Location: Penrose Way
Salary: £66,444 – £81,294 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Ravensbourne University London is exceptional. A world-class digital destination developing talented individuals and leading-edge businesses though learning, skills, applied research, enterprise and innovation.
We are based at Greenwich Peninsula in an iconic building next to The O2. Our aim is to become a portal for talent across London driving growth in the knowledge economy and creative industries.
We are looking to strengthen our team with the appointment of a Director of Learning and Teaching. The role will support the Dean in implementing the University’s Education Strategy to deliver a pioneering, transformative educational offer in line with our expectations to be the leading university for the creative economy.
The Director will deliver on a number of crucial educational functions, including innovative programme design, academic staff development, student partnership, education enhancement, technology enhanced learning, academic skills development, personal mentoring, and quality and standards.
Each of these will drive our improvement across key performance indicators including student satisfaction, retention, progression and graduate outcomes.
The Director of Learning & Teaching will lead on academic staff development, enabling our people to become leaders in creative educational practice and supporting the students to continue to be the leading talent for the UK’s creative economy.
The postholder will also take an active role in preparing the submission for TEF and the success agenda in the APP, as well as implementing our Academic Excellence Framework, measuring the impact of activities undertaken in learning and teaching.
The postholder will have academic credibility and expertise in leading on teaching and learning in higher education and a deep understanding of the Teaching Excellence Framework, widening participation, inclusive and authentic practices, and an ability to gain positive outcomes for student achievement, retention, progression, and employability for students from under-represented and disadvantaged groups in higher education.
With a track record in leading and managing positive organisational change, for example as Head of Department, Associate Dean/Director or equivalent the postholder will be able to demonstrate leadership and management of successful initiatives that enhanced the quality of teaching, improvements to the overall student experience, student employability and academic achievement in higher education.
It is essential that the postholder has a higher degree in a creative and/or education discipline or significant experience and an HE teaching qualification.
Should you wish to discuss the role in strict confidence, please contact Samantha Bryan-Ross on firstname.lastname@example.org, +44(0)7510 384 713
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Closing date for applications is noon on Monday 20th March 2023.
We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and in particular those that are currently under represented in our workforce. This includes, but is not limited to, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, candidates with disabilities, and female candidates.