Course faculty with RCPCH - volunteering opportunities

We work together with our faculty - paediatricians and other child health professionals - to deliver high-quality and varied child health education for our members and other specialties.
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We are currently recruiting for faculty members to help us to deliver our educational courses. Our courses are delivered virtually, via platforms such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams, and in-person at venues across the UK.

You can view our entire portfolio of live courses on the RCPCH Learning site

Why become a faculty member?

Watch Dr Jonathan Darling, Vice President for Education, and Dr Chakra Vasudevan, Officer for Education, discuss the opportunities and benefits of becoming a faculty member

Complete our expression of interest form


On behalf of the Education and Professional development team at RCPCH, we would like to invite applications to join us a faculty member for the various clinical and exam courses that we deliver.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with vision, expertise, and energy to support the Education and Professional Development {EPD) team in developing and delivering high quality courses that reach out to wide ranging audience including our international members. We welcome interest from senior trainees and new consultants who are looking to expand their educational experience as they will be supported by the senior faculty members within the team.

The course faculty will collaborate with the Education and Learning Board (ELB), College Officers and EPD team to develop, deliver and review courses on a regular basis. Their responsibilities will include:

  • Contribution to developing training materials
  • Review courses based on evaluation and contribute to strategic overview of the courses
  • To attend the Course evaluation meeting yearly to assist in reviewing course effectiveness and content

Eligibility: Knowledge, skills and experience required

  • Active RCPCH member
  • Active in Clinical Practice
  • Educational experience at undergraduate, postgraduate level
  • Experience of a leadership or management role
  • Well-organised
  • Experience in supporting trainees, students and other health professionals
  • IT literate, including for contributing to the editing of shared documents and confident use of remote meeting platforms
  • In accordance with College policy, all candidates should be in Good Standing with the RCPCH.

Remuneration and reimbursement

  • All RCPCH faculty roles are non-remunerated and honorary.
  • Officers are reimbursed for the cost of travelling expenses and subsistence to run College courses.

The support available to you

  • You will be supported by the Senior Clinical leads for the individual courses and Education and Professional Development
  • There will be a structured induction program with supported transition to an independent faculty- provided by senior faculty and EPD team

Process of appointment

Please register your interest by completing the expression of Interest form.

The EPD team will be touch with you within a few weeks' time. For any further information please contact Abisola on