Head of Department, Barnsley

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Barnsley CollegeBarnsley
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £41,102 to £44,899 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Barnsley College is rated outstanding by Ofsted and has over 8,000 students across a wide range of Vocational, Part-time and Higher Education courses as well as A-Levels and Apprenticeships.

We are looking for three exceptional people to join our high performing management team to help us continue to deliver an outstanding experience for our learners in the following key roles:

Head of Department - Wigfield Farm – Ref 66

The successful applicant will provide inspirational leadership to ensure outstanding teaching and learning, develop innovative curriculum design and delivery, and to deliver operational plans across their respective areas.

At Barnsley College, Heads of Department enjoy autonomy to deliver outcomes in their areas. The ability to initiate and manage change effectively and plan for growth and continuous improvement are essential requirements. Applicants should be able to clearly demonstrate how they would successfully manage departmental quality and budgets as well as establishing high levels of student and staff satisfaction.

The Head of Wigfield Farm will also drive the commercial strand of our Wigfield Farm site.

Candidates should be, or have the potential to be, outstanding leaders and managers with a thorough understanding of the key issues and opportunities facing the sector and their respective curriculum area.

Key benefits include 45 days annual leave entitlement (including bank and public holidays), access to the Teachers Pension Scheme and a commitment to support job related training and development.

To view the job description and person specification please click here .

Closing date for all posts is Wednesday 5 July 2017.

Interviews for the posts will take place between 17th and 21st July 2017.

Barnsley College is committed to creating a dynamic and diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all candidates regardless of their gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

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Address: Church Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 2YW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1226 216216