Programme Leader- University partnership program
Primary Role Purpose
Through collaboration and engagement with Department Heads and other key stakeholders, the Programme Leader will be responsible for ensuring effective planning, management and review of the programme. As a Programme leader you are also responsible for taking forward any new programme proposals following due process and in accordance with the organisational strategy. You are equally required to ensure student representatives are allocated to the programme board, and all students have access to a personal tutor.
Key Result Areas
- Leadership (Programme, Team & Academic) Program Management & Administration Monitoring Teaching
Duties and Responsibilities
- Responsibility for the overall design of the programme Responsibility for ongoing programme design, maintenance, and improvement Responsibility for monitoring the programme in operation. Responsibility for the effective coordination of colleagues who contribute to the design and delivery of the programme. Planning teaching, including lectures, seminars/tutorials and learning materials Meeting students individually to discuss progress as needed Interviewing potential students Carrying out administration, such as attending departmental meetings and writing reports As a Programme Leader you also actively ensure that you fulfil the responsibilities below or delegate tasks to colleagues, including the Deputy Programme Leader, involved in the programme delivery. You also ensure that the division of responsibilities is discussed as part of workload allocation reviews. The management/ SMT/QA may invest additional responsibilities in line with how teaching is operationalised and managed locally and provide the deputy programme leader with appropriate authority under the oversight of the DET department and sufficient time to do all parts of the roles. As the Programme Leader you are also defined by the required number of challenging but realistic learning outcomes which are empowering to students and which accurately portray the distinctiveness of the course of study; Progression towards achievement of the programme learning outcomes is carefully and realistically charted through the component modules of the programme; Summative assessment is devised at programme-level to accurately and reliably measure student progression towards achievement of the programme learning outcomes; Student work, be that undertaken within classroom-based settings, through engagement with online activities or because of independent study, is planned to progressively support an increasing sophistication of learning or competence towards achievement of the programme learning outcomes