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Undergraduate Teaching Co-ordinator

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 a year pa
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Part Time
Working closely with the Clinical Sub-Dean and Medical Education Manager the post holder will actively support undergraduate medical education through the administration and delivery of Trust systems to meet, monitor and report on undergraduate educational requirements. The post holder will ensure that appropriate teaching resources are made available and will co-ordinate clinical teaching programmes with St. George's University of London. They will be required to establish close working relationships with Clinical Teaching Fellows and Undergraduate Teaching Administrators. Also to work collaboratively with other undergraduate programme leads on shared issues. Continuing development of undergraduate medical education requires the post holder to actively develop the role and alter its' scope as appropriate.

(Fixed term 12 month post with a very strong possibility of a further extension)

Main duties of the job

The Trust is committed to providing a welcoming and organised student experience for medical students undertaking clinical placements at St. George's. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic co-ordinator with excellent administration and project management skills to join the Education and Development team as the Undergraduate Paediatrics & O& G Teaching Co-ordinator responsible for Paediatrics and O& G attachments for students in their clinical years. Strong organisation skills for co-ordinating multiple concurrent timetables and excellent communications skills using face-to-face welcome sessions, alongside robust information provided via email and online platforms.

Working with the Head of Professional Support and Development, the Surgical Teaching Co-ordinator and colleagues in the university, the post-holder will be responsible for co-ordinating clinical placements for medical students in all years and Trust wide events such as the Grand Round. The post-holder will also act as the ley point of contact for medical students on placement in the Trust and the Clinical Teaching Fellows.

About us

St George's Hospital is uniquely placed as a London Teaching Hospital co-located with a Medical School.

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the Trust, being Excellent, Kind, Responsible & Respectful, and behave in a way that reflects these.

The Education, Culture and Organisational Development team work to support staff and students accessing excellent education and training.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Full details of main responsibilities included in job description.

The postholder will lead the co-ordination and provide administration for the following placements
  • Final Year Assistantships Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Penultimate Year - Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology attachments
  • Transitional Year Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology attachments
  • Years 1 and 2 Early Years Surgery attachments

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Educated to degree level or with equivalent relevant experience



  • Minimum three years relevant administrative experience to include time spent in an education / training environment
  • Experience of preparing and presenting reports
  • Demonstrable experience of providing senior administrative support for committees
  • Experience of coordinating online teaching events and meetings
  • Demonstrable project management skills
  • Understanding and experience of education programme planning
  • Experience of working with external organisations
  • Experience and understanding of quality assurance processes
  • Establishing effective systems to deliver key outcomes
  • Experience of evaluating and analysing training feedback data
  • Using databases to input and retrieve information


  • Worked in higher education or NHS
  • Experience with on-line learning systems
  • Experience of online teaching platforms (canvas, moodle)
  • Experience of networking across a large and complex organisation
  • Contract monitoring and management
  • Budgetary management and control

Skills and Knowledge


  • Excellent ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with people from a variety of backgrounds
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills and ability to deal with people of all professions and at all levels
  • Good level of use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, MS Teams
  • Ability to set up and manage audio visual and ICT for teaching (virtual and face-to-face)
  • Effective minute taking skills
  • Excellent organisational skills with proven ability to plan and prioritise own work and meet deadlines
  • Self-Starter
  • Ability to problem solve and resolve issues / move them forward
  • Experience and understanding of Trust induction systems
  • Knowledge of current undergraduate medical training issues and challenges


  • Presentation Skills
  • Webpage authoring
  • Understanding of the changes to medical education for junior doctors

Other Skills


  • Behaves in a professional manner and demonstrates the trust's values
  • Works collaboratively with all members of the team
  • Self motivated to develop personal and professional knowledge
  • Remains calm and approachable within challenging situations

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


St George's Hospital

Blackshaw Road


SW17 0QT

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