Vacancy – MSc Play Therapy Module Leader: Practice Theory and Placement

Role: MSc Play Therapy Module Leader: Practice Theory and Placement

Salary Range: £34,400 to £37,600 per annum (depending on experience).

Hours: Part time – 17.5 hours per week (pro rata 0.5fte). Term time – 40 weeks. 

Closing date: 5pm, Thursday 18th of July 2024

With Kids

With Kids is a unique children’s mental health charity operating across the central belt at the forefront of the provision of Play Therapy in Scotland. We offer specialist support to children under 12 who are struggling to manage their emotions, participate at school or make friends due to trauma/adverse experiences. We work with families of children receiving Play Therapy, and families in the wider community, to provide tailored support; counselling, parenting strategies, material support and community activities, such as arts and crafts activities, after school club and cinema nights.

Our priorities are to contribute to addressing cycles of poverty by improving the mental health of children, their families and the wider community.

Our vision is to create nurturing communities where children can thrive.

I have to give a five-star rating to With Kids. They support me and my family as individuals and as a group. This is the best way of working”.

We employ around 50 staff, many of whom are Play, Art, Child and Speech and Language Therapists and Community Development and Family Support Workers, and we also have a small Business Support team.

“I love working here and feeling part of a team, an organisation with such as positive approach, shared values, strengths and connections, care and focus on child welfare. With Kids do things properly and are always looking to improve”.

The role

This is a fantastic opportunity to come on board an established MSc in Play Therapy run by With Kids (in Glasgow), in collaboration with Queen Margaret University.

The Module Leader will contribute to the development, planning, review and delivery of learning and teaching as part of the MSc in Play Therapy programme team.

We are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable applicant who is passionate about Play Therapy, and skilled at sharing their knowledge and experience.

The course is accredited by the British Association of Play Therapists, and is taught on a part-time basis, over a 3 year period, running each Tuesday and Wednesday during university semesters.

It is expected that the successful candidate will contribute to the overall development and progression of this successful course.

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