Head of School - Business/Computing, Newport

Closing date:

Coleg GwentNewport

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary £48,789 per annum
Contract term: Permanent


Coleg Gwent is one of the largest colleges in the UK, with five major campuses located throughout South East Wales. Within easy access of the M4 corridor and surrounding rural areas, the City of Newport Campus serves a large and diverse range of learners.  The campus is within easy reach of some of the most beautiful countryside in South Wales and the area offers many attractions for those seeking to relocate.

We want to recruit someone with excellent leadership skills and the capacity to lead the School of Business and Computing to excellence. You will need to be innovative, creative, and determined and possess a clear understanding of how to energise and inspire a team to realise the highest outcomes. You will understand what makes an outstanding learner experience and possess the passion and determination to constantly aspire to the highest standards.   As part of the Faculty of Enterprise and Academic Studies, you will work as part a successful, dynamic, and mutually supportive team who will share your values and aspirations.

You will have a good grasp of vocational curriculum and possess the skills and knowledge to develop the existing offer in line with needs of employers and other key stakeholders. You are likely to be a fully qualified teacher with significant experience in post-16 education and employer engagement.

The College offers many good employment benefits including generous holiday entitlement, pension scheme and many on-site benefits and facilities. You will join a college that is ambitious, purposeful, committed and supportive. If you want to make a difference, this is the place to do it. For our part, we’ll make sure that you are given a warm welcome, plenty of encouragement and a good deal of job satisfaction.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English. The ability to use the Welsh language at basic level (or willingness to undertake training) is desirable.

The College is committed to safeguarding, ensuring the safety and welfare of children and young people. Employment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and registration with the Education Workforce Council.

Please note that successful candidates will be expected to pay for the Enhanced Disclosure and registration with the Education Workforce Council (EWC).

We particularly welcome applications from candidates who speak languages other than English and also from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion, in line with our Equality Opportunities policy.  All campuses are accessible and facilities such as prayer rooms are available.

We are committed to the recruitment and retention of disabled people, and are a Disability Confident Employer.

Closing Date: 17.01.20
Interview Date: To be Confirmed

More about Coleg Gwent
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: City of Newport Campus, Nash Road, Newport, NP19 4TS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1633 466000