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Employer Solihull College
Location Solihull
Salary Up to £39,251 per annum
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Solihull College and University Centre is a modern responsive and robust organization and this provides the ideal foundation for us to further develop and excel. We are proud to be a student – focused institution.

As a major provider of both further and higher education provision in the West Midlands, our aim is simple – to make significant contributions to the local and regional economies and beyond, by providing high quality vocational education and training for individuals, employers and the wider community. As such, our provision is designed to be up to date, flexible, accessible and responsive to all our customers’ needs, serving approximately 8,000 students across two main campuses, several satellite centres and on work based programmes. We have state of the art facilities and an excellent learning/working environment, including a sports complex, aeronautical and aviation centre, arts centre and specialist vocational workshops.

At present we employ 269 salaried teaching and assessing staff. We also employ 256 administrative staff, 38 managers and approximately 200 hourly paid teachers and assessors. Solihull College and University Centre is rightly proud of its reputation within the sector and with employers and the community if serves. These are challenging times for the education sector and the College continues to maintain a strong financial position enabling it to invest in its human and physical resources to provide outstanding opportunities for its learners. We recognise that, ultimately it is out people, their drive, commitment and vision that will take us in the direction we want to go. 

Programme Manager – Engineering and HE  Post No: LC009

Salary up to £39,251 per annum

The Programme Manager – Engineering and HE will have responsibility for the management of Engineering curriculum from L1 to L3 including Advanced Apprenticeships, as well as Engineering and Civil Engineering Higher Education programmes Level 4 to Level 6 and Higher / Graduate Apprenticeships. 

The successful candidate will be expected to drive the continuous improvement of existing programmes and develop new provision which meets the needs of learners and employment stakeholders. Maintenance and operation of robust quality systems will be an essential part of the duties and line management of curriculum staff is required, there will also be a fractional teaching commitment on an appropriate programme within the curriculum area. 

Applicants will have extensive experience as a practitioner in Further and/or Higher Education. Have a record of effective management of groups of learners and leadership of course teams. They should be familiar with the quality systems of one or more relevant awarding bodies. Ideally holding a Degree level qualification in an Engineering or related subject they also need to hold or be prepared to work towards a Level 5 teaching qualification.  

Application process:

For further information and an application form, please visit Please note CVs are not accepted and candidates are required to fill out an online application form in order to be considered for the role.

Solihull College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and ensuring a safe environment for all students and expect all staff to engage fully with this commitment.

About the employer

Solihull College is a modern, responsive and robust organisation and this provides the ideal foundation for us to further develop and excel. We are proud to be a student-focused institution.

As a major provider of both further and higher education in ...

Information about Solihull College
Phase Further Education
Gender Mixed
Age range 16+ years
Denomination Non-denominational

Locations and contacts

Blossomfield Campus
Blossomfield Road
West Midlands
B91 1SB
United Kingdom
+44 1216 787 200