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Subject Leader – Business and Law

Deadline for applications: 9 December 2018

Would you like to work in an autonomous learning environment that empowers student to reach their dream University?

Job overview

Due to the current post holder taking maternity leave, we are now recruiting a Subject Leader in Business and Law, to join our Liverpool John Moores University International Study Centre. This position will contribute to the centre by providing strategic academic leadership across Business and Law. You’ll act as the first point of contact to the team of Tutors, giving guidance and expertise. You’ll be working closely with the Head of Programmes, Head of English and Academic Skills and other tutors in general to ensure the progression of students on to their chose degrees at Liverpool JMU. This also includes being part of the management committee within the centre. You’ll have teaching hours of around 12-16 hours a week. This is an exciting role that would suit an enthusiastic, innovative, and creative tutor who has leadership qualities, and is looking to gain experience in a more senior role.

Contract Type: Maternity Cover

Salary: £33,000 per annum 

Why choose us

We’re a global pathway provider in International Education, with over 20 years’ experience, working in partnership with a number of Top Tier University Partners, and over 60,000 students each year. Voted as the 2017 and 2018 Global Pathway Provider of the year, our people are united with the shared ambition of providing a world-class UK education to talented students from across the globe.  Using innovative teaching methods in an autonomous working environment, we empower our students to reach their potential, providing an unforgettable student experience, and a positive introduction to the UK and its culture. LJMU International Study Centre is a fantastic place to work. Based in the heart of the University, the centre offers great facilities, a great working environment, and great people. This is a close-knit centre, that’s collaborative and friendly, offering excellent development to its staff.

What we offer

  • 30 days (pro rata) holiday a year that is not restricted to outside of term time.
  • Professional Development opportunities. The opportunity to work with students from all over the world.
  • The chance to work as part of a global highly collaborative network.
  • A unique HE working environment, with the advantages of FE such as teaching training, innovation, and smaller class sizes.
  • As we have full ownership of our curriculum - we are able to adapt and consistently provide current, relevant and engaging material to our students.
  • We value flexibility within the workplace - creating an adaptive working environment with a number of different working arrangements available to our people.

What experience do you need?

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Law, or a relevant subject.
  • A Masters Degree, or a teaching qualification, are highly desirable.
  • You’ll be a student centred teacher, with experience in small classes, and a catalogue of creative and innovative classroom activities to ensure the highest quality of student experience.
  • Experience of providing leadership in a complex multi-disciplinary FE or HE environment, with evidence of success.
  • Experience of providing feedback to another person about their performance, which achieved a positive improvement
  • Experience of HR duties, such as delivering training and taking part in the recruitment process
  • Experience of working within a Virtual Learning Environment.

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.

We will be reviewing, and progressing with successful candidates from when an application is received.  This is a rolling recruitment process so please do not hesitate to apply to avoid disappointment.

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 dedication. 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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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.