Director of Students, Blackpool

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Blackpool & The Fylde CollegeBlackpool

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: 68,000
Contract term: Permanent

Thank you for your interest in the position of Director for Students at Blackpool and The Fylde College (B&FC).

B&FC sits amongst the most successful institutions in the country for student success. We are Ofsted outstanding, QAA commended and recently received the highest possible ‘gold’ rating in the government’s new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for higher education, outpacing many larger colleges and universities. The College is financially resilient with an annual turnover of c£54m.

We have 1,200 staff and 18,000 students who choose to develop their skills with us. As Director for Students, your challenge is to positively contribute to our ongoing success, maintaining and providing further dynamism to our e-learning developments, enhancing our student engagement, meaningful work placements.

If you thrive in a dynamic and forward-thinking business, where new ideas and innovation are supported and encouraged, and you have the skills, experience and knowledge we seek, then we would be keen to hear from you.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Cheryl Dunn, Vice Principal HE and Student Enhancement, on (01253) 504043 or at

The salary for this role is £68,000 and a relocation package is available for the successful candidate.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 09 August 2017 at 12.00 noon. Applications should include an application form, a covering letter stating how you meet the criteria listed within the technical specification and an up to date CV. The job description and technical specification are detailed within the candidate pack, which you can access below.

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More about Blackpool & The Fylde College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 14+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Ashfield Road, Bispham, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY2 0HB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1253 352352

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