Subject Leader Business, Law and Social Studies

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We are Study Group. A leading international education provider that partner with leading Universities to deliver bespoke Higher Education pathway courses. An excellent opportunity has opened for a Subject Leader at our Liverpool John Moores University International Study Centre. We are keen to speak to candidates with a wealth of experience in the higher education sector, looking to make a real difference to the lives of international students in the UK.

As the Subject Leader, you will provide academic leadership for a cognate subject area (Business, Law and Social Studies) within the programme, working closely with the Head of Curriculum and Quality and other Subject Leaders to ensure quality assurance and enhancement and an excellent student experience.

We place the student at the centre of all we do, so if you are passionate about changing lives through opportunities in education and are fully committed to providing a fantastic student experience, this role is for you!


Academic Management

  • Maintain academic oversight of the delivery, assessment and monitoring of a cognate group of modules within the programme.
  • Provide direct line management support for a specified group of full-time and/or sessional tutors.
  • Contribute to programme senior management meetings as determined by the Head Curriculum & Quality to inform strategic planning and resource allocation.
  • Participate in regular meetings with teaching and support staff and represent the Centre at appropriate events and meetings within LJMU International Study Centre, the partner university and externally.
  • Within a discrete subject area, supervise progression tracking and similar student outcome-focused initiatives, operational within the centre, reporting on these to the Head of Curriculum and Quality.

Student learning experience

  • Under the guidance of the Head of Curriculum and Quality, work closely with other academics and University departments to maintain the currency and fitness for purpose of modules to meet the needs of students progressing to their respective university degree programmes, and to maximise progression.
  • Contribute to the delivery and assessment of provision, with a teaching load of up to 15 hours per week, and provide tutorial support to a specified number of students through the academic year.

Quality and standards assurance and enhancement

  • Assure consistency of delivery and standards across the subject provision, liaise with colleagues in centres around the network to share good practices and benefit from the dissemination of developments elsewhere in the network at the subject level.
  • Take responsibility for annual review, academic development and appropriate diversification of the provision (including revision of modules and the development of new modules) in a given subject area
  • Produce reports, analyses and evaluations for internal and external scrutiny processes as directed by the Head of Curriculum & Quality.


  • A Bachelor’s degree and a post-graduate qualification in a relevant subject area (Essential)
  • Experience in providing leadership in a complex multi-disciplinary environment, with evidence of success (Essential)
  • Experience in HR duties, such as delivering training and taking part in the recruitment process.
  • Experience in working with international students and an understanding of welfare, well-being and cultural issues which may arise.
  • Experience in data management and interpretation, and quality assurance.
  • Experience in working across, up and down an organisation as well as with external partners and both national and international stakeholders.
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