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Curriculum Area Manager - Trades

Exeter CollegeDevon

Exeter College is seeking an exceptional candidate who is highly motivated to lead and manage the Trades team. This role will be essential in providing opportunities for learners to succeed in the carpentry and joinery, brickwork and painting and decorating industries through full-time programmes, apprenticeships and the provision of professional development courses. 

Playing a vital role within the Faculty of Construction and the Built Environment, the successful candidate will be a strong leader with experience of managing a team and overseeing day-to-day operations.  They will lead and manage the Trades team to ensure the provision meets the needs of industry and is of an exceptional quality, making Exeter College the provider of choice in the South West.   

Benefits on offer

Exeter College offers some fantastic benefits including:

• 40 days annual leave per annum, plus bank holidays, plus a Christmas closure period

• Great opportunities for career progression

• Options for flexible working

• Numerous discounts at local retailers

• Cycle to work benefit scheme

• Discounted college courses for adults

• Totum NUS Discount Card

• A range of staff development and wellbeing activities

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dave O’Connor, Head of Faculty, on 07867138454 or by email at: 

To apply for this post please visit our website at

The closing date for receipt of completed application is midnight, Sunday 24th January 2021.

Interviews will be held in Exeter, date TBC.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS.

No agencies please. 

Exeter College is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and access for all, irrespective of age, background, race, gender, religion, ability, disability or sexuality. We welcome applications for employment from the whole community.

Exeter College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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