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Head of School
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF32589

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 07/05/2020

Job live date: 08/09/2020

Salary: Minimum of £67,732 per annum plus HoS allowance of £8,250 per annum

Employment type: AR-Academic (Professor)

Department: Institute of Education

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 1

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Fixed term

The University is appointing to the post of Head of School of the Institute of Education for the next six years, from 1 September 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Vice-Chancellor welcomes expressions of interest from staff within the School and across the University who are keen to develop their careers further by taking on an academic leadership and managerial role at an important time for the University. 

The Head of School is responsible for providing the School’s academic leadership, and will also contribute to the broader leadership within the wider University.

To view the new job description and person specification for the role, please follow the link below.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications where a flexible working pattern and/or a job share is proposed. Specifically, we welcome applications where it is proposed to take up the role as half of a job share (and no indication is needed as to who the other half might be). We also welcome coordinated applications from two separate members of staff proposing to undertake the role as a job share.

This advert is open only to internal candidates, the application will require the submission of a statement of suitability and interest (1000 words max) and the attachment of an up to date CV by Thursday 7 May 2020.

Shortlisting and interview date:

  • Shortlisting on 12th May 2020
  • Interviews (to be conducted via Teams) will be held on 19 May, 2020 

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to make a presentation to members of the School [via Teams]. Presentations will take place on 19 May, 2020.

Informal contact details:

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic Planning and Resource) Professor Mark Fellowes,  


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