Head of School Landbased & Equine, Northamptonshire

£46,120.00 - £51,139.00 per annum

Posted 3 weeks ago | ref: 279632

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Head of School – Land based and Equine 


Full time hours (37.5hrs per week) 

£46,120.00 – £51,139.00 per annum 


  • 44 days annual leave, including 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part-time)
  • A maximum of 5 College closure days (pro rata for part-time)
  • High Street Discounts scheme with access to discounts at a host of retailers
  • Eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (a defined benefit pension scheme with an employer contribution of 28.68%)
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Benefits
  • Opportunity for an annual volunteering day Commitment to Continuing Professional Development of employees
  • Access to 24/7 Support Line for employees and close family household members
  • A focused and committed
  • Wellbeing group at the forefront of positive initiative
  • Healthcare cash plan (subject to conditions)
  • On site gym
  • Discounted nursery fees
  • Free onsite parking
  • Cycle to work scheme (subject to conditions)
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Online Payslips
  • We help new employees settle in through central College induction events and local induction activities.
  • We also provide a range of essential information through our online learning packages. These cover various topics including Equality, Safeguarding, Health & Safety at Work, to name a few.


The role;
The Head of School will report to the Director of Curriculum, providing inspirational leadership to curriculum area teams. You will be responsible for providing an outstanding student experience through high quality teaching, learning and assessment while ensuring the provision of first class student resources. Through effective leadership and management of your curriculum area and teaching teams the Head of School will ensure students are able to achieve their potential.

The head of school will effectively manage the Farm enterprise through the Farm Foreman and ensure there is a strong link between the curriculum and this area to enhance student experience and ensure there is a strong link between curriculum and all relevant college commercial teams to enhance student experience. The most of this position will be made up of Management and Leadership responsibilities but there could be some teaching hours included dependent on cover arrangement and requirement. 

The Person;
We are therefore seeking individuals from a Land based background with extensive experience delivering within this field of study. This person will have leadership experience within an education setting and be able to provide inspirationsl leadership and management of the curriculum areas, as well as provide direct support and leadership within the area. Experience with the planning and development of curriculum will be expected and the ideal candidate will be confident with contributing to the creation and maintenance of courses and curriculum areas. 

Have you got what it takes?

  • Experience Lecturing/ Assessing/ Training within Further Education Land based/ Equine Courses 
  • Experience with the development of curriculum 
  • Experience with quality assurance and Improvement of curriculum areas 
  • Leadership and Management experience within an educational capacity 
  • A full teaching qualification and a Degree level qualification 


Full breakdown of duties and responsibilities available on request 

If this sounds like you or something you could be interested in; Hit apply not to speak to one of the consultants! 

The Legal Bit

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol is acting as an employment agency for this position. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion. 


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