Associate Dean, Director of Programmes

London, United Kingdom
21 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
02 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Profile Leadership Team - Leadership Roles
Contract Type Permanent

Job Purpose

You will be part of the Senior Management Team, working alongside the Associate Dean, Quality Assurance, the lead for Strategic Business & Partnership Management and the Head of Academic Staffing, to realise the strategic vision of the School of Nursing and engender the esposed cultural values of BPP.

Key Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for the following:

Product Landscape

  • Enhance the portfolio delivery and growth by working with current partners and contributing to the successful outcomes of new Tender oppprtunities.
  • Lead on the management of the academic content and pedagogy of programmes.
  • Deputise for the Dean as required.
  • Oversee the smooth running of the programmes.
  • Work with the Award Leaders to ensure timetables are up to date across Levels 4-7.
  • Oversee the work with the Leads for the Hub, OCL & Assessments.
  • Work with the Senior Operations & Planning Officer to ensure Deployment & Scheduling is completed.


  • Work with the Associate Dean to ensure the quality monitoring and continuous improvement activity is in line with BPP's General Academic Regulations and policies.
  • Lead the analysis/quality indicators for programme quality/student performance and monitor and act upon them where necessary.
  • Attend School of Nursing Education & Standards Board.
  • Attend Examination Boards.
  • Attend University wide committees and groups as delegated.
  • Oversee a review of Banner and student progress tracking.
  • Support staff with queries, student issues, course management issues.
  • Lead cross site standardisation of programme development and delivery.

People Management

  • Not applicable to this role at this time.

please refer to the job description for full details

Department School of Nursing
Vacancy location UK, London, London Waterloo

Candidate criteria

  • Current NMC Registration
  • First Degree
  • Post Graduate Degree
  • Senior Fellow / Fellow HEA
  • PhD or in progress
  • Experience in the completion of Module / Programme Reports
  • Experience of Curriculum Implementation
  • Teaching qualification
  • Marking of work and preparation of results for Exam Boards
  • Facilitate student evaluation where appropriate
  • Facilitate student support
  • Expertise in lecturing and designing modules and programmes
  • An ability to prioritise your own work and the work of others
  • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to listen and seek out the opinion of others
  • Experience of writing research bids
  • Experience of writing and presenting Tenders & Business Plans
  • Facilitate student feedback to aid learning
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • High personal standards of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong skills in organisation, coordination, planning, prioritisation, people management and influencing.
  • A track record in research and translating research into teaching and education.
  • Facilitating Peers reviews
  • Evidence of CPD

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Professor Lynne Gell (Dean) at lynnegell@bpp.com

Employment Details

Contract Hours 37.50
FTE 1.00
Salary Competitive


Full Job Description
Associate Dean (DoP) - Job Description September 2020.pdf (146 Kb)

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