Dean of Teaching, Learning and Student Experience

Gloucester, Gloucestershire
£58,075 - £62,012 depending on experience
26 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
12 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Dean of Teaching, Learning and Student Experience

£58,075 - £62,012 depending on experience

37 hours per week


About Us

Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College of Further Education sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to almost 4,000 university and college-level students studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research. The University holds Teaching Excellence Framework Gold and has 98% graduate employability, whilst the College is rated Ofsted Outstanding in all areas. A passionate and innovative business culture and exceptional support networks make Hartpury an ideal career choice.

About the Role

  • The Dean of Teaching, Learning and Student Experience provides strategic vision and academic leadership and implements activities supporting our students’ academic experience.
  • Reporting to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor and working in collaboration with the Academic Registrar and Dean of Research and Knowledge Exchange, staff and academic departments, the post holder will support our endeavours to deliver a high quality, inclusive and consistent academic experience for all students, enhancing student engagement, academic outcomes and well-being.

About You

  • You will be a proactive individual, who will see a project through from idea to implementation, leading from the front.
  • You will ensure teaching excellence is at the heart of all of our endeavours through line management of the academic Heads of Department and Head of Teaching and Learning.
  • You will be an experienced academic manager with a track record of working with people to deliver enhancements to the academic student experience.
  • You will be a persuasive communicator with the ability to build relationships based on trust, you will be skilled at working through negotiation and influence.
  • You will possess exemplary judgement, energy and resilience and share our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusivity.
  • Hold a teaching qualification and a postgraduate qualification ideally in our subject area or related to teaching and learning, with a research profile being advantageous.
  • Be highly motivated with a commitment to the highest quality of teaching and learning and student experience.

What we Offer

  • Wellbeing events and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Teachers’ pension scheme
  • Employee discounts scheme and TOTUM card
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
  • Free entry to Hartpury events and discounted tickets Hartpury RFC matches

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 

Visit our website www.hartpury.ac.uk to see full details and to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12th July 2020.

Interviews will be held on 3rd August 2020.

Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.