Programme Manager

Barnsley, South Yorkshire
£40,117 per annum
11 Jan 2019
28 Jan 2019
Job Level
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
GFE College

Barnsley College is an exciting place to be. In recent times, we’ve enjoyed considerable success and our reputation for quality and innovation is growing all the time. We are now looking to appoint to the following role:

Access to Learning Department

Programme Manager for 14 -16 Direct Entry Provision

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, learner-focused, inspirational individual to take a leading role in an exciting new venture at Barnsley College. The college is introducing Direct Entry provision for 14-16-year-olds from September where students who are enrolled will become full-time students at the college. The provision is aimed at young people who are not befitting from school and are motivated by a more practical curriculum.

The Programme Manager will provide effective leadership and line management direction and be responsible for developing outstanding curriculum provision for all learners within the Department. They will work closely with schools and will plan effective recruitment activities and build a strong reputation for the delivery of high-quality education experience.  The position would suit an experienced and high-performing individual who has experience of management, leading in a curriculum area or an individual who has the ability to develop as an inspirational leader. Applications from staff with experience of working in schools are very much welcomed.

Looking to take the next step into leadership and management, the successful candidate will be learner-focused, target driven and have a positive, can-do attitude. They will develop and support both learners and staff to achieve their full potential and as a leader, they will accept nothing other than ‘outstanding’ outcomes and levels of performance. 

The college is looking for the successful candidate to take up post after Easter/Whit week to take a leading role in setting up the provision including interviewing for staff and working with schools to interview prospective students.

If you have the drive, skills, abilities and qualities to make a real difference then we’d like to hear from you. For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy opportunity, please contact Jacquie Brown, Assistant Principal, on 01226 216532.

The successful candidate will receive 47 days annual leave entitlement (including bank and public holidays), access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, a commitment to support job-related training and development and access to a range of other staff benefits.

Closing date for applications is 28 January 2019.

For further details for this post please download the job description and person specification

For details of how to apply and for further details this and all our vacancies please visit our website at and look at our current vacancies.

Barnsley College is committed to creating a dynamic and diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all candidates regardless of their gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

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