Head of Studies, Foundation Year



Head of Studies, Foundation Year Job No.: 4217/598757 Location: Melbourne, CBD Employment Type: Full-time Duration: 3 year fixed-term appointment Remuneration: $150,000 - $160,000 package Exciting newly created position About us Monash College is a fully owned business of Monash University, Australia's largest international university. We are the preferred pathway into Monash University for international students and play a key role in the delivery of the University's global engagement strategy, providing a range of services that align with the high-quality standards of the University.

For over 20 years, we have been helping international students get into their desired degree courses and preparing them for success in the workforce. About these exciting opportunities Reporting to the Director Foundation Year, the Head of Studies (Maths, Science, ICT) will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of student-centred, outstanding education programs and services. The Head of Studies will lead a team of learning and teaching teams to implement a quality-led curriculum and a range of support services and programs that enhance students’ experience from an academic and well-being perspective, as they transition to University study.

The Head of Studies (Maths, Science, ICT) also works closely and collaboratively with peers from other disciplines and programs to identify learning and teaching needs and professional learning opportunities, both college wide, and for individual teams and teachers. Key to the success in this role is the ability to build effective and collaborative relationships and a mindset of wanting to contribute more broadly to Monash College above and beyond your position description. The role will blend a need for strategic foresight and drive for continuous improvement alongside a need to be close enough to the operations that enables a rapid response to day to day issues when they arise.

About you To be considered you will possess a relevant tertiary degree and Post-Graduate qualification and ideally have teaching experience in a discipline relevant to this position. You will have a good working knowledge and understanding of some of the issues and challenges of transition education that face International Students as well as a track record of leading initiatives that have resulted in operational improvements in a similar setting. You’ll be self-motivated, confident in your skills, with a sense of real purpose and a commitment to building best practice in transition education.

As a leader you’ll be able to engage and inspire your team, building a culture committed to excellence, supporting and developing them to challenge the status quo and to innovate and create. Naturally, your values will align to those of Monash College, along with a personal style that is collaborative, respectful and inclusive, being prepared to roll up your sleeves when required. There has never been a been a better time to join Monash Coll.

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19 Oct 2019


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