Programme Leader (HND in Health & Social Care)

London Churchill College

Responsible to: Programme Manager

Main Purpose of the Job: To lead the programme delivery of HND in Health & Social Care programme and implementation of its programmes delivery, assessment and quality assurance processes.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the day-to-day management of the programme
  • Co-ordinating the staff resource for the programme and ensuring that staff are adequately briefed and involved
  • In liaison with the Programmer Manager ensuring that all students within the programme are provided with appropriate support; the programme leader is responsible for ensuring that all students on the programme have access to a personal tutor
  • Promotion of curriculum development and enhancement within the programme; the programme leader will ensure effective liaison with module leaders and lecturers in matters associated with the planning, management and review of the programme
  • Promotion of appropriate approaches towards innovation in teaching, learning and methods of assessment within the programme
  • Ensuring that the programme is monitored and evaluated in accordance with agreed quality assurance procedures
  • Ensuring the implementation of agreed policies and procedures
  • Acting and reporting on identified quality improvement needs at programme level as appropriate
  • Ensuring the appropriate and timely feedback to students on assessments, particularly in relation to progress within and between levels of study, and failure in modules
  • Representing the programme in dealings with external agencies
  • Writing programme review and enhancement process report (REP) report, programme handbook, unit handbook, EV report, and other related report in timely fashion.
  • Carry out such duties as may be required from time to time by the college that are appropriate to the grade of the post.

Person Specification

  • A Master degree or equivalent in Health & Social Care subject
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role,
  • Proven ability to write suitable module handbooks, module assessments and to undertake assessment grading
  • High degree of digital literacy, being familiar with using Virtual Learning Environment software systems and possess proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Ability to appraise tutor performance
  • The ability to work well either independently or part of a wider team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to present data appropriately for the relevant stakeholder
  • Systematic and organised approach to work with the ability to plan and prioritise own work and to adapt to the needs of the situation
  • Ability to work to deadlines whilst ensuring that all work is of a professional standard
  • Meticulous approach to work and attention to detail
  • An understanding of respect for equality and respect for diversity
  • Understanding of the importance of confidentiality and the ability to deal with confidential information in an appropriate manner.


  • PhD qualification in a relevant field
  • Professional qualification in Health & Social Care or similar field
  • Experience of managing tutors
  • Ability to chair internal meetings/committees/boards effectively
  • Experience of quality assurance issues in a QAA reviewed institution
  • External examiner experience
  • Experience of recruiting tutors
  • Experience of research

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Job type: Permanent Full Time

Applications: Applications should be made by covering letter and curriculum vitae (CV) to Mr Mehfuzul Haque at

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