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Job details
Employer University of Greenwich
Location Greenwich
Salary £57,674 to £68,836 plus £3509 London weighting per annum (negotiable)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

The Faculty of Education and Health at the University of Greenwich is seeking high calibre applicants for a new executive level post within the newly created ‘Greenwich Institute of Education’. Head of Teacher Education Department/Director of the Greenwich Institute of Education (ref: 1471).

The University of Greenwich has a history of education, discovery and technological innovation that have contributed to the modern world. We have an exciting future as one of the leading universities in London. The faculty is based at the beautiful Avery Hill Campus located in the 86-acre Avery Hill Park in Eltham, south-east London, with part of the Faculty moving to the iconic Greenwich Campus in 2018.

The faculty is ambitious and wishes to continue to provide excellent teaching education, building on our outstanding Ofsted outcome for primary education and our good ratings for secondary, lifelong learning and early years. The Faculty is on an upward trajectory, with strong academic and employment outcomes achieved by our students. Much of the research output of the Faculty was judged as world leading in the recent Research Excellence Framework exercise. We are committed to the highest quality of student experience, fostering resilient and able graduates who will contribute to the world in every field.

The Faculty of Education and Health will launch the University of Greenwich, Institute of Education in September 2017 which will be made up of two departments based around teacher education and the academic study of education. The Institute aims to be a Centre of Excellence for teaching and learning focused on improving outcomes for all students. It will also be a hub for innovation and the creation of knowledge, in a research culture that aims for world class outputs. Our current provision is a unique combination of teacher education in all phases alongside undergraduate and postgraduate study on a wide range of educational courses, where we develop creative and reflective students driven to make an impact on their communities.

This exciting new chapter presents opportunities for the University to further develop its current strengths through a coherent and values driven approach to teacher education, the academic study of education, research, enterprise and CPD.

The Greenwich Institute will comprise two distinct but interrelated departments. The Faculty is seeking two new Heads, one for each department. One of these Heads will also hold the additional role of Director of the institute.

We welcome applicants for Head of Department only or Head of Department with the additional role of Director of the Institute. Please indicate which department you are applying for and whether you wish to be considered for the additional role of Director of the Institute (with additional remuneration).

Please indicate on box one of the application form if you are applying for:

  1. Head of Teacher Education Department only
  2. Head of Teacher Education Department and Director of the Greenwich Institute of Education (dual role)

To apply please visit:

Closing Date: Sunday 21 May 2017
Interview Date: Tuesday 30 May 2017

About the employer

Information about University of Greenwich
Phase Higher Education

Locations and contacts

Southwood Site
Avery Hill Road
United Kingdom