Director of Nurse Education

Edge Hill University - Nurse Education Team

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our staff and students.

About You

A registered healthcare practitioner and an experienced educationalist and leader, you will have an excellent track-record of developing the student experience in a higher education setting. You will have an excellent reputation for outstanding management and leadership with great emotional intelligence, having led provision of a nursing and/or health professional academic programme, with its commensurate complexities with measurable excellence of outputs. 

You will have a wealth of experience of curriculum development from concept through to delivery, graduation and alumni. You will live and breathe quality assurance and enhancement, being driven by the need to ensure equity and excellence of the curricula and ultimate student experience. You will have a track record in research and scholarly activity, and strong evidence of achievements in enterprise. In undertaking your role, you will have a reputation for working collaboratively with colleagues in a clear, responsive and transparent manner.   

A creative, strategic thinker and an inspirational leader, you will be able to manage change at both a strategic and operational level. You will also be well organised, with excellent communication, networking and relationship-building skills.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

As a senior colleague at Edge Hill University you will have access to a generous pension scheme, opportunity for corporate healthcare and an environment in which you can make a difference.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award winning staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means as well as opportunities to attend interactive sessions like ‘Mental Toughness’ or ‘Leading with emotional intelligence’ you are able to have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, book to get a trim from our onsite hairdresser, your car valeted, or get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film on one of our Film Nights and so much more.

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

For informal enquiries about the position you may wish to contact Dr Julie Williams Associate Dean and Director of Healthcare Professions Education at

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