Head of Faculty - Engineering, Computing and IT - Weston College

Competitive salary
14 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Weston College is seeking to appoint an outstanding manager who has the necessary attributes to lead the newly formed Faculty of Engineering, Computing, and IT. Applicants must have experience of developing and managing a related curriculum that supports excellent learner progress and progression.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about learning and committed to supporting all learners to realise their potential and ambitions within Engineering, Computing, and IT. A track record of developing high performing teams is a must, alongside evidence of working with internal and external stakeholders to deliver a positive experience for all.

You will:

- Have a proven track record in leading and delivering educational change.

- Demonstrate the strategic ability to nurture and develop a highly effective team of managers and staff.

- Be approachable, entrepreneurial, and focussed on learners, whilst leading by example.

- Display a clear understanding of learning pedagogy, and experience of raising standards and improving teaching, learning, and assessment.

Closing date: Tuesday 17th March 2018 at 23:59.

A relocation package will be considered and offered, where appropriate.

This is an exciting time to join Weston College with Engineering, Computing, and IT seeing significant growth in the last three years and having attracted contracts to deliver apprenticeship programmes for Rolls-Royce, GKN, Airbus, and the MoD. The College is Ofsted ‘Outstanding’, its Higher Education provision is graded ‘Gold’ by the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), and Weston College has recently won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two Further Education colleges in the country to be awarded this prestigious honour. Furthermore, the College is an Investors in People ‘Champion’ and has been awarded ‘Gold’ by Investors in People, which demonstrates Weston College’s commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be aware that Weston College reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

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