Head of the School of Education

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7076161 (Ref.No. 82241)
Posted: March 19, 2021

Job Description

Can you provide the strategic vision and leadership necessary for the School to successfully develop and deliver its plans through inspiring, motivating and developing staff to achieve their full potential? Are you passionate about delivering world-leading research and an exceptional student experience in an international and interdisciplinary context? 

You will lead and manage the School of Education, maximising strategic opportunities arising from the changing landscape of higher education and the University’s strategic plan, whilst also delivering excellence in research and education. 

You will be an active member of the University’s Leadership Forum and of the Faculty Executive Committee of the Faculty of Social Sciences promoting a coordinated approach to delivering innovative strategic academic development. You will be taking on a significant and complex leadership role in the Faculty, and must be able to lead with a clear vision, engaging others across the School, Faculty and University. 

You will have the leadership skills, ambition and creativity to take forward the development and delivery of the School’s academic strategy and objectives. You will thrive on working collaboratively in a busy and dynamic environment to enhance the reputation of the School with a focus on quality and excellence.

Academic credibility is essential. You will have a sustained track record of excellence in research and/or student education, with demonstrable evidence to provide leadership in both, combined with excellent skills in team working and collaboration.

The appointment will be from 1 August 2021 (or as soon as possible thereafter).

The University of Leeds has engaged the services of Berwick Partners (an Odgers Berndtson company), to whom applications should be sent.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisors at Berwick Partners:

Elizabeth James, Partner
D: +44 121 654 5924
elizabeth.james@berwickpartners.co.uk

Clare Bromley, Principal Researcher
D: +44 121 654 5915
clare.bromley@berwickpartners.co.uk

To apply, please visit: www.berwickpartners.co.uk/82241

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Social Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Education
Category:  Academic
Salary:  Grade 9 - Grade 10
Competitive salary
Post Type:  Full Time
Release Date:  Thursday 18 March 2021
Closing Date:  Monday 19 April 2021
Reference:  82241


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