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Head of School - Performers College, BIMM University


Job Summary

This role is within Performers College in Essex.

Job Description

We are recruiting a Head of School to provide leadership in their specialist area and to support the Dean of Performing Arts to ensure that students are at the heart of our curriculum and assure excellence in learning, teaching and assessment practices. They will be the university representative for their subject area at one of our college/campus locations and provide day-to-day curriculum and teaching delivery leadership.

In addition, they will line-manage Course Leaders and be responsible for tutor recruitment in their subject area. The Heads of School are senior members of the Provost's Office of BIMM University and, as such, are the senior university representative for their subject area on campus. The Head of School will be accountable for student success within their local campus context.

Job Requirements

  • A Postgraduate Degree or equivalent qualifications/industry experience in the subject area.
  • A teaching qualification relevant to higher education or Fellowship of Advance HE.
  • Evidence of subject expertise and industry engagement.
  • Experience working in a leadership and management role in a Higher Education environment.
  • Experience in effective curriculum development activity and understanding quality and standards in a higher education and creative arts specialist context.
  • Experience in driving teaching quality with a demonstrable impact on student outcomes.
  • Experience teaching in a higher education context.
  • Understanding the Higher Education Framework for England and relevant compliance and regulatory issues impacting the student learning experience.
  • Evidence of successful delivery initiatives, projects, and policy changes.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

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