Programme Leader in Education

Location:   Newton Park    

Manager:  Head of School of Education

Closing Date:  12 midnight GMT, 22 November 2020

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Programme Leader in Education to join our vibrant, collaborative, creative academic community, and to work across all undergraduate awards in the School of Education.

Working closely with the Head of School and the Programme Leaders’ team, you will lead on all aspects relevant to our undergraduate education awards, lead enhancements to the student experience, take forward research-informed curriculum planning and development, and manage change projects within the subject area. As Programme Leader, you will provide academic leadership, informed by research and inspired by national and international developments in the discipline of Education.

About you (requirements)

Your excellent understanding of issues pertaining to the student experience combined with your leadership and management skills will ensure that our provision is of the highest quality. Through your successful experiences of academic leadership, and of teaching and/or researching in higher education, you will demonstrate an enthusiasm in pedagogic innovation, and especially in relation to curriculum design and quality enhancements. 

You will be someone who shares our values and commitment to social justice and will be at the forefront of how the discipline of education is evolving. As a forward-looking individual, you will anticipate change and be able to combine strategic thinking with operational management to support our academic community in achieving the highest possible outcomes.

If you enjoy working collaboratively and flexibly and being open to new ideas and challenges, then this will be an exciting role for you.

About us

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. Based in a World Heritage city in the UK, we are connected to a vast network of regional, national and international partners ensuring that our students are socially engaged global citizens. By blending digital technologies, offering diverse perspectives and facilitating work-orientated connections with aim for our teaching and research to be inspirational. We need great, inspirational people, people like you, to join us and pave the way.

The School of Education is a place where students, academics, teachers and practitioners come together in a community of research and practice. Through our range of diverse and innovative programmes and research centres we aim to create a community for education professionals to work towards inclusive and just education practices, and instill a belief that education can contribute to a fairer society.

For an informal discussion about this post, you can contact Prof. Kyriaki Anagnostopoulou, Head of School of Education, at [email protected]

Interview Date: Within one month of the closing date

How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please visit Bath Spa University  jobs page. Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed. Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to [email protected].

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include a nursery, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

We would particularly welcome applications from BME and female candidates as we are currently under-represented at this level