Vacancy – MSc Play Therapy Personal Academic Tutor

Role: MSc Play Therapy – Personal Academic Tutor

Salary Range: £34,400 to £36,800 per annum fte. Salary placement will be depending on experience.

Hours: Part time hours – 7 hours per week (pro rata 0.2). 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

Working within the context of the With Kids charitable mission and strategic plans the post holder will assist in the delivery of the MSc Play Therapy course, acting as Personal Academic Tutor.

The post holder will be required to work flexibility at certain times of the academic year to facilitate timely marking of student assignments, resits and late submissions and relevant meetings and to enable effective student intake processes. Some flexibility for submissions in summer months is expected.

Recruitment Pack

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