Deputy Head of School – Nursing and Midwifery

Opening Date:
22 Aug 2022
Closing Date:
18 Sep 2022
Salary Range:

Deputy Head of School – Nursing and Midwifery

Uxbridge or Aylesbury with travel to the other campus

Buckinghamshire New University is an ambitious, modern university that is always open to fresh ideas and thinking. We believe in the transformative power of education, and in doing the right thing by our students, people and local community. That’s why our BNU community is a special place to work and study, and where people who want to make a difference can contribute and succeed.

BNU continues to experience rapid growth in student numbers, making us one of the fastest-growing higher education providers. This is an exciting time to join the University as our significant estates’ development programme gets underway, and we prepare to embark on our new University Strategy.

Buckinghamshire New University are seeking a Deputy Head of School, to expand our leadership team in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, in the delivery of the School’s strategic business plan and key performance indicators in line with the University’s strategy. You will play a key role within the School and lead a team of Academics as part of the School’s leadership team. You will work closely with the Head of School and other colleagues to play a key role in ensuring the School delivers an outstanding student experience, educational excellence and an effective curriculum and education portfolio. With the Head of School, you will be responsible for ensuring that the School delivers the required strategic priorities and key performance indicators as set out in the University’s strategy.

Reporting to the Head of School, you will actively contribute to the strategic direction of the School and the University, with a strong emphasis on operational delivery. You will assume School-wide responsibility for either the education or research and enterprise portfolios. You will be an effective team player, able to engage with students and staff, to secure engagement and support for the School’s objectives and priorities. You will have experience of leading a team in the Health and Social Care setting.

You will role model our values and bring professional credibility, excellent customer services, and influencing skills to work closely with the School leadership team and colleagues in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

What we offer:

  • a generous holiday entitlement (30 days per annum, plus bank holidays & a set amount of closure days between Christmas and New Year, these days are determined and agreed on a yearly basis and are dependent on when Christmas and New Year falls each year.)
  • training & development support opportunities
  • contributory pension scheme (defined benefits scheme)
  • discounted gym membership to the on-site gym
  • a range of staff discounts with major retailers.

If you have the qualities and attributes representative of the University’s values and ambition, we would be delighted to hear from you.

For further information about this role please contact Paul Maloret, Interim Head of School (

All applications are to be made in full and online at The University operates an anonymized shortlisting process and therefore any uploaded CVs or supporting documents must not include your name and personal details.

Closing Date: 18th September 2022

Interview Date: week commencing 3rd October 2022