Director, Learning & Teaching Services
About the opportunity
Learning and Teaching is core business for Navitas
Navitas Learning and Teaching Services provides strategic advice, leadership, and advocacy in educational technology, excellence in teaching and holistic approaches to student success
Reporting to the CEO, University Partnerships (UP) Australasia, the role provides leadership and oversight of the development of learning and teaching within UP Australasia and also across Navitas; to develop approaches and investments in pedagogy that enhance the delivery of courses, the student experience and student outcomes.
The position plays a pivotal academic leadership role in all operational aspects of teaching and learning within Navitas. Through working with peers in other Navitas units, and acting as a “first among equals”, the Director will contribute to the development of the group’s people and Navitas’ growth policies in line with overall corporate objectives, strategies and plans. The role will work closely with strategic business units and academic leaders to transform teaching and learning and education provision across the organisation, through the delivery of prioritised initiatives, projects and services.
This position will provide advice, direction and, where appropriate, support on:
- best practice thought and service leadership in areas of pedagogical excellence;
- the design and delivery of educational products and the student experience; and,
- technology integration into learning and teaching.
To achieve this, the role will lead a team of specialists covering learning and teaching transformation, insights and operations and technology platforms.
The role will lead collaborations with stakeholders for learning and teaching innovations.
This position is located in Navitas’s Sydney offices.
Navitas has helped generations of learners change their lives through education. Over the last 40 years, hundreds of thousands of learners from around the world have graduated from Navitas colleges, having experienced a teaching and learning environment that supports them to harness their talents and achieve their dreams.
Our success is underpinned by our unparalleled international network, a peerless commitment to student experiences and outcomes, a track record of working in partnership with universities and industry, and a passion for discovering new technologies and models of teaching and learning that will improve education now and into the future.
From pre-university and pathway programs to university, to English language and vocational training and undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, we reach more than 70,000 aspirational learners at more than 120 colleges and campuses across our global network each year, powered by a diverse and talented group of 7,000 employees.
Navitas is a proud Australian company that pioneered an innovative university partnership model of education in Perth in 1994. Its entities have delivered education programs across the country since 1976.
To learn more and to apply
To obtain full position details and for a confidential discussion, prospective candidates should contact the search firm assisting Navitas, via email to NavitasLT@desailly.com.au
Full applications addressing the position criteria and nominating referees must be submitted to the email address above.
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