Faculty Head

Faculty Heads manage the educational and administrative aspects of departments, faculties or schools within universities or other tertiary education institutions.

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    Overview

    Faculty Heads manage the educational and administrative aspects of departments, faculties or schools within universities or other tertiary education institutions.

    Day-to-day

    • co-ordinates the educational, administrative and financial affairs of an educational institution or department within the institution
    • researches, develops, implements, reviews and evaluates educational and administrative policy
    • liaises between educational institutions, parents and the wider community
    • provides advice on policy and procedures to staff and students
    • consults with academic and administrative staff to co-ordinate educational programmes
    • identifies and addresses present and future needs for student and staff development
    • researches educational systems, as well as monitors and evaluates new developments
    • researches and reports on students' needs arising from curriculum implementation
    • develops and delivers training programs for teachers.

    Considerations

    • Stressful

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