Vice Principal and Head of Quality, Doha, Qatar

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City CollegeDoha, Qatar

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

City College is a newly launched institution in Qatar offering a range of Business programmes to students here in Doha. We offer BTEC RQF awards in Business from levels 4 to 7.  We articulate with a number of international universities to provide vocational pathways either into higher education or into the workplace; and have strong relationships with all the key employers in Qatar.

We are a Qatari institution, part of a leading Qatari company with diverse and successful operations in Education. Our Education cluster includes the Doha British Schools as well as a well-known workplace learning company, the Qatar Skills Academy. The cluster provides educational opportunities for learners of all ages

Our mission is to provide to students with practical skills based on real life situations, and prepare them for professional careers. The College is a vocational institution offering an alternative to traditional academic styles of learning. Our high school students, graduates or those already employed who are seeking to upgrade their qualifications.

City College is in late launch stage and will start teaching from September 2018. We are seeking a few key positions, based full-time in Doha, to be filled by late August 2018. We are seeking enthusiastic, creative and dynamic professionals to be part of this new challenge, breaking barriers with a learner-centric and practical approach to vocational higher education.

An attractive, tax-free expatriate package is on offer for the right candidates, who should hold a postgraduate degree, have a number of years’ experience and be accustomed to teaching and assessing within a UK-style qualifications framework.

Doha is a safe, family-friendly city and is an attractive and sophisticated destination in the Middle East, with a thriving education sector that attains a high standard of teaching and learning.

For further information regarding City College, please visit www.citycollege.edu.qa.

For further information regarding the roles please visit www.artanholding.com for detailed job listings.

To apply, please complete an application form and return to: recruitment@citycollege.edu.qa

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We aim to provide feedback to all applicants but please be aware that, due to the large volume of applications received for all roles, we cannot guarantee that you will be contacted if your application is unsuccessful.

Vice Principal and Head of Quality
Full-time, based in Doha
Reference VPHQ

The Vice Principal’s key role is to nurture the institution’s capacity and grow its capabilities, administratively and commercially. In this they will support the overall mission of the College, assist the Principal and be accountable to the College’s Board of Governors.

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Vice Principal and Head of Quality
Full-time, based in Doha
Reference VPHQ

The Vice Principal’s key role is to nurture the institution’s capacity and grow its capabilities, administratively and commercially. In this they will support the overall mission of the College, assist the Principal and be accountable to the College’s Board of Governors.

  • The Vice Principal will, as Head of Quality, establish a holistic approach to quality assurance covering all the processes of City College as a higher education institution, in order to serve the students and other stakeholders in delivering expected quality standards.
  • The Vice Principal of City College will have responsibility for ensuring continued development and growth of the College through student enrolment and registration, marketing, promotions and PR, and networking with key stakeholders.
  • The Vice Principal will help the Principal develop partnerships and play a pivotal role in ensuring that the College is well-respected and has a sound relationship with educational authorities, regulators and quality assurance agencies. 

Skills, experience and qualifications required:

  • Awareness of current issues affecting the vocational higher education globally and in Qatar
  • Proven ability to work with a variety of teams of staff
  • Operational knowledge and team leadership and direction
  • Ability to liaise/communicate with a broad spectrum of individuals and external agencies
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines and manage resources efficiently
  • Evidence of commitment to continuous professional development
  • Knowledge and understanding of quality assurance systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject is essential
  • Post-graduate Quality Management qualification is desirable
  • Teaching experience in UK FE/HE institution or a UK-style HE institution.
  • Demonstrable track record of working in quality assurance in a college or university for at least five years.
  • Dean, Department Head or senior administrative leadership experience.
  • Administrative, programme management or departmental management experience
  • International experience, particularly in the Middle East, is highly desirable.
  • A good working knowledge of BTEC or similar qualifications is highly desirable.

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Phase: Higher Education
Address: No 39 Barwa Commercial Avenue, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: +974 4019 8198