Director of Teaching

Information on the Director of Teaching role.

The Director of Teaching is responsible for the development and implementation of School’s Learning & Teaching Strategy; leadership and management of the School in achieving that strategy, and ensuring broad representation at senior levels on learning and teaching matters.  This will include leading on student experience, student focussed initiatives and oversight of student welfare. 

While the Director of Teaching’s responsibilities principally cover undergraduate and postgraduate taught provision, the Director of Teaching will collaborate with the Director of Graduate School where necessary to ensure a consistent approach. 

The Director has involvement in policy-making regarding curriculum and student related matters, but management of day-to-day matters arising for taught students within the School is devolved to the Deputy Directors and Head of Student Services.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Member of College Learning & Teaching Committee
  • Chair and convene School Board of Studies
  • Chair and convene School Teaching Executive
  • Member of School Strategy Committee
  • Input into School’s annual strategic planning, including setting student population targets and strategic objectives; periodic reporting to Strategy Committee
  • Oversight of resourcing needs for delivery of high quality student experience, including oversight of annual allocation of teaching duties
  • Management of:
  • Deputise for Head of School on learning and teaching related matters as required

The Director of Teaching is supported by the Head of Student Services, who works closely with the Director and Deputy Directors in the development and delivery of strategic and operational priorities.