Head of Division: Health and Social Care, Education and Childcare

Nelson and Colne College
North West

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Job Description

Job title: Head of Division: Health and Social Care, Education and Childcare

Salary: up to £47,445.00 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract type: Permanent

Site: Nelson and Colne College

Closing date: Wednesday 16th November 2022, midnight

Interview date: TBC

Would you like to be part of an ‘Outstanding’ college family?

Our Organisation

Nelson and Colne College Group is a beacon for educational excellence, made up of a family of colleges – Nelson & Colne College, Lancashire Adult Learning & Accrington & Rossendale College. Our College Group is now the only Further Education college in Lancashire to be graded as ‘Outstanding’ under the new Ofsted inspection framework.

Together the Group forms a Sixth Form, Skills and Technology Centre, University Centre, employer training and adult learning provider delivering exceptional teaching and learning to all ages and at all levels.

The Exciting Role

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Head of Division (Health and Social Care, Education and Childcare). The successful candidate will be primarily based at Nelson and Colne College but will also be required to travel across sites.

You will have a strong background in assessing quality and effectiveness, and leading innovative practice.

What You Will Be Doing
  • Lead a highly ambitious curriculum offer for all learners across the spectrum of course offerings within the department and to continually review curriculum intent to ensure a highly relevant offer and learner experience
  • Lead a high performing team to continue to commit to, develop and deliver a rich and varied career-focused curriculum that is individually tailored to meet learners’ needs and that leads them to successful outcomes and their intended destinations, including a pastoral curriculum that meets the personal development needs of all learners
  • Establish strong working relationships with partner organisations and employers, in order to continually evaluate and improve upon the learning experiences of students and ensure their success, and to maximise the integration of employers into the design, delivery and assessment of curriculum
  • Play an integral role within the College Leadership Team
What We Are Looking For
  • Hold a degree in a relevant subject and a recognised teaching qualification (a higher degree or management qualification is desirable)
  • Successful teaching experience in a relevant area, with knowledge of and proven ability to deliver the curriculum successfully for 3 years or more
  • Possess excellent communication skills, display initiative, be positive and enthusiastic
  • Be a team player and evidence successful staff management and the ability to motivate others
  • Develop new curriculum models that deliver outstanding outcomes and are cost effective
  • Experience of leadership/management
What We Offer In Return
  • An opportunity to be part of a supportive and collaborative leadership team, with access to leadership development opportunities
  • Eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Generous annual leave allowance including a two-week closure over the Christmas period
  • A range of health and wellbeing benefits and support
  • Staff recognition scheme, including long service awards
  • Fantastic family friendly policies
  • Free on-site parking on all College sites
Please visit our ‘working for us’ section of our website for a full list of our benefits https://careers.nelson.ac.uk/working-for-us/benefits/

How To Apply

Still Interested?

If you're interested in this post and would like to know more, then please visit our website and complete an application form.

Website: https://careers.nelson.ac.uk/

Take me to the Application form: https://careers.nelson.ac.uk/application-form/

Further questions: please contact our friendly HR Team \h.resources@nelsongroup.ac.uk
  • Please note we only accept applications submitted via our website
Please note: All of our posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check due to working with vulnerable adults and children. Should you wish to discuss this further, please get in touch with the HR team.