IOE is UCL Faculty of Education and Society. Founded in 1902, IOE has been shaping policy and helping government, organisations and individuals navigate a changing society for the last 120 years. We embrace collaboration and excellence to create a future that is inclusive and just, and have been ranked number one for education every year since 2014 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.
The Department of Learning and Leadership (DLL) is a large specialist research and teaching department of approximately 110 academic staff. The department is a major world leader in the following subject areas: Early Years and Primary Education, Educational Leadership, Education Policy, and Initial Teacher Education (ITE). We value innovative research, teaching and enterprise in all these areas and combine the very best of research innovation and evidence-based teaching, with a strong commitment to translating our work into policy and practice.
About the role
You will lead all operational aspects of the National Professional Qualifications working collaboratively with programme leaders and administrative staff to ensure the success of the full programme suite (Currently, 9 programmes).
You will have responsibility for overseeing programme management systems and processes across the full programme suite to support its successful delivery. This will include team leadership of the CEL Professional Services team, managing delivery partner admin relationships and the strategic development of the programme.
You will coordinate and help to quality assure the work of our external associates, delivering on agreed projects and events, maintaining excellent relationships with Teaching School Hubs, other Delivery Partners, schools and other clients and working across the IOE to draw together and co-ordinate diverse teams.
You should be pro-active in your work and demonstrate excellent team leadership and project management skills.
This post is funded to 31 December 2026 in the first instance.
You will have experience of running large scale and/or complex projects or programmes with an awareness of the issues involved along with a proven ability to develop computer-based systems, which facilitate work and ensure such systems are maintained in an accurate and timely manner.
You will also have experience of successfully leading a team, line managing colleagues ensuring that they achieve both team and personal goals.
Experience in learning technology, in particular Moodle based platforms, their functionality and use of analytics is desirable.
Your application form should address all the person specification points and should clearly demonstrate how your skills and experience meet each of the criteria.
It is important that the criteria are clearly numbered and that you provide a response to each one.