Head of Sport and Public Services Maternity Cover - up to 15 months

York College
YO23 2BB
45884 - 45884 Per Annum
06 Jan 2017
06 Feb 2017
Vacancy Filler
Job Level
Head of
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Head of Division: Sport and Public Services

Fixed-term for up to 15 months to cover a period of maternity leave

37 hours per week during term time

£45,884 per annum plus benefits

Ref: 1617/076

About the College

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the major providers of education and training in Yorkshire and Humberside. We are one of the largest providers of A Level and vocational programmes for 16 to 19 year olds in the region. We also deliver a range of Traineeships and Apprenticeships and work with over 1,000 employers, helping them to recruit apprentices and provide bespoke training for their employees. We also offer a range of Higher Education courses for full and part-time study as well as many Adult Learning opportunities.

We are proud of our outstanding success rates for students studying at all levels, which have been consistently above national averages for the last 21 years, as well as the outstanding student progression into higher-level study and employment.

We are proud to have been judged as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. We are also ‘outstanding’ in terms of our financial health. We have first-class resources designed with post-16 students in mind and recently opened a brand new Construction Centre. These, combined with the highest standards for individual student achievement, provides an outstanding environment for teaching and learning.

About the Role

The role is fixed-term for up to 15 months to cover a period of maternity leave.

York College is an Outstanding College (graded Outstanding by Ofsted in December 2013) and we are looking for a dynamic and inspirational leader and manager for this important Grade 1 division.

You should have experience of managing teaching staff, curriculum design and validation, and have a successful track record of improving and maintaining high quality provision. Effective organisational skills, the ability to motivate others, knowledge of funding and of the key issues facing further and higher education are essential, as is the ability to lead by example as an excellent teacher in a relevant subject area.

Reporting to the Assistant Principal for 14-19 Vocational, you will be responsible for resource management and team leadership, setting and monitoring performance targets, promoting excellence in teaching and learning, and leading the development of course/programme design.

For an informal discussion please contact Mark Doyle, Assistant Principal: 14-19 Vocational on 01904 770338.

Closing date: 5 February 2017 Interviews: 16 February 2017

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure check.

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