Associate Head of Midwifery

Opening Date:
28 Oct 2021
Closing Date:
18 Nov 2021
Salary Range:

Nursing & Midwifery Education
Location: Ormskirk
Salary: £55,984 to £57,648 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: Thursday 18 November 2021
Reference: EHM0222-1021-R
Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our staff and students.

About You

An experienced educator and leader, you will have a credible professional standing and influence within the academic community with demonstrable and effective leadership skills. You will also have an excellent track-record in output of research, publications or credible engagement.

You will support staff development to enhance teaching practice and will be able to lead and innovate in the maintenance and enhancement of academic quality and professional standards. Evidence of engagement within the wider academic and professional community is also essential.

To be successful, you will support the diverse academic and personal needs of students to provide a high-quality student experience and will lead and support the development of research and scholarship within the Midwifery team.

About the Role

A successful applicant to Associate Head of Midwifery will inspire best practice, the delivery of high-quality student experience and inspire staff development.

You will act as a key leader and expert advisor within the department, and work closely with the Associate Deans, Heads of School / Department and other senior colleagues to help shape all aspects of departmental management and strategy, and maintaining excellent standards in all aspects of Learning, Teaching & Assessment.


Working at Edge Hill means working in a distinctly empowering environment, where culture and collaboration are valued above traditional process-driven thinking. This is a workplace where you can really make a difference.

As a senior colleague at Edge Hill University you will have access to a generous pension scheme, with optional corporate healthcare and extensive development opportunities.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

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At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society