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Head of School vacancy: Institute of Education

Head of School vacancy

The University is advertising for the post of Head of School of the Institute of Education for the next six years, from 1 September 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Vice-Chancellor welcomes expressions of interest from staff within the School and across the University who are keen to develop their careers further by taking on an academic leadership and managerial role at an important time for the University. 

The Head of School is responsible for providing the School's academic leadership, and will also contribute to the broader leadership within the wider University.

Job details and how to apply

To view the new job description and person specification for the role, please follow the link below to the University's Jobtrain internal advert.

Head of School - Institute of Education

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications where a flexible working pattern and/or a job share is proposed. Specifically, we welcome applications where it is proposed to take up the role as half of a job share (and no indication is needed as to who the other half might be). We also welcome coordinated applications from two separate members of staff proposing to undertake the role as a job share.

This advert is open only to internal candidates, the application will require the submission of a statement of suitability and interest (1000 words max) and the attachment of an up to date CV by Thursday 7 May 2020. 

Shortlisting and interview date:

  • Shortlisting:  12 May 2020
  • Interviews (to be conducted via online mediums) : 19 May 2020

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to make a presentation to members of the School [via Blackboard]. Presentations will take place on the 19 May 2020.

For any informal conversation about the role, please contact Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mark Fellowes

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