Head of School – Nursing and Allied Health

Opening Date:
4 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
1 Oct 2020
Salary Range:

We are seeking an ambitious and inspirational leader to lead the University’s School of Nursing and Allied Health in the delivery of the School’s strategic business plan and key performance indicators in line with the University’s strategy. You will be responsible for a team of Associate Heads of Schools, Associate Professors and other academic staff and you will establish a School leadership team that delivers an outstanding student experience and educational excellence.

In order to strengthen and showcase its health-related activities, the University is establishing a new Institute for Health and Social Care to coordinate all health and social care activities across the University and to serve as the focal point for all external health and social care-related matters and strategic engagement.

You will be courageous, innovative, bold, passionate, commercially minded, possess excellent communication skills, with a track record of successfully leading an academic team in health and social care.

For an information pack containing further details of this vacancy, including the job description and person specification, please see the link below to Buckinghamshire New University’s website:


Application procedure:

To apply please send a CV which should include:

  • educational and professional qualifications;
  • full employment history with the most significant positions;
  • responsibilities held, relevant achievements
  • information on budgets held and staff managed
  • current salary including any relevant benefits.

You should also include a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to meet the job specification requirements.
Please include in a separate document, the names and addresses of three referees. Referees will not be approached until the final stages and not without prior permission candidates.

These documents should be sent by email to leadershiprecruitment@bucks.ac.uk by 1 October 2020. Please quote reference no. 20721 for the Head of School position on all correspondence.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Professor Gavin Brooks, Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, via email gavin.brooks@bucks.ac.uk

Interviews for the Head of School position will be held on the 21 October 2020.