Head of Section - Creative Industries /Performing Arts and Media, West Bromwich

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Sandwell CollegeWest Bromwich

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £40,210-£43,944
Contract term: Permanent

We have exciting opportunity for an experienced inspirational leader to join our team. We are a progressive college and one of the fastest growing in the country, over the past 3 years we have seen an increase in excess of 50 per cent in our core 16-18 numbers to over 3,800 learners, and we now rank as one of the largest providers in the Black Country and West Midlands. We have further plans to develop over the next few years. Our success rates are now well above national averages and we striving to improve further. The strength of the College was recognised in the recent Black Country Review which confirmed our ambitions and we will continue as a standalone college working with partners.      We are looking for an outstanding, innovative and inspirational experienced leader who will lead the Creative Industries teams, build upon the achievements and strengths of the College, and share their outstanding teaching knowledge to further raise the standards and reputation. Strong, proven leadership and management skills are essential as is a passion for success with a commitment to meeting the needs of stakeholders and our local and regional communities. Excellent communication skills and high levels of energy and stamina will be required to motivate staff and students to share a common set of values and help develop a culture which encourages individuals to work effectively within teams, whilst also performing at the highest levels to ensure high performance in student achievement.     

How to Apply?   

Please go to our vacancies page by using the web address below, http://www.latestvacancies.com/sandwell/, where applications should be submitted online. For further information you can also find and download a copy of the job description/ person specification by clicking on the job title. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.     

Please note, as re-advertisement, previous applicants need not apply.     

Closing date: 24 October 2017  

Interviews to be held 1 November 2017    

 Sandwell College is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications form all. If you are keen to help us drive the college forward to ensure an excellent experience for our students, then we would love to hear from you! We are able to offer you generous holidays, an excellent pension scheme and outstanding college facilities.

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More about Sandwell College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Central Campus, 1 Spon Lane, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B70 6AW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 667 5000
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