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Job id: 090325. Salary: £33,885 - £63,037 pro rata, including London Weighting Allowance.

Posted: 30 May 2024. Closing date: 30 June 2024.

Business unit: Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences. Department: Centre for Dental Education.

Contact details: Sanjeev Sood. Sanjeev.sood@kcl.ac.uk

Location: Denmark Hill Campus.. Category: Professional & Support Services.

About us:

King’s College London's Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences is one of the foremost dental schools in the world. Recently rated fifth in the world in dentistry by the QS World University Rankings 2024, the Faculty aims to maximise impact on health and wellbeing by integrating excellence across four areas:

  • Education / teaching
  • World-class science
  • Clinical approaches
  • Patient care

The Faculty's vision is to be world leading in dental, oral and craniofacial education, research and clinical care.

The Faculty's international reputation attracts students and staff from across the globe. The largest dental academic centre in the UK, they teach over 700 undergraduate students, 140 graduate taught students, 300 distance learning students and 110 graduate research students. The Faculty is shaped by a diverse student and staff population which adds strength to its standing.

About the role:

We are seeking to appoint 1.4fte part-time (minimum one day a week, maximum four days a week) clinical teachers within Paediatric Dentistry.

These posts would be ideally suited to an experienced or a specialist dental practitioner with an interest in the education of dental students.

A major aspect of the posts is to provide clinical teaching and support for the training of BDS undergraduates.

Clinical teachers will also be expected to deliver seminars, develop teaching materials, and assess students and provide feedback on their performance. Support and developmental opportunities will be provided where needed.

This is a part time post and you will be offered an indefinite contract.

To be successful in this role, we are looking for candidates to have the following skills and experience:

Essential criteria

  1. Full GDC other relevant body registration with valid license to practice

  2. BDS or equivalent registerable primary dental qualification

  3. Ability to supervise undergraduate students and enthusiastic approach to teaching

  4. Significant demonstrable post qualification work experience, in particular of treating child patients

  5. Good communication skills

  6. Regular attendance, good time keeping and willingness to be flexible around working hours

  7. Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

  8. Willingness to participate in clinical audit projects

Desirable criteria

  1. Registrable qualification in Paediatric Dentistry (e.g. Diploma, Master's or GDC-registered Specialist)
  2. FDS, MFDS, MJDF or equivalent
  3. Certificate in teaching

Downloading a copy of our Job Description

Full details of the role and the skills, knowledge and experience required can be found in the Job Description document, provided at the bottom of the next page after you click “Apply Now”. This document will provide information of what criteria will be assessed at each stage of the recruitment process.

We pride ourselves on being inclusive and welcoming. We embrace diversity and want everyone to feel that they belong and are connected to others in our community.

We are committed to working with our staff and unions on these and other issues, to continue to support our people and to develop a diverse and inclusive culture at King's. We ask all candidates to submit a copy of their CV, and a supporting statement, detailing how they meet the essential criteria listed in the advert. If we receive a strong field of candidates, we may use the desirable criteria to choose our final shortlist, so please include your evidence against these where possible.

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