Head of School of Education

Greenwich/Avery Hill/Medway, United Kingdom
£72,605 to £84,755 per annum
05 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Location: Greenwich, Avery Hill and Medway
Salary: £72,605 to £84,755 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 31 October 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 2864-E

Head of School

Do you have a track record of academic achievement across teaching, research and/or professional practice in a relevant subject area? Do you have significant experience of strategic and operational leadership in education or industry? If so, we want to hear from you.

The University of Greenwich is home to a truly global community of staff and students, we have ambitions to develop our already successful School into a world leading centre for innovation in teaching, research, knowledge exchange and student enterprise.

Our philosophy of Education without Boundaries means that we are committed to supporting our academic teams to deliver the highest levels of student success, enterprise and employment outcomes for students from all walks of life. The School enjoys high levels of student engagement and a strong team of internationally recognised staff who work in partnership with professional bodies, industry, research and academic networks. We are equally proud of our strong network of successful Alumni.

Following a reorganisation, we are in the process of introducing a new, consistent senior structure across our four faculties.

We are seeking outstanding individuals to help us achieve our ambitions and join our Faculty Senior Teams in the following Head of School Roles:

  • Head of School of Education 
  • Head of School of Science 
  • Head of the School of Design 
  • Head of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences 
  • Head of the School of Law & Criminology 
  • Head of the School of Stage & Screen 

Reporting to the Deputy Dean, you will provide strategic and operational leadership for your School that covers a wide range of disciplines. You will provide strong academic leadership and vision for your School driven by a commitment to Teaching and Student Experience, Research and Knowledge Exchange.

Successful candidates will act as an advocate for change and will have significant experience at senior manager level within an education or industry -based organisation of comparable size and complexity.

We look forward to receiving applications from candidates who are able to demonstrate a passion for and a clear commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as the vision, values and aspirations of the University of Greenwich.

For the full job description, candidate specification and details of how to apply, please click apply online below.

Please note this vacancy will close 31st October 2021.

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values. The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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