Interim Head of Construction, Warwickshire


Posted 4 weeks ago | ref: 182215

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We are delighted to be working with a further education college based in the West Midlands to appoint their next Head of Department – Construction and Professional Building Services.

This is a fixed term contract opportunity for the rest of the academic year. 


Role responsibilities

  •  Teaching, Learning & Assessment
  • Line Management – to undertake line management of staff in the specialist area.
  • Course Planning – the post holder will have overall responsibility for planning the courses and associated activities within the area.
  • Course Organising – the post holder will have responsibility for ensuring that all planned activity is appropriately organised within the area.
  • Course Monitoring – the post holder will have responsibility for monitoring quality and ensuring appropriate quality improvement strategies are deployed within the Construction and Professional Building Services area.
  • Course Quality Assurance – the post holder will act as lead internal verifier for the awarding bodies for their curriculum area; this will involve planning the internal verification process and ensuring internal verification is undertaken appropriately.
  • Course Quality Improvement – the post holder will have the responsibility to support improvement in teaching, learning and assessment within their area.


The person & qualifications

  • Demonstrate core teaching competencies
  • Planning and organising learning
  • Demonstrate teaching and learning skills
  • Demonstrate assessment skills
  • Driving student progression
  • Demonstrate Core management Competencies
  • To have experience and a full understanding of the management of curriculum, staffing and courses in a curriculum area.
  • To have experience of and be able to manage curriculum and staffing.
  • To have a demonstrable record of excellent student success in an area within the curriculum area and the utilisation of data, student feedback and emerging trends.
  • To have a full understanding and knowledge of safeguarding.
  • To be able to facilitate improvement and innovation.
  • To be able to effectively and collaboratively plan the delivery strategy for the curriculum area.
  • To be able to identify innovation that support teaching and learning and plan the best and most suitable delivery to ensure student success.
  • To be able to effectively plan the courses, staff, resources and timetables to create an effective learning environment that generates success for students.
  • Educated to a full Level 4 in a construction or professional construction qualification or a directly related discipline.
  • Internal Verification Award
  • Teacher Qualified
  • Experience as a FE Manager working with students.
  • Experience in the management and delivery of L4 construction qualifications
  • Extensive Industrial experience in the Construction Industry sector
  • Clear understanding of the Construction Industry needs and strategies to meet skills required.
  • Proven track record of curriculum development
  • Proven track record of improving and sustaining above benchmark success rates.
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluating student progress to improve success rates.

 For a full job description or an informal conversation please contact Emily on 0115 911 1123 or  

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