Director of the Institute of Childhood and Education

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire (GB)
Posted
26 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
25 Aug 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Leeds Trinity University is a successful University community which offers a high quality learning experience to its students.  Applications are invited for the following post:
 
DIRECTOR OF THE INSTITUTE OF CHILDHOOD AND EDUCATION

Competitive salary
 
Leeds Trinity is an ambitious university, proud of its history as an exceptional place for learning and teaching, that is seeking to build on and extend its leadership in the area of education and childhood. Our Institute of Childhood and Education (ICE) was formed in 2015 by bringing together the previously separate departments of Teacher Education (Primary and Secondary) and Children, Young People and Families.
 
We work with sector agencies operating in Children’s Services and Education to develop innovative, research-based approaches to practice in this challenging area.  We are renowned for our excellence in teacher training and are one of the most respected teacher training providers in the UK, working in close partnership with over 600 schools to offer students a variety of pathways into teaching.
 
This post offers an outstanding opportunity to an exceptional leader.  We are seeking an experienced, talented and ambitious leader to further shape a flexible, outward facing and responsive Institute, capitalising on the synergies that exist between our work in teacher training and our work with children, young people and families.
 
The Director will be expected to provide academic leadership to the Institute.  In particular they will need to identify potential new opportunities for the Institute, lead on strategy and policy development, ensure efficient staff and resource management and further develop a high quality student experience.
 
To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to jobs@leedstrinity.ac.uk
 
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 13th September 2017
 
Interviews for this post are expected to take place on 3rd and 4th October 2017

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Professor Ray Lloyd (Deputy Vice-Chancellor) via his PA  DVCAdmin@leedstrinity.ac.uk 
 
Please note Professor Lloyd is only available from 21st August onwards
 
Leeds Trinity University has an Equality and Diversity Policy.  We welcome applications from all parts of the community.

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