Head of English at Castel Education
Castel Education, Part of Cambridge Education Group is a leading university partner in Ireland
that is addressing the growing demand for healthcare education and training pathways around
the world. Castel provides a wide range of pathway programmes including Medicine, Nursing,
Pharmacy, Podiatric Medicine, Speech and Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy that
will help save lives and educate post-graduate and under-graduate students in their journey to
becoming healthcare professionals.
Who are we looking for:
Due to continued growth and student numbers we are looking to recruit a Head of English to be
responsible for overseeing the curriculum/syllabus development and its delivery on all our
Programmes [Postgraduate & Undergraduate] to ensure students receive the best possible
The Head of English is responsible for the day-to-day academic management of the teachers
and their approach to teaching & learning and are expected to carry out teacher training, assist in
the professional development of teaching staff and facilitate ongoing teacher observations. The
post holder will lead in the design of an engaging and challenging curriculum that inspires
students and teachers. This role requires an outstanding and confident classroom practitioner.
The Head of English will lead the teaching department; inducting, developing, motivating and
appraising staff where relevant to ensure that they have clear expectations of their roles, and that
high standards are achieved and maintained.
Plan, prepare, and deliver up to 10 hours of high-quality teaching, learning, and assessment
Model quality teaching, as a leading teaching practitioner in the subject, to colleagues to
enhance quality teaching e.g. peer observations.
Contribute to the day-to-day academic management and development of the programmes to
ensure excellence at all stages of learning is met via a variety of processes (including the
development of pre-arrival modules and other resources, placement tests, embedding of the
Castel Learning, Teaching and Assessment Policy, performance tracking and reporting, etc.).
Engage in programme reviews and contribute to student course handbooks.
Contribute to and ensure key quality standards are met via a variety of processes (including
moderation meetings, responding to external examiner reports, periodic programme reviews,
borderline meetings, ACELS and EAQUALS teaching standards, Annual Monitoring visits, and
other key ONCAMPUS quality assurance activities).
Delivery of Induction & Orientation to students/staff
The successful applicant will contribute to the teaching and learning of students
within Castel with the goal of securing success for all students to progress onto their chosen
degree course at the partner university.
Working with our Castel team, you will have the opportunity to work with a team who have a
shared focus of collaborating and improving the lives of learners. You will have the opportunity to
grow personally whilst helping students develop.
Join a global education organisation that is respected for its successes and provides a friendly
and supportive work environment to its diverse range of colleagues. Cambridge Education
Group’s flexible and fast-paced experts help learners around the world to achieve more.
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Tralee, Co. Kerry MTU Campus
Salary: €39,000.00 per year