Job offer in england CPD and Recognition Framework Manager at University of the West of England, Bristol

University of the West of England, Bristol – Directorate

Job overview:

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

About Us

It’s an exciting time to be joining UWE.  With Strategy 2020 now fully underway we are making major investments on our key strategic priority area: outstanding learning. A new Academic Practice Directorate (APD) has been created to work across the university to engage and support our academic communities in the design and delivery of outstanding programmes and outstanding academic practice. We are currently building a new continuing professional development (CPD) and recognition framework for those who teach and support learning which will form part of the APD’s growing portfolio of activities.

About the Role

We are now building the APD core team and are seeking an experienced manager to work closely with the APD’s academic team to build a relevant and responsive central learning and teaching advisory and support hub. The role holder will take primary responsibility for the operational development and management of the CPD framework, its recognition activities and the development of a rigorous approach to the evaluation of its learning and teaching support activities.

About You

You will have good knowledge and understanding of learning and teaching in University settings and of the application and uses of the UK Professional Standards Framework for Teaching and Supporting Learning for development and recognition purposes. Experienced in project and service development, management and evaluation, you will have the skills to develop a robust evidence-base of ‘what works’. With experience of coordinating the activities of individuals and teams across a large organisational settings, you will be skilled in building effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders. A good communicator, you will ensure that data and information are collected and shared in a timely manner, and that issues and developments are reported appropriately. 


  • First degree or can demonstrate equivalent experience.
  • Evidence of CPD.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on the 19 July 2017.

Please see the attached full job description and person specification for the role.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

  • a generous holiday allowance of up to 30 days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

If you would like an informal discussion or have any queries, please contact Elizabeth Cleaver on 0117 32 81568 or email to:

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