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Head of Curriculum

Argyll College UHI

Head of Curriculum

Salary: £52,530 (pay increase pending)

Location: May be based on any College Campus

Argyll College UHI is one of twelve partner institutions which together form the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI).  We cater for the learning needs of over 1600 students, across a network of nine learning centres throughout Argyll and Bute.  We work closely with local schools and employers to support and serve the local economy and to help all our learners achieve their potential.

We are recruiting a new Head of Curriculum who will provide high-quality professional Line Management to our small team of Curriculum Leads.  You will support the Depute Principal, providing strategic academic leadership and taking steps to improve the overall student experience within the college as we enter a new strategic planning phase.

As new Head of Curriculum, you will work closely with our Depute Principal to lead curriculum planning activity – including review, evaluation, and submission of proposals for change and improvement.  You will also need to develop strong networking skills within UHI, working with other partners to identify opportunities for collaboration in the development and delivery of efficient programmes of study.

You will oversee the strategic deployment of learning and teaching resources across the College, including responsibility for an annual curriculum review and the achievement of the College’s credits target in a challenging financial environment.  Experience of curriculum development and curriculum leadership or management is essential.

We welcome applications from candidates with a successful record of leadership/management in a relevant role. Candidates must possess or be willing to achieve TQFE and have current GTCS Registration (or be in the process of obtaining registration).

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For a confidential discussion, please contact Donogh O’Brien or Lauren Crichton on 0141 212 7555.

Closing date for applications: Monday 25th April 2022