Deputy Head of Short Courses (LfA)

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Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
Grade UE08, £40,792.00 to £48,677.00 per annum
28 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Oct 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Deputy Head of Short Courses (LfA)
The University of Edinburgh
Ref. 045485
Grade UE08, £40,792.00 to £48,677.00 per annum
Fixed Term, Fulltime

The Centre for Open Learning are seeking an exceptional candidate to lead our Languages for All provision.  

This is a fixed term (2yrs) leadership post and will be one of three Deputy Head of Short Courses positions within the Centre for Open Learning. With two posts overseeing our Short Course programmes, this third post has exclusive responsibility for our popular Languages for All provision.

The post holder will support the Head of the Centre for Open Learning in the leadership, management and coordination of our Languages for All provision within COL and will be a member of the COL Executive Committee.  The post holder will directly line manage Course Organiser colleagues and have overall line management of teaching colleagues in Language for All.  The post holder will have responsibility for course planning, approval and validation, contributing to the strategic direction of the provision and all matters in support of excellent learning and teaching.
Applicants should ensure that they use the personal statement of the application form to address the person specification and illustrate how they meet the criteria for this post.

This post is full time (35 hours per week) and is fixed term for a period of 2 years.  

To discover more and apply, please go to:

The closing date is 5pm (GMT) on Wednesday 17th October 2018.  
We anticipate interviews taking place early November 2018 (subject to change).