Programme Leader will be responsible and accountable for the overall management and development of the relevant programme, for the monitoring and supervision of staff and students within the Programme in question and for assisting with recruitment to the programme. Working in partnership with the Dean & Associate Deans. He /She must provide the requisite leadership to effectively deliver and manage the Programme and ensure the quality provision and delivery of the Programme in accordance with the required standards of LD Training and, where appropriate, the partner University.
The Programme Leader is a Senior Manager within the Faculty and must be prepared to accept and effectively discharge that role.
Key Responsibilities :-
Programme Management (Working Across London, Dudley and Nottingham Campuses)
- Managing the programme team to ensure the subjects/modules are taught and assessed in accordance with the validated programme schedule;
- Ensuring that in delivering the Programme the LD Training’s Professional Standard Requirements for Lecturers are both promoted and adhered to;
- Reviewing programme documentation to ensure teaching schemes, Module Guides, reading lists, assignments, and examination papers, are relevant, current and appropriate to the level.
- Ensuring all students on the programme are enrolled on the appropriate modules, and that all module related material is accessible to them.
- Conducting and taking minutes of weekly meetings with staff to review student performance and progress and to address other issues related to the delivery of the Programme;
- Overseeing timetabling and academic schedules including major programme & project reviews, assessment boards, events, examinations, moderations and guest lectures etc;
- Liaising with industry professionals to ensure effective industry input into the Programme;
Staff Monitoring & Supervision
- Supervising all staff on the Programme to ensure effective preparation, delivery and assessment of the Programme;
- Monitoring staff including in particular compliance with LD Training rules and regulations, issues of punctuality, conduct and discipline amongst staff and their interaction with students;
- Formally reporting staff who are late for work and/or absent on a daily basis to the Associate Deans as well as to HR and, when necessary, dealing with cases of persistent and unacceptable absence or lack of punctuality;
Quality Assurance Management
- Leading the programme team in ongoing review and development of the programme; &
- Conducting research on industry needs and actively encouraging staff to keep up to date with discipline and industry developments so as to impart the same to students.
To be successful in this role you will require the following skills
You will be a warm, energetic, innovative person with a ‘can do’ mind-set who is fully committed to the work and ethos of the organisation. You will have good interpersonal skills and a zest for being innovative and creative in your approach to teaching and learning.