Head of Department in Teacher Education

University of East London - Cass School of Education & Communities

At UEL, we pride ourselves on the real-world relevance of our courses and research and the impact we are making in our east London community and the wider world. We are an open and inclusive university that is focused on transforming the lives of our students. Our corporate plan sets out an ambitious agenda for our future success which focuses on the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning and excellence in research. UEL has almost doubled its output of world-leading research in recent years and 94 per cent of the research UEL submitted to the Research Excellence Framework 2014 was deemed to be of an at least internationally-recognised level. In the last two years, we’ve risen 79 places in the National Student Survey league table, and we achieved our highest ever student satisfaction score in 2017.

The Cass School of Education and Communities is an innovative and supportive school with a strong research culture and a reputation for providing responsive solutions to diverse educational needs within the newly formed College of Professional Services. We have a significant role in the provision of teacher education throughout east London and beyond. Staff are experts in the fields of teacher training and professional education, early childhood education, special education, and social work.

We have an excellent opportunity for a leading academic and qualified practitioner, with an established reputation to manage our Teacher Education Subject Area. The successful candidate will have a key role in further enhancing the reputation of our Teacher Education area and working with collaborative partners in order to raise the profile of our public facing provision nationally and internationally.

Educated to degree standard, with a Doctorate in a relevant discipline or relevant equivalent professional experience, you will have a credible professional track record and/or research record. With a sound knowledge of the UK Higher Education and in Teacher Education, you will have experience of successful leadership and management in the University sector, including experience of staff performance and development, academic management and managing resources including budgets.

To obtain further details about this vacancy please visit our website at http://jobs.uel.ac.uk (reference number: 042m2017). The closing date for applications will be 30th October 2017. Interviews will be held on 20th November 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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