UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE

Dean of the School of Education

Location
Hatfield, Hertfordshire (GB)
Posted
27 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
07 May 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Dean of the School of Education
Ref: 014549

School of Education

Competitive Salary plus PRP

Grade: AM4

Full time position, working 37 hours per week (1 FTE)

Permanent

We are looking to appoint an outstanding and ambitious individual as Dean of the School of Education to join one of the most exciting and innovative universities in the country.

Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the Dean of Education will join an established dynamic School with a clear commitment to developing excellence and confidence in teaching, learning and professional practice. Our courses are cutting-edge, reflecting the many social, political and technological changes taking place in education. You will have either a doctorate or postgraduate qualification as well as significant leadership experience at a senior level and extensive professional experience in an educational setting. You will share our values, recognising that people are at the heart of what we do.

The role of the Dean of School embraces academic management and leadership, ensuring the highest standards of teaching and learning, research, knowledge transfer, scholarship and student experience within the subject(s) or discipline(s) for which the School is responsible. An important role of the Dean is to take forward the People agenda across the SBU developing a culture that embraces the University values.

The post holder will be an outstanding individual with a proven track record of leadership and academic credibility in one or more discipline areas within the School. The person will also be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the key strategic goals of the University.

The University is one of the region’s largest employers with group staffing of 2,900, and a Group turnover in 2015-16 of £256 million. We have a student community of over 24,600 on UK based programmes including more than 3,800 international students, and more than 6,400 students studying our courses outside the UK. We are one of the top 150 universities in the world under 50 years old.

The University offers a range of benefits including a guaranteed pension, professional development, family friendly policies and discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village.

For further information on the position please contact Carol Bernard at c.bernard2@herts.ac.uk or 01707 284933.

Apply online at http://www.herts.ac.uk/contact-us/jobs-and-vacancies

 

Closing date: 7 May 2017.

Interview date: 12-13 June 2017.