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Director of the Centre of Excellence for Learning and Teaching

Leeds Trinity University are seeking to appoint an exceptional academic leader as Director of the Centre of Excellence for Learning and Teaching.

As Director of this new Centre in the University, you will shape and lead the institutional strategy for learning and teaching to meet corporate ambitions for Access and Participation Plan targets, the Teaching Excellence Framework, along with other external targets, league tables and regulatory requirements.  You will act as senior representative of the University internally, regionally, nationally and internationally, contributing to sector groups and organisations, bringing policy and sector intelligence into the institution.


You will also be responsible for establishing and sustaining effective strategy and operations around quality-assured learning and teaching, whilst developing a high-performing team focused on the achievement of the University’s Strategic Plan.

The ideal candidate will have the vision and imagination to lead innovation in learning and teaching, including online and blended delivery and technology-enhanced learning.  You will have experience of leading institutional development of academic and pedagogical practice in higher education, along with evidence of a strong research or knowledge exchange profile linked to pedagogical research.

This role will require a clear strategic thinker with strong influencing skills and an outstanding track record ofmaintaining effective personal and professional relationships both inside the University and with external partners, including industry.  A Professorial title will be offered if the successful candidate meets our criteria.

Interviews for this post are expected to take place on 10th or 11th August 2021

Shortlisted candidates will be offered the opportunity to visit the campus for an accompanied tour.

Leeds Trinity University values diversity and inclusion and particularly encourages applications from the following groups as they are currently under-represented at this level within the University: Women, LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as well as candidates with disabilities, whether hidden or otherwise. The University will consider all forms of flexible working arrangements.

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