Executive Director of Academic Quality - Further Education

Birmingham, United Kingdom
02 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
18 Jun 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: Competitive (in the region of £75,000)
Contract Type: Full-time, permanent
Closing Date: 18-06-2020 17 p.m
Support/Academic/Management: Management

University College Birmingham is looking for an Executive Director of Academic Quality to support us to achieve outstanding teaching across all of our Further Education provision. We want to hear from candidates with a strong understanding of high quality teaching in FE, and the ability to translate complex regulation and guidance into concrete action. The ideal candidate will be able to lead diverse teams to successful outcomes, and will be a highly skilled communicator, with substantial experience of working in Further Education. You’ll have a real understanding of the range of students and courses at UCB, and a hands-on, pragmatic approach to your work.

In return, we can offer a fantastic working environment in an institution with big ambitions. As a member of the Executive Management Team you’ll get experience of policy and decision-making across Further and Higher Education. Our small size means that you can have a significant influence from day one. You’ll also get all of the usual great benefits of being a member of staff at UCB, including a competitive salary, generous annual leave, and access to our fantastic campus facilities in the heart of Birmingham.

How do I Apply?

You will need to submit a written statement (maximum 4 sides) detailing your CV and a cover letter (maximum 2-sides) setting out specifically how you meet the requirements of the role. You should use font size 11pt. An informal telephone conversation can be arranged by appointment with Alice Wilby, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Access and Widening Participation) by emailing 

Please submit your completed application to by no later than 5pm on Thursday 18 June. 

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