Deputy Programme Director – MSc Developmental Psychology and Clinical Practice

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The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families supports distressed children and their families through innovative therapeutic practice and research, training and promoting awareness of mental health issues. In April 2019, the Centre opened its new Centre of Excellence located in King’s Cross. The Centre works in close partnership with a wide range of service providers including UCL to support the delivery of its postgraduate programmes.

The Centre values diversity and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.

The Deputy Programme Director will work closely to support the Programme Director to ensure the delivery of high standard teaching and development of the MSc programme in Developmental Psychology and Clinical Practice according to UCL standards and regulations and in line with the course objectives. The post-holder will work closely with the Programme Director, staff and students to develop the programme, including implementing key priorities such as improving Equality, Diversity and Inclusion within the programme as well as supporting the delivery of clinical placements and academic research projects.

With a background in clinical practice or academic research, the post-holder will have experience of teaching, course organisation and managing/supporting staff. They will also have understanding of academic regulations to support the delivery of a postgraduate programme and the ability to form good working relationships and work collaboratively.

The post-holder will be home-based during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and thereafter at the Anna Freud Centre, 4-8 Rodney Street, London N1 9JH.

Please email if you require assistance or experience difficulties in applying. Please note all our posts require candidates to have the Right to Work in the UK at the time of applying.

Contract duration: Fixed term, two years in the first instance.

Notification of interview

Shortlisted applicants will be notified no later than Friday 5 February 2021.
Please note: due to volume of applications expected, we will be unable to notify unsuccessful candidates.


Interviews will be held in the week commencing 8 February 2021.

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