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Head of Business

Deadline for applications: 26th September

Salary: £37,778.24 (pro rata)
Contract type: Part Time, permanent (2.5 days per week)

Job overview

At Study Group, our students travel from 142 different countries to study on our Higher Education preparatory courses. The students are miles from their family and will be faced with a new culture, lifestyle, and learning environment. We strive to create a better world through education and value passionate Tutors that share the same passion.

Our University of Huddersfield International Study Centre is seeking a Business teaching specialist with management experience to lead a department which has grown significantly over the past few years. In this exciting job role you’ll have the opportunity to take ownership of the Business provision within the centre working closely with the University on our bespoke programmes, whilst also keeping your teaching practice current with around 7.5 hours contact time per week.

You will be responsible for managing a team of Business tutors, the support and success of our international students (studying International Foundation, Year One and Pre Masters programmes) and effective liaison with colleagues and departments within the University. You will play an important role in the management of quality assurance and be a member of the Centre Management Team.

This is a fantastic job opportunity for either an experienced manager that is looking for a unique challenge within an autonomous environment or lead/senior Business Tutor that wants to take the step up into management.

Here at the University of Huddersfield International Centre, we pride ourselves in providing a supportive learning experience that prepares our students for the challenges of undergraduate and postgraduate study. We are dedicated to providing excellent academic and English skills and knowledge that will enable our International students to progress onto their chosen programme of study at the university and an eventual successful career. We place the student at the centre of all we do, so if you are passionate about changing lives through opportunities in education and are fully committed to providing a fantastic student experience, this role is for you!

Key responsibilities

  • Line manage, develop and appraise the Business Team
  • Review of module specifications and schemes of work to ensure that reading lists and content remain current
  • Liaising with the VLE champion to ensure that Brightspace Business content is current and meets level 1 and 2 of Study Group’s VLE framework
  • Coordination of moderation and standardisation and preparing work for the external examiner
  • Reviewing the quality of exams and assessments in conjunction with the Head of Centre
  • Apply the theories and principles of assessment including initial, diagnostic, formative and summative assessment
  • Plan appropriate, effective and inclusive learning programmes through schemes of work that promote equality and engage with diversity
  • Plan teaching sessions which accommodate individualised learning using a variety of resources, including digital and flipped learning
  • Ensure all learning materials are available on the VLE for students to access and engage with.
  • Apply the principles of learning to provide learning activities to meet curriculum requirements and the needs of all students

Experience and qualifications

Essential

  • A Masters and a bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Experience managing/leading an academic Business Team.
  • Previous experience of teaching at the relevant level and within the subject area
  • Current experience in business or the delivery of business programmes at levels 3 and 4
  • Ability to contribute to the design, development and evaluation of curriculum, resources and assessment methods
  • An appropriate teaching qualification (Cert Ed, PCET,PGCE etc)

About Study Group

Study Group is a global leader in preparing students for international academic success and rewarding careers through a transformational learning experience. Our global recruitment teams enrolled over 30,000 students from 142 countries in 2018. The universities we work with trust us to increase their international footprint, access student diversity and provide assured progression, so they can continue to focus on academic excellence.

Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

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How to apply

We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please submit a CV on our jobs board and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

What does a role at Study Group mean?

Originality

We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.

Collaboration

We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.

Innovation

We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.

Opportunity

We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.