Wakefield College

Head of Apprenticeships and Commercial Training

Location
WF1 2DH
Salary
£42,000 Per Annum
Posted
20 Jun 2019
Closes
08 Jul 2019
Ref
JUN20195178
Contact
Vacancy Filler
Job Level
Head of
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisational Type
GFE College

Head of Apprenticeships and Commercial Training            

Ref: 2603 

Hours of work: 37 hours per week 

Salary: Circa £42 k 

Location: Based at the Wakefield City Campus (travel between sites in the District and beyond will be required)

We have a fabulous opportunity for a dedicated and talented individual to lead the Apprenticeships and Commercial Training Team at Wakefield College where staff, students and Governors are celebrating following a successful Ofsted Inspection where the College achieved a rating of ‘Good’ across all inspection areas.  

Wakefield College has experienced significant growth within the Apprenticeship provision and we work in partnership with a number of the levy-paying large public sector and private sector organisations. As a Head of Department for the Apprenticeship and Commercial Training Team, you will lead the strategic development and delivery of the College’s apprenticeship curriculum ensuring that the apprenticeship provision that is offered is broad, comprehensive and achieves high levels of employer satisfaction.  

You must have:           

  • A track record of managing staff and teams and the successful achievement of challenging Apprenticeship and Commercial Training targets
  • Successful experience of establishing a culture of a high expectation within an Apprenticeships and Commercial Training setting
  • The ability to plan and implement a long-term strategy to further grow and develop the curriculum to meet local, regional and national need whilst ensuring financial viability
  • The ability to plan and implement Apprenticeship Standards in line with employer and LEP priorities. 

Benefits include: 

  • Generous Annual Leave
  • Discounted Metro Card Scheme
  • Good Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Training & Development 

Closing Date: 11.00am on Monday 8 July 2019

Interview and Assessment Day: Week commencing 15 July 2019 

See what we have to offer and come and join us. For further details, please refer to the job description and person specification above. 

Transforming lives through learning …

… by enabling young people, adults and employers to fulfil their potential. 

Wakefield College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS. 

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.