Head of Teaching & Learning 

Bedford, Bedfordshire (GB)
Up to £60K per annum
07 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Sep 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Bedfordshire

Centre of Learning Excellence  

Head of Teaching & Learning  

Ref: BEDS0947

Full Time, Permanent 

Salary: Up to £60K per annum - Band C of the Bedfordshire Management Spine 

Location: Luton 

The University of Bedfordshire has a proud record of providing an excellent and innovative educational experience delivering high quality outcomes for its diverse student population as evidenced by its Silver rating in the TEF. In order to build on this, it has a new strategic plan focussing on inspiring students to achieve ambitious goals. With the prospect of the subject-level TEF, achieving the organisational change necessary in an increasingly competitive environment will require a coordinated strategy that secures the commitment of colleagues across the University. 

The Head of Teaching and Learning will report to the Director of Academic and Organisational Development, and will coordinate the work of the Centre for Learning Excellence team to support delivery of the University’s strategic plan through teaching and learning that supports student achievement at all levels, assures quality and standards, and is recognised by stakeholders as an area of excellence for the University.

With a detailed knowledge of higher education pedagogy, QAA experience, and an ability to take accountability for progress against targets, the Head of Teaching and Learning will lead, promote and support developments in teaching, learning and assessment practices that sustain high quality outcomes.  

In this capacity they will lead on staff development in teaching and learning, monitor the quality of teaching and learning against internal and external metrics, and plan and track enhancement progress, leading and coordinating the contributions of the team in supporting change and development.

If you would like an informal discussion or have any queries, please contact Professor Mary Malcolm (email: Mary.Malcolm@beds.ac.uk ).  

Due to the Home Office and UK Visas & Immigration requirements on immigration and Right to Work in the UK, the University of Bedfordshire can only accept job applications from Non EEA applicants who hold a current Tier 1 or Tier 2 (in country) visa and their status allows them to work and reside in the UK with no restrictions.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce and student population.

To apply:
Please log on to our website www.beds.ac.uk/jobs and complete the online application.
Please quote reference number and job title. Please note CVs will only be accepted in addition to a fully completed application form.

Closing date: 26 September 2017 at 12pm.

Interview date:  11 October 2017.

All applications must be received by midnight on the closing date.

Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.