Learning Manager – General Education, Counselling and Trade Union Studies

37 hours per week • Salary: Up to £41,410

Application Deadline: 25/06/2018
Interview Date: 04/07/2018
Location: Main Campus

An exciting opportunity has arisen to manage the Caring and Education curriculum within City College Southampton.

The curriculum responsibility consists of post 19 education which encompasses general education including Access to HE courses, Counselling qualifications at a range of levels and a very successful Trade Union provision. We have outstanding facilities and great links with local employers and stakeholders.

The successful candidate will ideally have a background in the post 19 sector; have experience of teaching or managing both Further and Higher Education provision, be a champion for excellent teaching and learning within the department, committed to securing good or outstanding outcomes for students and developing strong relationships with key stakeholders. As this role is responsible for teacher education the successful candidate must possess a minimum of Level 5 teaching qualification and TAQA or equivalent (D32/33/34, A Units & V1) qualifications.

Working from our St Mary site, your role will focus primarily on leading a team of dedicated teachers and assessors to ensure students achieve their qualification and develop an innovative curriculum to support progression to employment and/or higher education.  The successful candidate will also be responsible for the day to day running of the teams and engaging with local employers and other stakeholders. 

While this post is suitable for someone considering their first college management post, applicants must already have demonstrated and be able to evidence leadership potential in their current post. Candidates with experience of leading a team will be required to evidence a successful track record in achieving positive outcomes for students through a team.

You will be able to work as part of the team or individually and have good interpersonal skills.

The salary offered is up to £41,410 plus pension, 39 days annual leave and statutory bank holidays. The salary is dependent on experience and negotiable for the right candidate.

The application closing date is Monday 25th June with interviews being held on Wednesday 4th July.  If applying, please ensure you can make yourself available on this date.

We are only able to contact you if you are shortlisted for interview, and we will do this via e-mail so please ensure we have your accurate contact details when registering.

City College Southampton is a further education college based in the south of England which provides exceptional vocational and academic training for young people and adults.

Thank you for your interest in City College.

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