Head of Further Education, London


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We are delighted to working with a vocational training college based in London to appoint their next Head of Further Education. 

This College was set up by the National Skills Academy nearly 15 years ago and now funding by both private investment and government funding. The successful candidate will form part of the senior management team and report to the Director of Delivery. 


Role responsibilities

  •  Lead on the delivery of FE learning and teaching strategy
  • Provide leadership and operational management for FE provision ensuring outstanding teaching and learning outcomes, standardisation of best practice, learner success and an exceptional learner experience and the effective management of delivery staff and resources
  • Support, line manage, coach and develop FE programme managers
  • Responsible for the effective management, development and promotion of continuous quality improvement and enhancement to ensure compliance with regulatory bodies
  • To take a lead on Safeguarding for the FRA
  • To support FRA’s strategy delivery and play a key role in business planning activities


The person & qualifications

  • Graduate with a recognised teaching qualification 
  • Substantial teaching experience
  • Proven track record of successful leadership and management of FE delivery on a range of performance measures Proven track record of successful management of HE delivery on a range of performance measures
  • Demonstrable experience of successful quality improvement interventions
  • Expert knowledge of learning and teaching and relevant approaches to teaching innovation and new technologies
  • Ability to engage effectively with a wide range of stakeholders to influence and drive quality improvement and performance enhancement

 For more information or an informal conversation please contact Chloe on cskillington@protocol.co.uk or on 0115 977 5531

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