Programme Leader - TLG

Global University Systems Birmingham United Kingdom Administration

Company Description

§ Company: The Language Gallery (TLG)

§ Position: Programme Leader

§ Contract Type: Permanent; Full-time (FT)

§ Location: Birmingham and Nottingham

§ Salary: Highly competitive

ü Are you an Academic Leader, passionate about delivering academic excellence?

ü Would you like to join a dynamic team who is determined to deliver a world-class service?

Who we are

The Language Gallery (TLG) in the UK is part of the thriving Global University Systems Group, with a reputation of excellence in providing English Language and University Pathways programmes. Aided by our strong partnerships with St. Mary’s University (Twickenham London), Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU), we welcome students currently studying around the world in some of the world’s biggest cities. We currently have 3 campuses and have ambitious growth plans – which makes for an exciting time to join TLG!

At the very heart of our vision is a student-centred learning and teaching methodology which is progressive, forward-thinking, modern, and designed to meet our learners’ needs.


At TLG, we’ve had huge uptake in student numbers coupled with our new partnership with Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) and this demand had led us to opening a new campus in Birmingham and Nottingham, which is in addition to our two campuses in London. As such, we’re seeking a dynamic and experienced Programme Leader to join our team and lead the CertHE Business and Management programme. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with key leaders and staff to design, deliver, teach, and assess the programme. They will demonstrate an in-depth understanding of core modules including Business Management, Financial Management, Digital Business, Marketing, Professional Skills and Organisational Behavior.

To note, this role will involve working on the weekends.

Some Key Responsibilities would be:

ü Mentor and line manage academic staff, including Business Management Lecturers, Academic Mentors.

ü Collaborate with academic staff to ensure effective delivery of the CertHE programme

ü Play a pivotal role in student retention, progression, and submission metrices, contributing to TLG’s widening access and participation commitments.

ü Develop holistic approaches to teaching and learning to engage and support students from non-traditional backgrounds.

ü Lead the Academic Team in achieving ambitious targets for student success.

ü Contribute to the strategic development of TLG.

ü Be the lead contact, representing TLG with the external academic stakeholders (partnership)


  • Master’s or PhD in a field of Business Management, with evidence of experience and interest in Academic
  • Expertise in teaching core modules at the CertHE level, with proficiency in at least one area
  • Famillarity with online virtual environments (e.g. CANVAS) and willingness to engage in appropriate training.
  • Ability to work flexibly as part of a team and contribute to the development of teaching and learning strategies.
  • Commitment to personal and professional development, with a focus of enhancing academic practice and embedding a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Ability to teach and engage students online appropriately.
  • Ability to plan schemes of work, create teaching and learning materials and design assessments.
  • Experience of designing and developing new programmes
  • Organisation and time management
  • Excellent communicator verbally and in writing
  • Cooperative and collaborative

Please note: Candidates must have the right to work in the UK. Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

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We acknowledge receipt of your resume for a position at The Language Gallery and sincerely appreciate your interest in our company. We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose qualifications meet our requirements. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you if you are selected to continue for the next stage of the recruitment process. We wish you every success.

TLG is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

Other information

TLG is part of Global University Systems (GUS) which is an international network of higher-education institutions brought together by a shared passion for accessible, industry-relevant qualifications. Our institutional culture was built upon our history and values. Our shared values – student, focus, communication, collaboration, respect, competence, entrepreneurship, and integrity – are more than aspiration. We display and expect these beliefs and behaviours from our colleagues equally.

What we offer our colleagues:

ü My Rewards Hub – handpicked discounts and deals from a wide and ever-growing list of providers.

ü Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – a dedicated 24/7 access platform

ü A great suite of In-House, CPD and other Training & Development opportunities on offer

ü A great Refer-A-Friend (RAF) scheme in operation.

ü Socials via ‘GOSH’: We love to celebrate events, our successes, recognise our colleagues for their contribution.

ü Eyecare vouchers

ü Various other benefits on offer from being part of Global University Systems (GUS) education network.

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