Stoke-on-Trent College is seeking a Head of STEM and they are looking for an inspiring, driven leader who’s keen to make their mark on this remarkable institution.
As a member of the College Management Team you will work supportively and proactively with colleagues, and engage your team in service to the learners and community (both local and national) in true recognition of the College Values. You will enhance the College 2021-23 strategic plan ‘Strength to Strength’ through authentic, inspirational, and directional leadership and management of your curriculum areas of responsibility, and through motivational leadership and coaching of the staff team.
Through clear oversight of your curriculum, its development, innovation, and inclusivity, and through rigorous quality improvement processes, you will ensure learner aspirations are realised, needs are met, and achievements continue to improve or are sustained significantly above national rates.
The successful candidate will possess a track record of achievement within a managerial position, showing a demonstrable understanding of effective quality control and continuous improvement in all aspects of the work and responsibilities attached to this post, in keeping with the college’s quality assurance procedures and systems. You will be confident in your ability to lead the development, growth and delivery of an ambitious and expansive curriculum offer that closely aligns with the current and future requirements of the relevant sectors, providing clear progression pathways to further learning and rewarding careers to the learners.
You will play a vital role in the financial health and stability of the organisation, responsibly managing and deploying your staff and other resources, managing budgets, and ambitiously contributing to developing and exploring growth opportunities. The ability to lead and support is a given, as is a positive, driven, urgent approach to the role. You will be committed to professional self-development through participation in training as necessary to be successful in the role.
Stoke on Trent College is the largest provider of further education in Stoke and North Staffordshire, with around 7,000 students each year. This is made up of full-time and part-time 16-18 study programmes, apprenticeships, extensive Adult provision, professional qualifications and university-level courses across two campuses in Stoke on Trent, Burslem and Cauldon.
With a mission to provide an inclusive professional and technical education to energise and grow the capacity of the City and local economy, the College partners with over 2,000 local and regional employers each year, contributing significantly to the local economy.
Committed to ensuring that every student gains the essential skills needed for life and work, the College has invested heavily in English & Maths, ESOL, Employability Skills and specific work-related qualifications.
Stoke on Trent College has been on a transformational journey, culminating in a £38.3million refurbishment, resulting in well equipped and advanced educational buildings. The State of the art facilities include the Construction & Engineering and Technology Centre, Enterprise Hub, Digital and Creative Hub and Sports Academy. The English and maths strategy is central to the success of the College’s mission and this is a great opportunity to make a real difference to individuals’ life chances.
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Dan Bacon (07934 062 726) or Maria Jacovou (0115 911 1203)
To apply please send your CV and a covering note to Dan Bacon at email@example.com.
|Closing Date for Applications||Monday 22nd August 2022|
Organisation: Stoke-on-Trent College
Posted date: 08/08/2022
Closing Date: 22/08/2022