Programme Manager for Professional Courses (DC054)

Recruiter
Leeds City College
Location
Leeds,UK
Salary
£33,048 - £36,102 Per Year
Posted
21 Jul 2021 05:30
Closes
08 Aug 2021 23:59
Reference
2288064
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Manager
Specialism
Business / Management Studies
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Programme Manager for Professional Courses (DC054)

We are a growing and dynamic team looking for a highly motivated and ambitious Programme Manager who can manage, develop and deliver content on professional courses including AAT, CIPD and CMI at UCL.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

Manage activities and strategies to ensure the high retention, achievement, success and attendance rates for identified courses are reached.

Deliver and assess essential knowledge and understanding to learners.

Manage the planning, preparation and development of schemes of work, lesson plans, teaching and learning resources and assessment plans.

Manage the process of creation of individual SMART learning targets linked to learner study programme/course to ensure groups of learners are on track to achieve their potential.

Manage the recording of student progress and to ensure that individual and group learner targets are being met.

YOUR PROFILE

Extensive experience, knowledge and skills to enable delivery of a range of levels across the curriculum, which demonstrates active learning and differentiated teaching styles.
Experience of positively managing student and group progression, advice and guidance in a school or Further Education setting, with positive outcomes
Experience of supervising/managing staff to ensure high performance Substantial experience of undertaking internal verification and moderation activities
Proven commitment to continuous professional development Ability to plan and deliver quality teaching across identified cohorts and ensure consistency of high delivery within teams
Ability to lead activities in the development and delivery of strategies to improve retention, achievement, success and attendance rates for groups of learners
Effective management skills to ensure high performance from a range of individuals
Exceptional verbal /written communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to provide productive insight into the review process and development of identified courses
Excellent organisational skills, to ensure deadlines are met and progress in achieving results from learners and team members.
Ability to make sense of complex issues, identify and solve problems and to think on one's feet.

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT LEEDS CITY COLLEGE

Leeds City College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and is one of the UK's largest FE establishments with around 1,440 employees and over 22,560 students. We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions.

BENEFITS & REWARDS

We have a range of excellent benefits and rewards at Leeds City College, including:

Annual leave entitlement starting from 27 days + 8 bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary college closure days at Christmas

Excellent pension schemes with the West Yorkshire Pension Fund and the Teachers' Pension

Discounted travel cards for those who regularly use public transport across the region with Northern Rail and Metro

Exceptional learning and development opportunities for all of our staff

You can read about these benefits, and others in more detail by downloading the Staff Benefits document attached to this vacancy.

SAFEGUARDING

Luminate Education Group is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All successful applicants are required to complete all mandatory pre-employment checks, including:

Proof of right to work in the UK

Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check

Children's barred list check (we may also check the adult barred list if the role involves working with vulnerable adults)

Two professional references

Fitness to work, this is conducted by our occupational health partners, NHS Airedale

Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles

Prohibition check for all staff entering teaching related roles

Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or travelled overseas for three months or more in the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.

More information on overseas checks can be found on the government website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK

The UK Government introduced a new points based immigration system on 1 January 2021. You can read about the new immigration routes on the Gov.UK website here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-immigration-system-what-you-need-to-know#visa-application-process

Many of the new routes require sponsorship from an employer. Luminate Education Group is not a licenced sponsor. We are unable to employ anyone without current, and appropriate right to work in the UK.

If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen and you were resident in the UK on or before 31 December 2020, you have until 30 June 2021 to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme, you can continue to prove your right to work in the UK with your passport and identity card up until 30 June 2021.

There is no change to immigration and right to work for British and Irish Citizens.

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community, all candidates will be treated fairly irrespective of race, gender or gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief or age.

WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?

For more information about the role please contact:

Nicola Johnson

nicola.johnson@ucleeds.ac.uk

Please use the person specification (on the job description under "Documents Available") to complete your supporting statement.

We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to every applicant. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

INFORMATION FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES

Luminate Education Group vacancies generate a lot of interest and we receive many calls and emails from recruitment agencies. Although we do appreciate the interest you have shown in Luminate Education Group, our policy is to recruit candidates directly wherever possible. We therefore do not accept any cold calls, speculative emails or CVs from agencies. Speculative emails and CVs will be deleted unread.
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