Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Course Director in Law


School of Justice, Security and Sustainability

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
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1 1Significant teaching experience in higher education that demonstrates successful delivery, development, and impact. E A/I
2 A doctoral level qualification. E A
3 Experience of designing, developing and delivering modules and courses. E A/I
4 Experience of module leadership and course leadership. E I
5 Experience of supporting students as a personal tutor enabling their learner journey and providing pastoral support. E I
6 A successful track record of designing and leading initiatives to enhance student and graduate employability and career progression. E A/I
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7 Experience of quality assurance and enhancement processes to drive continual improvement and ensure achievement against University KPIs. E A/I
8 Contribution to student recruitment through, for example, school and college partnerships and open days. E I
9 Engagement with external partners to, for example, grow reputation for personal development, and with businesses and employers to enhance the curriculum. E A/I
10 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the capacity to lead, enthuse and inspire, and to influence colleagues at all levels. E I
11 Fellow of the Higher Education Academy E
12 Strong leadership qualities and skills including the development and motivation of both teams and individuals to inspire and secure high performance E I
13 Ability to act as an ambassador of the University at local, regional, national and global levels E I
14 High level negotiation, influencing and enabling skills. E I
15 An understanding of the external professional and policy environment and the implications for practice in your field. E A/I
16 A positive ‘can do’ attitude and approach, and the ability to work at pace. E I
17 Practice experience in the legal sector. D A/I

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