Director of the Institute of Education

Winchester, Hampshire (GB)
£58,855 - £62,843 per annum
21 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Apr 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Director of the Institute of Education
Full Time, 1.0 FTE
£58,855 - £62,843 per annum

We are seeking an experienced academic to lead our new Institute of Education, and to raise our profile for world-class teaching, research and professional development relating to teachers, children and schools. Our ideal candidate will have an inspiring vision for the development of teacher education in a changing policy context, a strong Research and Knowledge Exchange profile, and proven successful leadership in the field of higher education. 

Initial Teacher Education at Winchester is Outstanding (Ofsted, 2018) and the University has Silver TEF status. The Faculty of Education, Health and Social Care’s programmes were ranked in the top 10 universities in England for overall satisfaction in NSS 2017, and 60% of our research outputs submitted to REF 2014 were judged to be either world-leading or internationally excellent. The launch of the Institute of Education reflects our ambition to further extend and enhance the excellent teaching, research and knowledge exchange activity undertaken by faculty staff. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic educator sharing our commitment to research-informed teaching that deepens understanding of educational contexts and practices to secure a positive impact on young lives. We welcome applications from individuals with the vision to provide strategic direction for the Institute of Education, lead the Institute on a day to day basis, contribute to the Faculty Management Group, and successfully advocate innovation and excellence in all aspects of our pedagogy and research.

One of our core values is ‘individuals matter’. As an employee at the University of Winchester, we are committed to your wellbeing and development. You will have access to a wide range of benefits and support, comprehensive staff development programme, generous holiday entitlement and pension scheme. Further details can be found on our website.  

Post No: EDU-T00
Closing Date:     1 May 2018
Interview Date:   18 May 2018

Applications should be made online at Please note that posts close at midnight on the date stated. CVs and late applications will not be accepted.

We delight in diversity in our workforce and seek others that share this value.