Head of Westminster Law School

Ref: 4930

University of Westminster

Central London

Role Managed by:

Alice Hayler

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6233

e: Alice.Hayler@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 18/01/2021

Formal Interview Date: w/c 1st March 2021

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The University of Westminster has a long and distinctive history. Founded over 180 years ago as London’s first polytechnic institution, it has become known for the many ways in which it helps students to realise their full potential, regardless of background. Westminster’s founding values are to be progressive and questioning, with a spirit that reflects the University’s location at the heart of a world city, which is home to diverse communities and which has global reach. Its teaching is practical, relevant and contemporary, providing grounded, holistic education with wide horizons and opportunities, and it develops graduates, therefore, who will help fuel growth and prosperity, and who become responsible citizens of the world.  

The University now seeks a Head for its School of Law who will bring creative and visionary leadership to a diverse and dynamic school. With an enviable 50-year legacy, Westminster Law School has long provided transformative opportunities for its students. Housed in its own dedicated building in the heart of London, its networks with the industry and related professions support a unique programme complemented by impactful research and knowledge exchange.

A credible research leader, the next Head will be focused on continuing to develop a contemporary curriculum and will bring the commitment to drive strong student outcomes. They will enable interdisciplinary engagement and possess an open and collegial working style, demonstrating strong integrity. The ideal candidate will evidence a passion for the School and align with the values and mission of the institution. They will bring a track record of forming and building relationships with external stakeholders, as well as strategic planning abilities and outstanding organisational skills. Experience of resource management will also be a prerequisite.

Westminster will be delighted to hear from those who share their ambition, energy and commitment, who look forwards and outwards, continuing to challenge with imagination and insight, and who embrace their culture of support, encouragement, and responsibility.

The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on 18 January 2021.

Please see candidate pack for details of other key dates.

The University of Westminster is actively committed to the principles of equality and inclusion and is working hard to increase the diversity of its workforce. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly women, Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, and disabled people.

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