Assistant Head - School Operations
Hugh Baird College is a large, dynamic Further Education College, in Merseyside, delivering 300 courses to more than 7000 students from entry level to full degrees.
In September 2014, we opened our 14 - 16 College offering vocational pathways alongside GCSE subjects for young people in years 10 and 11 and our student number have grown from 56 in 2014/15 to a 2017/18 target of 160.
In order to support this growth we are now seeking to appoint an Assistant Head School Operations. This exciting new role will be responsible for the effective management of School Operations staff: Teaching and Learning Assistants, Learning Mentor and 14 - 16 College Secretary to ensure the smooth running of the practical functions of the College. The post holder will also take the lead on all pastoral matters across the 14 - 16 College to ensure best practice and attainment in behaviour, attendance and engagement of the students.
Experience of successfully managing a team of staff and leading on the implementation of effective strategies to support the achievement of targets is essential. You will also be able to provide evidence of developing and introducing innovative solutions to engage motivate and support young people and of developing successful partnership working with parents/carers to support student engagement and behaviour management.