Reporting to: Course Director
Direct Reports: N/A
Location: London, Tower Hill
Hours: Full Time (40-hours per week)
- Would the challenge of leading on the Business programmes for a vibrant, entrepreneurial College in the heart of London excite you?
- Are you ambitious and have the ability to work collaboratively as part of a high performing creative business team?
- Are you passionate in creating excellent teaching and learning materials to engage our students?
If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a Subject Lead (SL) in Business Management!
Who we are:
London College of Contemporary Arts (LCCA) is a dedicated institution specialising in business, creativity, contemporary art, experiential and real-world learning with a broad network of industry connections, aided by our association with University College of Arts and other industry leading brands. With LCCA’s pedagogic approach to experiential blended learning, we empower our students to get a real feel for working within the business world or creative industries, by shaping a career in the sector. At the very heard of our vision is a student-centred learning and teaching methodology which is progressive, forward-thinking, modern and designed to meet our learner’s needs.
Why join us:
LCCA is part of Global University Systems (GUS) which is an international network of higher-education institutions brought together by a shared passion for accessible, industry-relevant qualifications. Our institutional culture was built upon our history and values. Our shared values – student, focus, communication, collaboration, respect, competence, entrepreneurship, and integrity – are more than aspiration. We display and expect these beliefs and behaviours from our colleagues equally.
What we offer our colleagues:
- A Hybrid working model – we encourage flexible working to aid productivity and a healthy work-life balance.
- My Rewards Hub – handpicked discounts and deals from a wide and ever-growing list of providers.
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – a dedicated 24/7 access platform
- We support and promote colleagues in achieving various academic and CPD opportunities via PGCert HE and Advanced fellowships.
- Training & Development opportunities on offer – this ranges from digital badges, in-house workshops and seminars hosted by world renowned subject matter experts.
- Networking opportunities: Build connections with industry experts, attend conferences, and ample opportunities to step-out in the real world and collaborate.
- A great Refer-A-Friend (RAF) scheme in operation.
- Socials via ‘GOSH’: We love to celebrate events, our successes and recognise our colleagues for their contributions.
- Eyecare vouchers
- Various other benefits on offer from being part of Global University Systems (GUS) education network.
The BA Business Management degree introduces students to key aspects of business, enabling them to gain theoretical knowledge and develop practical, analytical and critical thinking skills, to become innovative future business leaders. The subject lead role focuses on creating holistic approaches to teaching and learning within a business specialist area (Accounting, Finance and Economics), ensuring that the experiences delivered will progress and retain students. The candidate must have an impeccable track record in delivering student success as well as strong industry links that will enhance and enrich the blended nature of delivering on the Business Management course.
The postholder may have to teach across evenings and weekends, as determined and discussed at your interview matched against your preference, the workload and resource allocation and needs of the business.
LCCA courses are unique in that they may be taught across the week (in the day); in two evenings in the week and at the weekend and follow a blended learning approach. Candidates may have to work across evenings and weekends, as determined and discussed at your interview matched against your preference, the workload and resource allocation and needs of the business.
The ideal candidate:
As the Subject Lead, you will lead and manage on the design, development and delivery of the current and newly validated curriculum and all areas of learning, teaching and assessment on this BA degree, within the specialisms of accounting, finance and economics. Staff will look to you for leadership and support, while you will be entrusted with efficient quality control, resource management and a collaborative working approach.
This is also an opportunity for the role-holder to work with and assist the Course Director(s) in this crucial curriculum area within the College. The role holder will be expected to engage in research and or professional practice to increase their subject, practice and pedagogic awareness. The role holder will also be expected to attract, recruit, and teach students in Business and to contribute to extra-curriculum activities, such as delivery of staff development programmes and other cross-College initiatives. The role-holder will focus on key subject specific disciplines of accounting, finance and economics within the Business degree and be responsible for the design, development and delivery of the modules linked to these disciplines.
The successful candidate will have a demonstratable teaching record of innovation and success in the classroom across all levels, programme design, creation of teaching materials and discipline expertise.
The role holder will be expected to engage in research and or professional practice/enterprise in subject-specific territories.
If you are passionate about business and management programmes, especially within the disciplines of accounting, finance and economics and believe you have the skills and expertise to excel in this role, we invite you to submit your resume, a cover letter outlining your qualifications, and if you have one, a portfolio showcasing your design work. Please include “Subject Lead – Business Management” in the subject line of your email.
If you have any specific questions regarding the role, please contact [email protected]
Please note: Candidates must have the right to work in the UK. Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.
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We acknowledge receipt of your resume for a position at LCCA and sincerely appreciate your interest in our company. We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose qualifications meet our requirements. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you if you are selected to continue for the next stage of the recruitment process. We wish you every success.
LCCA is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.
Join our team and help shape the next generation of leaders in Business Management!