Plymouth College of Art

Head Of Curriculum Operations

Plymouth, Devon
£39,152 to £42,793 per annum. Starting salary will be £39,152 per annum.
04 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Plymouth College of Art is one of a small number of independent art schools remaining in the UK’s Higher Education sector and is nationally and internationally recognised for its ethical commitment to creative learning [through pedagogical innovation] and social justice [through community impact and social mobility]. PCA continues to foster international partnerships, developing a vibrant culture of scholarship and research and was recently awarded Taught Degree Awarding Powers. In 2018, The College established 3 Academic Schools: Arts + Media; Design + Communication; Critical + Cultural Studies.

Forward-thinking, PCA is a creative community working across the fields of contemporary arts, design and media, offering pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate study with a focus on inquiry-led practice and integrated learning. The College puts the student at the centre of their learning as curious and creative practitioners and is committed to interdisciplinary dialogue and open resources, providing an exciting context for collaboration, network building, and professional opportunities.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and ambitious Head of Curriculum Operations to join our Learning, Teaching & Enhancement (LTE) Directorate and work in a strategic role to help deliver our strategic plan. The successful candidate will manage our Curriculum Operations team and will work across our entire academic provision from pre-degree to postgraduate programmes. As the head of this highly able team, the successful candidate will support the development of our curriculum structure and its associated operations. The postholder will help shape our delivery models, resourcing, timetabling, attendance modelling and learning analytics work to support our staff and students’ success.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a broad range of knowledge and expertise across academic timetabling and resource allocation/modelling, a commitment to partnership working and championing the staff and student experience. The role will help ensure the highest standards of learning, teaching and assessment in support of PCA’s strategic plan.

The Learning, Teaching & Enhancement (LTE) Directorate is led by Dr Mark J.P. Kerrigan.

For further details about working at Plymouth College of Art and to apply online, please visit

If you would like to have a conversation about the role, please contact Dr Mark J.P. Kerrigan at

Closing Date: Thursday 17 September 2020 (9am)

It is anticipated that the interviews will take place on Thursday 24th September 2020

Plymouth College of Art has a strong commitment to the safeguarding & welfare of young people & vulnerable adults. A satisfactory DBS disclosure at Enhanced Level will be required from successful candidates as a condition of appointment. We celebrate equality, diversity and difference, and welcome candidates from all communities.

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