Head of Academic Practice

£44,563 to £49,758
14 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

35 hours per week (1.0 FTE)

Perth College UHI is one of Scotland’s leading Colleges of Further and Higher Education, and a large partner in Scotland’s newest University, the University of the Highlands and Islands.

A key opportunity has arisen at Perth College UHI for a Head of Academic Practice, due to the retirement of the current post holder.  Working closely with staff and managers in the College, in UHI and in the wider education community, the post holder will lead and take forward key evaluations, developments, policies and best practice in learning and teaching to enhance student outcomes across all of our curriculum.

The Head of Academic practice will mentor and support staff in their professional development, and work to take forward appropriate opportunities and support structures for this. This includes leading capacity building in the development of early research and scholarship coordination within the College, leading our Learning and Teaching Leaders, and ensuring adoption of best practice in embedding equality and diversity in the student learning experience. 

We would be delighted to hear from applicants who have a passion and strong commitment to working collaboratively to take forward these developments.

Interviews will be held on Thursday the 29th June 2017.

This post undertakes regulated work with children and a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme check is required.  A check will be made against the list of those barred from working with children.

We are positive about disabled people and guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for this vacancy.