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Head of Teaching and Learning

University of Bedfordshire - Centre for Learning Excellence

Location: Luton
Salary: £53,348 Grade 9
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th August 2021
Closes: 27th September 2021
Job Ref: BEDS2002

Closing date: 27th September 2021

Interview date: w/c 11th October 2021

The University of Bedfordshire is a leading university for expanding higher education opportunities. We inspire our diverse student body to achieve ambitious goals and broaden their understanding and horizons across the communities we engage. We provide an excellent learning and teaching experience for our students and have achieved a Silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional academic leader into the role of Head of Teaching and Learning. As Head of Teaching and Learning, you will play a leading role in supporting the University’s objective to be recognised for inspiring, expert and innovative teaching, both on campus and online, which is learner focussed, inclusive and drives improvement in academic quality measures. You will be responsible for driving and implementing significant changes in our approach to teaching and learning policies and practice and will monitor the effectiveness of teaching and learning across the University. Working closely with senior leaders in faculty and professional services, you will ensure that effective practice is identified and disseminated, and that action is taken to improve teaching excellence where necessary.

The Head of Teaching and Learning leads and coordinates the continuous development of academic staff in relation to their teaching, learning and assessment practices.  This includes oversight of the University’s HEA recognised Professional Teaching Scheme, the Post Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Academic Practice and coordination, with Faculty staff, of the Higher Degree Apprenticeship in Academic Practice. The role must ensure that institutional priorities are addressed, and that the quality of teaching meets and surpasses minimum expectations. 

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 11th October 2021.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK. 

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce and student population.

To apply: Please log on to our website www.beds.ac.uk/jobs and complete the online application.

Please quote reference number and job title. Please note CVs will only be accepted in addition to a fully completed application form.

All applications must be received by midnight on the closing date. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.

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