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Education Fellow- Undergraduates

Barts Health NHS Trust
£33,790 to £53,132 a year per annum
Closing date
11 Apr 2023

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University & research
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Job overview - Barts Health - Education Academy Fellow - Undergraduates Main base at Newham University Hospital

Two posts are available 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.

The post would typically be taken as an Out of Programme Experience (OOPE) from their specialist training programme or in-between training programmes. Where required, prior agreement must be sought with the relevant Specialty Training Committee (STC). There is no commitment to look after general internal medicine (GIM) or diabetes and endocrinology in-patients. The post does not involve out-of-hours, night or weekend general medical on-call commitments. The post holder will be allocated a clinical and educational supervisor.

Main duties of the job

The successful post holder for this post will be involved primarily with developing educational opportunities for undergraduate medical students 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 supporting activity at our other centres and will support the delivery of Simulation based training opportunities to other specialties and support the distributive simulation agenda.

The post holder would be responsible for their own personal development plan, with regards to both service and educational work. Regular appraisal must be undertaken with their clinical supervisor and Simulation Lead Specialist. The post holder will work closely with the Associate Director of Simulation to identify Educational Deliverables.

The post is covered by the Terms and Conditions of Service of Hospital Medical and Dental Staff (England and Wales), as amended from time to time.

About us

Our group of hospitals provide a huge range of clinical services to people in east London and beyond. We operate from four major hospital sites (The Royal London, St Bartholomew's, Whipps Cross and Newham) and a number of community locations, including Mile End hospital. Around 2.5 million people living in east London look to our services to provide them with the healthcare they need.

The Royal London in Whitechapel is a major teaching hospital providing local and specialist services in state-of-the-art facilities. Whipps Cross in Leytonstone is a large general hospital with a range of local services. Newham in Plaistow is a busy district hospital with innovative facilities such as its orthopaedic centre. Mile End hospital is a shared facility in Mile End for a range of inpatient, rehabilitation, mental health and community services. And St Bartholomew's in the City, London's oldest hospital, is a regional and national centre of excellence for cardiac and cancer care.As well as district general hospital facilities for three London boroughs, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest and Newham, we have the largest cardiovascular centre in the UK, the second largest cancer centre in London, an internationally-renowned trauma team, and the home of the London Air Ambulance. The Royal London also houses one of the largest children's hospitals in the UK, a major dental hospital, and leading stroke and renal units.

Job description
Job responsibilities

2. Detailed job description The contract is 12 month, fixed-term and is 40:60 teaching and clinical. 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. Candidates must have NHS Clinical experience. 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. For the latter prior agreement must be sought with the relevant Specialty Training Committee (STC) and Deanery. You will be expected to have at least two years of accredited core medical training to the level of IMT2 or equivalent. You will be expected to have passed MRCP Royal College of Physicians Membership examinations and have previous experience in delivering education. Whilst there is consultant gastroenterologist supervision, it is essential that the post-holder is competent in diagnostic upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy.

The post will have opportunities to be involved in other teaching programmes including Foundation Trainees, and interdisciplinary simulation training.

For more information please contact, Associate Director of Simulation and Dr Aruna Dias, Consultant Gastroenterologist,

Person Specification

  • MB BS or equivalent
  • ALS
  • MRCP (UK) or MRCP (I)
  • Full GMC Registration


  • MRCP ( D&E)


  • Comprehensive clinical experience in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Specialist Registrar Grade in the UK. Post IMT3 candidates will be considered.
  • Evidence of expert clinical skills & ability to work outside traditional boundaries.
  • Formal training in teaching methods for higher education.


  • Evidence of research with first author publications in peer-reviewed journals and international presentations.


  • Basic knowledge of educational theory
  • Computer literacy: word, excel, power point


  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills
  • Good spoken & written English
  • Good organisational & time management skills
  • Ability to use initiative & judgement
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities
  • Demonstrates self-motivation & ability to motivate others
  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve


  • Ability to interact well with all members of multi-professional team with diplomacy, persuasion & tact
  • Ability to manage & develop a multi-professional team
  • Evidence of expert clinical skills & ability to work outside traditional boundaries
  • Good understanding of:- Equal opportunities. Health & Safety Data Protection. Ability to work under pressure

BMJRef: BMJ-116551/259-MED000410NUH


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