Assistant principal organisational development and learner support services
Cheshire College South and West is a £43m college with 650 staff. It’s a dynamic, high quality and financially robust organisation, providing new opportunities, choice and economic benefits to young people, communities and employers across Cheshire.
The college is a key driver in the regeneration of the region and has three campuses providing innovative approaches to teaching and vocational learning, an exceptional working environment and contemporary equipment and facilities.
This post is an exciting opportunity for someone who excels and wants to make a difference. The successful candidate will make a substantial contribution and have a considerable impact on the lives of staff and learners.
We’re looking for an outstanding HR and organisational development professional with a desire to broaden their remit and current experience and carry out a new role over a wider platform, managing and leading the HR team and the Learner Services and Learner Support functions across the college. Already having gained significant people management experience, the successful candidate will bring empathy and energy to the role and be a resilient and confident leader. A good working knowledge of GDPR is key to the role as the overarching responsibility for data protection and safeguarding sits with this post holder.
You will already be a senior leader in your chosen field and experience in education is desirable but not essential. In this role you will report to the Principal / Chief Executive and be a member of the college Senior Leadership team. You will attend the weekly Executive Leadership Team meetings and manage a team of 3 direct reports who in turn manage over 100 staff between them.
We are not accepting CV’s at this stage from Recruitment Agencies.
The closing date for completed applications is Monday 15th October 2018 and interviews and assessments will take place on Tuesday 6th November 2018.
We offer excellent benefits including a competitive salary, pension scheme, 35 days’ annual leave plus 8 bank holidays per year, onsite fitness and childcare facilities, free onsite parking plus lots more. Cheshire College South and West is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to provide a DBS Disclosure.