Head of School - Public Health, Midwifery and Social Work

Canterbury, Kent (GB)
26 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Public Health, Midwifery and Social Work

Head of School - Public Health, Midwifery and Social Work
Full time 1.0fte

REF: FHH0989

Salary: £66,836 to £79,774 per annum

Applications are invited for this Head of School post.  The successful candidate’s principal responsibility will be to lead, manage and assure a high quality student and staff experience, and act as a role model and facilitator to staff to deliver excellence in all aspects of their role including research and enterprise activities. 

The School of Public Health, Midwifery and Social Work has a staffing establishment of 37FTE Academic staff and professional service staff who deliver undergraduate and postgraduate courses to over 700 students. The School is structured into three sections: Public Health, Midwifery and Social Work

We are looking for an ambitious and experienced academic, with a relevant recognised status or professional background, experienced in research and/or enterprise activity in a relevant area, and able to evidence effective strategic leadership. You will have a sound and full appreciation of the complexity and operations required in contemporary health and care environment and HE.  

Consideration will be given to conferring the title of Professor provided that the applicant meets the University’s published criteria.  

Informal enquiries to the Dean of the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Debra Teasdale, on 01227 922822 or

Start date for applications:     26 September 2017
Closing date for applications:     22 October 2017
Interviews are to be held:     3 November 2017

How to apply 

To apply online, please click the ‘Apply for this job’ button below.  To gain further details about this post please visit our Vacancies page:  

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at quoting reference number FHH0989. Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.