing other individuals. Course Leaders maintain their currency in respect of the future HE landscape and will have demonstrated innovative practices with regards teaching, learning & assessment across degree courses, as well as contemporary course design to meet changing markets within the area. In addition, Course Leaders are outstanding tutors, able to demonstrate a contemporary knowledge of Counselling and related practices within this diverse field. This area is undergoing constant change and adaptions and it is likely that this post holder will be involved in reviewing the course to ensure its value in the portfolio offered at CU Coventry.


Teaching, curriculum development, attendance and monitoring of students through their courses; promoting student success and progression through active participation in departmental events; devising relevant workshops and presenting at examination boards are key aspects of this role. In addition Course leaders are responsible for managing a small number of staff within the immediate area.

We are looking for an individual who can lead the area through successful accreditation for professional bodies and who demonstrates a passion for continuing development of both self and curriculum. Within the institution you will alongside a number of other middle and senior managers promoting the reputation of this area of work, and the institution as a whole. There may also be a requirement for you to participate in teaching or academic development within the CU Group which involves collaboration at centres. Furthermore, you will have some experience of writing new programmes as you would be expected to contribute to the development of a new degree programme in Health and Well Being Practice and support with the phasing out of the Counselling degree programme. 

It is essential you hold at least a Masters degree in a relevant discipline or an equivalent professional qualification with significant practical work experience in a related discipline. You will have or be willing to achieve a relevant teaching qualification such as PGCHE/Higher Education Academy (Associate Fellow/Senior Fellow) accreditation.

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