Head of Higher Education, Kingston upon Thames

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Kingston CollegeKingston upon Thames

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £47,702 - £65,026 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Contract term: Permanent

The Head of Higher Education will play a key role in the College achieving its TEF ambitions and the regeneration of its HE student numbers.  This new post will also have a very significant role to play in ensuring that the College Group is successful in ensuring compliance with its Office for Students (OfS) registration and the many other regulatory requirements of the HE world.

This role has a focus on collaborative working with curriculum Schools across the College Group and with the range of service functions supporting the delivery of higher education courses and the experience of higher education students.

To be considered for this role, candidates must hold a level 6 (or above) qualification and have, or be willing to work towards, a management qualification.  You will also have taught on higher education courses at level 4/5 along with experience of leading a successful team.

Candidates should have a good understanding of the emerging implications for the Higher Education sector of the recent changes in the regulatory environment and how the Group can translate this into effective practice

In addition, you will have experience of working collaboratively with, and influencing colleagues within a college environment to positively impact upon the development of higher education provision and student numbers, student experience, partner relationships, and regulatory requirements.

Closing date for the return of an online application form is 7th July 2019
Interviews date TBC

South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The benefits package includes generous annual leave, pension scheme, subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.



More about Kingston College
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Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Part of South Thames Colleges Group, Kingston Hall Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2AQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8546 2151
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Kingston College is a major provider of further and higher education in Kingston upon Thames. Situated in a thriving riverside town centre, Kingston College provides students with a friendly and stimulating environment for study.

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