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Head of Subjects

Deadline for applications: N/A

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract (12 months)
Salary: 45,000 Euros per annum

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 Academic Leaders that share the same passion.

This is a fantastic job opportunity for you to joining our Holland International Study Centre, during a very exciting time for pathway education in the Netherlands, as a Head of Subject. In this job role, you will provide strategic leadership to our Sciences teaching staff, deliver Sciences modules and develop curricula across our Science programmes. Working closely with senior management staff, you would be involved in the overall student learning experience to ensure the highest level of quality is achieved.

Key responisbilities

  • Lead the development of Science modules,
  • Line management responsibility across our STEM area
  • Prepare module examinations and other forms of formative and summative assessment in collaboration with a team of lecturers,
  • Assess students’ work and lead the marking moderation process.
  • Develop and maintain the Science modules’ virtual learning environment (VLE),
  • Provide input for related modules to the annual review and reporting process,
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date record of student performance,
  • Provide, when/if required, academic learning support/teaching to students on top of the average teaching hours,
  • Support students through tutorials and tailored individual meetings
  • Pro-actively participating in regular meetings with teaching and support staff,
  • Perform other related tasks as indicated by the management.

Experience and qualifications

  • Preferably Master Degree in Science, in Business, or relevant subject area. Minimum Bachelor degree.
  • Teaching qualification or relevant teaching experience teaching in either Science of Business.
  • Experience in developing teaching material in Sciences or Business subjects. 
  • Experience of leading, advising or supporting teaching staff.
  • Experience of working within a Virtual Learning Environment/Blended Learning & Teaching technologies.

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.

Study Group processes your information in line with data protection regulations. Please see our Candidate Privacy Policy.

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?


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


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.


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.


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.