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Learning and Teaching Assistant Manager (MBBS)

Requisition ID:  25203

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Part Time
Posted Date:  10-Mar-2023


Salary: £33,348 to £35,308 with progression to £43,155 per annum


Newcastle University is a great place to work, with excellent benefits. We have a generous holiday package; plus the opportunity to buy more, great pension schemes and a number of health and wellbeing initiatives to support you.


Closing Date: 26 March 2023



The Role


To work closely with the Learning and Teaching Manager (MBBS), with responsibility for the management of assessment related activities in the School’s programmes, which includes managing an administrative team.

Further information can be found in the job description and informal enquiries can be made to Alice Morrison, Learning and Teaching Manager

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This post is part time at 0.6 FTE

The University is committed to providing a great range of benefits and discounts for our colleagues, which includes: excellent pension provision; an on-site sports centre and library; flexible working options; a minimum of 37 days holiday (including public holidays), a Christmas closure period, and the option to purchase a further two weeks additional leave per year; family friendly leave policies; discounted travel for the Metro and local bus services; 24 hour employee assistance phone line and web portal to provide support and advice with a wide variety of life’s issues; and discounts for national retailers. You can find out more on our benefits web page.


Key Accountabilities

•    To provide support in the delivery of the School learning and teaching strategies relating to MBBS and PA programme. This involves implementation of learning and teaching objectives, strategies, and decisions in order to meet the aims and objectives of the School, Faculty and University, including involvement in NUMed where appropriate
•    To ensure activities relating to learning, teaching and the student experience for MBBS are carried out effectively and with a commitment to enhanced efficiency and quality. To interpret related policies and procedures for implementation, ensuring where appropriate, student health and safety is managed
•    To manage large and complex assessment data, and assist with the preparation and delivery of MBBS and PA examinations
•    To manage School compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations and responding Freedom of Information Act requests
•    Robust implementation and adherence to Programme, Faculty and University policies and procedures. This will include undertaking investigations and Panel high level support for Fitness to Practice cases
•    Manage process of appointment and support of External Examiners. Lead on collation and review of External Examiner reports; compiling the response on issues identified for Boards of Studies
•    Manage the planning cycle including dissemination of agreed dates and schedules in conjunction with NUMed colleagues and NHS partners
•    To work in partnership and provide advice to NHS staff in the Region in support of the Newcastle programme, including the identification and promotion of process improvement
•    To provide support for designated committees and/or Boards
•    To contribute to the achievement of all aspects of Quality Assurance requirements and processes including internal and external subject reviews, degree programme reviews, module and programme evaluation, and action relating to external industry and professional accrediting body advice and compliance as they relate to the MBBS
•    To support the student experience for MBBS, including deputising for Learning and Teaching Manager(s)
•    Any other duties within the scope and general nature of the grade which may be required


The Person (Essential)


Knowledge, Skills and Experience 

•    Experience of line managing staff
•    An ability to assess and analyse problems and suggest solutions; make informed decisions and take responsibility; be innovative, use initiative and work independently
•    Excellent communication skills with the ability to tailor communication style to the audience
•    Excellent planning and organising skills with the ability to manage conflicting priorities
•    Ability to work accurately with attention to detail
•    Excellent IT skills. Ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint, and ability to type documents with both reasonable speed and accuracy and the ability to manipulate and analyse information for management purposes
•    Experience of coordinating and managing complex meetings with a wide range of stakeholders


•    Demonstrable experience of working in a Learning and Teaching environment in a HEI
•    Experience of supporting Quality Assurance standards


Attributes and Behaviour

•    Ability work well within a team and develop effective working relationships with a wide range of colleagues
•    Must be pro-active and have a ‘can-do’ approach with the ability to be decisive and take action when required



•    Degree or equivalent level qualification plus experience in a similar role or significant vocational experience, demonstrating development through progressively more demanding, relevant roles



Newcastle is an inclusive global University community where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.  As a University of Sanctuary, we aim to provide a welcoming place of safety for all, offering opportunities to people fleeing violence and persecution.


We are committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.


The University holds a silver Athena Swan award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University is also a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.


Requisition ID: 25203