Department Manager - Landbased

Recruiter
Activate Learning
Location
Worplesdon,
Salary
£35,000 - £40,000 Per Year
Posted
08 Jun 2021 10:11
Closes
06 Jul 2021 23:59
Reference
JUN20212826
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Department Manager - Landbased

You will be an inspiring leader, responsible for developing teachers and assessors to improve team performance, with a corresponding improvement in the student experience and outcomes. Embedding and creating a vision for your team you will work with the Faculty Coordinators to ensure high quality organisational planning and compliance with necessary administrative procedures. The post holder may undertake up to a 0.5 teaching commitment.

This is a full time, permanent contract, starting August 2021. Travel across campuses within Surrey area will be required.

What do you need to be successful in this role?

You will an enigmatic leader, with previous experience of leading, managing and influencing a team to ensure a consistent outstanding teaching and the best student outcomes. You will have an aptitude for using technology to enhance learning coupled with good planning and organisational skills. Experience within horticulture, equine, employability, floristry, animal management or relevant industry experience is essential. 

What are the benefits of working at Merrist Wood?

You will be working within a state-of-the-art £4 million animal management centre that is home to a wide range of species, on a 400-acre campus. Merrist Wood has a national and international reputation amongst employers and industry specialists and a long history of providing unrivalled education in the land-based sectors. You would be joining a well-established teaching team and will have the opportunity to help support study tours worldwide.

What are the benefits of this role?

There really is no limit in terms of your personal growth, development and career by joining one of the largest Education Providers in the UK. You will have a comprehensive development program as part of induction together with peer to peer learning, a formal development plan and support at every step of the way to set you up for success.

We offer a buddy system, a digital induction module and a close-knit community of experts and leaders across the Group to support the sharing of best practice and encourage individual growth. We have extensive technology in place to develop digital capability and flexible working arrangements will be considered for the right candidate.

What are the benefits of working for Activate Learning Group? 

At Activate Learning we are pioneering education with an unwavering focus on providing talent for business and transforming lives through our award-winning Learning Philosophy. Our student experience is the result of our attention to detail in recruiting, developing and retaining the right staff who match and promote the values and behaviours of our brand.

Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive.

We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as once we have closed a vacancy you will be unable to submit your application form.

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.

If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.

 

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