Head of Land-based

Head of Land-based
Up to £43,662 per annum
35 hours per week (includes some teaching hours)

This an excellent career opportunity to join the management team at Suffolk New College. This role will require you to lead on the operational and strategic aspects of the Land-based curriculum area.

Working closely with the Director, you will pro-actively support, lead and develop staff to deliver an exceptional learning experience.

You will therefore need to be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent people management and development skills
  • Expertise in the curriculum areas of the role and have experience of working with young people aged 14+
  • Ability to build and develop sustainable relationships with employers and external agencies.
  • Creative and innovative approaches, which deliver an exceptional learner experience and learner outcomes.

As part of this role you will also be required to undertake some teaching hours, therefore you should also be able to demonstrate proven teaching expertise in a related subject area and a profile of grade 1 or 1 lesson observations.

You should also hold a relevant degree or professional qualification, maths and English at level 2 or equivalent alongside a teaching qualification at level 5.

This post is based at Suffolk New College, Rural Campus. However, Suffolk New College is a multi-campus site, therefore you may be required to work at and travel between campuses.

Closing date: Friday 21st February 2020 at 12 noon.

Interview date: Wednesday 4th March 2020.

Please click here for the Job Description.

Please click here for the Job Application Form.

Completed application forms can be returned to recruitment@suffolk.ac.uk or posted to Human Resources, Suffolk New College, Ipswich, IP4 1LT.

Candidates who have been selected for interview will be contacted by a member of the HR team via email. If you do not hear from us then please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our on-going commitment to Equality & Diversity, Suffolk New College guarantees to short-list all applicants from a black or ethnic minority group who meet the essential criteria and all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria. All appointments are subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.