Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology

School/Service:

School of Life Sciences and Education

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
Assessed
by *
1 GCSE/O’Level (or equivalent) maths and english E A
2 An undergraduate degree in psychology which confers basis for Graduate Basis for Chartership with the British Psychological Society E A
3 A doctoral qualification in developmental psychology (or be expecting the award imminently), E A
4 Membership of the HE Academy or other equivalent teaching qualification D A
5 Experience of providing pastoral and academic support to students E I
6 Recent experience in the supervision of students/trainees at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels D I
7 A demonstrable record of engagement in research and/or scholarship as evidenced by publication in peer reviewed journals within area of specialism E A/I
8 An understanding of the key issues and challenges in the HE environment D I
9 A creative, innovative and flexible approach to facilitating learning, with commitment to ensuring an excellent student experience E I
10 Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to engage a diverse audience E A/I
11 An effective team player who is self-motivated and with good organisational skills and able to work on own initiative E I
12 An understanding of the University’s strategy and values, with the ability to demonstrate behaviours that align to the values E I
13 Experience and knowledge of course management and implementing quality assurance and enhancement processes across awards E A/I
14 Significant experience of leading the development, design, delivery and assessment of modules at various levels E I
15 Previous experience of teaching in HE and developing specialist teaching materials related to developmental psychology E A/I
16 Membership of the HE Academy or other equivalent teaching qualification E A/I
17 An understanding of the key issues and challenges in the HE environment with an ability to articulate a vision for the future development within area of specialism E I
18 Recent experience in the supervision of research projects within areas of specialism E I

* A - Application Form   I - Interview