Department Chair - IT and Engineering

United Arab Emirates (AE)
Basic and Housing Allowance
15 Feb 2022
End of advertisement period
15 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Looking for a qualified and experienced Department Chair - IT and Engineering for its Diploma & Advanced Diploma Programs based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The candidate should have:

  • Bachelor Degree in the Mechanical Engineering is essential
  • Masters/PhD in the relevant discipline is preferred.
  • Professional Leadership or Management Qualification.
  • Vocational Teaching Certification (PGCE, PTLLS, DTLLS, etc.)
  • Assessor Qualification (A1, Assessor, TAFE, etc.)
  • Internal Quality Assurance Certification (V1, IQA, IV, etc.)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with Vocational Education Teaching, Further Education or Higher Education is required.
  • 3 years’ experience in a Management role.
  • Fluent in English (IELTS Academic 7.0 or above)
  • Familiar with Middle East Culture and experience from the region is an advantage.

The Department Chair is responsible for:

  • Develop and supervise the performance and behaviours of a team of teachers in the delivery and assessment of VET Programs.
  • Promote the use of student cantered teaching methodologies.
  • Monitor, manage and develop resources to ensure consistency and quality in teaching and assessment of student outcomes.
  • Support teacher in relation to student management issues.
  • Dealing with student and staff issues and complaints and escalating to senior management when necessary.
  • Dealing with student and staff discipline, annual staff appraisals, deployment of staff

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

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