Director of Learning and Teaching

University of East London - Royal Docks School of Business & Law

The University of East London is a dynamic university at the heart of London’s largest regeneration area and adjacent to the site of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The University is known for its commitment to civic engagement and is an anchor university in East London. UEL is an ambitious university with 19,000 students from diverse backgrounds. With its improving results across research and teaching, the University is looking to reposition itself within the higher education sector and London.

We invite you to join us at an exciting time for the Royal Docks School of Business and Law. With consolidation and restructuring having taken place under new leadership within both the University and School, this is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious and creative individual to lead on School strategies and initiatives that provide an excellent student education, delivering positive outcomes in the retention, progression, academic achievement and employability of our highly diverse student body. Reporting to the Dean, you will be responsible for strategic and operational responsibilities that include oversight of quality assurance and standards, quality enhancement and professional standards, and delivering on our commitments to the Office of Fair Access.

With a PhD or equivalent, you will possess a high degree of numeracy as needed to produce, analyse and act upon student metrics. With academic credibility and expertise in leading on teaching and learning in higher education, you will have a strategic awareness of the sector and a sound understanding of national and international trends and innovations in learning and teaching. Along with an ability to transform raw data into analytical spreadsheets and presentation tools, you will have an ability to write clear and concise documentation.

The School takes pride in the diversity of our staff and students. Our students are hard-working people from diverse backgrounds who know that a great career requires qualifications as well as practical ability. Our academics deliver original and innovative teaching ensuring that students are academically challenged.

To obtain further details about this vacancy please visit our website at http://jobs.uel.ac.uk/ (reference number 118a2016). The closing date for applications is 4th January 2017.

Interviews will be held at the end of January 2017.

CVs without completed application forms will not be accepted.

We are working actively to improve the diversity of our staff

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