Head of Department - Sport, Uniformed Public Services and Travel

Recruiter
Bedford College Group
Location
Bedford [Bedfordshire]
Salary
£38,760 - £50,980 Per Year, depending on qualifications and experience
Posted
06 May 2022 12:56
Closes
20 May 2022 23:59
Reference
TBCG131805
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Head of
Specialism
Leisure / Travel / Tourism, Public / Community Services, Sport / Physical Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Head of Department - Sport, Uniformed Public Services and Travel

We have a great opportunity based at our Bedford College campus for a Head of Department to become a key member of our Sport, Uniformed Public Services and Travel department.

As a Head of Department, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our students through:

  • Leading the management of all aspects of the operation and development of the Department working within the College’s management framework to deliver high quality learning programmes with high levels of student success and an unbeatable student experience
  • Proactively contribute to achieving the College’s Strategic Plan

Our ideal candidates will have relevant work experience in the sector to underpin subject leadership with credibility and authority and recent experience of successful management/ team leadership in Further and Higher Education, alongside the following qualifications:

  • Degree level qualification
  • English and Maths or similar at GCSE grade A-C or equivalent
  • Recognised teaching qualification (PGCE, Cert Ed or equivalent)

Further details of the essential criteria for the post can be located within the Job Description.

About Us

The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.

Terms and Conditions - Bedford College

  • 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) / 52 weeks per year
  • £38,760 - £50,980 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience 
  • 35 days per annum (plus public holidays)
  • Teachers Pension
  • Free on-site parking
  • Retail and leisure discounts

The Bedford College Group is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults.  An Enhanced DBS check will be required and you will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, which would not be filtered in line with current guidance.

Interviews will be held on the 6th June 2022

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in the interests of business continuity The Bedford College Group may conduct our interviews via Microsoft Teams.  More information will be available at interview stage.