Job Title: Head of Employability and Placements
Location: East London
Salary range: £45,758 - £49,823 pa inclusive of London Weighting
Waltham Forest College is a forward thinking, vibrant, diverse and exciting place to study and work. We are proud of our achievements including being rated as the top performing college in London for student satisfaction for the past two consecutive years, as well as being graded as Good by Ofsted.
We believe that our employees are the heart of the organisation and having the right people in the right place, with the right skills is the key to our success. We are looking for a committed individual who is passionate about working in an aspirational and high performing college and dedicated to contributing to an outstanding experience for our learners.
The successful candidate will have a keen sense of responsibility, ownership and a ‘can do’ approach to addressing everyday challenges. If you believe you have the skills, experience and motivation to make a difference and be part of Team Forest, we strongly encourage you to apply for the post at Waltham Forest College.
The successful candidate will develop strategies and implement a work experience plan by working closely with businesses and industry professionals to create opportunities for students to maximise placements, professional experiences, and employment opportunities.
What’s in it for you?
We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme, discounted local gym membership, enhanced sick pay, NUS Employee discount, free onsite parking, cycle to work scheme and Sodexo benefits scheme.
Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment. We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures. In line with KCSIE 2022 and Safer Recruitment principles the college reserves the right to conduct online searches of shortlisted candidate.
Closing Date: 23 March 2023
Interview Date: 30 March 2023
_Please apply as soon as possible as applications will be considered upon receipt; we reserve the right to interview before the closing date_.