This newly launched FE institution in Qatar offers a range of Business programmes (BTEC RQF). They are seeking a Principal & Head of Quality (one position) to join this exciting venture with a solid, reputable company. This college articulates with a number of international universities to provide vocational pathways either into higher education or into the workplace; and have strong relationships with all the key employers in Qatar.
This Qatari institution is part of a leading Qatari company with diverse and successful operations in education including British Schools, as well as a well-known workplace learning company. The cluster provides educational opportunities for learners of all ages
The College is a vocational institution offering an alternative to traditional academic styles of learning to high school students, graduates or those already employed who are seeking to upgrade their qualifications.
This College is in late launch stage and will start teaching from September 2018. They are seeking a few key positions, including a Principal and Head of Quality, based full-time in Doha, to be filled by late August 2018. They are seeking enthusiastic, creative and dynamic professionals to be part of this new challenge, breaking barriers with a learner-centric and practical approach to vocational higher education.
An attractive, tax-free expatriate package is on offer for the right candidate, who should hold a postgraduate degree, have a number of years’ experience and be accustomed to teaching and assessing within a UK-style qualifications framework.
Doha is a safe, family-friendly city and is an attractive and sophisticated destination in the Middle East, with a thriving education sector that attains a high standard of teaching and learning.
Skills, experience and qualifications required:
Awareness of current issues affecting the vocational higher education globally and in Qatar
Proven ability to work with a variety of teams of staff
Operational knowledge and team leadership and direction
Ability to liaise/communicate with a broad spectrum of individuals and external agencies
Excellent communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines and manage resources efficiently
Evidence of commitment to continuous professional development
Knowledge and understanding of quality assurance systems
Excellent communication skills
Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject is essential
Post-graduate Quality Management qualification is desirable
Teaching experience in UK FE/HE institution or a UK-style HE institution.
Demonstrable track record of working in quality assurance in a college or university for at least five years.
Dean, Department Head or senior administrative leadership experience.
Administrative, programme management or departmental management experience
International experience, particularly in the Middle East, is highly desirable.
A good working knowledge of BTEC or similar qualifications is highly desirable
If this sounds like you, and you are interested in a new opportunity in Qatar, then apply today to secure your interview with the Leadership Team.