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Subject Leader of Psychology

Closing Date: N/A
Salary: £35,740 per annum
Contract Type: Full time, permanent

Are you ready to take your career in education to a new level?

If the answer is yes then please keep reading. We are Study Group, a global business specialising in International Education. A career with us is a completely unique experience within education. Being a part of a global network, we offer the opportunity to work with talent international students, in a teaching environment that gives you autonomy to provide a creative and innovative learning experience for our students. A fantastic opportunity has opened, for a Subject Leader in Psychology, to join the business, and if you are passionate about international education, love Psychology, and wants a new challenge, then this could be the opportunity that you’ve been looking for.

What is this role and where does it fit in?

The University of Sussex ISC is seeking an enthusiastic and proactive Subject Leader in Psychology. The main purpose of the role is to develop modules for a newly validated foundation course due to start in September. You will manage the delivery of a range of modules within psychology; and provide support and guidance to the team of academic tutors delivering these modules, including line managing a number of academic tutors. The role also includes teaching responsibilities, including research methods at pre-masters level.

The successful candidate will be instrumental in maximising students’ learning and achievement and ensuring a positive student experience. They will be expected to make a significant contribution to academic and quality assurance processes.

What experience do you need?

  • Candidates should hold a degree and a Masters or doctorate in psychology or related discipline.
  • A teaching qualification or willingness to complete the PGCert would be advantageous to this role.
  • A student-centred approach, good interpersonal, IT, and organisational skills are essential.
  • Experience of teaching students within an international context is highly desirable.

Where is this role based?

This role is based at the University of Sussex International Study Centre. The campus offers a unique combination of tranquillity and energy. The centre is surrounded by a beautiful national park, yet at the same time we are a short train or bus journey from Brighton. Brighton has fantastic transport links, so you'll easily be able to explore the rest of the UK and Europe.

The Application Process

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 send a CV and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

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.

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.