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Director of Skills Development & Lifelong Learning

Director of Skills Development & Lifelong Learning

Cambridge Regional College


  • Expired
£55,000 - £59,000 p.a.
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
11 December 2017

Job overview

We are seeking a visionary leader to support the Deputy Principal in achieving the College’s objectives by providing strategic and operational leadership and leading on the development of teaching, learning and assessment across the Directorate, including English and Maths, provision for students aged 19+ and Higher Education.

This role is pivotal to ensure high quality leadership and management of the Directorate in accordance with the College’s Mission, Vision and Values. You will be responsible for developing and implementing a whole College English and Maths strategy that will support continuous improvement in the delivery of English and Maths and improved outcomes for students. Ensuring year-on-year improvements in outcomes for student across the Directorate, including retention and achievement, Value Added and progression.

The successful candidate will have the ability to manage and lead across more than one subject area/specialism with extensive experience of developing and implementing successful strategies to secure improvements in outcomes for students. Evidence of leading a team to achieve results and a proven record of meeting and exceeding targets for recruitment, retention and student results, across a number areas are critical for this role.

Cambridge Regional College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, we expect all workers and employees to share this commitment.

The College reserves the right to fill this vacancy ahead of the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.

All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

For full details and to apply please follow the below link:

About Cambridge Regional College

+44 1223 418200

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Cambridge Regional College is a co-educational further education college located in Cambridge. Providing places to students aged 14 and over, the college has several thousand learners young and old, full and part-time. Cambridge Regional College has seen extensive redevelopment and modernisation over the years, and as such can boast of a wide range of modern teaching and recreational facilities, with the most recent major development, which opened in 2011, providing the college with a brand new Low Carbon Centre. The college also plays host to a number of vocational teaching workshops and study areas.


Mr Mark Robertson

Values and Vision

Cambridge Regional College works hard to provide a strong range of practical and vocational learning opportunities for students, supported by a well-taught and inclusive curriculum. Aside from a large number of vocational and pre-professional qualifications, the college also has a range of apprenticeship opportunities available for younger learners. The part-time courses at the college are designed to be accessible and flexible for older learners looking to work a job while studying. 


“Governors, senior leaders and managers have maintained the good quality of education, training and support in the college since the previous inspection. You and your team have maintained and increased the focus on sustaining the quality of teaching, learning and assessment and the large majority of learners and apprentices are making at least the progress expected of them.”

The full report into Cambridge Regional College can be found here.

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