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Head of Academic Subjects Quality Lead

Closing date for applications: 12 May 2017 

Job Description

Based at Royal Holloway, University of London, the ISC delivers an International Foundation Year (IFY) programme preparing international students for progression to undergraduate degrees. We are seeking a well-qualified and experienced Head of Academic Subjects/Quality Lead to manage the academic modules and lead quality assurance processes.

The role will also involve some teaching hours, so applicants must preferably hold a Masters in a relevant subject and a teaching qualification. The IFY pathways are Arts & Social Sciences, Management & Economics and Sciences.  

Salary is in the region of £37,000-£38,000 depending on experience.

Please note: the ISC operates a four term teaching year.

Experience Required

  • Experience in management and coordination in a further education environment and of teaching in an international context
  • Experience in Foundation Programmes and quality assurance is highly desirable

Knowledge and Skills

  • Good organisational and IT skills are essential

Organisational Compliance

The position holder must comply with Study Group policies and applicable laws including those in relation, but not limited to: Occupational Health and Safety; Anti-Discrimination and Harassment, Anti-Bribery and Corruption and those specifically relevant to the position and authority of the job holder. 

The ISC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and appointments will be subject to receipt of both satisfactory references and a DBS check. 


To request further details and an application form please contact:

RHISC Administration
International Study Centre
Royal Holloway, University of London
Surrey TW20 0EX


Application deadline: 12pm on Friday 12 May 2017

Interviews will be held in early May 2017 with an ideal start date of 5th June 2017 (negotiable).