Head of Sciences

Recruiter
Study Group
Location
Guildford, Surrey
Salary
£36,000-£40,000 per annum
Posted
12 Jul 2018
Closes
11 Aug 2018
Subject Area
Science
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

60,000 students from 150 different countries. 20 years of placing students first. A global collaborative network working across the UK, Europe, North America and Australasia. A large number of University and College Partners. A student first approach.

We are Study Group, a global pathway provider in International Education. Due to exciting change and growth, our University of Surrey International Study Centre are introducing a Head of Sciences to play a key role in the new direction of the centre. If you a student centred innovator, that loves a challenge, and is looking for an exciting new opportunity, in a unique teaching and learning environment then please keep reading.

What is this role and where does it fit in?

This role will provide strategic academic leadership and management across our Science programmes, working closely with the Assistant Director of Curriculum and Progression and other Head of Subjects to ensure appropriate integration. The role will have oversight of delivery, assessment and monitoring of the modules within the Science programmes, and will have line management responsibility of the team. As part of this position, you would be involved in the overall student learning experience, whilst also working with the Head of Quality and Innovation to ensure the highest level of quality is achieved.

What experience do you need?

We are looking for a candidate that can act as a role model to others, and an advocate to Study Group. The right person will be Masters Qualified, with extensive experience teaching one of the Sciences in post 16, UK Pathway, or Higher Education environments. We love innovation, creativity, and collaboration, so someone who encourages this with a teaching and learning environment would be welcomed\Please see some of the experience that will certainly be of interest.

  • Masters Degree in a Science, or relevant subject area.
  • Experience, and a positive track record, of academic management and quality assurance in UK further and/or higher education.
  • Experience of leading, advising or supporting others to develop curriculum.
  • Experience of working within a Virtual Learning Environment.

Where is this role based?

Our University of Surrey International Study Centre, based in Guildford, is based in the heart of a beautiful campus that is extremely picturesque with a calm, peaceful atmosphere. The centre offers an International Foundation programme, a Pre-Masters programme, and English language preparation courses. There are a variety of pathways offered on both programmes as well as a variety of students from all across the globe.

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 send a CV and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

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.

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