Education Academy Fellow: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Trust Wide, LONDON
£33,128 - £52,090 per annum
26 Nov 2021
10 Dec 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Education Academy Fellow: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  • 3 Posts available
  • Based at the Royal London Hospital, Newham Hospital and Whipps Cross Hospital
  • Fixed term for 12 months
  • Starting October 2022


The Education Academy within Barts Health is expanding in response to the need with increasing numbers of students and trainees and commitment to offer the best educational experience for our trainees. There is a real need to ensure that students receive excellent tuition and that trainees have the best possible educational supervision. In line with our Education Strategy, we intend to improve education by building an Education Fellow faculty base made up of Specialty Teaching Fellows who contribute to both undergraduate and postgraduate training, and support Inter-professional Innovations.

Barts Health Simulation Service has three dedicated Simulation and Essential Clinical Skills Centres based at Newham General Hospital, Whipps Cross University Hospital and the Royal London. Each of these centers has a proud history of being innovative and award winning. These departments are teaching areas with fully equipped simulation and clinical skills teaching and Haptic Clinical Skills facilities.

The successful post holder for this post will be involved primarily with developing educational opportunities for Obstetrics and Gynaecology through a wide range of teaching modalities including simulation based training, clinical skills, lectures, teaching clinics, a bedside teaching.

The post holder will have the opportunity to work across sites with other education fellows. All fellows joining our team will be invited to join our Education Forum where fellows have access to a structured development programme. All our fellows are encouraged to undertake a PG Cert in Education and funding will be available towards supporting this.

The post: We are looking for Obstetrics and Gynaecology trainees with NHS experience (ST5 and above) with an interest in Medical Education, and Simulation. Three posts are available: One would be based at the Royal London site , Newham University Hospital and Whipps Cross University Hospital All these hospitals are part of Barts NHS Trust.

The contract is 12 month, fixed-term starting October 2022 and is 40:60 teaching and service delivery. 40 % of the time will be dedicated to Education Delivery. 60% of the time will be undertaken within the chosen Clinical Speciality. This is a 40 hour week contract with no on calls as part of this post. You will be expected to have at least five years of accredited basic general obstetrics and gynaecology training to the level of ST 5 or equivalent.

This would typically suit anyone wishing to undertake further training in a medical specialty and education prior to or as part of an Out of Programme Experience (OOPE) from their Specialist Registrar training programme. Successful candidates must have experience working in the NHS. For the latter prior agreement must be sought with the relevant Specialty Training Committee (STC) and Deanery.

The post will have opportunities to be involved in other teaching programmes including undergraduate medical

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