Subject Leader Mechanical Engineering

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Location
Sussex ISC
Salary
£35,740 per annum
Posted
03 Jul 2018
Closes
01 Aug 2018
Subject Area
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you ready to take your career in education to a new level?

If the answer is yes then please keep reading. We are Study Group, a global business specialising in International Education. A career with us is a completely unique experience within education. Being a part of a global network, we offer the opportunity to work with talented international students, in a teaching environment that gives you autonomy to provide a creative and innovative learning experience for our students. A fantastic opportunity has opened, for a Subject Leader in Mechanical Engineering, to join the business, and if you are passionate about international education, and want a new challenge, then this could be the opportunity that you’ve been looking for.

What is this role and where does it fit in?

The University of Sussex ISC is seeking an enthusiastic and proactive Subject Leader in Mechanical Engineering. The main purpose of the role is to develop modules for newly validated foundation, international year one and pre-masters courses due to start in September. You will manage the delivery of a range of modules within engineering, provide support and guidance to the team of academic tutors delivering these modules, including line managing a number of academic tutors. The role also includes teaching responsibilities.

The successful candidate will be instrumental in maximising students’ learning and achievement and ensuring a positive student experience. They will be expected to make a significant contribution to academic and quality assurance processes. 

What experience do you need?

  • Candidates should hold a degree and a Masters or doctorate in mechanical or automotive engineering or related discipline.
  • A teaching qualification or willingness to complete the PGCert would be advantageous to this role.
  • A student-centred approach, good interpersonal, IT, and organisational skills are essential.
  • Experience of teaching students within an international context is highly desirable.

Where is this role based?

This role is based at the University of Sussex International Study Centre. The campus offers a unique combination of tranquillity and energy. The centre is surrounded by a beautiful national park, yet at the same time we are a short train or bus journey from Brighton. Brighton has fantastic transport links, so you'll easily be able to explore the rest of the UK and Europe.

What does a role at Study Group mean?

Originality – We are a unique business within the sector giving our people a completely different working experience.

Collaboration – We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work a number of partners across the network including top tier Universities.

Innovation – We encourage innovation throughout our centres, ensuring that are students are given an interactive, student centred and creative tailor made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.

Opportunity - We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.

The Application Process

We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please click the Apply link. This is a rolling recruitment process so please apply ASAP.

Organisational Compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.