Vacancy: Director of Academic Development

At Sarum we believe passionately in the place of theology in our modern world. We are looking for a creative and entrepreneurial person to help us shape a generative programme of learning to articulate bold visions of human flourishing.

If after reading the job description and person specification (download here) you would like to have an informal conversation about the .5fte post of Director of Academic Development, please contact the Principal, The Revd Canon Professor James Woodward. T 01722 424801     E

If you wish to apply for the post, please provide the following documents by email or post to The Revd Canon Professor James Woodward by 4pm on Thursday 5 March:

  • A covering letter explaining why you wish to be considered for this post,
  • A full academic CV,
  • A sample of published academic work,
  • The names of two referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer; please state whether the College may contact referees before interview.

Applicants will be short-listed for interview on the basis of information provided and its relevance to the post requirements set out in the job description and person specification. The deadline for applications is 4pm on Thursday 5 March 2020. Those shortlisted will be notified the week beginning 9 March 2020. Interviews are likely to be held on or during the week after Tuesday 17 March.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a Confidential Declaration relating to safeguarding and confirmation of appointment may be subject to a basic DBS check.
All appointments are subject to a three- month probationary period which may be extended.

Please be aware that under the Immigration Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, it is a criminal offence to employ anyone who is not entitled to live or work in the United Kingdom. Applicants will be asked to provide proof of their employable status before the College can confirm any offer of appointment.

Your application gives Sarum College the right, under the Data Protection Act 1998, (the “DPA”) and the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) to process the information you have given, including data of a sensitive nature, for processes relating to your application for employment. Any processing of the data by Sarum College will be in accordance with its Data Protection Policy and the processing principles set out in the DPA and GDPR.

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