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Programme Leader in Broadcast Journalism

UCFB - UCFB Etihad Campus

Do you want to be part of a truly unique approach to higher education, one that puts students at the heart of everything we do enabling them to have the best possible chance of a successful career in the football and sports industry?

About Us

At UCFB what makes our education experience different is down to three key components: what we teach, where we teach and how we teach.

A World First as the global go-to for Football and Sports Business Education, UCFB is a unique institution dedicated to the delivery of undergraduate/postgraduate degrees and executive education in the operational and business facets of the football and sports industries.

Located in two state-of-the-art iconic and inspiring locations, UCFB Wembley and UCFB Etihad.

These premier locations provide UCFB students with a unique student experience to live, learn and work within the football and sports industry during their studies.

This role will be based at our UCFB Etihad Campus in our state-of-the-art campus devoted to the football business and related industries. Based in and around the Etihad Stadium, the campus is in the heart of one of Europe’s most progressive football facilities.

The Opportunity

UCFB is currently recruiting for a Programme Leader in Broadcast Journalism to join us at our iconic Etihad campus to teach on a programme of study and to maintain teaching and learning standards to deliver an excellent student experience.

About You

The successful candidate will be undergraduate and Masters degree educated and they must have 2 or more years teaching/learning experience in a UK Higher Education Institution.

Key Tasks

  • To teach on designated modules and programme of study Head/Assistant Head of Academics may specify
  • Maintain academic standards and adhere to the programme and module specifications
  • Design and deliver teaching materials at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including contributing to the curriculum review and enhancement, in a manner that supports and focuses on student learning outcomes
  • Undertake student assessments and examination activities including the provision of appropriate feedback to students
  • Engage in continuous professional development
  • To participate in the department seminars aimed at knowledge sharing and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department
  • Be responsible for the pastoral care of students within a specified area
  • Achieve key academic performance indicators, attendance, retention and achievement
  • Complete module review and evaluation
  • To undertake appropriate staff development and professional training in line with the business objectives of UCFB

What we offer in return

In return not only will you have the opportunity to make life-transforming, career making education, but we offer a whole range of financial and non-financial benefits too:

Financial rewards:

  • Enhanced occupational sick pay
  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Free eye tests and VDU glasses
  • Flexible benefits package with Perkbox (some of which includes health cash plan, Denplan, half price cinema tickets, free mobile phone insurance, 20% off Virgin trains, discounted private health insurance, discounted gym membership, hundreds of high street discounts and much more)

Family friendly benefits

  • Enhanced occupational maternity/paternity pay
  • Compassionate leave/time off for dependants

Wellbeing Benefits

  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Christmas closure
  • Day off for your birthday
  • 24/7 employee support hub (via Perkbox)
  • Flexible working
  • Continuing professional development
  • Ride to Work Scheme

Social Benefits

  • Annual family barbeque
  • Staff led events committee
  • End of year review day and awards dinner
  • Back to work conference 

Additional information

Working hours: Working hours normally 8.30 am - 5pm but may involve additional and unsocial working hours depending on the nature of the event and occasional travel between campus.

Please note that if you do not have permission to work in the UK, UCFB will not be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for you to take up this position.  All non EU/EAA candidates must have valid immigration status and/or a UK visa valid for the duration of the contract in order to be considered for this role.

Location: Manchester
Salary: £34,000 to £40,000 per annum (depending upon qualifications and experience)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 17th February 2020
Closes: 3rd April 2020
Job Ref: 19/20A008
 
   
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