Associate Dean (Director of Programmes)

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Associate Dean (Director of Programmes)

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You will be part of the Senior Management Team, working alongside the Associate Dean, Quality Assurance, the lead for Strategic Business & Partnership Management and the Head of Academic Staffing, to realise the strategic vision of the School of Nursing and engender the esposed cultural values of BPP.

Key Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for the following:

Product Landscape

• Enhance the portfolio delivery and growth by working with current partners and contributing to the successful outcomes of new Tender oppprtunities.
• Lead on the management of the academic content and pedagogy of programmes.
• Deputise for the Dean as required.
• Oversee the smooth running of the programmes.
• Work with the Award Leaders to ensure timetables are up to date across Levels 4-7.
• Oversee the work with the Leads for the Hub, OCL & Assessments.
• Work with the Senior Operations & Planning Officer to ensure Deployment & Scheduling is completed.


• Work with the Associate Dean to ensure the quality monitoring and continuous improvement activity is in line with BPP's General Academic Regulations and policies.
• Lead the analysis/quality indicators for programme quality/student performance and monitor and act upon them where necessary.
• Attend School of Nursing Education & Standards Board.
• Attend Examination Boards.
• Attend University wide committees and groups as delegated.
• Oversee a review of Banner and student progress tracking.
• Support staff with queries, student issues, course management issues.
• Lead cross site standardisation of programme development and delivery.

People Management

• Not applicable to this role at this time.

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School of Nursing

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UK, London, London Waterloo

Candidate criteria

Candidate Criteria

• Current NMC Registration
• First Degree
• Post Graduate Degree
• Senior Fellow / Fellow HEA
• PhD or in progress
• Experience in the completion of Module / Programme Reports
• Experience of Curriculum Implementation
• Teaching qualification
• Marking of work and preparation of results for Exam Boards
• Facilitate student evaluation where appropriate
• Facilitate student support
• Expertise in lecturing and designing modules and programmes
• An ability to prioritise your own work and the work of others
• Excellent communication skills and a willingness to listen and seek out the opinion of others
• Experience of writing research bids
• Experience of writing and presenting Tenders & Business Plans
• Facilitate student feedback to aid learning
• Ability to work well as part of a team
• High personal standards of accuracy and attention to detail
• Strong skills in organisation, coordination, planning, prioritisation, people management and influencing.
• A track record in research and translating research into teaching and education.
• Facilitating Peers reviews
• Evidence of CPD

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Professor Lynne Gell (Dean) at

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