Deputy Head of English Language and Testing

London (GB)
05 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
03 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Deputy Head of English Language and Testing 

Location : London
Closing Date : 03/05/2018
Employment Type : Permanent
Department : Learning & Teaching 

This role will be based in London or from home
The purpose of the role is to support the Head in providing effective leadership of the Service with responsibility for specific areas of the provision.

Job Background

The job will sit within the English Language and Testing Service and work across BPP as part of the Education Services family. The Service has four main areas of responsibility: Pre-Sessional English provision, In-sessional English provision, Functional skills (English, Maths and ICT) support and English Language Testing. The Deputy will take responsibility for some of these areas and work with the Head to ensure the quality and effectiveness of the Service.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Head in the planning and delivery of Pre-Sessional and In-Sessional English Language support
  • Lead on the English, Maths and ICT support for apprenticeships, planning of support, materials and exams
  • Support the Head in the planning and implementation of English language testing that meets the needs of internal stakeholders and is compliant with UKVI requirements
  • Make a proactive contribution to the promotion of the English language and Testing Service.
  • Support the Head in providing strong pedagogic support in the provision of the different support areas.
  • Demonstrate excellence in the development and use of the VLE to support student achievement and to enhance the student learning experience.
  • Demonstrate excellent organisational skills in planning and delivery of English language provision
  • Line manage a group of staff (including Associates)
  • Make a positive and proactive contribution to the Education Services family and more widely across the University
  • Develop and maintain productive internal and external relationships
  • Work flexibly, and undertake any responsibilities and tasks reasonably requested by the Head of Service.

Development Opportunities

In this role, the candidate will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of stakeholders, and the opportunity to develop and work more widely across a complex organisation.

Role requirements

Please refer to the full job description

If you have any questions about the role, please contact David Donnarumma (Head of English Language and Testing) at Daviddonnarumma@bpp.com 

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