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Director of Business Partnerships & Apprenticeships

Truro and Penwith CollegeTruro

We are one of the highest performing colleges nationally on all courses at all levels, rated Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ and a TEF Gold provider.

Due to retirement, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Director of Business Partnerships & Apprenticeships with significant experience in management and education to join our Senior Management Team. 

  • Do you have energy, ambition, and commitment?
  • Are you comfortable driving forward change?
  • Can you help take forward this outstanding College and its communities?
  • Do you have a passion for providing exceptional educational opportunities?

Responsible for mapping the future development of Business engagement, the development of training and bespoke delivery for employers, the development and quality monitoring of all College apprenticeship provision including College based delivery, preparation for end point assessment, pastoral reviews and the use of one file. The successful candidate will also support the use of ESF and ERDF funding and oversee the development of part time courses and the quality of their delivery.

You will be fully involved in high level strategic decision making and have knowledge of Apprenticeship reforms as well as national and local skill strategies or shortages to plan for the long term development programmes and funding ensuring the College continues to provide relevant and high quality programmes of learning at all levels for people of all abilities. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate success in achieving significant levels of performance improvement within a comparable role, and acumen to ensure cost-effectiveness in the delivery of the College’s learning programmes.

If you are an innovative and inspirational leader with experience of managing a multi-disciplinary management team and skilled in pitching concepts and ideas to partners along with designing and implementing new initiatives, we would like to hear from you.

Closing date: 12 Noon, Friday 5 March 2021

Interviews likely to be held week commencing Monday 22 March 2021

Follow the link for an application pack and further details or contact us on 01872 305705.

We offer a generous package with benefits including 37 days annual leave plus bank holidays and College closure days, teacher pension scheme, relocation package, free on-site parking and a variety of on-site benefits and discounts.  

Truro and Penwith College is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo a Criminal Record (DBS) check and past employment checks.

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